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Minutes of 5/17/2022

May 20th, 2022

Carroll Board of Selectmen
Meeting Minutes
May 17, 2022

“These minutes of the Town of Carroll Select Board have been recorded by its Secretary. Though believed to be accurate and correct they are subject to additions, deletions and corrections by the Select Board at its next meeting when the Board votes its final approval of the minutes. They are being made available at this time to conform to the requirements of New Hampshire RSA 91-A:2.”

Minutes recorded by Heather Brown, Secretary
Board Members: David Scalley, Ken Mills

Members of the Public: Brian Mycko, Bonnie Moroney, Imre Szauter, Chris Pappas, Judy Pappas, Deb Shearer, Rena Vecchio, Tadd Bailey, Josh Basnar, Greg Hogan

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Chairperson Scalley.

Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL of 5/10/2022 SELECT BOARD MINUTES – Selectperson Mills motioned to approve 5/10/2022 Select Board minutes as written; Chairperson Scalley seconded. Discussion-none. All in favor: Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

APPROVAL & SIGNING OF MANIFESTS – Chairperson Scalley and Selectperson Mills confirmed they had signed.

WATER WARRANT (Riverside Trust & Skogland/Harley) – The Board reviewed the water warrant. Selectperson Mills made a motion to approve and sign the water warrant for Riverside Trust and Skogland/Harley. The motion was seconded by Chairperson Scalley. Discussion-none. All in favor: Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY (Chapman) – The Board reviewed the certificate of occupancy. Selectperson Mills made a motion to approve and sign the certificate of occupancy for Chapman. The motion was seconded by Chairperson Scalley. Discussion-none. All in favor: Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

YIELD TAX WARRANT (Johnson; 207-045-000-000) – The Board reviewed the yield tax warrant. Selectperson Mills made a motion to approve and sign the yield tax warrant for Johnson. The motion was seconded by Chairperson Scalley. Discussion-none. All in favor: Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

YIELD TAX WARRANT (Hicks; 407-054-000, 407-061-000-000, and 407-066-000-000) – The Board reviewed the yield tax warrant. Selectperson Mills made a motion to approve and sign the yield tax warrant for Hicks. The motion was seconded by Chairperson Scalley. Discussion-none. All in favor: Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY (Lemoureaux) – Chairperson Scalley explained that this is Along the River, noting that he did do the inspection, however Lemoureaux just filed the certificates of occupancy and further explained that if the Board did not have a meeting next week, if a temporary certificate of occupancy could be issued, as Lemoureaux already has the cabins rented out for the holiday weekend. Scalley also explained that he also spoke with the Fire Chief as well regarding this and both did not see an issue if the Board did do a temporary certificate of occupancy until the next Select Board meeting. Board discussion regarding when next meeting would be. The Board agreed that they would have their next meeting next Tuesday, 5/24 at 5:00 p.m. and review the certificates of occupancy for Along the River then.

E-KEY ACCESS REQUEST (Amirault) – The Board reviewed the Amirault’s request for a key card. Discussion regarding the reasoning for request of key card (keep garden hosed in community room closet). Chairperson Scalley explained that in discussions with Greg Hogan, a hose reel outside the building would be better suited solution. Hogan confirmed and explained that it would be helpful to have the access to the hose to be able to use to rinse off the sidewalks after mowing to avoid stains, etc. as well as the ability to bring to the back side of the building to use. The Board was in full agreeance to not approve the key card request, but to install a hose reel with a watering wand attachment.

Chairperson Scalley explained that in speaking of key access, the Board is going to be going through the list of individuals with key access to the buildings, and with transitions of people changing at the Town, the Board will be reviewing and do an inventory to clean up.

FOLLOW-UP:

SCHOOL WITHDRAWAL – Chris Pappas explained that the second apportionment meeting last week was more productive than the first and noted that the next apportionment meeting is scheduled for May 25th and the State meeting is June 9th.

ROAD BOND – Chairperson Scalley explained that he has been working with the Secretary, noting they have two bank offers with interest rates, as well as the NH Municipal Bond Bank, noting that a decision needs to be made quickly this week. Scalley further explained that there are two different banks, one has a lower interest rate than the other and the Bond Bank rate is not set yet, which is a risk, however the Bond Bank will finance for the full 20 years, while the banks would only do 10 years. Scalley went on to explain that the Board will be making a decision and signing a contract.

Chairperson Scalley also confirmed that the paving is all set to go, noting they will be starting on Birch Road. There were no questions or concerns from the public.

250th ANNIVERSARY UPDATE – Rena Vecchio did not have anything new to report.

PURPLE HEART (MILLS) – Selectperson Mills announced that the media event is scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday 5/18 at 10:00am by the welcome sign on Route 3 South (near the Last Chance Cabins). Mills also invited anyone from the public who would like to attend.

DRIVEWAY PERMITS / ASPHALT APRONS (SCALLEY) – Chairperson Scalley confirmed with Greg Hogan that he is still working on gathering the pricing information, but anticipates having the information at the next meeting.

TOWN REVAL (MILLS) – The Board reminded everyone that this year is the Town’s reval year and there are going to be assessors out driving around assessing properties, as well as the DRA. The Board also also reassured the public that both the assessors and DRA officials do wear badges and/or apparel so they can be easily identified. The Board also acknowledged that this information is on the website under public notices.

OTHER:

Greg Hogan announced that Clean Up Day was a success and they had a good turnout. Hogan explained that only the main roads were done and a total of 71 bags of garbage were collected from 9am-12pm. Hogan wanted to thank everyone for their help.

SELECT BOARD VACANCY DELIBERATION ON LETTERS OF INTEREST FROM MYCKO & BUSSIERE – Chairperson Scalley stated that the Board is going accept public comment, limited to two minutes per person, only facts and good deliberation, but wanted to note that Paul Bussiere sent a message this morning that he is withdrawing his application, choosing not to run for the position any longer, noting personal reasons.

Chairperson Scalley made a motion to approve Brian Mycko as the Selectman for the vacant seat from now until March 2023. The motion was seconded by Selectperson Mills. Discussion-none. All in favor: Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

The Board welcomed Brian Mycko to the Board.

The next Select Board meeting will be May 24th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

At 5:20 p.m., Selectperson Mills made a motion to go into non-public session per RSA 91-A:3 II. The motion was seconded by Chairperson Scalley and polled; Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

At 5:53 p.m. Chairperson Scalley made a motion to return to public session and seal the minutes. The motion was seconded by Selectperson Mills and polled; Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE. The motion passed unanimously.

The Board read all the resolutions listed in the certificate of vote regarding authorization of bonds and approval of the Loan Agreement with NHMBB. Chairperson Scalley made a motion to adopt all of the resolutions as listed and read. The motion was seconded by Selectperson Mills. Discussion-none. All in favor: Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

Chairperson Scalley made a motion to sign the NHMBB Loan Agreement for the Road Bond project. The motion was seconded by Selectperson Mills. Discussion-none. All in favor: Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE.

Chairperson Scalley made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Selectperson Mills seconded. Mills-AYE, Scalley-AYE; and the motion passed unanimously. Chairperson Scalley declared the meeting ended at 6:00 p.m.