Wakefield Selectmen Meeting | September 11, 2019

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Meeting Notes

The Selectmen convened this meeting at 2 High Street, at the Wakefield Town Hall, and the meeting began at 6:00 pm. Selectmen Charlie Edwards, Mark Duffy and Kenny Paul, collectively administer the operations of the Town. Town Administrator: Kelley Collins. Administrative Assistant: Toni Bodah. Finance Clerk: Michelle MacDonald.


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0:00:39

PARKS AND RECREATION: Wayne Robinson: vehicle purchase; Recreation fees; Parks and Recreation fund account; vehicle scope of use; ski trips; snow plow option; GMC extended cab; RAM tradesman; Erwin; Dodge; Poulin; maintenance cost projection; fuel cost; insurance cost;


0:12:33

MOTION: Edwards, to approve the purchase of a 2500 Tradesman Crew Cab 4X4; Not to exceed $37,000.00;


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Mark Duffy Y;


0:13:58

PUBLIC COMMENT: Jim Miller: Heritage Commission CLG grant; Turntable Park Ground radar; $18,500.00; Federal Grant; grant application details; archeological; Eversource building relocation; phased project; Chris Gamasch; long term leases; special use permit; Lions Club; grant application review;


0:26:22

MOTION: Edwards, to accept the CLG grant that will be used to fund the Turntable Park ground penetrating radar project and to allow the Chair: Duffy, to sign the document.


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Kenny Paul Y; Duffy Y;


0:26:49

NHDOT WORK ZONE AGREEMENT: RT. 16 Union railroad crossing; police traffic details costs;


0:28:32

MOTION: Duffy, to authorize the Chair: [Duffy] to sign the NHDOT work zone agreement;


SECOND: Edwards


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


0:28:54

MOTION: Edwards, to approve the capital reserve expenditure of $5,600.00; police dept. laptop replacements;


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


0:30:11

MOTION: Edwards, to approve the capital reserve expenditure of $199,779.91; Paving; Acton Ridge Rd., Dearborn Rd., Ballards Bridge Rd.,


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


0:31:07

WHIPPOORWILL RD CONDITION: Road condition complaint;


0:31:52

MOTION: Paul, to expend $10,000.00; invasive species; Bellow Lake;


SECOND: Edwards


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


0:32:41

DRA DATA PARCEL MAP FILES: Individual parcel information; GIS information; State GIS Data base; privacy concerns; Greater Wakefield Resource Center (GWRC) financials; GWRC minutes;


0:36:01

EVERSOURCE UTILITY PROJECT: Pole replacements; Monopoles; Power line corridor; Rines Rd.- Sanbornville substation; pole permits; pole and conduit taxation;


0:37:09

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS FEE CHARGE CHANGES: Receivers; digital adaptor; Charter communications area representative; incorrect mailing address; Brookfield versus Wakefield; 03872;


0:42:10

PUBLIC COMMENT: Ed Comeau: Grant review committees; Carroll County Broadband initiative meeting schedule;


0:45:05

GWRC GRANT PROPOSALS: Collins: Federal grants; building upgrades; LCHIP: Second floor office space; low income services central location;


0:48:24

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE: Murphy letter; logging road access; logging truck landing; Bonding requirement; transfer station; attorney opinion;


0:57:57

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE: Town of Franconia; public rights of way; wireless facilities; DTC; Comprehensive Right of Way Ordinance; RSA 231:159;


1:00:58

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE: Opera House lights and sound; Opera house sound system use; facility use contract;


1:03:28

MOTION: Edwards, to right off $7,247.00; $572.02 Experian; related to Comstar Ambulance unpaid invoices;


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:05:58

TOWN ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE: Carroll County Broadband group meeting; existing fiber optic cable installations; 6 pair; 12 pair cables; Consolidated Communications;


1:07:34

MOTION: Edwards, to approve the building permit release; Water Village LLC;


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:08:00

MOTION: Edwards, to approve the building permit release; Lovelle Heights Rd.;


SECOND: Duffy


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:08:25

MOTION: Edwards, to approve the treasures payroll warrant: $1,329.64


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:08:48

MOTION: Edwards, to approve the treasures payroll warrant: $90,433.01


SECOND: Duffy


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:09:03

MOTION: Edwards, to approve the treasures payroll warrant: $1,152,134.53


SECOND: Duffy


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:10:10

MOTION: Edwards, to approve a voided check: $-531.97


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:10:25

MOTION: Edwards, to approve public select board minutes: 8/28/19; 9/3/19; 9/4/19;


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:10:54

MOTION: Edwards, to approve non public select board minutes: 8/28/19; 9/3/19; 9/4/19;


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:11:36

MOTION: Edwards, to approve non public select board minutes: 8/28/19 session #1,2,3


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:12:38

MOTION: Edwards, to approve non public sealed select board minutes: 8/28/19 session #4,5,6


SECOND: Duffy


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:13:16

MOTION: Edwards, to approve non public sealed select board minutes: 9/4/19 session #1


SECOND: Duffy


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;


1:13:59

MOTION: Edwards, to adjourn 7:14 pm


SECOND: Paul


VOTE: Edwards Y; Paul Y; Duffy Y;

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