6/18/2020 – SELECTMEN MEETING MINUTES public and private

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SELECTMEN MEETING MINUTES, TOWN OF TROY: Thursday June 18, 2020

Selectmen Present: Richard Thackston, Curtis Hopkins, Tim Byrnes

Chairman Thackston opened meeting at 7:00pm

Members of the public present: Richard HKS Thackston, Lisa Bagster, Courtney Davis, Jon Collins, Justin Jones

Public Comments: ? went before the Board for a building permit for ? School street. The Board suggested he submit a drawing for the variance he may need for his property.

Courtney Davis presented to the Board his renovations on the Railroad Depot and would like to contract an additional $1200 to do an entire new paint job. MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

Mr. Davis asked permission to work on the lower end of Quarry Road MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

Richard HKS Thackston mentioned that the following individuals were interested in being members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment. Jon Collins, Courtney Davis and Justin Jones MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

There was question about the bid acceptances and some discrepancies within them. These will be investigated. The Board also discussed the ‘Trash-out bid’ options for 83 High Street.

Department Head Reports: Troy Treasurer, Janet Mcculough(not present) supplied the Board with the year to date revenues. Revenues have never been entered into the tax software and the Board thinks that the Office Assistant should start on entering those.

Old Business: The Board reviewed the 2020 IT contract was approved MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

The Town was unable to be approved for a COVID-19 grant due to lack of response of reports from
some departments and the lack of major monetary issues from the Town due to the pandemic.

New Business:
Jon Collins of the ZBA presented to the Board the Noise Ordinance and updates for it regarding some additions that can be added to it(attached). The new proposed permit will be reviewed at next Selectmen’s meeting, July 9th, 2020.

Jon Collins of the ZBA presented to the Board a non-conforming lot on Monadnock Street.

The new building permit was approved Map 12-Lot 15 D2 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen
Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

A Sign permit was approved for Kevin Brostek MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

Four abatements were TABLED

A building permit for Map 19 Lot 22 was TABLED due to lack of a set of plans (drawing, etc)

Selectmen Hopkins discussed the possibility of having flashing lights at the crosswalk at the intersections at Monadnock Street and Route 12, on Mill Street and at a few locations on the Common. Grants will be applied for and Selectmen Hopkins will follow up with the Department of Transportation. Resident member, Lisa Steadman commented on Facebook and is willing to help.

Notice of Intent to Cut on Map 20 Lot 2 was approved MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

Payroll Manifest for 6/14/2020 for $12,394.80 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0

Payroll Manifest for 6/7/2020 for $13,196.35 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

Accounts Payable Manifest 6/17/2020 for $211,320.81? MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND
by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

Accounts Payable Manifest 6/9/2020for $165,642.99 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND
by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

Approval of 6/4/2020 non-public Minutes and seal again indefinitely MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

Approval of 6/4/2020 Public Minutes TABLED until monetary values are submitted.

Correspondence: An email from the Town Treasurer regarding some extra funds in the Historical Society that may be used for repairs was reviewed.

Board Report: Selectmen Byrnes has announced his resignation as of the next Selectmen’s meeting
on 6/18/2020. His successor (looking for volunteers) will last out the remainder of his term.

Selectmen Hopkins updated the Board on Samuel E Paul Community Center events:
Breakfast at the Community Center, first Saturday of each month, 7am-10am, take out and eat outdoors at the Community Center
Barbecue Dinner, see Facebook Community Center Page for details on June 20th
Summer camp is almost at capacity

MOTION accept Timothy Byrnes resignation from Troy Redevelopment Group by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

MOTION accept Timothy Byrnes resignation from Heritage Commission by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

MOTION accept Timothy Byrnes resignation from the Board of Selectment by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

MOTION accept Timothy Byrnes resignation from Troy Redevelopment Group by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0

MOTION for Timothy Wilson to be on the Board of Troy Redevelopment Group by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

MOTION for Timothy Wilson to be on the Heritage Commission Group by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

MOTION for Timothy Wilson to be on the Board of Selectmen by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

MOTION to adjourn at 9:02PM by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Byrnes VOTES 3-0-0.

TROY SELECT BOARD:

Christina Howells, Town Administrator

Richard Thackston, Chairman

Curtis Hopkins

Timothy Byrnes


 

SELECT BOARD MEETING MINUTES-NONPUBLIC

TOWN OF TROY

Thursday June 18, 2020

Selectmen Present: Richard Thackston, Curtis Hopkins, Tim Byrnes

Chairman Thackston opened meeting at 6:00pm.

Motion to enter Nonpublic Session by Chair Thackston at 6:13pm ROLL CALL VOTE to enter Nonpublic: Chair Thackston YES Selectmen Byrnes YES Selectmen Hopkins YES

RSA 91-A:3, II(c) The Board discussed current litigation regarding Brian Foley of 1 Central Square, Troy, NH. The Board voted to extend his condemnation of his home until July 31st, 2020 MOTION ROLL CALL VOTE Chair Thackston YES Selectmen Byrnes YES Selectmen Hopkins YES

The Board discussed Gary Lang and his order to leave his mobile home located on Richmond Road. MOTION ROLL CALL VOTE Chair Thackston YES Selectmen Byrnes YES Selectmen Hopkins YES

RSA 91-A:3, II(e) NH Homes, LLC has made mention to the Town’s attorney, Joe Hoppock regarding his buildings on Quarry Road and the Certificate of Occupancy MOTION ROLL CALL VOTE Chair Thackston YES Selectmen Byrnes YES Selectmen Hopkins YES

RSA 91-A:3, II(a) The Board discussed Town Employee Merit based raises. These raises dependent on Department Head document submission will be retroactive April 1, 2020. Sarah Lashua, Town Office Assistant will be reviewed August 1, 2020 for a raise and will also change her hours for meeting Thursdays for a 3:30-10:00 pm shift. MOTION ROLL CALL VOTE Chair Thackston YES Selectmen Byrnes YES Selectmen Hopkins YES

Two potential Town Administrator applicants will be set up for next week to accommodate everyone’s schedules.

Motion to leave Nonpublic Session by Chair Thackston at 6:50pm ROLL CALL VOTE to leave
Nonpublic at 6:30pm: Chair Thackston YES Selectmen Byrnes YES Selectmen Hopkins YES

TROY SELECT BOARD:

Christina Howells, Town Administrator

Richard Thackston, Chairman

Curtis Hopkins

Timothy Byrnes