FINAL MINUTES OF PUBLIC MEETING
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Meeting held on the 25th of November
Board members present: B. Kantner, S. Fiske, Ted Petro
Call to Order by B. Kantner at 7:04 p.m.
Approval of prior minutes: Move by Petro to accept the
11/11/03 minutes, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
- Subject: Reviewed and signed
vouchers. Signed building
permit applications for the following: Kruger, M 05 L 039-8-single family
residence; Ulch, M 08 L 036-Porch; Andersen, M 02 L 032-interior
Signed certificate of occupancy for Singelais, M 06 L 013-A.
Signed trust fund reimbursement request letter.
Signed the Sales Ratio survey for the NH-DRA.
Board updated that the new tile will be installed at the Municipal Building on 12/4 through 12/7 and the new carpet will be installed 12/12 through
Fiske contacted ESE about water tests at the Brown Road landfill. B. Hardy will fax a quote. Kantner and Petro authorized Fiske to have
water tests done.
Kantner informed the Board that M. Connolly would like to
resign as School Board Representative. The Administrative Assistant will
contact the NHMA to determine how Connolly’s resignation should be done.
Kantner inquired whether the Board is still interested in
putting an office procedure manual together. The Board was interested, but
felt this was not a priority at this time. Kantner will work on this in the
next few months.
Discussion of GASB 34, the Administrative Assistant will
put together a proposal for procedures for the Board to review.
Fiske informed the Board that the Caney letter regarding the
trailer has not been signed as of this
date. Fiske informed
the Board that the Weston Conservation land cleanup came in at a cost of
approximately $1450.00. The Board signed a letter of thanks to John Kieley for
the donation of the use of his “bobcat” machine. Fiske informed the Board that
the septic at the Highway garage has been
S. Fiske informed the Board that T. Fiske, Road Agent, had contacted Hoyle,
Tanner & Associates at the Planning Boards request to have a review of a
plan submitted to the Planning Board.
FINAL MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC MEETING
THE 25th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2003
- Subject: (cont.) Fiske informed the
Administrative Assistant that M. Klinck had contacted her. Klinck will be
available on Mondays or Fridays in December. The Administrative
Assistant will contact Avitar Associates to request 2 dates that they may
be able to review Klinck’s properties. The Board reviewed a
letter from R. Martin regarding covenants at Stonegate
The Board discussed the Town Hall door, which was left open, the
Administrative Assistant will send a memo to all key holders requesting
that they verify all lights are turned off and the doors are shut and
informed the Board that this will be the last year for lights on the big
tree by the library. The Recreation Commission will look at other
alternatives for the
Discussion about the Conservation Commission cleaning up brush on the four
town owned lots on the west side of Route 45. T. Fiske informed Kantner
that this is under the purview of the Highway Department and they will
attend to this next spring. The Conservation Commission may offer some
help. Petro asked the Board to consider how employees are compensated
for appearing at other Board meetings during their off time.
- Subject: Wil Wildes, Code Enforcement
Officer, met with the Board for a discussion of the building permit and
inspection process. The Board and Wildes discussed occupancy of a
residence before final inspections and sign off on the building permit and
before issuance of a certificate of occupancy. The Board reviewed Article
VIII Section 2 of the Temple Zoning Ordinance regarding occupancy. The
Board suggested to Wildes that if there is any questions of occupancy
before an occupancy permit is issued that people be referred to the Board
of Selectmen. T. Fiske, Road Agent, requested that the Board discuss with
Wildes inspection of perimeter drains for a proposed four-lot subdivision
on Peterborough Road. Wildes was willing to implement perimeter drain
inspections on a case-by-case basis. The Board requested the
Administrative Assistant send a memo to the Planning Board regarding the
concern about water on Peterborough Road. Discussion about policies
and procedures regarding building permits. The Board will look at this
at a future meeting. The Board asked Wildes as Fire Chief if he
thought any more money is going to be spent on the Forestry Truck. Wildes
informed the Board that the truck should not require anything more than
standard maintenance; there should be no further large expenditures on
- Subject: Paul Jordan and Hap Brown, Temple Representatives to the WLTEMS Board of Directors, met with the Board. Jordan presented the proposed budget for 2004. Jordan explained that there has been a
FINAL MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC MEETING
HELD ON THE 25th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2003
- Subject: (Cont.) increase. The
Paramedic coverage budgeted for 2003 had been budgeted for 108 hours with
80% paid and 20% volunteer. Due to incorrect information the Medics were
paid for all hours. No hours were volunteered. The Director had been out
due to an operation and coverage was paid for during her absence. These
items led to a deficit for 2003. There was discussion about the ambulance
service providing 24 hour Paramedic coverage and discussion about the
ambulance service revenues.
- Subject: The Town Hall Ad Hoc
Committee submitted preliminary tabulations of the survey they had
conducted. The Committee suggested that an Architect be hired and asked
the Board if the $5000.00 voted at Town Meeting could be used. The Board
suggested that the Committee get at least 3 bids from different
Architects. The funds may be encumbered if a contract has been signed by
Alan and Matthew Picone
came before the Board to discuss their property tax situation. A. Picone
described the three lots owned and presented summary sheets of how taxes
have increased since they purchased the properties. Discussion followed.
The Picones were given copies of the assessment cards and abatement forms
and advised to check records for accuracy and file an appeal within the
appropriate time frame.
- Subject: 10:30 p.m. Move by Fiske to
enter non-public session under RSA 91A:3 II (e) threatened litigation,
second by Petro and voted in the unanimous affirmative. 10:35 p.m. Out of
non-public session, move by Fiske to seal the minutes of the non-public
session, second by Petro and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
- Subject: Move by Petro to adjourn,
second by Kantner, meeting adjourned at 10:40 p.m.
Respectfully submitted by
Debra Harling, Administrative Assistant.