Ossipee Selectmen Meeting | September 9, 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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0:00:03

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


0:00:36

POLICE ACTIVITY REPORT: Chief Joseph Duchesne: 9/19; arrest totals; motor vehicle stops;


0:01:26

NEW PATROLMAN SWEARING IN: William French; part time officer; Effingham;


0:03:33

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT REPORT: Bill Eldridge; Highway Dept. work log 9/3/19; Highway Dept. work log 9/4/19;


0:04:53

RESIGNATION OF PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR: Brad Harriman;


0:05:06

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: Craig Brady; fall 2019 sports programs; soccer; field hockey; travel soccer; fall events: fall fest versus Halloween; Main St. programs; sky watch; NH Astronomical Society; Magic show; Constitution Park pavilion proposal;


0:06:36

SELECTMEN'S OFFICE REPORT: Ellen White: revaluation field review; assessor appointments; heating oil- propane bidding requirements; Request for Proposals; Rt. 16 Bridge Repairs; Bridge closures; time clocks;


0:06:36

SELECTMEN'S OFFICE REPORT: Ellen White: revaluation field review; assessor appointments; heating oil- propane bidding requirements; Request for Proposals; Rt. 16 Bridge Repairs; Bridge closures; time clock;


0:06:36

SELECTMEN'S OFFICE REPORT: Ellen White: revaluation field review; assessor appointments; heating oil- propane bidding requirements; Request for Proposals; Rt. 16 Bridge Repairs; Bridge closures; time clocks;


0:08:34

TAX COLLECTORS REPORT: Kellie Skehan: 7/19 tax delinquencies; tax collection totals 7/19; tax kiosk use;


0:09:25

TRANSFER STATION REPORT: Recycling; 2019 Free Fall Clean up day;


0:09:44

WATER SEWER DEPARTMENT REPORT: Bo Eldridge; 9/19 Report; water- waste water usage; lagoon pumping; meter reading; broken water line; hydrant flushing;


0:11:20

ZONING ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Steve McConarty: FEMA compliance; Westward Shores; building permits;


0:12:11

MOTION: Martin, to seal the non public minutes; 9/9/19; 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.


0:12:29

PUBLIC INPUT: Joyce White: Ossipee Mountain Rd.: proposal to Widen road; school buses;


0:13:56

PUBLIC INPUT: Ruth Clough: Tax bills; death certificates; abatements; probate court; obituaries; discontinuing elderly tax exemptions; resident death reporting; Bureau of Tax and Land Appeals;


0:22:05

MOTION: Martin, to approve the Selectmen work session minutes; 8/26/19


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:22:34

MOTION: Martin, to approve the Selectmen minutes; 8/26/19


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:23:12

POLICE DEPARTMENT PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: SGT. Swift: Newman Drew Rd. speeding;


0:24:19

MOTION: Eldridge: Check voucher totals; payroll ending 8/31/19; pay date: 9/3/19; $150,845.90; General fund: $918,185.09


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:24:53

MOTION: Eldridge: payroll reimbursement; 8/3/19; pay date: 9/3/19; total payroll water-sewer: $3,583.99


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:25:12

MOTION: Eldridge: Check voucher total; 9/7/19; pay date: 9/10/19; total payroll: $40,048.35; Total accounts payable: $24,210.31


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:25:48

MOTION: Eldridge: payroll reimbursement: 9//7/19; pay date: 9/10/19; Total water-sewer: $3,832.06


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:26:08

REGIONAL AMBULANCE MINUTE AVAILABILITY: Madison Town Hall 8/26/19;


0:26:40

PLANNING BOARD: Morse Pit Reclamation bond; NHDOT GACIT Hearing notice;


0:27:33

MOTION: Eldridge: abatement; water-sewer; $84.84


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:28:03

MOTION: Eldridge: NH Water-sewer warrant: $12,636.00


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:28:26

MOTION: Eldridge: water-sewer warrant: $172.83


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:29:00

LETTER FROM PLANNING BOARD: Resignation requests; Peter Zavas;


0:29:42

MOTION: Martin, to send a resignation request to Peter Zavas;


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:29:55

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS CORRESPONDENCE: TRANSFER STATION WORK LOG: 9/19 HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT WORK LOG 9/19 BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBER REQUEST:


0:31:52

MOTION: Simpson, abatement application; 13 Pine Lane Rd. LLC; Map 5 Lot 62; interest abatement: $22.67


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:32:45

MOTION: Simpson; Facility use contract; OEDC towns to trails; steering committee; 9/19/19 10/3/19


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:33:48

EXECUTIVE COUNCILOR CRYANS ITINERARY: RECYCLING CENTER WORK LOG: 8/19: total collections; $10,666.62;


0:34:45

SIDEWALK INSTALLATION PROJECT UPDATE: Granite company; Mailbox relocation;


0:35:55

CORRESPONDENCE: Conservation Commission to Selectmen; zoning enforcement; retaining wall installation; conservation land; NHDES; 60 Long Sands Rd. Map 067 Lot 012; McConkey & Associates; Surette; Deed Restrictions; NHDES Permit; structure limitation;


0:37:30

MOTION: Martin, to authorize zoning enforcement investigation for Map 067 Lot 012 for alleged violation of deed restriction, alleged


SECOND: Simpson


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;


0:37:44

CONDITION OF DOG PARK: Lack of routine cleaning; dog part committee;


0:40:32

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT CHANGE DATE: Construction schedule change; Rt. 16 twin bridge;


0:41:07

SELECTMEN'S UPDATES: Budget season schedule; Town website access; Moultonville- Ossipee Mountain Rd. intersection tree removal; enhanced safety; School bus safety;


0:42:37

MOTION: Eldridge: to adjourn 4:53 pm


SECOND: Martin


VOTE: Martin Y; Eldridge Y; Simpson Y;

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