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Selectmen's Meeting Minutes 01/04/06
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
January 4, 2006


Selectmen Present:  Joan Knight and Andrew Clukey
Selectmen Absent:  Susan Silverman

Chairman Joan Knight opened the meeting at 7:00 PM



PRIMARY:

7:00PM          MEET WITH BARBARA RICHARDSON:   Molly Kelly also met with the board.  They questioned if there
                         were any issues in town. Mrs. Knight stated that a large issue has been taxation.   Most people feel that
                         there has to be another way to pay for school taxes.   Mrs. Thompson stated that it is going to start
                         affecting the town budgets more and more.   Mrs. Kelly feels that they need to look at how important
                         education is.   Mrs. Kelly feels that people are looking for a fair tax.   Mrs. Knight stated that another issue
                         is health insurance.   Mrs. Knight would also like another way for technology to reach outlying parts of the
                         State.   Mrs. Kelly stated that she is considering running for representative.  Mrs. Knight feels that a key
                        for representing is being available to people.       

7:15            MEET WITH JIM BOURASSA:  Mr. Bourassa stated that he uses this land for hunting,
                         snowmobiling and recreation.  This is not a permanent residence.   Mr. Bourassa stated that he
                         constructed this off the property.    The new unit has a holding tank, he heats with a wood stove.    The
                         unit has skirts on it.  Mrs. Knight stated that it appears that this is capable of being used as a year round
                         structure.  Mrs. Knight questioned how he accesses this.  Mr. Bourassa stated that he uses the Class VI
                         road.   Mrs. Thompson stated that this is a habitable structure, which she feels would need to go to the
                         ZBA.  Mrs. Knight moved to deny this building permit, Mr. Clukey seconded.  The motion passed 2-0.   

                          Mr. Sweeney questioned how long this structure has been there.  Mr. Bourassa stated that about one
                          and half years.      

***     DETERMINE REVISED MARKET VALUE OF LAND BEING REMOVED FROM CURRENT USE –
2 SPICER LOTS:  $2000 an acre

***             REVIEW LETTER AND FINAL REPORT ON SALES STUDY AND UPDATE FROM DRA:  Reviewed

***             NOTICE OF STATEWIDE ENHANCED EDUCATION TAX WARRANT FOR 2006:  Reviewed

***     REVIEW WATER DEFICIENCY LETTERS FROM DES TO RICHARD KELLY, FITZWILLIAM INN AND VILLAGE WATER DISTRICT:  They are not on the water district water

***             2006 BUDGET:    The board reviewed the budget.  Mrs. Knight questioned is we should take the money
                          out of the police department that was budgeted for Special Detail since we are setting up the revolving
                          account.  We will reduce the police department budget to $268,212.  Mrs. Thompson feels that it is a very
                          big expense for the GIS mapping in the Planning department.     

***             NON-PUBLIC SESSION – EMPLOYEE EVALUATIONS
                           At 8:08 PM, Mr. Clukey made a motion to go into Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (a). Mrs. Knight seconded the motion. The  
                        motion passed -0.  Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes
.
                         At 8:10 PM. Mr. Clukey made a motion to go out of Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (a). Mrs. Knight seconded the motion. The motion passed 2-
                       0. Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes


                          At 8:10 PM, Mr. Clukey made a motion to go into Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (a). Mrs. Knight seconded the motion. The  
                        motion passed -0.  Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes
.                          At 8:13 PM. Mr. Clukey made a motion to go out of Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (a). Mrs. Knight seconded the motion. The motion passed 2-
                       0. Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes

                            At 8:13 PM, Mr. Clukey made a motion to go into Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (a). Mrs. Knight seconded the motion. The  
                        motion passed -0.  Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes
.                          At 8:15 PM. Mr. Clukey made a motion to go out of Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (a). Mrs. Knight seconded the motion. The motion passed 2-
                       0. Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes



***             NON-PUBLIC SESSION – PENDING LITIGATION
                           At 8:00 PM, Mr. Clukey made a motion to go into Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (e). Mrs. Knight seconded the motion. The  
                        motion passed -0.  Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes
.
                         At 8:10 PM. Mr. Clukey made a motion to go out of Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (e). Mrs. Knight seconded the motion. The motion passed 2-
                       0. Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes

                                    
 
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·       Correspondence
·       Payroll and Accounts Payable Manifests


There being no further business, at 9:16 PM Mrs. Knight made a motion to adjourn.  Mr. Clukey seconded and the motion passed 3-0.


 
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