Board of Selectmen Minutes

Meeting began at 5:55 pm.  Present were Selectmen Cloutier, Stohl and Campbell.  Members of the public present:  Tax Collector Garry Parkhurst.

Mail was reviewed.

Checks and manifests were reviewed and signed.

An Intent to Excavate was approved for Norman Cloutier.

It was noted that the Dispatch Committee will be meeting at the Columbia Town Office on Thursday, April 12th, beginning at 5:30 pm.

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Cloutier, the Board voted to enter non-public session per RSA 91-A:3, paragraph (c) at 6:28 pm.

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Campbell, the Board voted to return to public session at 6:43 pm.

Tax Collector Garry Parkhurst came to the meeting.  He presented the Board members with a list of taxpayers who still have not paid their 2015 taxes and are eligible for tax deeding on April 16th.  The Board instructed Mr. Parkhurst that they would not refuse a deed for any of the properties on the list.

The Board reviewed an e-mail from Attorney Jon Frizzell regarding the property owned by the Heirs of Everett Stanton.  The Board instructed Marcia to have Attorney Frizzell do a Title Search of the property and prepare any paperwork that is necessary.

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Cloutier, the Board approved the minutes of the March 28, 2018 meeting.

A Current Use Application was approved for Gary Spooner.

Marcia informed the Board that she had been contacted by Barbara Schomburg regarding the Discretionary Preservation Easement that she currently receives on her barn.  The Easement is due to be renewed.  Mrs. Schomburg has submitted the application.  Marcia will advertise for the public hearing for the next meeting.

The Board discussed putting out for bid the mowing of the Town Office and the Town Hall.  Marcia will have a sample bid ready for the next meeting.  Marcia was instructed to send a letter to Sheila Parkhurst telling her that we would be putting out for bid the mowing and why.  The Board still wishes Ms. Parkhurst to continue to do the cemeteries as she has done in the past.

The Board also discussed putting out for bid painting the interior and exterior of the Town Office.  Marcia will have a sample bid ready for the next meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary

Board of Selectmen