FINAL MINUTES OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

 

Meeting held on the 18th day of March 2003

 

Board members present: B. Kantner, S. Fiske, Ted Petro

 

Call to Order by B. Kantner at 7:05 p.m.

 

Approval of Prior Minutes: Motion made by Fiske to approve 3/4/2003 minutes as amended, second by Kantner.   

 

            Voted unanimous to XX Approve   Disapprove

 

Regular Business

 

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

Move by Fiske to appoint Bruce Kantner as Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, second by Petro and voted in the unanimous affirmative.

Kantner welcomed Petro to the Board and gave a brief review of the role of Selectmen.

Reviewed a letter from Brian Hardy, ESE Environmental, regarding the conservation land on Rte 45.  The Administrative Assistant will contact Pete Caswell, Health Officer, to meet with the Board at the March 25, 2003 meeting to further discuss the recommendations in Mr. Hardy’s letter.

Reviewed a request from Citizens for NH Land & Community Heritage for a resolution to the NH State Legislature for funding of the LCHIP program.  The Administrative Assistant will type a final draft for the signatures of the Board at the March 25, 2003 meeting.

Signed an application for current use for William and Louise Bergholm, M 05 L 084-B, after review of a letter from Jim Rice, Avitar Associates. Reviewed a request for a partial abatement of a current use change tax penalty from George Andersen, M 08 L 002-3/8.  This will be forwarded to Jim Rice, Avitar Associates for further review.

Reviewed building permit application from U.S. Cellular to add panels to existing cell tower on Temple Mountain.  The Administrative Assistant will check the ZBA minutes for their decision on the Sprint application before any action is taken.

Reviewed letter of inquiry from Paul Quinn regarding the Neil Head property.  Discussion will occur at the March 25, 2003 meeting.

 

 

 

 

FINAL MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC MEETING
ON THE 18th DAY OF MARCH 2003

 

  1. Subject:  7:15 p.m.  Richard Beringer appeared before the Board for two items.  Beringer informed the Board that the contract for the new fire tanker will be mailed upon receipt of the mailing address for the town and the paint code.  Beringer then read a letter of interest for re-appointment to the Conservation Commission.

 

  1. Subject:  7:45 p.m. The Friends of Temple Mountain gave a power point presentation and an explanation of the work they have been doing in regards to a possible purchase of Temple Mountain.  There was a question and answer session for the public.  Move by Kantner that the Temple Board of Selectmen support in concept the work of The Friend of Temple Mountain and will cooperate in any way possible.  Second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.

 

  1. Subject:  8:15 p.m.  The Board reviewed appointments and re-appointments to various Boards.  Move by Fiske to appoint Honey Hastings to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative.  Move by Fiske to appoint John Pierce to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, as a full member, second by Petro and voted in the unanimous affirmative.  Move by Fiske to appoint Donald Fonda to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, as an alternate member, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative.  Move by Petro to appoint Jeff Elsing to the Recreation Commission, as a full member, second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.  The second Recreation Commission opening will be discussed at the March 25, 2006 meeting.  Discussion of the openings on the Conservation Commission.  There are two full member positions and one alternate position.  Letters of interest were received from David Repak, Richard Beringer, Paul Quinn and Roger Hatt.  There was discussion of the letters submitted by the candidates.  Question from the floor were taken.  Move by Petro to get recommendations from the existing Con Com for review before making new appointments.  No second.  Move by Fiske to appoint the following to the Conservation Commission, David Repak as a full member, Paul Quinn, a full member, and Roger Hatt , as an alternate member, second by Kantner and voted Fiske and Kantner for, Petro opposed.  The procedure for the above appointments is for the appointees to be sworn in before or at the first meeting of the commission or board and the term to commence at the first scheduled meeting to the commission or board.  Move by Fiske to postpone appointments for the Historic District Commission until March 25, 2003, second by Petro and voted in the unanimous affirmative. 

FINAL MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC MEETING
ON THE 18th DAY OF MARCH 2003

 

 

  1. Subject: (cont.) Move by Petro to appoint Mark Salisbury as the Town of Temple Representative to the Wilton Recycling Center for a three-year term to expire March 31, 2006, second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.

 

  1. Subject:  9:00 p.m. Review of the March 15, 2003 town meeting.  Discussion of the purchase of the new fire tanker, Kantner will work with the bank and the Fire Department on the loan.  Fiske will work on the repair of the rails around the common.  Petro will work with the committee regarding the completion of the baseball field.  Discussion of the ambulance service occurred.  Fiske will contact WLT-EMS to discuss the ambulance service.  There was discussion of Article #9 – the feasibility study for the town hall; Fiske will start working on this.  Move by Fiske to disband the original Building Study Committee formed in 2002, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative.  The Board discussed the warrant article for the bridge.  Tim Fiske, Road Agent, will be requested to send a letter to Concord to inform the NH-DOT that the money was raised and appropriated.  T. Fiske will also be requested to meet with the Board to discuss the bridge rebuilding.  The Board discussed working with the Advisory Budget Committee in 2003.

 

  1. Subject:  Meeting adjourned 10:25 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted by Debra Harling, Administrative Assistant.