Meeting began at 6:00 pm.  Present were Selectmen Cloutier, Stohl and Campbell.
Mail was reviewed.
Checks and manifests were reviewed and signed.
A Bridge Report from the State of NH was reviewed.
An Intent to Cut was approved for Martin Zarli.
Warrant Articles were discussed as follows:
1.     Petition article to adopt the “All Veterans’ Tax Credit” was received.  Town Clerk Marcia Parkhurst verified that it was signed by 10 registered voters.
2.    Warrant Article for donation for Community Pool.  After discussion, the Board voted to not include this article on the warrant.
3.    Warrant Article regarding Silvio Conte Refugee.  Selectman Stohl reviewed for the other members the background regarding this article.  (It has been used in Alstead.)  After discussion, the Board voted to include this article on the warrant.
Marcia informed the Board that the Community Forest group would like to speak/make a presentation at Town Meeting.  They also are interested in including some information in the Town Report.  The Board instructed Marcia to ask Brendan Prusik to attend the next meeting so they could review what the group wants to do at Town Meeting and the information for the Town Report.

On a motion made by Selectman Cloutier and seconded by Selectman Stohl, the Board approved the minutes of the January 11th meeting.
Marcia informed the Board that the projected date for the Town to start accepting tax payments by credit card is February 8th. 
The Board members spent the remainder of the meeting preparing the final figures for the 2017 budget.  The Budget Hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 8th, at 7:00 pm.  Marcia will take care of advertising the meeting.
Meeting adjourned at 7:35 pm.
Respectfully submitted,

Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary
Board of Selectmen

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