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0:00:00 Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance
0:00:44 APPOINTMENT: Andrew Shagoury, police building warrant article
Asking for $30,000 warrant article to hire architects to make plans and estimates
0:03:20 requires town meeting vote to release funds from capital reserve
0:03:55 Bill: CIP recommended that instead of taking money out of capital reserve, this year we should budget for the architect plans instead of putting money into capital reserve.
0:05:45 location for building: next to fire station or across from library. Town already owns those properties.
Chip doesn’t want to say to an architect, “here’s $30,000,” what’ve you got?
0:15:40 Lloyd talking about police building report from a few years ago
0:21:50 Chip: Motion to present warrant article for $30,000 for a design for a police building. 3-0.
0:23:15 APPOINTMENT: Carla Lootens
“I won’t apologize or resign.”
Carla: I’m not a policy maker. The selectmen make the decision.
0:25:10 Carla: You could reach out to NHMA again.
0:26:00 Chip: We can make a decision whether to release the information, and if there’s an aggrieved party they can take it to the Supreme Court
0:27:45 Carla “I don’t want the information.”
0:28:45 Bill: Public has right to public information. AG has identified certain items it’s our responsibility to protect. To suggest they’re not protected is at odds with the AG’s guidance.
0:30:27 Lloyd: Thank you for your service. I was on the committee for 17 years. I worked on HIPAA and Right to Know in past. We don’t have a right to know what book you take out from the library, or if you have a pistol permit.
0:33:15 Carla “I do hope you’ll do something about what’s up on Max’s web site.”
0:33:30 Chip “It’s a free and open web.”
0:34:45 WARRANT ARTICLES Wording of warrant articles.
0:35:12 Chip “I’m not comfortable with ‘no amount to be raised from taxes.’ “
Bill: Let’s strike that language.
0:38:45 Fire Truck warrant article.
0:42:03 Property auction
0:43:20 Chip: strange marriage when using town attorney as auctioneer.
Remove “indefinitely until rescinded”
0:47:20 Article 7 no longer applicable ($75,000 for police building)
0:50:00 (roughly) Bridge talk
0:58:50 RSA 31:19-A-V take money from undesignated fund balance and create a fund “A trust fund…that is established for the purpose…health insurance… for town employees.
1:01:56 Chip: Article 17 establish a trust fund of $100,000 for paying health insurance
1:07:40 Lloyd: Library warrant article.
1:08:57 Benefit services agreement (wait for Diane to arrive)
1:10:20 Diane arrives
HealthTrust (subsidiary of LGC) manages the FSA
1:15:10 Bill: move approval
1:15:40 PUBLIC COMMENT
Gordon: does the board intend to get clear advice on whether it’s legal to disclose per-employee costs for health benefits?
Guy: if Public Comment is going to be solicited it should be in the agenda
Max: I did not ask Carla to apologize
Carla: Yes you did
Carla: It’s in your email.
Max: No it’s not.
Motion to Adjourn
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