Minutes

These are minutes of public meetings of the Town of Bradford, NH

Announcement: Road Posting Notification

Town of Bradford, NH Beginning February 23rd, 2017 through May 1st, 2017 All Class V Roads will be restricted to a maximum of 6 tons total weight of vehicle and load and all Class VI Roads will be closed to wheeled vehicles.  Written exemptions may be obtained from the Highway Road Agent at 938-5916. Per Order of the Bradford Board of Selectmen Pursuant to RSA 41:11 & 47:17

Selectmen’s Agenda 05.01.17

Selectmen’s Meeting Agenda May 1, 2017  5:30 pm Bradford Area Community Center Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call – Appearances: Regular Business: Autocraft Update Sign Town Hall Renovation Note Sign Tax Anticipation Note Sign Gravel Tax Warrant Map 2/Lot 104-1 Sign Library Trustee Appointment Pending issues: Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest for review and signature Review minutes of April 24th meeting

Selectmen’s Minutes 04.24.17

Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes April 24, 2017 Pledge of Allegiance Meeting called to order at 5:30pm Roll Call- John Pfeifle, Chairman; Sonny Harris, Selectman (joined the meeting at 5:33); Jim Bibbo, Selectman; Karen Hambleton, Town Administrator; Marilyn Gordon, Treasurer were in attendance Regular Business Autocraft: Mr. Wilcox extended a settlement offer to the Town through our attorney. The Board voted 3-0 not to accept the offer. There was discussion about taking the Autocraft property by tax deed. Given the active litigation, Karen was asked to discuss this with the attorney. Summer Selectmen’s Meeting schedule: A summer meeting schedule was presented to the Board. The Board suggested one change. Town Hall: The Town has accepted Lake Sunapee Bank’s proposal for a…
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Selectmen’s Agenda 04.24.17

Selectmen’s Meeting Agenda April 24, 2017  5:30 pm Bradford Area Community Center Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call – Appearances: Town Hall Update Regular Business: Autocraft Update Lights at 103/Main St State Bridge Program – future bridges Sign Tree Cookie permission Library trustee appointment Pending issues: Timber Tax calculation Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest for review and signature Review minutes of April 17th meeting Non-Public Session – per RSA 91-A:3IIc

Selectmen’s Minutes 04.17.17

Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes April 17, 2017 Pledge of Allegiance Meeting called to order at 5:30pm Roll Call- John Pfeifle, Chairman; Sonny Harris, Selectman; Jim Bibbo, Selectman Karen Hambleton, Town Administrator; Marilyn Gordon, Treasurer were in attendance Appearances Anita Blakeman-Timber: Anita informed the Board that there is a new method for calculating timber tax using a new matrix system created by the State. Anita does not agree this is the best way to calculate the tax and the Board agreed. Anita will continue to calculate timber tax as she has been, while remaining within the regional average. The Selectmen will consider how they would like her to proceed going forward and get back to her. Town Hall Update: The building…
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Selectmen’s Minutes 04.10.17

Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes April 10, 2017 Pledge of Allegiance Meeting called to order at 5:30pm Roll Call- John Pfeifle, Chairman; Sonny Harris, Selectman; Jim Bibbo, Selectman Karen Hambleton, Town Administrator; Marilyn Gordon, Treasurer were in attendance Appearances Town Hall Update: On-site things are going very well. The contractor is hoping to pour concrete next week. There is still clarification needed on the egress in the southeast corner. Brackett will work on that. Financing has not yet been decided. We are working to get the best rates available. Regular Business Autocraft Update – Cleanup work at the site is proceeding. There have been different issues with a couple of vehicles. The excavator and backhoe will not be removed. The storage…
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Cemetery Minutes 04.13.17

CEMETERY MINUTES APRIL13 ,2017 Members present : Trustees: Jane Lucas ,Carey Rodd and Diane Whalley The minutes of March 9 were read and accepted by J. Lucas C. Rodd and D. Whalley   OLD BUSINESS: Discussion was held regarding the inability of the Bradford Trustees of the Trust Funds to come forth with funds that the Trustees of the Cemeteries are able to use for the particularly expensive tree removal and headstone repair. Diane will discuss this with town officials. Diane will contact Jim about the signs we need posted at Sunny Plains and Pleasant Hill cemeteries reminding dog walkers to pick up the poop left by their dogs Carey has volunteered to contact the state Diversion Group for community…
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Conservation Commission Minutes 04.18.17

Bradford Conservation Commission Meeting / Draft Minutes 18 April 2017, 7pm at Brown Memorial Library Present: George Beaton, Seth Benowitz, Nathanial Bruss, J Ann Eldridge, Meg Fearnley, Scott MacLean Minutes from March 20 meeting reviewed and accepted. Meg presented the Treasurer’s report. NHACC dues have been paid for this year. We need some additional print copies of the NRI. Committee approved funds necessary to print 5 copies. George attended a recent workshop on ‘Conservation Options for Land Owners’. The workshop was organized and led by ASLPT. Among the people presenting were Andy Deegan (ASLPT), Van Webb (Sunapee Conservation Commission Chairperson), and Rebecca Courser (land owner for a very large easement in Warner. Ann attended the Ausbon Sargent Chairpersons Roundtable. Some…
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Planning Board Agenda 4.25.17

  Town of Bradford Planning Board April 25, 2017     A G E N D A     Call to Order and Roll Call Review & Consideration of April 11, 2017 Minutes Review allocation of areas of specialty re zoning and planning regulations (at least 2 people for each area of designation) Gravel Pit update / discuss mini presentation for inspection team (inspection target date 4/16-5/15) Discuss set up of filing system review (could be arranged prior to a hearing, or sooner) To Do Folder Other Business Adjournment      

Budget Committee Agenda 04.20.17 – cancelled

Town of Bradford Budget Committee Agenda April 20, 2017 6:30 pm at the BACC Agenda Call to order and pledge of allegiance Roll call Welcome our newest member Discussion about position of chairperson for committee 1st quarter numbers are in and ready for review Updates on Town Hall work so far (John) Discuss and other business to come before the board Public input Adjourn