Ossipee Selectmen Meeting | August 3, 2020

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Meeting Notes

Delinquent taxes: $1.5 Million. $1,150,000.00 School tax payment. Police Officer resignation. Absentee Ballot availability. PHOTO: Officer: Anthony Castaldo. Recording Secretary: Angela Rizzitano. Town Admin. Matt Sawyer.


0:00:01

MEETING DATE: 08/03/2020


TIME IN: 16:15


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Martha Eldridge


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Sue Simmons


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Jonathan Smith


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS ELECTRONIC:


OFFICIALS ABSENT: None


TOWN ADMINISTRATOR: Mathew Sawyer


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Angela Rizzitano


OTHERS PRESENT: Ed Comeau, GovernmentOversite-com


OTHERS PRESENT:


OTHERS PRESENT:


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM:



0:00:33

TAX COLLECTOR/TOWN CLERK ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Tax collection totals; Online tax collection; Motor Vehicle registration revenue; Marriage license revenue; Absentee ballot availability; Delinquent tax collection totals;


0:01:59

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY REPORT:


Road surface repairs; Calcium chloride applications; Drain cleaning; Brush removal; YMCA field maintenance;


0:03:02

TRANSFER STATION ACTIVITY REPORT:


Recycling; Compactor shipping process; #RickerSalvage;


0:03:21

GOVERNMENT BUILDING MAINTENANCE:


Freight house maintenance; Library maintenance; Town Hall locks; Portable Toilets; Trash receptacles;


0:04:15

POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY REPORT:


New police officer; Internal promotions; Job Lot donations: PPE; Thermometers;


0:05:36

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR ACTIVITY REPORT:


Purchasing policy; Unassigned funds balance policy; Health/Safety complaints; Zoning violation complaints; Town of Effingham Planning Board hearing; 88 acre gravel extraction;


0:06:56

PUBLIC INPUT:


Mask policy; Effingham public hearing regarding gravel pit; Cemetary trustee member; Missing pig; Mask policy recommendations; Mask policy enforcement;


0:10:03

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve Selectmen work session and non public minutes


DATE: 07/27/2020


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:10:18

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve public minutes


DATE: 07/27/2020


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:10:30

POLICE OFFICER JUSTIN SWIFT RESIGNATION LETTER:


Letter read into record;


0:11:21

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve the Check voucher totals


WEEK ENDING: 08/01/2020


PAY DATE: 08/04/2020


TOTAL PAYROLL: $183,551.42


TOTAL ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: $1,163,015.26 [1,150,000.00 School payment]


TOTAL WATER/SEWER ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: $6,386.86


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:12:09

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve the Water/Sewer payroll reimbursement request


WEEK ENDING: 08/01/2020


PAYDATE: 08/04/2020


AMOUNT: $3,719.38


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:13:28

CORRESPONDENCE:


NHDES; Land resource management; South Shore road: MAP: 045 LOT: 004;


0:13:58

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


To adopt the updated purchasing policy


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:14:29

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a use of facilities contract


LOCATION: Freight House


ORGANIZATION: Ossipee Concerned Citizens


DATE: 08/12/2020


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:15:15

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a cemetery deed


LOCATION: Chickville Cemetery


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:15:45

MOTIONER: Simpson


MOTION DETAILS:


To approve a property tax abatement


AMOUNT: $51.00


MAP: 000 LOT: 000


ACCESSOR: RECOMMENDED


SECOND: Smith


DISCUSSION: Reference to a camper


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:16:37

CORRESPONDENCE:


State Highway block grant; NHDOT; 2020/2021 payment totals;


0:17:09

MOTIONER: Smith


MOTION DETAILS:


To sign a Homeland Security Pre Hazard Mitigation grant application


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:17:36

MOTIONER: Smith


MOTION DETAILS:


To adopt the undesignated fund balance policy; GFOA


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:19:00

MOTIONER: Smith


MOTION DETAILS:


To adopt a new water system connection fees


SECOND: Simpson


DISCUSSION: N


ELDRIDGE: Yes


SIMPSON: Yes


SMITH: Yes


0:19:38

PUBLIC INPUT:


Mask requirements; Mask policy; Whittier Covered Bridge: grant funding;


0:20:46

MOTIONER: Eldridge


MOTION DETAILS:


TO ADJOURN


TIME: 16:35

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