Meeting held on the 24th day of September 2002


Board members present: B. Kantner, S. Fiske


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


Approval of Prior Minutes: Motion made by Fiske to approve 9/10/2002 as amended, second by Kantner.  Motion made by Kantner to approve 8/27/02 as amended, second by Fiske. 


            Voted unanimous to XX Approve            Disapprove


Regular Business


1.      Subject:  7:05 p.m.  Reviewed and signed vouchers.

Reviewed letter of resignation from Colleen Martin from the Zoning Board of Adjustment.  Move by Fiske to accept the resignation of Martin with regret, second by Kantner and voted in the unanimous affirmative.

      Reviewed and signed certificate of occupancies for the following:  San-Ken

      Homes, M 06 L 013-Q14 – Single Family Residence; Bruce & Jennifer

      Kullgren, M 02 L 034-B – Single Family Residence; Doug Heck, M 06 L 003 -

      Temporary Mobile Home.

      Reviewed application for permit to build for the following:  Jerimiah Ulch,

      M 08 L 036, a sketch is needed before the permit will be approved.

      Reviewed sample “Historical Document List” from Betsy Perry.  Fiske will

      meet with Perry.  The Board will need to determine what should be given to

      the Historical Society and what should be kept in Town records.

      Reviewed and signed an intent to cut for Kerry McDonald and Richard

      Redding, M 09 L 025 and Steven & Niki McGettigan, M 05 L 056.

      Reviewed and signed an application to demolish a structure from Doug Heck

      M 06 L 003.

      Reviewed and signed an application to put 1 acre into current use from

      Wildcat Partnership, M 04 L 010.

      Reviewed and initialed all Veteran’s Tax Credit applications for 2003 DRA


      Discussion of ZBA appointments, the Administrative Assistant will contact the

      Chairman of the ZBA to see if they have any preferences.  The Admin.

      Assist. will also contact Honey Hastings to see if she is interested in being a

      full member of the ZBA instead of an alternate.

       Tim Fiske, Road Agent, informed the Board that he is over his paving

      budget and asked the Board to consider moving funds from the driveway

plowing budget.  No action taken at this time.





2.    Subject:  7:30 p.m. Mason Klinck came in to discuss his 2001 abatement

      request.  Kantner explained that Avitar Associates, the firm hired by the town,

      made the recommendation for denial and they are the experts hired by the

      Board of Selectmen.  There was discussion of the opinion given to Mr. Klinck

      by his appraiser and attorney.  Klinck explained he is looking for an

      adjustment on M 03 L 015, not on any of his other lots.  Fiske explained the

      shift that occurred during the 1999 revaluation where land prices dropped but

      building values increased.  Klinck reviewed a four page summary put

      together by his attorney.  Fiske asked Klinck to explain what his ultimate

      request is.  Klinck stated that he wishes the Board of Selectmen to accept the

      Chapman appraisal for his property.  There was discussion regarding Avitar’s

      comment that the highest and best use is as a Horse Farm.  Kantner and

      Fiske will review the information supplied by Klinck.  A new appointment will

      be made for further discussion for 10/22/02.


3.      Subject:  8:00 p.m. Peter Frank and Mike Perry of GeoInsight came in to discuss their company, which is an Environmental Consulting Firm.  Fiske asked for a brief overview of the company’s experience.  Frank explained that they are comprised of environmental consultants, scientists and engineers.  The company has done water testing and the employees have a wide range of experience.  Frank asked for information on what the Town perceives needs to be done at the old dumpsite.  There were explanations of the industry standards and why water needs to be filtered when a water test is done on a monitoring well.



4.      Subject:  9:00 p.m. Steve Atter of ENSR International came in to discuss his company.  Atter explained his companies qualifications as Environmental Consultants.  Atter reviewed with the Board what factors may affect a water sampling.  Kantner asked about costs.  Atter will prepare a sampling plan.  Atter explained that his company subcontracts with a laboratory to review and analyze water samples.


5.      Subject:  10:30 p.m.  Meeting adjourned.


Respectfully submitted by Debra Harling, Administrative Assistant.