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
unanimous to XX Approve Disapprove
7:00 p.m. Reviewed and
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
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
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
ON THE 18th DAY OF MARCH 2003
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
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
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
ON THE 18th DAY OF MARCH 2003
- 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.
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.
Meeting adjourned 10:25 p.m.
submitted by Debra Harling, Administrative Assistant.