Board of Selectmen Minutes

Meeting began at 6:05 pm.  Present were Selectmen Cloutier and Stohl.  Selectman Campbell was absent.

Mail was reviewed.

Checks and manifests were reviewed and signed.

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Cloutier, the Board voted to approve the minutes of the October 24th meeting.

Marcia reminded the Board members that there will be a Dispatch Center meeting on November 20th in Colebrook.

A Veteran’s Tax Credit in the amount of $700.00 was approved for James Elliott.

The Board signed a refund check for Fairpoint (Consolidated Communications).  This refund is a result of their assessment going down along with the tax rate.

Marcia told the Board members that she was still waiting to hear back from the Town of Stewartstown before ordering the Transfer Station stickers.

The Board voted to pay both Stephen Brooks and Jane McCoy for the time they spent helping on the State General Election.

The Board reviewed a letter from Ben Champagne (Coos County) regarding the Recycling Center Budget meeting.

Marcia informed the Board that she had received an e-mail from Jamie Dow at DRA regarding the procedure to be used when encumbering funds from 2018 to be used in 2019.

Marcia told the Board that she had spoken to SDI Signs in Jefferson regarding “Town” signs.  They are going to work up some designs for us to review along with an estimate.

The Board discussed the Planning Board policy regarding “permitting” camper trailers.

Road issues were discussed as follows:

  1. So. Jordan Hill Road – new owners have purchased camp just past Paul Tessier.  They are concerned because the plow turns around right there and continually fills in their driveway.  Selectman Cloutier will look into the situation.
  1. Stoddard Road – Dennis Cloud is concerned about poaching on his property.  Wants to know if he can put up a gate.  He wanted to attend the meeting and discuss this issue but has to be out of Town.  He did place a call to Selectman Stohl.  After discussing the issue, Selectman Stohl said he would get back to Mr. Cloud regarding a gate, etc,

Cemetery Sexton, Sheila Parkhurst, had left for the Board some pictures and a list of stones that need repairing.  After reviewing the information, the Board instructed Marcia to ask Sheila to attend a meeting so they can discuss this in person.

Meeting adjourned at 7:20 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary

Board of Selectmen