TEMPLE, NEW HAMPSHIRE
DRAFT MINUTES OF PUBLIC MEETING
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Meeting held on the 9th day of July 2002
Board members present: R. Frazier, B. Kantner, S. Fiske
Call to Order by R. Frazier at 7:05 p. m.
Approval of Prior Minutes: Motion made by Kantner to approve 6/25/2002, as amended, second by Fiske.
Voted unanimous to XX Approve Disapprove –
1. Subject: 7:05 p.m. Reviewed and signed vouchers.
Reviewed and signed building permit applications for the following: Roger Levesque, M 05 L 039-3 – Single Family Residence; Walt Mazza, M 08 L 040 – Replace Mobile Home with newer Mobile Homes; Doug Heck, M 06 L 003 – Placement of a temporary Mobile Home.
Reviewed inventory of saved records from Betsy Perry, each Board member received a copy of this list, no action taken.
Moved by Fiske to rescind the “Gun Ordinance”, second by Kantner and voted Fiske and Kantner for, Frazier opposed.
Reviewed and signed abatement for John & Constance Kieley, M 02 L 079 for correction of assessment error on new construction.
Reviewed a letter drafted by Frazier to Robert Walker in response to Mr. Walker’s letter. Fiske and Kantner suggested some changes in wording. N Frazier will revise the response and leave at the office for signatures.
Reviewed a letter from Peter Beblowski of the State of NH-DES regarding re-testing the wells at the old dumpsite. Also reviewed a quote from Chem-Serve for the re-testing requested by the State of NH-DES.
Draft Minutes of the Public Meeting
On the 9th Day of July 2002
2. Subject: 7:50 p.m. Jeff and Emily LaCroix came in to discuss delinquent property taxes on a mobile home formally on M 05 L 039. Frazier explained that moving a mobile home with taxes due is an offense under RSA 80:2-(a). The LaCroixs stated that they were evicted off of the property in 1998 and that taxes on the mobile home had been paid through 1998. The LaCroixs claimed that they no longer owned the mobile home, which the Board had discovered had been moved to Walter Mazza’s property. The Tax Collector has a deed showing that the LaCroixs do own the mobile home, and no other deeds have come to the Town showing a change of ownership. The Tax Collector reviewed the payment history from 1996 through the present. The Board suggested that the LaCroixs contact Walter Mazza regarding the trailer. Frazier will contact the Town Attorney regarding the situation regarding the LaCroix claim of eviction.
3. Subject: 8:18 p.m. Corliss Call was scheduled to speak to the Board of Selectmen regarding the delinquent property taxes on a mobile home formally located on M 05 L 084. Ms. Call did not appear, Frazier will send a letter regarding RSA 80:2-(a) and request that Ms. Call contact the Board of Selectmen.
4. Subject: 8:20 p.m. Carol Holden, Hillsborough County Commissioner, came in to introduce herself. Ms. Holden explained that there are 10 counties in the State of NH. The County is governed by a 3 member Board of Commissioners who are charged with the care and custody of county properties, the county budget, funds 25% of DCYF. The County Sheriffs office does transports and serves civil writs. The County also has the Dept. of Corrections and the County Nursing Home. Hillsborough County has 3 Districts. Ms. Holden is Commissioner of District 3 which has 25 towns, including Temple.
5. Subject: 8:30 p.m. Tim Fiske, Road Agent came in to speak to the Board about several matters. T. Fiske explained first that work is being done on East Road and Colburn Road. T. Fiske informed the Board that C. Bradler has been placing large rocks into the Town’s Right-of-Way on East Road. A letter from the Board of Selectmen will be sent to Mr. Bradler regarding his infringing on the Right-of-Way. T. Fiske then informed the Board that the Village Green Committee is working on replacing the rotten railing around the Town Common. Discussion regarding a request to hire someone to paint the railings resulted in a suggestion that a warrant article be placed on the 2003 Warrant to cover replacement of the railings. Fiske then spoke about the requirement that the Highway Garage be EPA compliant by 3/10/2003. Suggested the need to hire an Engineering firm to study the costs
Draft Minutes of the Public Meeting
5. Subject: (cont.) and requirements of compliance, but T. Fiske will try to do as
much of the work as possible. A short discussion of General Accounting
Standards Board (GASB) #34 which will require all infrastructure be listed as
assets on the Town records. T. Fiske then informed the Board that he had
spoken to David Rousseau at the State of NH-DES to verify that the old
landfill on Fish and Brown Roads is registered. The Board was also informed
that a question had arisen regarding the discontinuance of the “stump dump”
and a review of records indicated that the “stump dump” had been closed in
1990. The retaining wall at the tennis court has not been started yet, but will
be done by Jon Pearson.
6. Subject: 9:10 p.m. Other business discussed: Moved by Frazier to purchase 2 air conditioners for the offices at a maximum price of $200.00 each, seconded by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
Discussion of telephone calling cards – the Administrative Assistant will call Verizon to cancel the old cards and ask that new cards be issued.
The Board reviewed the year to date budget report. Fiske requested
information on a few items.
There was a short discussion on the abatement denials, no response had
Sent, a letter will be written regarding the denials.
A review and discussion of letters by Frazier to Bruce Kullgren, Chairman of
the Planning Board and to the Kieley’s. Frazier discussed the reasons for the
letters, Kantner and Fiske did not think the letters were needed. Frazier
signed both letters as Chairman.
7. Subject: 9:45 p.m. Move by Frazier to go to non-public session under RSA
91-A:3 II (e), second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
10:38 p.m. Move by Frazier to seal the minutes of the non-public session as
all litigation is still ongoing, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous
8. Subject: 10:39 p.m. Move by Frazier to approve the quote from Chem-Serve
to re-test the wells at the dump site, second by Kantner and voted in the
9. Subject: 10:40 p.m. Meeting adjourned.
Respectfully submitted by Debra Harling, Administrative Assistant.