FINAL MINUTES OF PUBLIC HEARING
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Meeting held on the 12th day of November 2002
Approval of Prior Minutes: Motion made by Frazier to approve 10/22/2002 minutes as amended, second by Kantner.
Voted unanimous to XX Approve Disapprove
Reviewed Veteran’s Tax Credit applications. Move by Frazier to approve the Veteran’s Credit for Thomas Mazza Revocable Trust and Ruth E. Quinn Revocable Trust, second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
Reviewed and signed an intent to cut for Kenneth Lorden, M 08 L 005.
Reviewed and signed building permit applications for the following:
R. Whitcomb, M 08 L 013 – add a lean to and roof to existing sawmill;
N. Head, M 02 L 051 – addition for shop and laundry room; H. Hastings, M 06
L 013-M – Garage.
No action taken on building permit applications for the following: D. Pratt,
M 05 L 009-1 – single family residence, applicant does not own property;
W. Bergholm, M 05 L 084-B – single family residence, front setback needs to
be verified; P. Waterman, M 06 L 037 – garage, the Builder, Dream Barns,
has not posted the requested $500.00 bond.
Reviewed appointments for the Fire Warden and Deputy Fire Wardens.
Move by Frazier to appoint Joseph Cournoyer as Fire Warden, second by
Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative. Move by Frazier to appoint
Timothy Fiske, Richard Beringer, William S. Wildes, Robert Frazier and Ed
Holz as Deputy Fire Wardens, second by Kantner and voted in the
Discussion of the pay phone located outside the Temple Store. An analysis
of the costs and revenue received was reviewed, which indicated costs since
March of 2001 are $1392, revenue since March of 2001 are $22.73. The
Board determined that the cost to the Town can not be justified. Move by
Frazier to have the pay phone located at the Temple Store removed, second
by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
Discussion of the Doyle property easement on M 07 L 037. Mr. Doyle will be
sent a letter and form for a Conservation Restriction Easement.
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be retiring from making dinners for the election workers. Move by Kantner to
send a letter of thanks to Mrs. Quinn for feeding the election workers for the
past 30 years, second by Frazier and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
Reviewed a letter from a Karl Bunyard regarding the intersection of Rte 101
and Rte 45. Frazier will write a letter to Mr. Bunyard explaining that these
are State roads.
Reviewed a progress report on the records retention project. S. Fiske will
speak to Betsy Perry regarding the report.
Honey Hastings expressed an interest in serving on the Zoning Board of
Adjustment. Move by Fiske to appoint Honey Hastings to the ZBA to finish
Colleen Martins term to March 2003, second by Kantner and voted in the
2. Subject: 7:50 p.m. Randy Martin and his Attorney, Jim Tamposi came in to discuss the “spec” house located on M 08 L 002-1. Martin spoke to the Board about the abatement filed for 2001 and his estimates on what the assessment should be. It was agreed that Debra Harling, the Administrative Assistant, will contact Jim Rice, the Town’s appraiser with Avitar Assoicates, and ask Rice to meet with Martin to review the house.
3. Subject: 8:10 p.m. Sandra & Ken Lehtonen of San-Ken Homes came in to discuss the road bond for Hedman Lane and Gambol Brook Road. The Lehtonens would like to have the bond returned. Move by Frazier to release the $5000.00 bond on the first phase of the Glen Farms subdivision, second by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative. A public hearing for the acceptance of Glen Farms Road was set for 11/25/02 at 8:30 p.m. Tim Fiske, Road Agent, will have a recommendation on the amount of bond that should be retained for Glen Farms Road at the hearing. Sandra Lehtonen then made a suggestion to the Board that the Code Enforcement Officer be allowed to sign Certificate of Occupancies.
4. Subject: 8:2 p.m. Peter Caswell, Health Officer, came in to discuss the dump site found at the Christopher Weston Conservation land, M 02 L 041. Caswell suggested that basic soil samples be taken and a scope of work reviewed by Brian Hardy, the Environmental Consultant hire by the Town to test the wells at the Brown and Fish Road dump site. The Board clarified for members of the Conservation Commission that testing is the responsibility of the town. Fiske informed the Board that she had spoken to Hardy and his suggestion was to test for metals, petroleum and pesticides. Fiske also informed the Board that the results of the water tests for the Brown and Fish Road site were in and Hardy would be submitting a report on these tests. Frazier told
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5. Subject: 8:40 p.m. James McTague, Police Chief came in to discuss the space needs of the Police Department. McTague explained that there are two possible options. First option is a temporary fix, such as building the proposed two bay garage on the back of the Municipal Building and using it for office space temporarily. The second option could be to add on the to rear of the Town Hall for a Police Department. McTague stated “We have an uninsured house. The State and the Federal Government wont tell you what to do, but, will tell you what should have been done if you have a lawsuit. There was discussion of both options. No action was taken at this time.
6. Subject: 9:15 p.m. Move by Frazier to enter non-public session under 91-A:3, II b & c, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative. Discussion of a letter received from B. Simmer. A response will be written to Ms. Simmer and both letters forwarded to Attorney Drescher. Move by Frazier to leave non-public at 9:30 p.m., second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
7. Meeting adjourned at 9:30 pm.
Respectfully submitted by Debra Harling, Administrative Assistant.