Tamworth Selectmen Meeting | August 20, 2020

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Meeting Notes

Manifest: $23,441.28. Cash used to date: $6,181,808.51. Recreation program suspension. Review of Town finances. New Finance/Town administrator. Executive Order #65, Enforcement, Fines.


0:00:01

MEETING DATE: 08/20/2020


TIME IN: 15:00


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: Selectmen: Aaron Ricker


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Melanie Streeter


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS ELECTRONIC:


OFFICIALS ABSENT: None


TOWN ADMINISTRATOR: Tom Scruton


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Melisa Donaldson


OTHERS PRESENT: Police Chief: Dana Littlefield


OTHERS PRESENT: Richard Roberts


OTHERS PRESENT: Ed Comeau GovernmentOversite-com


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY:


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM:



0:00:30

ROAD AGENT ACTIVITY REPORT:


Culvert replacements; Gravel; Ditching; CC Camp; Tree removal; Bridge weight limits; Tree maintenance; Shore Lake Association; Lake parking signage; Area traffic; Tree at Town House removal; Stump grinding; Liberty Elms; Main Street; Eversource; Landfill brush removal; Landfill mowing; Old Fire truck; Roadside mowing; Budget; Snow plowing; Per diem; Handyman; Chocorua stairs; Stop sign: Paige Hill traffic safety; State installation; Turkey Street; Police Chief; Enforcement;


0:22:49

REVEIW OF TOWN AUDIT:


Plodzic and Sanderson; #TylerPayne; #MikeCampo; Long term liability; GASB Accounting; Investment policy; Capital assets; Primex; #KarenAnthony; Municipal Software; BSMI [needs edit];


0:33:56

RECREATION PROGRAM:


Covid-19 Health emergency;


0:34:25

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To suspend the recreation programs through March 2021


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:35:00

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT POSITION:


Full time/Part time; Job description; Cross training; Duties of administrative assistant; Assessing Clerk; Financial position; Website updates; Maintenance of records; Salary; $17.00-$20.00; Town office hours;


0:43:31

ROAD TRAFFIC POLICY:


Public hearing; 9/24/20; 6:00 pm; 18:00H;


0:46:55

CORRECTION OF JULY 23, 2020 MEETING MINUTES; RE: INDEMNIFICATION;



0:48:59

REVIEW OF TOWN FINANCES:


MS434; Revenue reporting; Auto Registrations; Transfer Station revenues; Recreation revenue; Swim program; Fire Department;


0:55:22

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To accept a tax deed


OWNER OF RECORD: Luanne Campobasso


LOCATION: 1067 Washington Hill Road.


MAP: 401 LOT: 0037


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


.#Farnum: Reported activity on property; Electric meter; Eviction process; Padlocking; #Ricker;


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:02:09

LIQUOR COMMISSION/WINE MAKING/:


Letter;


1:03:14

TRANSFER STATION/EPA/WATER TESTING:



1:03:53

HIRING OF FINANCE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR:


KarenAnthony; outgoing: #TomScruton; Training; #JohnWheeler; File systems; Vault; Bank access; Accounts payable; Municipal Resources Inc.; MRI; #Glenn__;


1:12:57

HEALTH OFFICERS ROLE DURING GOVERNORS EXECUTIVE ORDERS;


Executive order #65; Enforcement; Fines; Exceptions;


1:16:42

MOTIONER: FARNUM:


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE PUBLIC MINUTES:


DATE: 08/13/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Abstain


STREETER: Yes


1:17:17

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #1 08/13/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Abstain


STREETER: Yes


1:18:10

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #2 08/13/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Abstain


STREETER: Yes


1:18:40

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT PAYROLL MANIFEST TOTAL


DATE: 00/00/0000


AMOUNT: $23,441.28


CASH USED TO DATE: $6,181,808.51


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:19:26

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT ACCOUNTS PAYABLE MANIFEST TOTAL


DATE: 00/00/0000 [date wasn't specified]


AMOUNT: $55,896.82


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:20:19

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To accept an solar tax exemption application


SECOND: Goodson


MAP: 403 LOT: 003


AMOUNT: $957.52


STATUS:


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:21:09

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To accept an elderly tax exemption application


SECOND: Goodson


MAP: 402 LOT: 005


AMOUNT: [no info]


STATUS: [no info]


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:21:40

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS: TO DENY A TAX ABATEMENT APPLICATION


SECOND: Goodson


MAP: 206 LOT: 081-083


AMOUNT:


STATUS: DENIED


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:22:15

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS: TO DENY A TAX ABATEMENT APPLICATION


SECOND: Goodson


MAP: 202 LOT: 039


AMOUNT:


STATUS: DENIED


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:22:41

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS: A TAX ABATEMENT APPLICATION


SECOND: Goodson


MAP: 413 LOT: 005


AMOUNT:


STATUS: DENIED/


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:23:21

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


A DRIVEWAY PERMIT


*STATUS: Accept


LOCATION: Old Mail Road


MAP: 410 LOT: 0026


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:24:16

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Voting preparations; Town Offices HVAC; History of installation; Town owned property;


1:30:00

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Town owned property disposition; Probate; Tamworth Recycling Program: TRP; SAM; Ballot clerks; Absentee ballot clerks; Covid19 grant; Absentee voting process; Kennet School; Urgent alerts; Public restrooms; Tamworth camping area; Bike week; Pow Wow; Sewer Commission meeting; Sewer commission members; TVA; Unanticipated funds; Poison Sumac: Landfill; LED lighting installations; Storage of old street lights; Library computer camera;


1:45:00

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


PPE supply quantity; PPE Equipment inventory; Fire/Rescue; Thermometers; Poll attendance schedule;


1:52:28

MOTIONER: FARNUM:


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC IN: TIME: 19:52


SESSION #1 08/20/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (a)


SESSION #2 08/20/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (b)


SECOND: FARNUM


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES


MOTIONER: Ricker


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC OUT: 21:03


SECOND: Goodson


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES


MOTIONER: FARNUM


MOTION DETAILS: TO SEAL THE FOLLOWING:


SESSION #1 08/20/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (a) SEALED


SESSION #2 08/20/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (b) SEALED


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES


1:54:32

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To adjourn


TIME OUT: 21:05

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