Ossipee Selectmen Meeting | August 26, 2019

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Meeting Notes

The board members: Sue Simpson, Sam Martin and Martha Eldridge convene their meetings at Ossipee Town Hall, Bub Avery Memorial Gymnasium, 55 Main Street, Center Ossipee, and this meeting began at 4:15 pm. Town Administrator: Ellen White.


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0:00:24

ROLL CALL Selectmen: Martha Eldridge; Sue Simpson; Sam Martin;


0:00:32

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT: Ellen White; new operational time clocks; payroll processing; telephone system RFQ; server upgrades;


0:01:09

TOWN CLERK/ TAX COLLECTOR: Kellie J. Skehan: 2019 tax revenue; tax delinquencies; property deeding; payment arrangements;


0:01:44

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT REPORT: Bill Eldridge: Town vehicle inspections;


0:02:14

WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT: Wayne "Bo" Eldridge: Meter readings; leak detection; paving; Camp David;


0:02:42

CODE ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Steve McConarty: Permits; Westward Shores;


0:03:17

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORT: Chief: Joseph Duchesne: 8/27/19 hired patrolman introduction; 8/27/19 hired patrolman: Brian Baker; Oath administration;


0:05:43

MOTION: Martin, to seal the non public minutes from 8/26/19 RSA 91-A:3 II (a) The dismissal, promotion, or compensation of any public employee or the disciplining of such employee, or the investigation of any charges against him or her, unless the employee affected (1) has a right to a meeting and (2) requests that the meeting be open, in which case the request shall be granted.


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y; 2/3 vote requirement met.


0:05:58

MOTION: Martin, to seal the non public minutes from 8/26/19 RSA 91-A:3 II (c) Matters which, if discussed in public, would likely affect adversely the reputation of any person, other than a member of the public body itself, unless such person requests an open meeting. This exemption shall extend to any application for assistance or tax abatement or waiver of a fee, fine, or other levy, if based on inability to pay or poverty of the applicant.


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y; 2/3 vote requirement met.


0:06:16

PUBLIC COMMENT: Ash Fischbein: Economic Development Council (EDC); new playground installation; new Fencing; new gates; Ossipee Concerned Citizens (OCC); playground budget; trash receptacles; community potluck; playground rules; parking area; community bulletin board; playground use; municipal parking; Carroll County Broadband Initiative; Rick Hilland;


0:14:45

MOTION: Martin, to approve the PUBLIC Selectmen minutes from 8/19/19


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:15:10

MOTION: Martin, to approve the SELECTMEN WORK SESSION and NON PUBLIC SESSION minutes from 8/19/19


SECOND: Simpson/Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:15:50

MOTION: Check voucher totals: 8/24/19 pay date: 8/27/19 total payroll: $43,012.47; total accounts payable 8/24/19: $65,770.99.


SECOND: Martin/ Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:16:22

MOTION: Payroll reimbursement request: Water and Sewer: week ending 8/24/19 pay date: 8/27/19. Week total: $4,645.45


SECOND: Martin


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:17:05

RECEIVED CORRESPONDENCE: Jennifer Murphy: Guidance Councilor; Kennet High School; Lordship Fund reports period ending: 6/30/19; endowment values; scholarship account payouts; balance of scholarship account; dates of future Lordship Fund financial reports;


0:18:05

ZONING BOARD DECISION NOTICE: 8/19: Selectmen's office file;


0:18:18

MOTION: Simpson, to approve a use of facilities contract: Maranda McPherson: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm 10/20/19 Bub Avery Memorial Gymnasium; deposit received; Recreation Department authorized.


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:19:18

MOTION: Simpson, to approve an intent to cut wood or timber: Map 248 Lot 10


Acreage: 17.6 acres.


Amount to be cut: 13.0 acres;


Logger: Western Timberland, Inc.


Cemetery: NO


Taxes: Paid


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:20:16

MOTION: Simpson, to approve an intent to cut wood or timber: Map 126 Lot 18


Acreage: 11 acres.


Amount to be cut: 11 acres;


Logger: Property owner.


Cemetery: NO


Taxes: Paid


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:21:12

MOTION: Simpson, to approve an intent to cut wood or timber:


Location: Map 245 Lot 13


Owner: Pine River State Forest


Acreage:


Amount to be cut:


Logger: RC McLukas Trucking


Cemetery: NO


Taxes: Bond: $7,391.05 8/22/19 Taxes Paid


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:22:24

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT WORK LOG: Week ending 8/24/19; 8/19/19:


0:24:20

TRANSFER STATION WORK LOG: 8/18/19- 8/24/19:


0:26:04

AMBULANCE PROPOSALS: Joint meeting: Town of Madison; 8/26/19


0:26:44

MOTION: Martin, to deed the following properties: Map 217 Lot 12 67 Ossipee Mountain Highway;


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:27:19

CAMP DAVID LAGOON BIDS Wayne Eldridge: Water/ Sewer: Camp David Lagoons RFQ's: Evans Brothers, LLC: $28,650.00; Dawson Excavation: $29,550.00; Stanly Eldridge: $25,000.00;


0:27:53

MOTION: Martin, to award the lagoon cleaning bid to: Stanly Eldridge: $25,000.00


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:28:09

MILL POND BEACH WATER TESTING RESULTS:


0:28:42

SELECTMEN REMARKS REGARDING OCC PLAYGOUND AND OEDC:


0:29:12

PUBLIC INPUT: Ash Fischbein, Highway Department Supervisor; LED lighting; relocated light post; banners; light quality; sidewalk installation project; Joe Deegan; Rt. 16 bridge replacement schedule; budget availability: website;


0:34:25

MOTION: Eldridge, to adjourn. 4:48 pm


SECOND: Martin


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;

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