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Monday, June 15, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Selectmen Present: Howard M. Sheats, Jr., Gideon L. Nadeau, Sr and William T. Matson

Chairman Sheats called the meeting to order at 5:05 p.m.

Review of the minutes from June 1, 2015 Selectmen Nadeau MOVED to accept minutes SECOND Selectmen Matson VOTE unanimous

Review of the minutes from June 8, 2015 Selectmen Nadeau wanted minute changes on “should not be mandatory for” and change “where” to “wear” Selectmen Matson MOVED to accept minutes with changes SECOND Selectmen Nadeau VOTE unanimous

Dwinell Rd – Selectmen Matson MOVED to send letter to Scott Bridge letting him know that O Dwinell Rd is for seasonal use only SECOND Chairman Sheats VOTE 2 in favor 1 oppose

Louis Piskolti – Need a letter written giving him permission to operate gate at the end of Mackey Rd to protect his livestock. The Administrative Assistant will produce letter for Selectmen to sign stating that Mr. Piskolti has a 1 year license to operate the gate. Will also include in the license the RSA that pertains to gates and bars.

Rhonda Sheats Hours at Selectmen’s Office – Selectmen Nadeau stated that the Selectmen’s Office needs to reimburse the Water / Sewer Department and to pay Mrs. Sheats for any hours over her 35 hours that she regularly works. The Select Board agreed to call LGC and see what their advice would be on how to pay Mrs. Sheats.

Bert Lang -Water / Sewer Commissioner – He states that Mrs. Sheats needs to paid for the hours that she worked over her 35 hours. As far as reimbursement to the Water / Sewer Department Mr. Lang will speak to the rest of the commissioners and see what they think would be far to reimburse. To reimburse the Water / Sewer Department the Select Board will have to put it on next year’s warrant.


Deeded Property Deadline was June 8, 2015- Selectmen Matson MOVED to take the following properties: David Matson of 9 Dort St., Manuela Lloyd of 177 Quarry Rd., Francis Sheldon of 2 Brickyard Rd., Jessie Quigley of 98 Monadnock St. , Michael & Paula Maurer of 103 High St., Laura Lee Estes of 3 Garden Way., Ronda & George Fish of 166 Bigelow Hill Rd., Dan Drugg of 22 Woodland Park SECOND Selectmen Nadeau VOTE unanimous


The Selectmen agreed to allow Wilson Adair of 235 Monadnock St., William & Dulcy Lansdon of 16 Colonial Dr., and Joann Baxter of 25 Colonial Dr., to keep their pay arrangements with the Town Clerk’s office as long as they have already put them in place.


5:55 pm Jon Collins – Mr. Collins wanted to present to the board the Summer Recreation Program application. The application is being sent to Ron O’Keefe to make sure on insurance. The program will be $20 a week for Troy Residents. The before and after hours care is an extra fee to cover the cost of employees. The rest of the summer program will be taken out of the recreation budget.



Mr. Collins mentioned that on our building permit application states that the Town enforces NFPA 101 Safety Code. Mr. Collins is questioning if we are actually enforcing this code. Mr. Collins will bring in the code policy for the Select Board to review.


Building Permit for the Trailer Park – Mr. Collins signed off on 2 building permits for the trailer park but questions the ordinance about manufactured housing. The ordinance states that “All manufactured homes permitted under this Ordinance shall meet with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards of 1978, or any subsequent revisions thereto. It shall be the responsibility of the owner and /or occupant of any such manufactured home to furnish the Selectmen with certification of compliance with said standards prior to the issuance of any permit”. The Select Board said to include this ordinance with the building permit to the applicant.


Electrical Work on Pavilion at Sand Dam – Selectmen Matson MOVED to put on next year’s budget. Chairman Sheats TABLED for next week’s Selectmen’s minutes.


Mr. Collins asked the Select Board if the Town’s Employee’s should be getting a discount if they rent the Community Center. The Select Board said it should be the same rate for everyone who rents the Community Center.

 6:10 pm – Warren Davis, Conservation Commission – Mr. Davis wanted to update the Select Board on the changes in terms of the agreement with the lawyers of the Pipeline Coalition. Selectmen Matson MOVED to allow Mr. Davis to sign the agreement on behalf of the Town of Troy SECOND Selectmen Nadeau VOTE unanimous


Pelto’s Barn – The Administrative Assistant informed the Selectmen that there has been question asked what the status of Pelto’s Barn is. The Select Board stated that we need to send a letter for a 90 day eviction notice.


E911 Address – The Administrative Assistant questioned the Select Board on whether or not we give street numbers to vacant property. Selectmen Matson MOVED for Alissa Fox to assign streets numbers SECOND Selectmen Nadeau VOTE unanimous. The Select Board stated that we should contact LGC and ask them if it is proper to issue house numbers that have no house on them and are just vacant lots.


MRI Report Update – Suggestions from MRI that have been completed:

Purchasing Policy

Budget Software – BMSI

All legal council approved from Select Board

Information Technology Addressed (Worldwide Computer will address Further upgrades)

Cleaning up Shelves


Volunteers for Paining front of Town Hall – Selectmen Nadeau is asking the Select Board to vote on allowing volunteers paint the front of the Town Hall for the 200th celebration. Selectmen Matson MOVED to approve volunteer painting positions to paint the Town Hall SECOND Chairman Sheats VOTE unanimous






Selectmen Matson MOVED to adjourn at 7:00 pm SECOND Selectmen Nadeau VOTE: unanimous

Alissa Fox, Administrative Assistant


Howard M. Sheats, Jr. Chairman

William T. Matson

Gideon L. Nadeau, Sr.