Tamworth Selectmen Meeting | August 13, 2020

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Meeting Notes

Accounts payable: $275,77404. Cash used to date: $6,158,367.23. Delayed County audit. LED lighting installation. Chocorua Lake parking. Transfer station stickers. Covid-19 Election preparations. Absentee voting process.


0:00:01

MEETING DATE: 08/13/2020


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: Tom Scruton


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Melisa Donaldson


OTHERS PRESENT:


OTHERS PRESENT:


OTHERS PRESENT: Ed Comeau GovernmentOversite-com


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY:


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM:



0:00:22

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING ACTIVITY REPORT:


Budget; Covid-19; School Scheduling; Extracurricular activities;


0:02:11

TRAFFIC AND ROAD REGULATION POLICY:


2012; JAN. 2020; Public hearing; Restrictive parking; Striping; Safety; Lyceum; Handicapped spaces; Library; No parking signage; Barnstormers; Defined travel lanes; Fog lines; Speed reduction technics; Travel portion of roadway; State parking regulations; Fire hydrants; Prohibited winter parking; Seasonal road closings; Communicating road closings to public; Road agent actions; Seasonal Roads; Roads to summer cottages; [List of roads to summer cottages]; Snow obstruction definition; Police/Fire authority; Violations/Penalties; All terrain vehicles; Snow mobiles/Snow machines; OHRV; Weight limits; Public hearing scheduling;


0:35:34

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To ADOPT the town investment policy


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:36:26

ADMINISTRATORS ACTIVITY REPORT:


LED Streetlight installation; Abatement filing; 415-95; Assessors actions; Assessed value adjustment; 23.06 2019; 26.06 2020 per thousand assessed; 251 Hacket Hill; Winery; NH Liquor Commission; Wine manufacturing license; Condition of road way; Town Recreation Department agenda item;


0:46:50

COUNTY AUDIT; MELANSON {AUDITOR} LETTER TO COMMISSIONERS:


EdComeau; 2014 Supplemental budget; 2019 audit delay; Setting tax rate; Covid-19 reimbursement funds; [Letter read into record]; DRA; Performance audit: 2014/2018; Audits are located on CarrollCountyNH.net;


0:56:12

MOTIONER: FARNUM:


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE PUBLIC MINUTES:


DATE: 08/06/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


Spelling of Diamond [needs edit]


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:56:50

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #1 08/06/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:57:23

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #2 08/06/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:57:52

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT ACCOUNTS PAYABLE TOTAL


DATE: 00/00/000 [Date not specified]


AMOUNT: $275,774.04


CASH USED TO DATE: $6,158,367.23


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:58:42

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE AN INTENT TO CUT WOOD OR TIMBER APPLICATION


PROPERTY OWNER:


MAP: 410 LOT: 123


ACCESS ROAD: Paige Hill Road


LOGGER:


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:59:20

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE AN INTENT TO CUT WOOD OR TIMBER APPLICATION


PROPERTY OWNER:


MAP: 403 LOT: 004


ACCESS ROAD: Chanuk Trail


LOGGER:


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


0:59:51

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Goodson: EDC meeting: no quorum; Economic Revitalization zone; DRED; Power point presentation; Application process; Location of EDC zone; #AshFeichbien; Town of Ossipee; State of NH Tax credits; #Streeter: Library trustee meeting: No quorum; Landfill Poison sumac; West end of landfill; Old street light storage; School Parking lot lighting; Eversource grant funding; Suburban: metered; #Farnum: DHHS webinar; NH Votes; Repaired landfill fence; Chocorua Lake parking; Transfer station stickers; Enforcement;


1:15:00

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Transfer station stickers; Enforcement; 2020 sticker color; Violations; Transfer station access by non residents; Signage; Placement of Stickers on vehicles; Sticker policy document; Tamworth Foundation grant; Election preparations; Absentee voting; Absentee ballot voting process; #Mason: Tamworth Exchange; Highway department property noise complaint; Stumping excavator use; Commission to study school funding;


1:30:00

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Mason: Commission to study school funding; General Court legislation; UNH; Berncroft: [needs edit]; CARE ACT absentee ballot processing grant funding; Secretary of State; 80/20 match;


1:42:53

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To authorize the Town Clerk to sign and execute the covid-19 pre election grant.


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


Clarification of name of grant round.


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: Yes


1:43:40

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Absentee voting process; Governor EXE orders; 100 persons; Private property; order#65; Covid-19 infection reporting; School student infection process; Liquor Commission; Health Officer notifications; Health officer compensation; DHHS;


1:50:23

PUBLIC COMMENT: ZOOM AUDIO:


Timber harvests; Logging; Paige Hill Road; Sandwich Mountain range; Basil area; Forestry regulations; Intent to cut; Tax revenues; Logging process; Clearing/View assessment; Transfer Station policy review schedule;


1:58:13

MOTIONER: FARNUM:


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC IN: TIME: 20:00


SESSION #1 08/13/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (b)


SESSION #2 08/13/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (c)


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: YES


MOTIONER: FARNUM


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC OUT: 21:47


SECOND: Goodson


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: Absent


STREETER: YES


MOTIONER: FARNUM


MOTION DETAILS: TO SEAL THE FOLLOWING:


SESSION #1 08/13/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (b) UNSEALED


SESSION #2 08/13/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (c) UNSEALED


1:59:29

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To adjourn


TIME OUT: 21:49

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