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Selectmen's Meeting Minutes 01/25/06
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
January 25, 2006

Selectmen Present:   Mrs. Knight, Mr. Clukey, and Mrs. Silverman

Mrs. Knight convened the meeting at 7:00pm.  


PRIMARY:

7:00PM          MEET WITH BETTY BOUCHER:  Mr. & Mrs. Boucher and Andrew Walters met with the board.  Mrs.
                          Boucher presented a petition to discontinue the road that runs through their property.  Mrs. Knight stated
                          that we will need to verify the signatures on this petition.  

7:15            MEET WITH TERRY GILBERT:  Ms. Gilbert stated that she spoke with Mrs. Thompson with regard to
                          construction permits.  There is a mobile home on the property that they are going to build on.  They would
                          like to build a house on this same property, and leave the mobile home on the property until they occupy
                          the home.  Mrs. Silverman stated that under the town regulations this is not allowed.  They have the
                         option of appealing this to the ZBA.     

7:30            MEET WITH MARTIN ROCHELEAU – NON-PUBLIC SESSION
                          At 7:30 PM, Mr. Clukey made a motion to go into Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (a). Mrs. Best seconded the motion. The  
                        motion passed 3-0.  Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes, Mrs.
                        Silverman –  yes.
                         At 8:50 PM. Mr. Clukey made a motion to go out of Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (e). Mrs. Silverman seconded the motion. The motion passed 3-
                       0. Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes, Mrs. Silverman –  yes.

8:00            MEET WITH POLICE CHIEF BRUCE NEWTON:  Chief Newton stated that he has a request from an
                          individual to do ride alongs with the police department.  This person is studying a minor in criminal justice.  
                          He works for dispatch.   Chief Newton feels that if this was for a specific project he would support this, but
                          since it is not he does not feel we should allow this, the board agreed.

                          Chief Newton stated that he has received an application for a part time officer.  He feels that he is a good
                          candidate.   We have three part time officers now.  Mrs. Silverman questioned if we hire someone, would
                          it reduce the amount of overtime.       

                            At 8:55 PM, Mr. Clukey made a motion to go into Non-Public Session
                         under RSA 91 A:3 II  (a). Mrs. Best seconded the motion. The  
                         motion passed 3-0.  Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes, Mrs.
                         Silverman –  yes.
                          At 9:00 PM. Mr. Clukey made a motion to go out of Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (e). Mrs. Silverman seconded the motion. The motion passed 3-
                       0. Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes, Mrs. Silverman –  yes.


                        Chief Newton stated that he was told by a Budget Committee member that they would be cutting his
                         budget by $10,000 and the best way to make this cut would be to change the secretary to a 20 hour
                         position.   Mrs. Silverman questioned if Chief Newton planned to speak with regard to this.  He stated that
                         he is not sure if this is going to happen or if this is a couple of members talking.      

***             DISCUSS PETITION RECEIVED BY BTLA AND PROCESS FROM THIS POINT FORWARD:    The
                         board reviewed this information.  Mrs. Thompson will speak with Dave Arnold to determine if the cost for
                         this defense is included in the contract, should this be granted.  We verified the signatures.  They will send
                         their BTLA appraiser to look at the manual and study.  She will go back and file a report, they will schedule
                         the hearing after this.   We would want to have someone from Vision there.  The BTLA will issue a written
                         decision within so many days of the hearing.      

***             REVIEW LETTER FROM REV. AND MRS. BAUER REGARDING ASSESSMENT:  Reviewed

***             REVIEW LETTER FROM MR. JADWIN REGARDING ASSESSMENT:  Reviewed

***             REVIEW HIGHWAY BLOCK GRANT AID FOR 2006:  This is projected to be less then last year they are
                          projecting $88,000.

***             ATTENDENCE AT PSNH MEETING ON FEB 3:  

***             2006 BUDGET:

***             NON-PUBLIC SESSION – PENDING LITIGATION
                           At 9:25 PM, Mr. Clukey made a motion to go into Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (e). Mrs. Best seconded the motion. The  
                        motion passed 3-0.  Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes, Mrs.
                        Silverman –  yes.
                         At 9:30 PM. Mr. Clukey made a motion to go out of Non-Public Session
                        under RSA 91 A:3 II  (e). Mrs. Silverman seconded the motion. The motion passed 3-
                       0. Roll  Call Vote;   Mr. Clukey – yes, Mrs. Knight – yes, Mrs. Silverman –  yes.


SECONDARY:
·       Various committee/board minutes
·       Newsletters
·       Review Police logs/reports

SIGNED:
·       Minutes
·       Correspondence
·       Payroll and Accounts Payable Manifests



There being no further business, at 9:45 PM Mrs. Knight made a motion to adjourn.  Mr. Clukey seconded and the motion passed 3-0.


 
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