Tamworth Selectmen Meeting | August 15, 2019

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Meeting Notes

The Selectmen: William Farnum, Melanie Streeter, Rebecca Mason, Dan Poirier, Aaron Ricker, convene their meetings at Tamworth Town Offices, 84 Main Street, Tamworth, NH. and this meeting began at 5:30 pm. Town Administrator: Darlene McWhirter. Finance Officer: Kathy Estabrook.

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MOTION: Mason ,to come out of non public session #1 and SEAL per RSA 91-A:3 II (c)

SECOND: Farnum

VOTE: Streeter Y; Farnum Y; Ricker ABSE; Mason Y; Poirier Y ROLL CALL Taken but only 2/3 vote required to seal per RSA 91-A:3 III

NOTE: The non public was posted for 5:30, but at 5:10 pm the selectmen were already conducting the non public session. No video record taken to show the entrance into the posted non public. This meeting video begins with the selectmen coming out of session #1 NP 8/15/19


TRAFFIC/ ROAD REGULATION POLICY: Dana Littlefield; Richard Roberts; camping on town property; motor vehicle camping; conservation easements; property owner permissions; Main Street diagonal parking; U-turns; public hearing requirement; restricted parking areas; Remmick Park; handicap parking spaces; Library Trustees; handicap space enforcement; line painting; Town Offices parking; confusing signage; farmers market parking; library parking; maintaining the right of way; Barnstormers Theatre; parallel parking; local versus visitors; road safety; snow removal; plowing; parking ban during snow removal; disabled vehicles; special permit exemption; event notification; post office parking; fines and fee schedule; 5 days versus 10 days; weight limit enforcement; standing in public ways; Barnstormers intermission; Barnstormers food truck; food truck blocking site lines; designated spaces; road agent permissions; posting of roads; class 5-6 roads; weight limit fines; attorney review of traffic and road regulations; pushing snow into roadway; liability insurance coverage; violations; court fees; imprinted pavement;


PILTS (PAYMENTS IN LEIU OF TAXES) FEDERAL FUNDS: PILTS list of recipients; correspondence; loss of tax revenue; non profit mission statement; provided services: fire; police; Church mission statements; individual PILTS;


JOB DESCRIPTIONS: Police department; recreation department; document format consistency; recreation work environment; BOS meeting attendance; computer skills; leadership skills; transfer station manager job summary; recycling; fee setting authority; associate degree versus bachelor degree; fireward position; legal action; hiring/ firing authority; library trustees; elected officials versus employees;


NHDOT; CLOSING RT. 16; BRIDGE REPLACEMENT: Upcoming public hearings; August 27, 2019; fire chief; traffic closures; weekend road closure; police; emergency management; Madison Town Hall; Carroll County Broadband meeting; August 27, 2019; Conway BOS; C.I.P. meeting; Fire-wards meeting; County Commission- Tamworth Selectmen meeting; lead poisoning forum; lower lead levels; food truck use policy; Tamworth Exchange; street fair; food truck letters; food truck operators customers; toilet facilities; parking; traffic flow restriction; Remmick Park; Trash receptacles;


RENTING TOWN HOUSE: baby shower; townhouse renting application form; townhouse renting policy; required event insurance; collecting townhouse event rent; farmers market; crafters; website event renting form; no smoking signage; no vaping signage;



Mason, to go into non public session #1 per RSA 91-A:3 II (a)

Mason, to go into non public session #2 per RSA 91-A:3 II (a)

SECOND: Streeter

VOTE: Streeter Y; Farnum Y; Ricker ABSE; Mason Y; Poirier Y;

ROLL CALL taken per RSA 91-A:3 I (b)


NOTE: BOS came out of [non public] without a motion [in public] to do so, and states session #1 #2 are not sealed.

MOTION: Mason, to adjourn. Non debatable.

SECOND: Streeter

VOTE: Streeter Y; Farnum Y; Ricker ABSE; Mason Y; Poirier Y

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