Meeting held on the 26th day of November 2002


Board members present: R. Frazier, B. Kantner, S. Fiske


Call to Order by R. Frazier at 7:00 p.m.


Approval of Prior Minutes: Motion made by Frazier to approve 11/12/2002 minutes as amended, second by Kantner.


††††††††††† Voted unanimous to XX Approve†† Disapprove


Regular Business


  1. Subject:7:00 p.m.Reviewed and signed vouchers.

Reviewed and signed sales survey for NH-DRA equalization ratios.

††††† Move by Frazier to appoint Wendy Drouin to the Recreation Commission,

††††† second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.

††††† Reviewed and signed a letter to the Trustees of the Trust Funds for

††††† reimbursement from the Trust Funds.

††††† Reviewed and signed the Timber Tax Warrant.

††††† Reviewed abatements, move by Frazier to approve the 2000 abatement for

††††† The Lukas Foundation, second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous

††††† affirmative.

††††† Reviewed a letter from Verizon regarding the poles taken down on General

††††† Miller Hwy by a Recreation Dept. volunteer.Frazier will investigate whether

††††† the Board of Selectmen can require lines to be buried.Frazier will then

††††† contact Verizon regarding the letter and invoice received.

††††† Reviewed and signed an intent to cut for Clay Hollister.

††††† Reviewed and signed a Certificate of Occupancy for Harold & Jamie Johnson

††††† Move by Frazier to accept Coral Olsonís resignation from the Conservation

††††† Commission with regret, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous

††††† affirmative.Kantner will request the Conservation Commission recommend

††††† someone to fill Ms. Olsonís position.













2.      Subject:7:45 p.m. Corliss Call came in regarding unpaid property taxes.Jeanne Whitcomb, Tax Collector explained that the 1999 and 2000 tax liens have been submitted to Small Claims Court.Call informed Whitcomb that the Town has an incorrect address for her.Call gave her address as 325 Purgatory Falls Road, Lyndeborough, NH.Whitcomb discussed the tax amounts and her actions in filing with the Small Claims Court.The Board discussed a payment schedule with Call.Move by Frazier to allow the Tax Collector to enter into a repayment agreement with Call, the Board will approve 8% interest with payment in full in one year from December 9, 2002 and minimum payments of $25.00 per month.If no payments are made in any month the Small Claims action will be re-instituted. Second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.Whitcomb will draft an agreement.††


3.      Subject:8:00 p.m. Jeanne Whitcomb, Tax Collector and Kathleen Nolte, Town Clerk came before the Board to discuss Health Insurance.The Board had voted in February 2002 that part-time employees would no longer be eligible after the end of their current terms.There was discussion of compensating the positions with increased wages, the possibility of the person who holds either office purchasing Health Insurance through the Town and discussion of both Whitcomb and Nolte keeping the Board informed as to the exact number of hours each actually works.No action was taken at this time.


4.       Subject:8:30 p.m. Public Hearing for the acceptance of Glen Farms Road.Tim Fiske, Road Agent, asked for a bond of $16,000 to cover final estimated costs.$14,000 for a finish coat of paving, $2000 for slopes and culvert work.The Irrevocable Letter of Credit will be reduced from $50,000 to $16,000.Move by Frazier that the Town of Temple accept the deed to Glen Farms Road and accept Glen Farms Road from San-Ken Homes based upon receipt of a $16,000 Irrevocable Letter of Credit as bond for finish work on the road.Second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.San-Ken Homes then submitted building permit applications for M 06 Lots 013-Q13 and 013-Q15.These were reviewed and signed.


5.       Subject:8:20 p.m. Tim Fiske, Road Agent spoke to the Board regarding the gauge on the heating oil tank for the Municipal Building.Fiske explained that the gauge is broken.Deb Harling, Administrative Assistant, will call Draper Energy to repair the gauge.Fiske then requested permission to purchase sand to work on the new cemetery.The money is in the budget and Fiske was given the approval.









6.      Subject:8:40 p.m. Howard Bradler came before the Board to discuss the Board of Selectmenís request that the rocks in the town right-of-way on East Road be removed.Bradler stated that the Town keeps widening the road and he has put the rocks in front of old trees to protect them.Both Frazier and Kantner have looked at the road in the area where the rocks are.Frazier did not think the road is very wide.Kantner thought the rocks appeared to be in the way of road maintenance and plowing.Bradler offered to walk the road with the Board members and Road Agent to review any obstructions.It was agreed to walk the road on Wednesday, November 27, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. weather permitting.Bradler then discussed changs on tax map 4.It was explained that there is research that needs to be done to correct tax map 4.Bradler had maps of the area and Deb Harling, Administrative Assistant requested copies of these maps to help in the research needed to correct tax map 4.


7.Subject:10:00 p.m.The Board discussed starting the budget for 2003 and

†††† checked dates for submission of articles.Harling will make a list of the largest

†††† expenditures affecting the 2002 town portion of the tax rate.

†††† Harling spoke to the Board about Pete Caswell and Brian Hardy looking a the

†††† dump area on the Conservation Land and requested the Boardís permission

†††† to contact Attorney Drescher for Caswell.

†††† Move by Frazier to accept the Messina Consent Decree, second by Fiske and

†††† voted in the unanimous affirmative.


Meeting adjourned at 10:15 pm.


Respectfully submitted by Debra Harling, Administrative Assistant.