Selectmen’s Meeting, 9-11-17

Video is courtesy of Joe Kowalski — I forgot to bring my camera’s power cord to this meeting! I did take notes, but not with timestamps since I wasn’t recording.

PUBLIC HEARING: Accept $70,000 from state for highway work. Certain restrictions. Can’t be something already in the budget
PUBLIC COMMENT: None.
DEPARTMENT UPDATES:
LIBRARY
96 new patrons for the year
Inventory is nearly 33,000
Library septic leach field has failed
Septic tank will need to be drained once a month (discounted $200) until a new system installed.
BUILDING
75 permits, 18 new houses, 310 inspections
Property cleanups. Attorney “working on two more.”
TRANSFER STATION
August: 13 solid waste, 12 construction disposal containers
1 trailer cardboard (23 tons)
1 truck load scrap metal
1 truck load aluminum
1 electronics container
2 30-yard containers property clean up Old Woods Road.
Discussion of Swap Shop

APPOINTMENT
David Ladd
River Reach slips

HEB Christopher Foyer
Bridges
FEMA funds — 75%, then state DOT 20%, town covers 5%.

CEMETERY TRUSTEES
Sue Weeks
Budget
Installing fence at Town Office Cemetery
Trustees received substantial $40,000+ donation from anonymous donor

REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES

New Business
Lauren Hadley appointment as alternate member to planning board

CONTINUED BUSINESS
Cost of Living Adjustment
CPI Northeast 1.2%

SELECTMEN’s UPDATE

Chip : Park & Rec summer concert $3,700 in donations, $1,300 in expenses

Bill: CIP — New Fire Truck
Planning Board — full board, did not elect officers yet

Lloyd: Road agent — New dump truck

CORRESPONDENCE

BeveridgeFest

Tuftonboro Times deadline September 29.

County Farm public hearing September 16, 1PM, county complex

PUBLIC COMMENT
Joe: Tell the landscaper to not mow the lawn during meetings

Sue: Fire department vehicles.

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Max Ledoux

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