Tamworth Selectmen Meeting | October 15, 2020

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Meeting Notes

OPERATING BUDGET: $11,000,000.00. MANIFEST: $23,747.08. CASH USED TO DATE: $7,739,805.82. Tamworth Racetrack complaint letter. Police Department activity report. --Arrests, assaulted officer. --Methamphetamine. --Heroin. Event policy first read. Setting tax rate. Rules regarding Rep. Ed Comeau to speak at meetings.


0:00:01

MEETING DATE: 10/15/2020


TIME IN: 18:00


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: William #Farnum


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Kelly #Goodson


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT:


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Aaron #Ricker


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS PRESENT: Selectmen: Melanie #Streeter


ROLL CALL OFFICIALS ELECTRONIC: None


OFFICIALS ABSENT: Selectmen: Becky #Mason


TOWN ADMINISTRATOR: Karen #Anthony


RECORDING SECRETARY: Christen #Hatch


OTHERS PRESENT: Reference #NameSlug


OTHERS PRESENT: Reference #NameSlug


OTHERS PRESENT: Ed #Comeau GovernmentOversite-com


OTHERS PRESENT ELECTRONICALLY: Maureen____ (Public on Zoom)


NOTE: GOVERNMENTOVERSITE-COM:



0:00:31

POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY REPORT:


Littlefield: Arrests; Drug arrests; Assaulted officer; Meth amphetamine use; Heroin use; New Officer; Paige Hill Overlook parking; Tamworth Road patrols; Part time position advertisement;


Police Cruiser purchase; Budget restraints; Account totals read into record; Setting tax rate; Tax Collections; Encumbering funds; Lease options; Town Vote requirement; Dodge Charger;


Vehicle maintenance; Older vehicle use; Speed radar sign;


0:10:00

POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY REPORT:


Speed radar sign use; Drug Task Force; Surveillance; Confidential enforcement; Conway Police drug interdiction cooperation; Event policy; Food vendor;


Vehicle maintenance businesses; Outing Club; Staffing evaluation; School events; Halloween festivities; Halloween police involvement;


0:20:00

POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY REPORT:


Town owned/Deeded property; Trespass notice; Police property access controls;


0:22:44

FIRST READ: EVENT POLICY:


Adoption of application document; Town of Swanzy; RSA's 284:1 286:1 105:9; Comparative document;


0:28:11

TOWN ADMINISTRATORS ACTIVITY REPORT:


Setting the tax rate process; Unassigned fund balance: 12.56%; DRA: 7-17%;


0:30:00

TOWN ADMINISTRATORS ACTIVITY REPORT:


Setting the tax rate process; $22.48= $100,000.00- fund balance;


0:35:50

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


To use $100,000.00 out of fund balance, which will retain 12% and set the tax rate:


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Absent


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:36:55

TOWN ADMINISTRATORS ACTIVITY REPORT:


Bear Camp River Bridge closure; Budget documents; Town Zoom account creation; NE Legal case; 2011 abatement cases; PSWSF document;



0:38:54

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE PUBLIC MINUTES:


DATE: 10/08/2020


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


Farnum: Amendments: Bruce Knox; Tamworth Foundation; Transfer station; From Affinity not Eversource;


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Absent


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:40:36

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION DETAILS:


TO APPROVE THE NON PUBLIC MINUTE OFFICIAL RECORD


SESSION #1 10/08/2020 NOT SEALED


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Absent


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:41:07

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT ACCOUNTS PAYABLE MANIFEST


DATE: 00/00/0000 [Specific Date not Specified]


AMOUNT: $23,747.08


CASH USDED TO DATE: $7,739,805.82


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Absent


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:41:48

MOTIONER: Farnum


MOTION: TO ACCEPT PAYROLL MANIFEST


DATE: 00/00/0000 [Specific Date not Specified]


AMOUNT: $28,695.30


SECOND: Goodson


DISCUSSION: N


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: Absent


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes


0:42:14

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Ricker: #Welch; Town deeded property access; #Goodson: EDC meeting; Tamworth Jobs; Non Zoom meetings; Covid-19 reopening plans; #Streeter: Library; Covid-19 compensation grants;


Town embosser; #Farnum: South Tamworth Flag pole light; Tamworth Racetrack noise complaint: Letter read into record:


0:50:00

SELECTMEN ACTIVITY REPORTS:


Tamworth Racetrack noise complaint: Letter read into record: Tamworth noise control agreement; Noise data request; Old Mail Rd; Noise monitoring;


1:00:00

PUBLIC COMMENTS:


Hass; Education funding; Comment inputed on Zoom chat box read into record; State education funding; Local education funding; Speed control signs; Tamworth raceway sound complaints;


1:11:00

PUBLIC COMMENTS:


Budget committee; Budget review process without budget committee; Fireworks;


1:12:07

PUBLIC COMMENTS: VIA ZOOM:


Rules regarding allowing Rep. Ed Comeau; GovernmentOversite.com to speak at Tamworth meetings as a non resident; Town House furnace/Ductwork cleaning;


1:15:40

MOTIONER: FARNUM:


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC IN: TIME: 19:15


SESSION #1 10/17/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (a)


SECOND: GOODSON


DISCUSSION: NO


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: ABSENT


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES




MOTIONER: FARNUM


MOTION DETAILS: NON PUBLIC OUT: 19:39


SECOND: GOODSON


FARNUM: YES


GOODSON: YES


MASON: YES


RICKER: YES


STREETER: YES ____ ____ NOTE: _____ SESSION #1 10/17/2020 RSA 91-A:3 II (a) NOT SEALED


1:16:35

MOTIONER: STREETER


MOTION DETAILS:


To adjourn


TIME OUT: 19:40


SECOND: GOODSON


DISCUSSION:


No discussion on motion


FARNUM: Yes


GOODSON: Yes


MASON: ABSENT


RICKER: Yes


STREETER: Yes

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