Tamworth Selectmen Meeting | October 1, 2020

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Meeting Notes

OPERATING BUDGET: $11,000,000.00. CASH USED TO DATE: $7,370,167.00. Capital improvement committee report. Library activity report. Conservation easement Consolidation. Society for the Protection of NH Forests. Facility permit sticker policy. Town Offices HVAC failures. CMI Noise complaints. Tamworth Foundation donation/Recycling center. PHOTO: Selectmen: Kelly Goodson, Aaron Ricker, Conservation Commission Chair: Nelson O'Bryan


0:00:01

MEETING DATE: 10/01/2020


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: Reference #Slug


OTHERS PRESENT: Reference #Slug


OTHERS PRESENT: Ed Comeau GovernmentOversite-com


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY:


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM:



0:00:13

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE ACTIVITY REPORT:


.#JackWaldron; CIP Report distribution; #BeckyMason; #KarenAnthony; 6 year timeline; Bunker Hill Bridge project; School bond; Transfer station bond; 1 million annually; Project descriptions by Department; Expense detail by department; Planning Board review; Transfer Station improvements; Plastic recycling; #1; #2; Cost avoidance; #Goodson; NH Landfill capacity; Waste transportation costs; HVAC replacements; Town Office HVAC replacement; Library HVAC replacement; Town Office roof replacement estimates; Town office HVAC air duct fans; Central Fire Station HVAC; Municipal safety building proposal; Town meeting;


0:13:21

LIBRARY ACTIVITY REPORT:


Covid-19 reopening plane; Zoom meeting schedule; Library programs; Zoom annual membership fee; $150.00 per license; Sharing licenses; Heating fuel; Library propane use; Underground propane tank; Handicapped line striping; Library parking; Right of way; ADA compliance;


0:19:40

PUBLIC COMMENT:


Day of the full moon; Mid autumn celebrations;


0:20:26

CONSERVATION EASEMENT CONSOLIDATION:


.#NelsonO'Bryan; Available easement map available; The Society for the Protection of NH Forests; Frontage restrictions; Monitoring; Identifying boundaries; Secondary monitoring responsibility; 1978- 2018; Conservation Commission monitoring;


The Society for the Protection of NH Forests;


https://forestsociety.org/


https://forestsociety.org/topics/conservation-easements



0:29:01

MOTIONER: Mason


MOTION DETAILS:


To have the conservation commission work on simplification and consolidation of conservation easements with the Society for the protection of NH Forests.


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:30:00

PERCENTAGE OF LAND UNDER CONSERVATION EASEMENTS:


Town owned easements versus conservancy land; Tax rates;


0:32:56

FACILTIY PERMIT STICKER POLICY:


Enforcement; Revision 4; Police ticketing; Violations; Fines; Renters; Landowners; Non residents; Regulation versus policy versus ordinance; Public hearing;


0:39:27

ADMINISTRATORS ACTIVITY REPORT:


Account totals/09/30/2020= $2,007,732.00-after accounts payable; Halloween festivities; Curfews; Eversource refund: $4,500.00; Bear Camp River bridge replacement schedule; Town office public access; Reopening plan;


0:46:30

ADMINISTRATORS ACTIVITY REPORT:


American Air; HVAC contractor; Work history; 2017 furnace installation date; 2016 ductwork update; 2012-2017; Heat exchangers; Combustion fan; Faulty igniter; Replaced two furnaces; Annual maintenance; Back flow valve; defective inducer assembly; Faulty capacitor; New AC System; Furnaces installed in town offices attic;


0:54:09

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE PUBLIC MINUTES:


DATE: 09/24/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:54:32

MOTIONER: Farnum/Farnum/Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #1 09/24/2020 SEALED


SESSION #2: 09/24/2020 UNSEALED


SESSION #3: 09/24/2020 SEALED


SECOND: Goodson/Goodson/Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes/Yes/Yes


GOODSON: Yes/Yes/Yes


MASON: Yes/Yes/Yes


RICKER: Yes/Yes/Yes


STREETER: Yes/Yes/Yes


0:55:55

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT ACCOUNTS PAYABLE MANIFEST


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


AMOUNT: $35,145.64


CASH USDED TO DATE: $7,370,167.92


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:56:59

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT ACCOUNTS PAYABLE TOTAL


DATE: 00/00/000 [No date range specified]


AMOUNT: $29,929.52


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:57:25

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


A DRIVEWAY PERMIT


STATUS: Accept


LOCATION: Savory Road [Needs edit]


MAP: 401 LOT: 0024


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:57:52

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


A DRIVEWAY PERMIT (Reconstruction of a logging entrance)


STATUS: Accept


LOCATION: Savory Road


MAP: 401 LOT: 0024


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:58:44

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


.#Streeter; Covid-19 Halloween precaution webinar; Noise complaint; Tamworth Racetrack CMi; Noise ordinance versus private driving facility ordinance; Private driving instruction and exhibition facility; Town of Tamworth Noise ordinance; Enforcement; Noise monitoring reports; Sound level monitoring; OAAC: Ossipee Aquifer protection; #Goodson; Pinetree power; Waterville Maine; Health Officer; 725 Turkey Street; Planning Board; Subdivision; Campgrounds; NHDES; Cease and desist; Nuisance ordinance; Septic approvals; Outside storage of tires; Municipal Waste; Snow mobile trailer parking area; Snow machine routes;


1:16:51

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Old Mail Road; Snow mobile clubs; Traffic and Road Regulation policy; Policy adoption process; Public hearing; Facility permit public hearing; October 15, 2020; Locke Falls road; 125 parking lot; Tamworth Foundation donation: $11,753.50; Scope/Design study; Tamworth Recycling Committee; HEB;


1:24:43

PUBLIC COMMENTS:


Ed Comeau; Public hearing; Recycling center design study; Public hearing process; Public participation; Tax impacts; Collecting public comments during public hearings; Permanent record of comments;


Town office HVAC; Independent evaluations; Consultation; Landfill solar field; Governors upheld veto; Public Utilities Commission;


1:32:26

MOTIONER: FARNUM:


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC IN: TIME: 19:32


SESSION #1 10/02/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (e)


(e) Consideration or negotiation of pending claims or litigation which has been threatened in writing or filed by or against the public body or any subdivision thereof, or by or against any member thereof because of his or her membership in such public body, until the claim or litigation has been fully adjudicated or otherwise settled. Any application filed for tax abatement, pursuant to law, with any body or board shall not constitute a threatened or filed litigation against any public body for the purposes of this subparagraph.


SECOND: GOODSON


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES




MOTIONER: FARNUM


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC OUT: 19:53


MOTION DETAILS: NO MOTION TO SEAL


72 hours post meeting these non public minutes become public record. III. Minutes of meetings in nonpublic session shall be kept and the record of all actions shall be promptly made available for public inspection, except as provided in this section. Minutes of such sessions shall record all actions in such a manner that the vote of each member is ascertained and recorded. Minutes and decisions reached in nonpublic session shall be publicly disclosed within 72 hours of the meeting, unless, by recorded vote of 2/3 of the members present taken in public session, it is determined that divulgence of the information likely would affect adversely the reputation of any person other than a member of the public body itself, or render the proposed action ineffective, or pertain to terrorism, more specifically, to matters relating to the preparation for and the carrying out of all emergency functions, developed by local or state safety officials that are directly intended to thwart a deliberate act that is intended to result in widespread or severe damage to property or widespread injury or loss of life. This shall include training to carry out such functions. In the event of such circumstances, information may be withheld until, in the opinion of a majority of members, the aforesaid circumstances no longer apply.


SESSION #1 10/02/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (e)


(e) Consideration or negotiation of pending claims or litigation which has been threatened in writing or filed by or against the public body or any subdivision thereof, or by or against any member thereof because of his or her membership in such public body, until the claim or litigation has been fully adjudicated or otherwise settled. Any application filed for tax abatement, pursuant to law, with any body or board shall not constitute a threatened or filed litigation against any public body for the purposes of this subparagraph.


SECOND: MASON


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES


1:34:16

MOTIONER: Mason


MOTION DETAILS:


To adjourn


TIME OUT: 19:54


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Yes


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes

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