7/9/2020 SELECTMEN MEETING MINUTES

SELECTMEN MEETING MINUTES

TOWN OF TROY

Thursday July 9, 2020

Selectmen Present: Richard Thackston, Curtis Hopkins, Tim Wilson

Chairman Thackston opened meeting at 6:03pm

Motion to enter Nonpublic Session by Chair Thackston at 6:38pm ROLL CALL VOTE to enter Nonpublic: Chair Thackston YES Selectmen Byrnes YES Selectmen Hopkins YES

Members of the public present: Richard HKS Thackston, Mary Guild, Kim Chaffee, Ben Drugg, Lynn Smith

Public Comments: Richard HKS Thackston asked Town Trustee Ben Drugg how the Trust Funds are faring with COVID. Ben Drugg stated that despite the pandemic the funds are doing quite well.

Richard noticed that a Troy Police Officer was at Dunkin’ Donuts in Swanzey, then proceeded to turn on their lights and speed into Troy.

Department Head Reports: Chair Thackston welcomed Mary Guild, the new Town Administrator.

Old Business: The Town was unable to be approved for a COVID-19 grant due to lack of response of reports from some departments. Another request was submitted to department heads and the Town will actively try to obtain a grant.

New Business: Kim Chafee of Troy Historical Society presented to the Board regarding siding at Kimball Hall. Chair Thackston stated there may not be enough money in Historical Society’s Budget to do the siding.
Kim Chafee also discussed their budget for Kimball Hall’s kerosence budget, how it is over and what other options they may have.
Also discussed was the leak at the Railroad Depot and Kim Chaffee suggested that the toilet that has the leak will be shut off.
Kim Chafee discussed the Capon Shoe Shed and the original plan to move it to Town property. The Board voted to accept last year. The Historical Society would like to Town to assist in obtaining a grant to help this project. Chair Thackston suggested the Historical Society submit a Warrant Article for next Town Meeting.

An abatement for the property located at 25 Colonial Drive Map 11 Lot3-CG22 for was approved for $4961.69 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.
An abatement for the property located at 17 Colonial Drive Map 11 Lot 3-CG18 for was approved for $218.32 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.
An abatement for the property located at 7 Woodland Park Map 18 Lot 193-WP07 was approved for $1542.00 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.
An abatement for a lien for the property located at 7 Woodland Park, Map 18 Lot 193-WP07 was approved for $468.93 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.
An abatement for 246 Monadnock Street Map 7 Lot 2 for was approved for $603.00 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.
An abatement for the property Map 8 Lot 18 for was approved for $264.00 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.
An abatement for the property located at 25 Colonial Drive Map 8 Lot 15was approved for $248.00 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Jon Collins presented to the Board Troy’s noise ordinance. There was some discussion on how noise would be measured and enforced. The Board would like the Planning Board to research decibel levels.

A driveway permit for 297 South Street was approved MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

A building permit for Johnathan Schimp Map 19 Lot 22 was approved MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

A building permit for Thomas Gauthier 68 West Hill Road was approved MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Report of Cut for Darcy Doyle Map 34 Lot 6B was approved MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Report of Cut on Richard Lawrence Map 11 Lot 8 was approved MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

A Veteran’s application was reviewed, it is tabled for further review-TABLED

A Veteran’s application was reviewed, it is tabled for further review-TABLED

Payroll Manifest for 6/21/2020 for $9016.41MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Payroll Manifest for 6/28/2020 for $8,410.06 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Accounts Payable Manifest 6/25/2020 for $15,015.82 MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0

Approval of 6/18/2020 non-public Minutes and seal indefinitely MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 2-0-1.

Approval of 6/25/2020 non-public Minutes and seal indefinitely MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Approval of 7/1/2020 non-public Minutes and seal again indefinitely MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Approval of 6/18/2020 Public Minutes MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Approval of 6/25/2020 Public Minutes MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Approval of 6/25/2020 Public Minutes MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.

Approval of 7/1/2020 Public Minutes MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0

Chair Thackston read correspondence from the Town Auditors, Plodzig & Sanderson regarding their contract MOTION to approve by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0

An alcohol permit for 10/18/2020 was approved MOTION by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0

Budgets were reviewed by the Board

Board Report: Chair Thackston reported that the new boilers and the many repairs around Town that are happening around Town.

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 and indoors at the Community Center
The Community Dinner, see Facebook Community Center Facebook Page for more details on July 19th, 4-6pm
Summer camp is up and running. Social distancing is being practiced.

MOTION to adjourn at 8:39PM by Selectmen Hopkins, SECOND by Selectmen Wilson VOTES 3-0-0.