Selectmen's Minutes, August 23, 2004
Present: Selectmen: Diane McClave Chairman, Richard Bennett, Gino Funicella Selectmen
Visitors: Thomas Perkins, Acting Jackson Police Chief Karl Meyers
1. The minutes of August 16, 2004 were reviewed amended and approved as amended.
2. The Summary of Payments was reviewed and checks were signed in the amount of $118,275.00.
3. The Financial Resume indicated an amount of $130,827.07 in the general fund after tonight’s vouchers.
4. Deposits in the amount of $320.50 were transferred to the treasurer tonight.
5. Thom Perkins, Jackson Ski Touring, attended the meeting to discuss a building project ski touring is considering. Jackson Ski Touring requires a cold storage facility for equipment and would like to place this building at the far end of their parking lot. The approximate size for the building being considered is 32 ft x 100 ft and would not have septic, heat or water. Michael Mallett would share this building with ski touring. The site being considered is in the floodplain. According to Section 10 C of the Jackson Zoning Ordinance this is allowable as long as the building meets the criteria stated in the ordinance.
6. Chief Karl Meyers met with the selectmen to review police matters. He reported there was a theft in Bartlett by juveniles, Karl located them in Pinkham Notch and handed them over to Bartlett.
7. Richard Bennett stated he located an email from April 9, 2004 from Shawn Bergeron, engineer, agreeing there were zoning issues with the proposed renovation of the Fairlawn building at the Wentworth. A letter and a copy of the email correspondence will be sent to Mr. Koeppel notifying him of the selectmen’s office follow up with this building permit application.
8. Diane McClave stated during a meeting with Kim Erickson, Department of Transportation, and the commissioner she informed them the construction of the covered bridge went very well and the contractors were very cooperative and helpful. A letter of appreciation will be sent from the selectmen to Kim Erickson and the contractor.
9. Diane McClave received a bid from Sir Lines A Lot for the striping of the town office parking lot. A “No Parking” sign painted on the pavement in front of the town office will be added to the bid. The selectmen agreed to accept the bid from Sir Lines A Lot.
10. Since Austin Smith is unable to generate the road signs for the town, the selectmen agreed to pursue other contractors for bids.
11. Diane McClave attended a meeting with the Department of Revenue regarding credits and exemptions. She is compiling a manual regarding this for reference.
12. The selectmen agreed Diane McClave will be the voting delegate at the Legislative Policy Conference in September.
13. The selectmen agreed they will request a list of priorities including cost from Forest Land Improvement for Prospect Farm.
14. Diane McClave reported the Ellis River Water Shed meeting report and public hearing is Monday August 30, 2004.
15. The meeting started at 4:00 p.m. and ended at 6:10 p.m.
Julie A. Maiorano