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Selectmen Minutes 04/18/2017
     

 Chichester Board of Selectmen

Minutes of Meeting

Tuesday April 18,2017

 

Members Present: JeffJordan, Tom Jameson, Ed Millette, Jodi Pinard Town Administrator, KristyBarnouski Administrative Assistant.

Others Present: ChiefClarke, Lucille Noel, Donna Chagnon, Bob Mann, Jim Plunkett, Zach Boyijian,Craig McIntosh, Gordon Jones, Blaze Konefal, Dawn Marshall and other members ofthe 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 aChichester resident concerning a member of the PD.  The Board reviewed the letter and will takeit under advisement.

Highway Department

Sander Rack Bid-

The sander rack has been out to bid previously with noresponses or interest. Mr. Plunkett put the bid out once again and received oneresponse. The sander he would like to have installed is the same one designedfor the NH D.O.T.  Mr. Plunkett asked thatthe Board approve this project in the amount of $67,771 with the moneyremaining in the Bear Hill Expendable Trust Fund as well as any excess to bepaid out of the Facilities Capital Reserve Fund.

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

Police Department-

Mrs. Pinard stated that Chief Clarke could not be here as hewas 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 statebid. 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 topurchase the 2017 Ford Explorer with trade for $21,898.00 from Grappone. Motion passes.

Conservation-

Conservation will be hosting an event on July 29thin the Grange Hall which part of the UNH extension stewardship network withlessons on maintaining trails.  A smallfee will be collected for the workshop and lunch will be provided.  Please see the Conservation Commission formore details.

Spaulding Lot-

The Conservation Commission discussed the approved warrantarticle placing a conservation easement on the Spaulding Town Forest.  The document the Conservation Commissionprovided was a skeleton document and could be changed. The Board did haveconcerns and stated that all documents would need to be reviewed by the Townattorney. Costs would be approximately $21,500.00 to complete theeasement.  The next step is to have apublic hearing on May 11 which will be posted.  

Planning BoardBusiness-

The Board asked Craig McIntosh in for a non-public meetingto address concerns about him possibly not living in Town. Mr. McIntosh agreedto meet but asked to have it public.  TheBoard asked Mr. McIntosh if he did still live in Town or if he had moved out ofTown.  This concerned the Board since inorder to serve on the Planning Board you must be a resident, not just aproperty owner.  Mr. McIntosh assured theBoard 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 ashowing at the Old Coffey property on Main Street which she thinks would belovely for an independent living home. She wanted to know who she could approach to develop the property assuch. It was recommended to talk to Mr. Halle, owner of Chichester Commons tosee if he would be interested.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A motion was made by Mr. Jordan and seconded by Mr. Jameson toseal 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. Jordanand seconded by Mr. Jameson to adjourn the meeting at 8:05pm. Motion passes.

Respectfullysubmitted,

                                                                                                                                                                  Not approved until signed

 

Kristy Barnouski, AdministrativeAssistant

_________________________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Jeffrey Jordan                                                                                        Tom Jameson                                                      Ed Millette



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