Chichester Board of Selectmen
Minutes of Meeting
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Members Present: Chairman Jeffrey Jordan, Richard DeBold, Mike Paveglio and Admin Asst. Jamie A Pike.
Others present: Chief Alan Quimby, Allen Mayville, Philip Hitchcock, Donna Chagnon, James Plunkett, Lucille Noel, Bernd Reinhardt, Ann Davis and Bill Briggs.
Chairman Jordan called the meeting to order at 7:02pm.
Fire Dept - Chief Quimby briefed the Board on the status of Engine 3. E-One has finished their inspection and sent a report to the corporate headquarters for review. Mr. Paveglio has spoken with legal counsel, and after the findings are returned, counsel is to be contacted of how to continue should they not be in the favor of the Town.
The free use of the Loudon engine has finished. Chief Quimby presented the Board with a copy of the lease agreement from the Town of Loudon for continued use of the engine at a rate of $500 per month. Mr. Paveglio asked what is the result should the Town not rent the engine. Chief Quimby responded that without the leased engine, the Town would not be able to respond to any Mutual Aide calls. He Board requested that the agreement be reviewed by Town Counsel and LGC before a decision is made.
Shaw Field - Mr. Briggs inquired about the decision to allow Mr. Ladd mow the Shaw field for hay. He stated that he had requested to do the same in excess of 10 years ago, and was told once the sheep were done grazing the field he would be allowed its use. Mr. Briggs was informed that next year, the Town would solicit interested parties.
Library – Ms. Noel reported that there were 30 ppl in attendance for the poetry event. Aug 30th will be the next movie night with a showing of Grease. Patrons are encouraged to wear 50’s clothing.
Garden Club – Ms. Davis reported that the Garden Club raised $787 from the ticket sales of the Garden Tour and distributed the funds to each of the Library, the photography group, the Historical Society and the Heritage Commission in the amount of $157.40.
Hwy – Mr. Plunkett presented the paving prices.
If the Town chooses to use Continental there will be no $500 set up charge to do the three projects at the same time. The Board approved Continental Paving to complete the work on Pleasant Street.
Roadside Cleanup – The Board graciously thanked Jamie Pike for organizing the Road Side Cleanup day. Mr. Pike reported that turnout was good and that another day will be chosen in the spring before the vegetation grows.
Warden – Mr. Stock reported that the collapsible tank was in and he is working on a 50/50 grant for a BB4 pump in the spring.
Heritage Comm – Ms. Noel wanted to acknowledge Tom Towle for donating a granite post for the library for the Historic Registry plaque, and also Bob and Faye McAnney for cleaning the front of the Grange Hall.
A motion was made by Mr. Paveglio and seconded by Mr. DeBold to appoint Philip Hitchcock to the Road Advisory Committee. Motion passes.
Being no further discussion, a motion was made by Mr. Paveglio and seconded by Mr. DeBold to adjourn the meeting at 8:10pm. Motion passes.
Not Approved until signed.
Jamie A Pike, Administrative Assistant
Jeffrey Jordan Richard DeBold D. Michael Paveglio