BOARD MEETING MINUTES
October 13, 2010
Selectmen Present: Tom Parker, Susan Silverman & Nancy Carney
Mr. Parker opened the meeting at 9:00 am
*** SIGN MANIFESTS:
*** 10:00 MEET WITH CERTIFIED AMBULANCE GROUP: Mr. Parker stated that he has questions on where we stand on
billing. Mr. Berin from certified ambulance presented a complete billing from 2009. He suggested sending bills to collections
for calls who are not town residents. Mr. Parker stated that he feels the Board of Selectmen need more information on how
to determine if the person lives in town or owns property. Ms. Carney suggested putting in the collections letter to contact the
Board of Selectmen if they are a Fitzwilliam resident or property owner. Mrs. Silverman stated that the board needs to
establish who will be considered a resident. There is a cost of $11.00 for each account we send to collection. Mrs.
Silverman would like the ambulance to have a voter list and assessment list. Mr. Berin stated that we have the option of
taking credit card payments. During 2009, we had 117 billable transports, 4% write off, we received $63,000, 87% payment
*** SALE OF MAP 42, LOT 01-78: The board would like to have Joe Hoppock draw up the deed for this sale.
*** ACCEPT RESIGNATION OF SUSAN ROLKE: Mr. Parker moved to accept this resignation and send a letter of thanks, the
motion was seconded by Mr. Parker, the motion passed 3-0.
*** REVIEW CODE ENFORCEMENT BUDGET: This will be submitted to the Budget Committee
*** LETTER FROM MONADNOCK REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: Reviewed
*** REVIEW DRA UTILITIES ASSESSMENT: Reviewed
** REVIEW LETTER FROM DOT
Re: Keith & Terry Gustafson Driveway : Reviewed
*** LETTER FROM PSNH : Reviewed
*** REVIEW PLANNING BOARD MINUTES : Reviewed
*** QUESTIONS OF BUILDING MAP 10, Lot 79-03: There is a shed on this property. The owner is questioning if they can
install a bathroom in this building. The board determined that they will need to obtain a variance from the Zoning Board of
*** BUDGET: The board needs to determine if they will be giving a COLA increase
*** BUILDING PERMITS: The Board of Selectmen agreed that the exception to obtaining a building permit for under 50 square
feet only applies to stand alone buildings. Any other building requires a permit. The board would like to add to building permit
instructions that any additions to habitable or non-habitable buildings require a permit. They would like to add that tent
garages do not require a permit. Mrs. Silverman moved to make these changes to the instructions, the motion was seconded
by Mr. Parker, the motion passed 3-0.
*** MINUTES: The board would like to send a memo to boards stating that if the regular secretary is not available, members of
the committee should not be required to take the minutes. We have a list of available substitutes that arrangement should be
made to cover this. Every meeting needs to have minutes.
Mrs. Silverman moved to adjourn at11:10 am, the motion was seconded by Mr. Parker the motion passed 3-0.
Thomas Parker, Chmn.
Board of Selectmen