Board of Selectmen Minutes

Meeting began at 6:30 pm.  Present were Selectmen Cloutier, Stohl and Campbell.  Members of the public present:  Joyce Brady, Scott DeBlois (Planning Board Chairman) and Jennifer Wells (Treasurer).

Mrs. Joyce Brady came to the meeting at the request of the Board to discuss her Zoning Ordinance violation.  Mrs. Brady explained that they have been attempting to finish the siding but financially they just haven’t been able to do it.  After much discussion, Mrs. Brady was instructed by the Board to make some phone calls and see what she could find to complete the siding.  She will let Marcia know what she finds out and the Board will discuss the matter again at their next meeting.  Mrs. Brady left the meeting at 7:10 pm.

Planning Board Chairman Scott DeBlois left the meeting at 7:15 pm.

Mail was reviewed.

Checks and manifests were signed.

A letter was received from the Fish & Wildlife Service informing the Town of how much they will received as a PILOT for this year.

The Board signed Appointment forms for the following Board of Adjustment members:  Kenneth Grimes, Robert Lawton and Alan “Bob” Baker.

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Campbell, the Board approved the minutes of the June 28, 2017 meeting.

Marcia informed the Board that 92% of the first installment of property taxes has been received.  We had 30 people use the new “on-line” tax payment kiosk.

An Intent to Cut was approved for G.L. Gettings.

Town Treasurer, Jennifer Wells, entered the meeting at 7:25 pm and presented the Board with her monthly reports for both the Transfer Station and General Fund.  The Board discussed with Mrs. Wells the interest rate earned on both the General Fund and the NHPDIP.  After discussion, the Board instructed Mrs. Wells to move $450,000 from the General Fund currently at Citizens Bank to the NHPDIP account in order to earn more interest.  Mrs. Wells left the meeting.

A Yield Tax Warrant was signed in the amount of $26,620.92.  Marcia will have one additional bill ready for the next meeting.

Marcia informed the Board that Harold Rist, Jr. has completed re-paying the Town for all back taxes, interest and costs associated with the property that he formerly owned which the Town took for non-payment of taxes.  Marcia will prepare a deed for the Board to sign at the next meeting deeding the property back to Mr. Rist. 

Meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary

Board of Selectmen