Tamworth Selectmen Meeting | September 17, 2020

Part 1 of 1

Meeting Notes

OPERATIONAL BUDGET: $11,000,000.00 ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: $29,142.10. CASH USED TO DATE: $6,940,728.28. Transfer station sticker/permit policy. Setting tax rates. Regional recycling models. Turkey Street violations. Street light replacements. Forestry truck purchase process. PHOTO: Selectmen: Kelly Goodson; Becky Mason; Tax Collector/Town clerk Kim Tremmell.


0:00:01

MEETING DATE: 9/17/2020


TIME IN: 18:00


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: William Farnum


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Kelly Goodson


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Becky Mason


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT:


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Melanie Streeter


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS ELECTRONIC:


OFFICIALS ABSENT: Selectmen: Aaron Ricker


TOWN ADMINISTRATOR: Karen Anthony


RECORDING SECRETARY:


OTHERS PRESENT: Kim Tremmell, Town Clerk/Tax collector


OTHERS PRESENT:


OTHERS PRESENT: Ed Comeau GovernmentOversite-com


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY:


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM:



0:00:30

TOWN CLERK/TAX COLLECTOR ACTIVITY REPORT:


Revenue totals; Motor Vehicle registrations; Tax revenue totals; Statistical review; Uncollected taxes; 2018; 2019; Elections; CARES GRANT revenue; Primary: Absentee ballot processing; Absentee ballot totals; Department head reporting process; Budget creation; MS61; Poll organization; Public response; General election; Secretary of State;


0:12:30

FACILITY PERMIT STICKER POLICY: 1st read:


Authorized Verification Method; Camp grounds; Bear Camp; Seasonal camp sites; Transfer station access; Renters; Temporary permit; Enforcement; Law enforcement; Vehicle sticker location; License plates; Windshield; Passenger side; 2 year expiration; Property owner; 4,500 stickers ordered; Decal numbers; 1 year expiration; Sticker colors; Facility permit number; Vehicle registration; Town of Madison; Town of Sandwich; Vender software; BSMi; Assigning by property parcel; BSMi phase out; Sticker matching vehicle plate number; Chocorua Lake residents; Seasonal recreational vehicle; Legality; Town of Sandwich transfer station ordinance; Law enforcement; Replacement sticker process; Cost of replacement sticker; Non resident temporary permit stickers; Permanent sticker use; Non resident land owners; Violations/Penalties;


0:51:20

FARMERS MARKET SET UP LOCATION:


Market hours of operation; Fire/Police safety; Parking; Kennet School; 10/17/2020


0:55:02

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR ACTIVITY REPORT:


Energy contract; Erving; Lake Region Planning; Energy cooperative; Fire truck; DRA; School; County; Town of Tamworth; Tax rate setting; Administrative assistant position; Town offices HVAC; American Air; Furnace failures; Duct work; Police report;


0:58:57

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE PUBLIC MINUTES:


DATE: 09/10/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:59:25

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #1 09/10/2020 UNSEALED


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:59:58

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #2 09/10/2020 SEALED


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:00:34

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #3 09/10/2020 SEALED


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:01:03

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE AN INTENT TO CUT WOOD OR TIMBER APPLICATION


PROPERTY OWNER: Not reported


MAP: 407 LOT: 113


ACCESS ROAD: Not specified


LOGGER: Not specified


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:01:34

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE AN INTENT TO CUT WOOD OR TIMBER APPLICATION


PROPERTY OWNER: Not specified


MAP: 412 LOT: 037


ACCESS ROAD: Meter Road [needs edit]


LOGGER: Not specified


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:02:38

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE AN INTENT TO CUT WOOD OR TIMBER APPLICATION


PROPERTY OWNER: Not specified


MAP: 206 LOT: 094


ACCESS ROAD: Rt. 113


LOGGER: Not specified


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:03:18

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE AN INTENT TO CUT WOOD OR TIMBER APPLICATION; Bond: $3,565.00 issued.


PROPERTY OWNER: Not specified


MAP: 415 LOT: 041


ACCESS ROAD: Depot Road


LOGGER: Not specified


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:03:55

MOTIONER: Farnum :


MOTION DETAILS: TAX LEVY [Gravel or timber]


OWNER: NOT STATED


MAP: 214 LOT: 162-002


AMOUNT: $254.03


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:04:31

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To DENY an elderly tax exemption application


SECOND: Goodson


MAP: 000 LOT: 000


AMOUNT: $000.00


STATUS: DENIED


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:05:07

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To DENY a veterans tax exemption application


SECOND: Goodson


MAP: 000 LOT: 000


AMOUNT: $000.00


STATUS: DENIED


DISCUSSION: Could not secure signature of applicant.


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:06:10

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To accept and sign the MS1 amended


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:06:55

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To send letter: Peter C. Murray; [No details regarding this correspondence]


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:07:22

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT ACCOUNTS PAYABLE


DATE: 09/17/2020


AMOUNT: $29,142.10


CASH USED TO DATE: $6,940,728.28


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:08:08

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT PAYROLL MANIFEST


DATE: 09/17/2020


AMOUNT: $30,229.58


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:08:54

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Collaborative transfer station visit; Tamworth Recycling Project;


1:15:00

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Recycling; Regional recycling models;


1:20:00

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Recycling; Recycling cost data analysis; Glass crusher; Conservation Commission: Easement clarifications; Society of the Protection of NH Forests; Monitoring; Filing: Vault; Town seal year correction; Embosser; GOFERR: CARES act submission; EOC meeting; Hollowing event Covid19 protocols; Health officers; Perambulation of Town Boundaries;


1:30:00

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Perambulation of Town Boundaries; 725 Turkey Street; Camp ground license; Fine/Violation; CIP public hearing; Planning board presentation; Board of Selectmen; Bridge capital reserve account; Transfer station bond expiration; Town offices light replacements; LED; Streetlight replacement; LED; Non operational street lights; Rt. 25/Whittier road light; Eversource refund request; Public service; Affinity; Transfer Station; Town of Freedom; Town of Effingham; Town of Albany;


1:39:07

MOTIONER: Mason


MOTION DETAILS:


To allow the Chair to contact: Freedom; Effingham; Madison; Regional recycling facility;


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:39:35

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


PILOT; Invoices; Pinetree Power sold; Solar PILOT; Governor VETO;


1:42:23

FIRE TRUCK:


Fire ward meeting; Forestry truck; HGAC; Houston Galveston Area Council; Contracts; Service membership; Bidding process; Vender warehouse concept;


1:52:57

PUBLIC COMMENT:


Statute regarding perambulation of town lines; Chapter 51:2;


Note: Shall


1:54:00

MOTIONER: FARNUM:


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC IN: TIME: 19:54


SESSION #1 09/17/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (b)


SECOND: GOODSON


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: ABSENT


STREETER: YES


MOTIONER: FARNUM


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC OUT: 20:12


SECOND: MASON


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: ABSENT


STREETER: YES


MOTIONER: FARNUM


MOTION DETAILS: TO SEAL THE FOLLOWING:


SESSION #1 09/17/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (b) SEALED


SECOND: GOODSON


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: ABSENT


STREETER: YES


1:55:05

MOTIONER: GOOSON


MOTION DETAILS:


To adjourn


TIME OUT: 20:30

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