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Select Board Minutes: December 19, 2016



Monday, December 19, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Selectmen Present:  Allan Bailey and William T. Matson


Selectmen Matson called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

Present: Chief Ellis, Adam Dubriskie

Selectmen Bailey MOVED to accept the Selectmen’s Meeting minutes from 12/5/16 and 12/12/16 SECOND Chairman Matson VOTE unanimous

Attorney Little letter in regard to legal fees for Troy Ambulance Inc.

Quigley Property – The first meeting of 2017 review all pass due pay arrangements

Letter from Jon Collins, Chairman of the Planning Board.  Chairman Matson spoke with the State of NH DOT and the permit for Old Keene Rd for the temporary driveway for the Dollar General store was given in September of 2016.

2017 State Education Rate – Reviewed

Landfill Testing report – Refilled

Building permit for Chad Branon – The Electrician and Plumber information is missing from application.  Also need a special exception from Planning Board

Selectmen’s Office budget – reviewed

Dan Guay, Justine Guay, Gail Thomas, Amy Wiley, Melanie Ellis, Scott Ellis – Chairman Matson asked about if the group had called Property Liability Trust.  Mr. Guay needs the copy of the insurance policy from Property Liability Trust.  Mrs. Fox will get the policy you for Mr. Guay.  Mr. Guay would like to know what the status is with Lynn Rust. Chairman Matson stated that he tried to call him last week and received no response back.  Chairman Matson will go to Lynn Rusts office on Tuesday and make sure he has everything he needs to complete the annual report. Mr. Guay asked about the legal fees and Chairman Matson asked that they put together a warrant article for Town Meeting.  Chairman Matson asked for the rough draft of the Warrant Article to be brought into next Selectmen’s Meeting on December 27, 2016.

Chief Mark Huntoon, Scott Meader, Todd Carter from the Fire Department – Chief Huntoon MOVED to stop using the firework display permit SECOND Selectmen Bailey VOTE unanimous

Chief Huntoon asked the Select Board if they had any issues with how the fire department is run.  Chairman Matson and Selectmen Bailey said no not at all.  Chief Huntoon stated that at the house fire on South St it was questioned to the owners of the home if they were happy with the response from the Fire Department. Chairman Matson apologized he didn’t mean anything by it.

5:55 Meeting Break

6:35 pm Meeting back in session

Chairman Matson wants Mrs. Fox to ask the DRA if we encumbrance the funds for certain contracts how do we property reflect that on the actual budget worksheet.

Town Hall Budget – reviewed

Elections & Registrations Budget – reviewed

Troy Town News advertising for the Selectmen’s Office – 11 ads for the price of 10 at $900.  Selectmen Bailey MOVED to contract with TTN for a ½ page ad for the year SECOND Chairman Matson VOTE unanimous

February 2nd the Budget Committee will review warrant articles

Department Heads need to have Warrant articles in by January 26, 2016.

Town report ready by March 1st.                                             

Chairman Matson MOVED to adjourn at 7:15 pm SECOND Selectmen Bailey  VOTE unanimous