SELECT BOARD MEETING MINUTES 2-7-19

SELECT BOARD MEETING MINUTES

 TOWN OF TROY

 

Thursday February 7, 2019

 

Selectmen Present:  Richard Thackston, Curtis Hopkins

 

Chairman Thackston opened meeting at 6:05PM.

 

Members of the Public Present: Ben Drugg, Adam Hopkins, Herb Drugg, Catherine Callegari, Matthew Meachum, Robert Cummings, Rhonda Sheats, Richard HKS Thackston, Lisa Stearns, Richard Wright, Patrice Wright, Chief Ellis, Chief Huntoon, Bob Norton,

 

Old Business: January 24, 2019 public Meeting Minutes approved MOTION Selectmen Hopkins SECOND Chair Thackston VOTE 2-0-0

January 24, 2019 non-public Meeting Minutes approved MOTION Selectmen Hopkins SECOND Chair Thackston VOTE 2-0-0

February 4, 2019 public Meeting Minutes approved MOTION Selectmen Hopkins SECOND Chair Thackston VOTE 2-0-0

 

New Business: Approval of Payroll Check Detail for 02/04/2019 $9,896.45 MOTION Selectman Hopkins SECOND Selectmen Byrnes VOTE 3-0-0

 

Approval of Payroll Check Detail for 02/11/2019 $8,562.78 MOTION Selectman Hopkins SECOND Selectmen Byrnes VOTE 3-0-0

 

Approval of Payables Check Detail for 01/27/2019 $156,598.43 MOTION Selectman Hopkins SECOND Chair Thackston VOTE 2-0-0

 

Approval of Current Use application from Broadvest Corp. for $2,500.00 MOTION Selectman Hopkins SECOND Chair Thackston VOTE 2-0-0

 

Meeting adjourned at 6:20P.M.

 

Chairman Thackston opened meeting at 8:18PM.

 

Adjustments were made to the Town Warrant by The Select Board and the Budget Committee-changes are in RED:

Article 2 – Town Administrator
To see if the voters of Troy will authorize the Selectmen to hire a Town Administrator. If this Article fails, then the total appropriation for the Selectmen’s Office in Article 3 below shall be reduced by ($3,232) to ($161,079) and a total appropriation for the Town in Article 3 shall be reduced to $1,534,891.

MOTION Selectman Hopkins SECOND Chair Thackston VOTE 2-0-0

 

 

Article 3 – Operating Budget
To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of ($1,538,123)for general government operations January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

                                                                          Recommendations

                                                                                                        Board of                      Budget

                                                                                                        Selectmen                   Committee

Selectmen’s Office                                                                  164,311                         164,311

Town Clerk / Tax Collector                                                    114,746                         114,746

Election & Registration                                                              2,600                             2,600

Auditors for Town Books                                                         13,500                        13,500

Judicial and Legal                                                                       12,500                           12,500

Historical Society                                                                             850                                850

Planning Board                                                                              6,309                             6,309

Zoning Board of Adjustment                                                      239                                239

Kimball Hall                                                                                     5,795                             5,795

Town Hall                                                                                       19,698                           19,698

Cheshire Railroad Depot                                                           3,625                             3,625

Regional Associations                                                                 2,345                             2,345

Police Department                                                                  310,472                         310,472

Police Revenue Offset                                                             15,500                           15,500

Ambulance                                                                                   18,096                           18,096

Emergency Services Building                                                   6,854                             6,854

Fire Department                                                                        85,249                           85,249

Forest Fire Suppression                                                             2,346                             2,346

Emergency Management                                                         5,048                             5,048

Highway Department                                                             233,584                         233,584

Street Lighting.                                                                            18,000                           18,000

Transfer Station / Recycling Center                                  152,572                         152,572

Animal Control                                                                              1,860                             1,860

Health Administration                                                                6,323                             6,323

Welfare General Assistance                                                  30,086                           30,086

Town Common                                                                             2,600                             2,600

SEP Community Center                                                           21,570                           21,570

Recreation Program                                                                  29,636                           29,636

Library                                                                                          100,104                        100,104

Patriotic Purposes                                                                           700                               700

Industrial Development                                                                    2                                   2

Sewer Plant Upgrade Bond                                                 96,673                         96,673

Water System Improvements Bond                                    49,330                          49,330

Tax Anticipation Note Interest                                                5,000                           5,000

 

Total                                                                                          1,538,123                    1,538,123

MOTION to increase each departments budget to accommodate for dental: Selectman Hopkins SECOND Chair Thackston VOTE 2-0-0

 

 

Article 12 – Support for Public Services
To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of ($5,447) to support public services as specified.

                                                                                                    Recommendations

                                                                                                  Board of              Budget

                                                                                                Selectmen           Committee

Southwestern Community Services                          $2,447                    $2,447

The Community Kitchen                                                $1,500                    $1,500

Monadnock Region Child Advocacy                            $1000                       $500

Community Volunteer Transportation                        $500                       $500

CASA                                                                                         $500                     $500         

Total                                                                                        $5,947                $5,447

 

MOTION Selectman Hopkins SECOND Chair Thackston VOTE 2-0-0

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:38P.M.

 

 

 

 

TROY SELECT BOARD:

Christina Perez

Administrative Assistant

Richard Thackston, Chairman

Curtis Hopkins

Timothy Byrnes