Meeting began at 6:00 pm. Present were Selectmen Cloutier, Stohl and Campbell.
Mail was reviewed.
Checks and manifests were reviewed and signed.
On a motion made by Selectman Campbell and seconded by Selectman Cloutier, the Board approved the minutes of the April 13, 2022 meeting.
At 6:15 pm Zach Maynard (and his grandfather?) entered the meeting. Mr. Maynard’s family has a camp on Harry’s Way in Colebrook and they were looking for permission to ride Bungy Road with their ATVs to access the trail on Kelsea Notch Road. The Board explained to Mr. Maynard that the Town has adopted the policy of not opening up any other town roads to ATVs, The Board also explained to Mr. Maynard that this section of Bungy Road is a state-road and that the Town has no jurisdiction over it. Mr. Maynard left the meeting at 6:25 pm.
At 6:30 pm Nancy Gray entered the meeting. Mrs. Gray was there on behalf of the Great North Woods Center for the Arts. Mrs. Gray explained that the Center was hosting the Motorcycle Blessing (in partnership with the Manchester Motorcycle Club) on the weekend of June 25th. She presented the Board with a breakdown of what activities would be taking place. Mrs. Gray explained that they had been in contact with NH DOT and State Police. The Board thanked Mrs. Gray for coming in and letting them know
what will be taking place. They explained that the Town is currently working on an “Event Policy” and that in the future there would probably be an Application Form required. On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Cloutier, the Board approved the event. Mrs. Gray left the meeting at 6:50 pm.
Marcia informed the Board that she had contacted the Town’s insurance company about adding the former Pearson property to our policy. Selectman Cloutier stated that he had gone into the house briefly. Marcia will order some “No Trespassing” signs to be put up. The Tax Collector’s Deed has been sent to the Registry for recording.
An Excavation Warrant in the amount of $5.50 was signed by the Board.
Intent to Excavate forms were signed for Pike Industries (4).
Marcia informed the Board that Mike Andolina has completed the plumbing at the old Town Hall.
A quote was received from David White for doing the roadside mowing this year. On a motion made by Selectman Cloutier and seconded by Selectman Campbell, the Board approved Mr. White’s quote. Marcia will send him a letter.
A quote was received from Robert Gooch, Jr. to mow the cemetery next to his home. On a motion made by Selectman Stohl and seconded by Selectman Campbell, the Board approved Mr. Gooch’s quote. Marcia will send him a letter.
The Board reviewed and signed an Emergency Operations Plan prepared for the Columbia House. Marcia will keep a copy for the Town and return the signed plan to the Columbia House.
The Board reviewed an e-mail from Steve Agius, Refuge Manager for the Silvio Conte property, regarding Bungy Road and possible federal funds available. Marcia will contact Mr. Agius and see if he can give us more information about what is required.
Meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm.
Marcia Parkhurst, Secretary
Board of Selectmen