Board of Selectmen Minutes

Meeting began at 6:00 pm.  Present were Selectmen Cloutier, Stohl and Campbell.

Mail was reviewed.

Checks and manifests were reviewed and signed.

At 6:11 pm Juli Duranty-Ward entered the meeting.  Mrs. Ward and her husband own a camp on the Class VI portion of So. Jordan Hill Road.  She shared with the Board pictures that she had taken of the condition of the road.  She and her husband want to do some work on the road and are hoping that the other camp owners on the road will help contribute to the cost.  The main items that they are interested in doing are replacing culverts and ditching.  The Board suggested that the Wards contact Ted Burns (North Country ATV Club) since they are using the road as part of the ATV trail, they should help with the costs of repair.  The Board granted the Wards permission to do the work but asked that they keep the Town informed about what they are doing and if the Club helps with the work.  Mrs. Ward left the meeting at 6:50 pm.

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Campbell, at 6:52 pm the Board voted to recess the regular meeting in order to conduct the public hearing on amending the Town’s Pole and Conduit License.

Petitioner Stacey Campbell was present and spoke in favor of the amendment.  Selectman Stohl read out loud to the meeting letters received from Eversource and New Hampshire Electric Cooperative regarding the proposed amendment.  There being no further discussion, on a motion made by Selectman Campbell and seconded by Selectman Stohl, Chairman Cloutier declared the public hearing officially closed at 7:10 pm.

On a motion made by Selectman Campbell and seconded by Selectman Stohl, the Board voted to re-convene the regular meeting at 7:11 pm.

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Campbell, the Board voted to amend the Town’s Pole and Conduit License as drafted.

Road issues were discussed as follows:

Check for missing road signs/poles.

Meridan Hill (after Turner Road)

So. Jordan Hill Road

Discussed weight limits – perhaps change these for another year

Mail was reviewed.

Checks and manifests were reviewed and signed.

A Road Liability Waiver was signed for Anthony Pilat/Diane Ufnal.

Town Treasurer Jennifer Wells entered the meeting at 7:22 pm and reviewed for the Board current monies on hand in the NHPDIP account, Citizens Bank checking account and the Transfer Station Account.

On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Campbell, the Board approved the minutes of the April 24, 2019 meeting.

An Intent to Excavate form was approved for Clark Jeffers, Jr.

Marcia reminded the Board about the meeting on Friday, May 10th, @ 1:00 with the Colebrook Selectmen, DOT, and the Metallak ATV Club.

On a motion made by Selectman Cloutier and seconded by Selectman Campbell, the Board voted to accept the Tax Collector’s Deed for property owned by the Stanton Heirs.  Marcia explained to the Board that Attorney Frizzell will be recording this deed, along with an affidavit and a death certificate for Walter Stanton at the Coos County Registry of Deeds.  He is

also preparing a letter to be given to any prospective bidders to make them aware of the status of the title to the property.  Once that is done, the Town can put the property out for bid.

Marcia informed the Board about a phone call she had received from the Coos County Registry of Deeds regarding Sandra Tremblay.  Marcia will write a memo about the conversation and place it in Mrs. Tremblay’s file.

Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary

Board of Selectmen