Tamworth Selectmen Meeting | September 24, 2020

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Meeting Notes

OPERATING BUDGET: $11,000,000.00. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: $394,294.00. CASH USED TO DATE: $7,335,022.28. Traffic & Road Regulation Policy public hearing. Speeding/Speed enforcement. Facility Permit sticker policy (Dump sticker). Creating Economic Revitalization Zones. New Hire: Admin. Assistant. PHOTO: Linda Cook; Kim Tremmel, Town Clerk/Tax collector.


0:00:01

MEETING DATE: 9/24/2020


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: Selectmen: Aaron Ricker


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Melanie Streeter


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS ELECTRONIC:


OFFICIALS ABSENT: None


TOWN ADMINISTRATOR: Karen Anthony


RECORDING SECRETARY: Melisa Donaldson


OTHERS PRESENT:


OTHERS PRESENT: Richard Roberts, Road agent.


OTHERS PRESENT: Ed Comeau GovernmentOversite-com


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY:


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM:



0:00:05

TRAFFIC AND ROAD REGULATION POLICY: PUBLIC HEARING:


Overview; 6/22/2006; 1/12/2012; 1/23/2020; Winter road maintenance; Parking; Snow obstructions; Snow removal; All terrain vehicles; Highway to summer cottages; RSA 231:81; Road agent: #RichardRoberts; No parking sign enforcement; Parking sign placement evaluation; Reporting parking violations; Library; Lyceum; Parallel parking; Handicap parking; Violations; Penalties; Public versus private no parking signs; Use of snow mobiles; Document formatting corrections;


0:29:55

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To close the public hearing on the traffic and road regulations.


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:30:10

TRAFFIC AND ROAD REGULATION POLICY: PUBLIC HEARING:


List of corrections/additions;


0:30:35

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To accept the traffic and road regulations policy; with list of corrections/Additions. 30:10


SECOND: Mason


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:31:05

TRAFFIC AND ROAD REGULATION POLICY: PUBLIC HEARING:


List of corrections/additions; Highway to summer cottages; Hearing date; Prior to Town meeting.


0:31:45

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To ADOPT the traffic and road regulations policy; with list of corrections/Additions. September 24, 2020;


SECOND: Mason


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:32:13

ROAD AGENT ACTIVITY REPORT:


Culvert replacements; Chip donations; #JohnRoberts; Winter plowing preparations; Dry weather; Bridge work update; Laminated decking; Brush clearing; Culvert marking;


0:37:01

PUBLIC COMMENTS:


Paige Hill Road/Turkey Street traffic volumes; High rates of speed; Speed enforcement; Radar sign use; Lack of road striping; GPS software routes; Bunker hill cemetery tree; South Tamworth Street lights;


0:44:42

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To extinguish the street light at the Southside of Rt. 25


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:45:07

MOTIONER: Mason


MOTION DETAILS:


To contact Eversource and request a refund for non functional street light/Recreation field light.


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:45:59

FACILITY PERMIT STICKER 2ND READ:


Enforcement; collecting fines;Police; The Town of Sandwich; Out of state registration; second homes; temporary permit; location of sticker; non-resident landowner; renters; license plates; one year versus two years; rotating sticker colors; annual stickers; use of vehicle registration; establishing due dates; location of sticker on vehicle; passenger side windshield; replacement stickers; landlords; definition of renter;#Police Chief Dana Littlefield; #Kim Trammell; Fines; tracking; police logging; mail; Town residence; out of town registration; out of town businesses; seasonal campsite; seasonal campsite amenities; town of Conway;


1:15:40

TOWN ADMINISTRATORS ACTIVITY REPORT:


All accessible accounts; Perambulation of town lines; Madison; freedom; eversource; LEDs; lakes region planning; fuel purchase program; New Hampshire DOT; Town old computer servers; recycling; administrative assistant; fire station; Disposition of town owned property; records retention law;


1:22:20

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE PUBLIC MINUTES:


DATE: 09/17/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


Spelling; Adjourn time;


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Abstain


STREETER: Yes


1:23:10

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #1 09/17/2020 SEALED


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Abstain


STREETER: Yes


1:24:00

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT ACCOUNTS PAYABLE MANIFEST


DATE: 09/24/2020


AMOUNT: $394,294.00


CASH USDED TO DATE: $7,335,022.28


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:24:42

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Tamworth planning board; subdivisions; gravel pits; economic revitalization zones; vault filing; setting the tax rate webinar; job share; The Tamworth employment connection; Tamworth exchange; applications; health officers webinar; quarterly training; 725 Turkey St.; multiple campers; health ordinances; buildup of trash; standing tires; gray water; Single camper site rule; sewer commissioners meeting; sewer system maintenance company; town website maintenance; updating board member lists; Town office access; fire notification; fire alert notification system; bridge project review; solid waste; economic revitalization zones; planning board; scheduling public hearings; adopting ERZ delineations; ERZ application process; ERZ application requirements; mapping software; Bureau of taxation; Town wide ERZ delineation; lack of affordable housing; land use maps; issuing fire permits: process; fire chief; selectmen; town administrator;


1:45:20

MOTIONER: Farnum :


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC IN: TIME: 19:45


SESSION #1 09/24/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (a)


SESSION #2 09/24/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (b)


SESSION #3 09/24/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (c)


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES




MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC OUT: 20:24


SECOND: Goodson


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES


MOTIONER: Mason


MOTION DETAILS: TO SEAL THE FOLLOWING:


SESSION #1 09/24/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (a) SEALED


SESSION #2 09/24/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (b) UNSEALED


SESSION #3 09/24/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (c) SEALED


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES


1:47:12

ADIMISTRATIVE ASSISTANT HIRING:


.#Kristen Hatch;


1:47:37

MOTIONER: Mason


MOTION DETAILS:


To unseal non public minutes taken on 09/17/2020; action completed


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


1:48:42

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To adjourn


TIME OUT: 20:32

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