Ossipee Selectmen Meeting | June 1, 2020

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Meeting Notes


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MEETING DATE: 06/01/2020


TIME IN: 04:15


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Martha B. Eldridge; Susan J. Simpson; Jonathan Smith


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS ELECTRONIC: None


OFFICIALS ABSENT: None


ADMINISTRATOR: Mathew Sawyer


RECORDING SECRETARY: Angela Rizzitano


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM: This meeting began at 2:30 pm as a work session in the upstairs office. The calendar had the Selectmen meeting posted for 4:15 pm. The agenda stated it began at 2:30 pm. The posting times should be consistent throughout the website and agenda posting. Th 2:30 pm meeting was not recorded.


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PUBLIC COMMENT:


Whittier Covered Bridge; History of cost/ expense report; Town cost: $214,436.00; Grants: $900,000.00; Right of way easement document; Dunken Lake public access during Covid-19; Dunken Lake beach public facilities; Porta Potti proposal;


0:05:04

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


SESSION #1 06/01/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (c) STATUS: SEALED


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:05:33

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (DPW)


Equipment purchases; New loader; Old grader- blown transmission; Old grader: Proposed lease to purchase; Truck #8 brakes; Back hoe tires;


0:07:15

CARES ACT COVID19 COMPENSATION GRANT FUNDS:



0:08:03

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


That we [The Town of Ossipee] pursue the funds from the Cares Act; RSA 21p 43;


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:08:14

MILL POUND PUBLIC USE:


Conflicting signage related to public water access;


0:10:29

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To change the Mill pond water access sign to read: One hour after dark to One hour prior to daylight; Strike out 9-5 on one of the signs;


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:11:13

UNASSIGNED FUND BALANCE ACCOUNT TOTALS:


2019 Audit completion;


0:13:01

FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS:


2020 Cancellation of Fireworks; Graduation Banner;


0:14:37

EQUIPMENT SILENT AUCTION/BIDS



0:15:00

ARCHER'S PIT CLEANUP:



0:16:05

TRANSFER STATION ACTIVITY REPORT:


Grant funds; New Baler installation;


0:16:49

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve the payroll reimbursement request


WEEK ENDING: 05/30/2020


PAYDATE: 06/02/2020


AMOUNT: $3,845.63


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:17:10

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve the Check voucher totals


AMOUNT: $149,980.85


ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: $21,922.25


WATER/ SEWER: $6,321.14


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:17:40

CEMETARY TRUSTEE APPOINTMENT:


Karen Barron;


0:17:53

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To appoint Karen Barron to the Town of Ossipee Cemetary Board of Trustees


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:18:15

AVAILABLE GWRSD PAYMENT SCHEDULE 2020-2021:


0:18:25

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a purchase order for 2019 Police cruiser $40,263.42


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:18:52

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve fireworks cost encumbrances for the year 2021. Warrant article: #27


AMOUNT: Not stated


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:19:23

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a property tax abatement


AMOUNT: $285.15


OWNER: Brandon O'neal Trustee


ACCESSOR: APPROVED


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:20:20

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a property tax abatement


AMOUNT: $7,493.00


OWNER: Thomson Fuel Inc.


ACCESSOR: APPROVED


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:21:06

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a property tax abatement


AMOUNT: $644.14


OWNER: Daniel Carzawa [needs edit]


ACCESSOR: APPROVED


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:21:45

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a property tax abatement


AMOUNT: $233.22


OWNER: James Surrowlo Trustee [needs edit]


ACCESSOR: APPROVED


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:22:32

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a property tax abatement


AMOUNT: $2,336.32


OWNER: Rema Dajesh [needs edit]


ACCESSOR: APPROVED


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:23:13

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a property tax abatement


AMOUNT: $1,751.04


OWNER: Gordon Taylor


ACCESSOR: APPROVED


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:23:48

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a yield/ timber tax warrant


MAP: 126 LOT: 018


AMOUNT: $7.24


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:24:34

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a yield/ timber tax warrant


MAP: 264 LOT: 008


AMOUNT: $698.48


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:25:58

MOTIONER: Smith


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a supplemental tax warrant


LOCATION: 540 RT. 25 East


AMOUNT: $7,493.00


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:27:27

PUBLIC COMMENT:


Whittier Covered Bridge; Fund balance "danger zone"; July 4, 2020 celebration; COVID19;


0:31:47

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


TO ADJOURN until 17:00 for public hearing on transfer station fee schedule changes.


TIME: 16:46


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:32:07

PUBLIC HEARING: TRANSFER FEE SCHEDULE CHANGES:



0:42:08

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To ADOPT the presented transfer station fee schedule.


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:43:16

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


TO ADJOURN


TIME: 05:25


SECOND: Eldridge


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes

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