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Selectmen Minutes 04/18/2017
 Chichester Board of Selectmen
Minutes of Meeting
Tuesday April 18, 2017

Members Present: Jeff Jordan, Tom Jameson, Ed Millette, Jodi Pinard Town Administrator, Kristy Barnouski Administrative Assistant.

Others Present: Chief Clarke, Lucille Noel, Donna Chagnon, Bob Mann, Jim Plunkett, Zach Boyijian, Craig McIntosh, Gordon Jones, Blaze Konefal, Dawn Marshall and other members of the public.

Call to Order Mr. Jordan called the meeting to order at 6:30pm

Letter from resident-
Mrs. Pinard had a letter to the Board to read from a Chichester resident concerning a member of the PD.  The Board reviewed the letter and will take it under advisement.

Highway Department

Sander Rack Bid-
The sander rack has been out to bid previously with no responses or interest. Mr. Plunkett put the bid out once again and received one response. The sander he would like to have installed is the same one designed for the NH D.O.T.  Mr. Plunkett asked that the Board approve this project in the amount of $67,771 with the money remaining in the Bear Hill Expendable Trust Fund as well as any excess to be paid out of the Facilities Capital Reserve Fund.

A motion was made by Mr. Millette and seconded by Mr. Jameson to award the project to Pellowe Construction in the amount of $67,771 with the money remaining in the Bear Hill Expendable Trust Fund as well as any excess to be paid out of the Facilities Capital Reserve Fund. Motion passes.

Police Department-
Mrs. Pinard stated that Chief Clarke could not be here as he was at a training but had asked that she present the bids for the new cruiser. Chief Clarke had received a quote from Grappone which came in lower than state bid. Irwin has state bid for the cruiser.  Grappone’s bid came in at $21,898.00 and then will have to be up fitted. Irwin’s bid was $22,486.00

Mr. Millette made a motion and Mr. Jordan seconds to purchase the 2017 Ford Explorer with trade for $21,898.00 from Grappone. Motion passes.

Conservation-
Conservation will be hosting an event on July 29th in the Grange Hall which part of the UNH extension stewardship network with lessons on maintaining trails.  A small fee will be collected for the workshop and lunch will be provided.  Please see the Conservation Commission for more details.

Spaulding Lot-
The Conservation Commission discussed the approved warrant article placing a conservation easement on the Spaulding Town Forest.  The document the Conservation Commission provided was a skeleton document and could be changed. The Board did have concerns and stated that all documents would need to be reviewed by the Town attorney. Costs would be approximately $21,500.00 to complete the easement.  The next step is to have a public hearing on May 11 which will be posted.   

Planning Board Business-
The Board asked Craig McIntosh in for a non-public meeting to address concerns about him possibly not living in Town. Mr. McIntosh agreed to meet but asked to have it public.  The Board asked Mr. McIntosh if he did still live in Town or if he had moved out of Town.  This concerned the Board since in order to serve on the Planning Board you must be a resident, not just a property owner.  Mr. McIntosh assured the Board that he did in fact reside in Chichester and proved proof.

Boston Post Cane-
The Boston Post Cane award will be presented to Mrs. Margaret Mobbs on Sunday April 22, 2017, at 2:00pm at the Epsom Manor.

Public Input-
Ms. Noel wanted to share that she had recently gone to a showing at the Old Coffey property on Main Street which she thinks would be lovely for an independent living home.  She wanted to know who she could approach to develop the property as such. It was recommended to talk to Mr. Halle, owner of Chichester Commons to see if he would be interested.

  Non-public Session: 91 A:3 II (d) Consideration of the acquisition, sale, or lease of real or personal property

A motion was made by Mr. Jordan and seconded by Mr. Jameson to enter into non-public session under RSA 91-A: 3 II (d). Jordan Aye, Jameson Aye, Millette Aye.  Motion Passes.

A motion was made by Mr. Jordan and seconded by Mr. Jameson to exit non-public session, Jordan Aye, Jameson Aye. Motion Passes.

A motion was made by Mr. Jordan and seconded by Mr. Jameson to seal the non-public meeting minutes indefinitely. Jordan Aye, Jameson Aye, Millette Aye. Motion Passes.

Non-public Session: 91 A:3 II (e) Consideration or negotiation of pending claims or litigation which has been threatened in writing or filed against the public body or any subdivision thereof, or against any member thereof because of his or her membership in such public body, until claim or litigation has been fully adjudicated or otherwise settled.

A motion was made by Mr. Jordan and seconded by Mr. Jameson to enter into non-public session under RSA 91-A: 3 II (e). Jordan Aye, Jameson Aye, Millette Aye. Motion Passes.

A motion was made by Mr. Jordan and seconded by Mr. Jameson to exit non-public session, Jordan Aye, Jameson Aye. Motion Passes.

A motion was made by Mr. Jordan and seconded by Mr. Jameson to seal the non-public meeting minutes indefinitely. Jordan Aye, Jameson Aye, Millette Aye. Motion Passes.


Adjournment
Being no further discussion, a motion was made by Mr. Jordan and seconded by Mr. Jameson to adjourn the meeting at 8:05pm. Motion passes.

Respectfully submitted,
                                                                        Not approved until signed

Kristy Barnouski, Administrative Assistant



  Jeffrey Jordan                                                                              Tom Jameson                                                      Ed Millette


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