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Selectmen's Meeting Minutes 02/01/12
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
February 1, 2012

Selectmen Present:  Mrs. Silverman, Nancy Carney and Mr. Doerpholz

At 7:00pm, Mrs. Silverman made a motion to convene the meeting, Nancy Carney seconded, the motion passed 3-0.


PRIMARY:

***             SIGN MANIFESTS: Nancy Carney made a motion to approve the manifests, the motion was seconded by Brian
                             Doerpholz, the motion passed 3-0.

7:15            MEET WITH ROGER KEILIG, BTLA SETTLEMENT MEETING:  
                               NON-PUBLIC  
                               At 7:00pm Mrs. Silverman made a motion to go into non-public session,  Mr. Doerpholz seconded and the motion
                             passed 3-0.  Roll Call vote: Mrs. Silverman – yes,   Mr. Doerpholz – yes, Ms-Carney – yes
                                At 7:10pm, Mrs. Silverman made a motion to leave non-public session and seal the minutes, Mr. Doerpholz
                             seconded and the motion passed 3-0.  Roll Call vote:  Mrs. Silverman-yes,  Mr. Doerpholz – yes, Ms. Carney - yes


                            Roger Keilig met with the board.  Mrs. Silverman stated that the board has reviewed his assessment for 2010.  This
                             was reduced.   The board understands that the property was vacant in May of 2010. the board is willing to offer a
                             10% economic depreciation off the building, this would bring the assessment to $273,400.  Mr. Keilig stated that he
                             feels this is reasonable.   

                             Mr. Keilig stated that he spoke with the board about a year ago to donate a portion of his land to the town.   He is still
                             considering this.        
        
8:00            MEET WITH ECONOMIC COMMITTEE:  Economic Committee members Carl Hagstrom, Craig Alley and Frank
                             Bequaert met with the board.   Craig Alley stated that some of  the work they want to do is outside the purview of the
                             committee.  They are looking into how they can collaborate with the HFEDA which is a private organization.  They
                             have looked into a Chamber of Commerce, that does not seem feasible right now, there are costs involved in this.   
                             Ms. Carney suggested they look into a cooperative with the Town of Troy.   Mrs. Silverman stated she feels that what
                             this committee wants to do seems to be the scope of a chamber of commerce.  Ms Carney stated she feels there is a
                             lot of energy and commitment from the members of this committee.

                              Website:   Skip Hagstrom stated that they put a lot of time into determining what businesses are in town.   This is on
                              the HFEDA website.  This is not available in a printable booklet.      
                  
  • BUDGET:  Mrs. Silverman stated that the board made some revisions to their budget.   The board is not recommending the advertising and added mileage, increased the amount for an intern to $700  for a final budget $1125.00        
  • MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT:  This needs to follow town policy
  • NAME CHANGE:   Skip Hagstrom asked if the board would consider changing the name to economic development committee.   Mr. Alley stated he feels that this is more precise to what the committee wants to do.            
***             MEET WITH HEIDI WOOD, TOWN CLERK
  • 2012 CONTRACT:  
***             PETITION FOR WARRANT ARTICLE:  This is asking to prohibit vote counting by electronic machines.   They have
                             the number of valid signatures.

***             REVIEW/APPROVE 2012 HOLIDAYS FOR EMPLOYEES:  Brian Doerpholz moved to approve, the motion was
                             seconded by Nancy Carney, the motion passed 3-0.

***             PERSONAL DAY REQUEST: Nancy Carney moved to approve, the motion was seconded by Brian Doerpholz, the
                             motion passed 3-0.

***             ADOPT NIMS RESOLUTION:  Brian Doerpholz moved to approve, the motion was seconded by Susan Silverman,
                             the motion passed 3-0.

***             REQUEST FOR BUILDING PERMIT EXTENSION TAX MAP 11 LOT 02-03: Nancy Carney  moved to approve, the
                             motion was seconded by Susan Silverman, the motion passed 3-0.


***             TAX MAP 03 LOT 34:  This is for a septic plan for a piece of property  with non-usable frontage.   The board does not
                             feel that anything has changed with regard to the status of this property and will not sign off on the septic plan.   

***             MOOSE PLATE GRANTS AVAILABLE:   Mrs. Thompson stated that she is interested in submitting an application
                             for the town hall tower repair, the ceiling in the upper hall, the benches and sanding the floors.    

***             NON-PUBLIC PERSONNEL
                              At 8:55pm Mrs. Silverman made a motion to go into non-public session,  Mr. Doerpholz seconded and the motion
                             passed 3-0.  Roll Call vote: Mrs. Silverman – yes,   Mr. Doerpholz – yes, Ms-Carney – yes
                                At 9:05pm, Mrs. Silverman made a motion to leave non-public session and seal the minutes, Mr. Doerpholz
                             seconded and the motion passed 3-0.  Roll Call vote:  Mrs. Silverman-yes,  Mr. Doerpholz – yes, Ms. Carney - yes

***             MOU WITH CITY OF KEENE:
                              At 8:45pm Mrs. Silverman made a motion to go into non-public session,  Mr. Doerpholz seconded and the motion
                             passed 3-0.  Roll Call vote: Mrs. Silverman – yes,   Mr. Doerpholz – yes, Ms-Carney – yes
                                At 8:55pm, Mrs. Silverman made a motion to leave non-public session and seal the minutes, Mr. Doerpholz
                             seconded and the motion passed 3-0.  Roll Call vote:  Mrs. Silverman-yes,  Mr. Doerpholz – yes, Ms. Carney - yes

***             TOWN REPORT:  

***             2012 BUDGET WORK
  • APPROPRIATION REQUEST – MONADNOCK FAMILY SERVICES:
***                         POLICE CRUISER REPAIRS:   there was a supplemental invoice for $1574, according to Stan’s they fixed a window
                             regulator on the left window that needed fixing, Chief Kassotis told them to fix that in lieu of painting the hood.                          




SIGN:   Minutes
REVIEW: Various Committee Minutes

IN PROCESS:
  • DOORS AT PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING
There being no further business, Brain Doerpholz moved to recess at 9:45 pm, and continue the meeting at 6:30, February 2, 2012, Mrs. Silverman seconded and the motion passed 3-0.

Submitted by:

Debbie Favreau
Administrative Assistant
                                                                       

                                                                                                                  Susan S. Silverman, Chairman

                                                                        
                                                                                                                   Nancy Carney
                                                                        
                                                                                                                    Brian Doerpholz
                                                                                                                    Board of Selectmen

        
                


 
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