FINAL MINUTES OF PUBLIC MEETING
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Meeting held on the 27th of January
Board members present: B. Kantner, S. Fiske, Ted Petro
Call to Order by B. Kantner at 7:07 p.m.
Approval of prior minutes: Move by Petro to accept the
1/6/04 minutes, as written, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous
affirmative. Move by Fiske to accept the 1/13/04 non-public minutes as
amended, second by Petro and voted in the unanimous affirmative. Move by
Kantner to accept the 1/13/04 minutes as amended, second by Petro and voted in
the unanimous affirmative. Move by Fiske to accept the 1/17/04 minutes of the
Budget Hearing as written, second by Petro and voted in the unanimous
affirmative. Move by Petro to accept the 1/20/04 minutes at amended, second by
Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.
- Subject: Reviewed and signed
vouchers. Reviewed and signed
the contract for use of the Temple Elementary School on March 13, 2004 for
the Town Meeting.
Signed intents to cut for the following: B. Kullgren, Jr.,
M 02 Lots 034-B.
Discussion of holding a candidates night. This will be on
March 4, 2004.
Reviewed the Selectmen’s report for the 2003 Town Report.
Discussion of the reports due from the other Boards.
Signed a building permit application for Julie Middleton, M
02 L 070 for renovations and expansion of a single-family residence.
Signed a certificate of occupancy for San-Ken Homes, Inc., M
06 L 013-Q06 for a single-family residence.
Reviewed a letter of retirement from Michael Connolly from
the Conservation Commission, Kantner will inform the ConCom.
Reviewed and signed a letter regarding the well at the Old
School. The Administrative Assistant will call Attorney Drescher regarding
the warrant article.
Phone research will be discussed at the Apr. 6, 2004
meeting. The BAC
will take on this project after the Town Meeting.
Fiske informed the Board that the excess rug from the
Municipal Building is being bound and will be placed in the entry of the Town
Discussion of the assessment review seminar attended by the
Board and Administrative Assistant.
Discussion about work logs. Petro has spoken to B. Perry.
Kantner proposed that one Board member check the logs and work with the staff.
FINAL MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC MEETING
THE 13th DAY OF JANUARY, 2004
- Subject: (cont.) Kantner
volunteered to work with the staff on the logs. Discussion about the
School Board Representative. Connolly does not want to resign until after
the hearings regarding Mr.
Dodge. Discussion about
the Congregational Church’s policy regarding the use of Friendship Hall by
Municipal Boards. The Church will not allow the Town to use Friendship
Hall unless the Town Hall is scheduled for another
Discussion with S. Andersen, Chairman of the BAC, regarding the 1/28/04
BAC agenda. Friends
of Temple Town Hall presented a revised warrant article for the Town
Warrant. Fiske reworded the warrant article to conform to State
requirements. Petro informed the Board that the Planning Board Chairman
had suggested a warrant article to hire a professional to help write up a
Capital Improvements Program. The Administrative Assistant will write
up a proposed warrant article for a CIP. Fiske will contact SWPRC for a
cost on hiring them to help with a CIP.
Petro informed the Board that Police Chief McTague had contacted Attorney
Drescher regarding the Edwards matter. Attorney Drescher advised that
Chief McTague and the Board hold off on any actions until after the
2/17/04 court hearing. The Board will ask Chief McTague to attend the
2/24/04 meeting and update them to the extent possible on the court
hearing. Review of an email received from the NHMA regarding taxation
of telephone utilities. The Board agreed that an email to the Town’s
Representatives should be sent.
- Subject: Bob Frazier met with the
Board to present a petition warrant article to decrease the amount of
current use penalties to the Conservation Commission from 100% to 10%. Frazier
requested that the Board consider putting this warrant article near the
beginning of the warrant for voting.
- Subject: Move by Petro to adjourn,
second by Fiske, meeting adjourned at 9:53 p.m.
Respectfully submitted by
Debra Harling, Administrative Assistant.