Selectmen’s Agenda 07.28.14

July 28, 2014

Selectmen’s Meeting

Agenda

July 28, 2014

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call –

 

Appearances:

 

Regular Business

Travel plan for road repairs.
Clarify structure of the Fast Squad.  Coverage for Workers Comp
Request from Transfer Station to clarify the rules regarding Transfer station/French’s park stickers.  Current ordinances are confusing.
Estimates for Community Center work.
Letter for signature – discussion on vacation buyouts

 

Pending issues:
Transfer Station Contracts
Autocraft
Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest for review and signat

Selectmen Minutes 07.21.13

July 23, 2014

Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes

July 21, 2014

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call – John Pfeifle, Chairman, Sonny Harris, Selectman, Harry Wright, Selectman and Cheryl Behr, Administrator.  Marge Cilley, Secretary away.

 

Appearances:

  1. French’s Park and Transfer Station passes – Sandra Bravo met with Selectmen to ask why she was refused a transfer station pass for her daughter’s vehicles.  She owns a year round home in town but is not a year round resident.  The Board requested Cheryl call the Transfer Station Staff to issues permits to property owners in town.  This includes families with more than one vehicle and seasonal residents and guests.  The Board requested Cheryl call Lois and inform her of their decision.
  2.  Solar Panel presentation – Representatives of NH Solar Garden met with the Board of Selectmen to introduce themselves and their business of solar panel installations.  Arrays of various sizes and types are placed on public land via lease plans and rebates on town use v. solar kwh production are paid back to the town.  The Board requested information be sent to the town for review.  They also invited the representative to visit several sites in town to establish potential use.
  3. Mark Goldberg reported on the possible value of the ambulance.  Several offers have been made with one firm also willing to take the power stretcher on consignment.  The selectmen approved of the offer from Sugarloaf and have authorized Mark Goldberg to handle the sale.  The motion was made to authorize Mark Goldberg to sell the ambulance (sale) and the power stretcher (consignment) to Sugarloaf. The Vote was Pfeifle, yes; Harris, yes; Wright, yes.
  4. Mark Goldberg and rescue squad members were present to discuss the budget and plans for the formation of the FAST squad.  Discussion of the budget and the status of the volunteers followed.  Two members of the ambulance squad have left and the future squad membership was unknown if their on call stipend was eliminated.  The Selectmen approved of payment to cover training.  The Selectmen made the motion to form the FAST squad as an uncompensated volunteer squad.  The vote was unanimous in favor of this plan (Pfeifle, yes; Harris, yes; Wright, yes).  Mark Goldberg also presented the Selectmen with figures for a new FAST vehicle – a Chevrolet Suburban.  Cost of vehicle and outfitting will be $56,500 from Miller Auto.  Selectmen motioned to authorize Mark Goldberg to handle this transaction as well.  Vote was Pfeifle, yes; Harris, yes; Wright, yes.
  5. Mr. and Mrs. Duffy of Howlett Road met with Selectmen for the schedule to repair their road.  John Pfeifle stated the apron would be patched this year and was on the list for repair next year.  The Road Surface Management Software was discussed.  The Selectmen will be in contact with the Road Agent to investigate the program’s benefits.

 

Regular Business

  1. Intent to cut for Map 14-Lot 15 – intent to cut not properly completed.  Holding for the properly completed form.
  2. CRSW will be distributing the monies paid in by members to address the ash landfill project which has been canceled.  The returns will be based on tonnage figures over the years.  Returns are expected to be mailed within the next two weeks. Bradford will receive about $28,000.00.
  3. Selectmen reviewed the year to date budget figures.  Discussion on steps to be taken to control future spending.  Cheryl will inform employees that they need to take their vacations prior to year end as the Board will suspend the practice of paying up to one week of unused vacation.
  4. Harry requested an email he sent on thanking the July 5th workers be forwarded to the Bradford Bridge for publication.

 

Pending issues:

  1. Transfer Station Contracts – in the hands of the town attorney.
  2. Autocraft – referred to the town attorney for letter to owner.  Sonny Harris noted that State Rte 114 was a 2.5 rod road.  Suggestion was made to contact the state DES as well.

 

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest signed.

 

Review and accept Minutes – amend minutes of July 7th. Include the results of a motion not to relocate the existing bulletin board at the Town Hall to another location.  The vote not to move was unanimous and the bulletin board will remain where it is.

 

Motion to accept minutes as amended – Pfeifle, yes; Harris, yes; Wright, yes.

 

Meeting adjourned at 6:50pm

Selectmen’s Agenda 07.21.14

July 21, 2014

Selectmen’s Meeting

Agenda

July 21, 2014

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call –

 

Appearances:

1.      Sandra Bravo to discuss French’s Park passes.

2.     Solar Panel presentation

 

Regular Business

1.      Intent to cut for Map 14-Lot 15

2.

 

Pending issues:

1.      Transfer Station Contracts

2.      Autocraft

 

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest for review and signature

Review and accept Minutes – amend minutes of July 7th. Include the results of a motion not to relocate the existing bulletin board at the Town Hall to another location.  The vote not to move was unanimous and the bulletin board will remain where it is.

Selectmen’s Meeting

Agenda

July 21, 2014

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call –

 

Appearances:

1.      Sandra Bravo to discuss French’s Park passes.

2.

 

Regular Business

1.      Intent to cut for Map 14-Lot 15

2.

 

Pending issues:

1.      Transfer Station Contracts

2.      Autocraft

 

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest for review and signature

Review and accept Minutes – amend minutes of July 7th. Include the results of a motion not to relocate the existing bulletin board at the Town Hall to another location.  The vote not to move was unanimous and the bulletin board will remain where it is.

Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes 07.14.14

July 17, 2014

Selectmen’s minutes July 14, 2014

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Meeting called to order at 5:30pm

Roll Call – John Pfeifle, Chairman; Sonny Harris, Selectman; Harry Wright, Selectman; Marilyn Gordon, Treasurer; Cheryl Behr, Town Administrator.  Marge Cilley, secretary away on vacation.

 

Appearances:

1.      Rescue Squad – The Board of Selectmen signed the Henniker/Bradford Rescue Services contract on July 8th.  Funding for the first six months of the contract will be withdrawn from the Rescue Squad operating budget.  Mark Goldberg provided information regarding the possible sale of the ambulance and power stretcher, as well as the cost of purchasing and outfitting a first responder vehicle.  The current rescue squad would reorganize as a FAST squad but would not be authorized to transport.  They would respond to the scene and prepare the patient for transport by the Henniker Squad.  The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to approve a motion to authorize Mark Goldberg, fire chief, to investigate and present all financial dispositions to the Board of Selectmen for final vote.  Discussion on the funding of the FAST vehicle and status of available capital reserve and billing monies will continue as the process continues.  Laurie Brown offered information on an anticipated annual budget for the new fast squad.  She anticipated $27,000 per year to cover staffing, training, repairs and supplies.  She reported that the squad had lost two members but they were hoping to attract new members with the forming of the FAST squad.

 

2.      Marcia Keller discussed the placing of an advertisement for a new Planning Board secretary to replace the retiring Marge Cilley.  John Pfeifle asked if the position would also cover the secretary for the Budget Committee and Selectmen.  Cheryl Behr will handle the selectmen’s minutes until the first of the year to try to relieve budget shortfalls.  Marcia stated the Zoning and Planning Boards intend to share a secretary.  The budget committee will need to discuss a replacement at their next meeting.  John Pfeifle stated he would eventually like the secretarial position to handle all the departments needing this service.

 

3.      Karen Hambleton made a donation to the Town Hall Restoration Trust fund on behalf of the Town Hall Restoration Committee.  While the selectmen accepted the donation, Karen will deliver the $600 in cash to Dawn Pettiglio, Trustee of the Trust funds for deposit into the Restoration Trust.

 

4.      Marcia Keller requested the new RFP to be issued for the Town Hall Roof be forwarded on to the BradfordBridge for publication.  The first solicitation yielded only one bid.  The Board did not open or consider this bid but rather decided to re advertise to a wider group.  The RFP will be issued later in the week.

 

Regular Business

1.      The signing of a Junk yard permit for Martyn Chivers was confirmed

2.      Intent to cut for Map 3 Lot 14 (George) was signed by Selectmen

3.      Property Liability Forms signed.

4.      Report on meeting with DOT engineer regarding the repairs on BreezyHillRoadBridge.  A letter will be sent to the Dept of Transportation’s Nancy Mayville, to explain the town’s plan to repair the bridge and the timeline anticipated.  John Pfeifle stated the work would begin in July and take two and one half weeks.  The repaired bridge will be two feet narrower, will include a pedestrian walkway and have stop signs at both ends of the bridge.  The selectmen unanimously voted to approve the motion to begin the repair of the PondBrookBridge (on Breezy Hill Road) as soon as possible by replacing the two outside Ibeams. This repair has the approval of state engineer Liakos and is not to exceed $8000.00.

5.      Request from Historic District for poison ivy control at the BradfordCenter site.  The selectmen will discuss the work with Barry Wheeler, Road Agent.

6.      Personnel action form signed for Henry Thomas.

7.      Forest land reimbursement form was signed by the Board of Selectmen.

8.      Guest passes for French’s Park – Selectmen asked how frequently this issue occurred.  Cheryl replied a couple of times a year and a letter was provided to the taxpayer from the office allowing use of the park.  Selectmen agreed to leave the current method in place rather than create another procedure.

9.      Price for window repair at the Community Center was discussed and action is awaiting the formal quote for the work.  A quote is also coming for the repair of the concrete pad by the back door.  In the winter, the pad heaves and causes problems with the automatic handicapped door.  The money for these repairs was voted in a warrant article approved at the March town meeting.

10.  Mark Goldberg reported that a meeting with the State of NH DRED and our State Rep will take place regarding the land behind the fire station.  The town would like to acquire a small strip of land to expand the current fire station.

11.  Letter received from Marge Cilley, George Cilley, Marcia Keller and Dick Keller in opposition to moving the bulletin board from in front of the Town Hall to some other public location.  As charter members of the group that sponsored the original installation, the voiced their objection to the move.

12.  Selectmen signed a veterans exemption.

 

Pending issues:

1.      Transfer Station Contract – being developed by the town attorney.

2.      Autocraft – John Pfeifle stated the Building Inspector has been in contact with the owner.  A request for detail list of violations was made by the owner.  Materials will be forwarded to the town’s attorney.  He will prepare a letter on the town’s behalf.

 

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest were reviewed and signed by Selectmen

Minutes will be reviewed at next meeting.

 

Vote to move to a non public session per RSA 91-A:3IIa – personnel.  Vote Pfeifle, yes; Harris. yes; Wright, yes  Time out 6:50pm

 

Return from non public session at 7:10pm.  Public session adjourned.

Meeting adjourned at 7:15 pm

Selectmen’s Agenda 07.14.14

July 14, 2014

Selectmen’s Meeting

Agenda

July 14, 2014

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call –

 

Appearances:

  1. Rescue Squad
  2. Marcia Keller regarding advertising for Planning secretary.

 

Regular Business

  1. Report on status of Ambulance Contract.  Steps to notify EMAX billing etc.
  2. Report on meeting with DOT engineer regarding the repairs on Breezy Hill Road Bridge.
  3. Request from Historic District for poison ivy control at the Bradford Center site.
  4. Personnel action form for signature.

Pending issues:

  1. Transfer Station Contracts
  2. Autocraft

 

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest for review and signature

Review and accept Minutes

Select Board Minutes 07.07.14

July 10, 2014

TOWN OF BRADFORD

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

JULY 7, 2014

5:30PM

Call to Order and Roll Call

John Pfeifle, Chair called the meeting to order with Harry Wright, Sonny Harris, Marilyn Gordon, Treasurer and Marge Cilley, Secretary present. Cheryl Behr was absent due to a death in the family.

July 5th Festivities:

John Pfeifle, Chair thanked each and everyone who had a hand in the very successful July 5th festivities. John stated that he had many compliments on how the town had presented itself.

Harry Wright expressed a Thank You to Cheryl Behr, Erica Gross, Melissa Cloutier, Felicia Starr, Maureen Brandon and Beth Von Beren the group who worked so hard getting the fireworks and parade lined up.

Erica Gross stated that a lot of effort was put into the fair preparation by the six people,

and Marlene Freyler had done it for several years by herself, and she should be commended.

Felicia Starr stated that during the fireworks, there were complaints from the Brown Shattuck Field that there are trees in the viewing area. The town does not own most of these trees. John Pfeifle advised he would discuss this with the neighbors. Harry Wright stated it really didn’t seem quite right to cut down nice healthy trees for 20 minutes a year enjoyment.

The highway crew, Justin and Brian were extremely helpful and we want them to be thanked.

Another concern was the picking up of the ashes after the chicken BBQ on Brown Shattuck Field.

Felicia Starr advised the group that worked on the fair festivities this year will not be doing it next year, so a committee does need to be formed.

Dunk the Dope:

Harry Wright thanked the following local businesses who donated ten dollars a dunk for a maximum of five dunks and brought in $200.00 which was donated to the Church for their fund raising: Bradford Market, Lumber Barn, Pizza Chef, Dunkin Donuts.

Ambulance Contract:

John Pfeifle, Chair advised the Ambulance Contract between Henniker and Bradford has been looked at by the Town Attorney, Bernie Waugh and the Selectmen will be meeting in Henniker at 5:00pm with the Henniker Selectmen on July 8th.

Transfer Contract:

The Transfer Station Contracts are still being worked on.

Autocraft:

The Code Enforcer was contacted by the owners of Autocraft who does understand the concerns of the town, understands they are some sixteen years old and that he is going to address them.

Consensus of the Board is to compose a letter making sure Autocraft owner understands the different issues that they agreed to back in 1996, which include:

Plant trees in the north.   Not use Route 114 for a parking lot.   Build fence

Specific handling of waste.. The letter is to include a specific date.

Mention was made that this meeting is being continued at 8:00AM Tuesday morning when they will review the northern bridge at Lake Massasecum on Breezy Hill Road.

Personal Action Form was reviewed and signed.

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifests were reviewed and signed.

Two Intent to Cut Forms were signed for:  Map 4, Lot 33, Brian Butter, and Map 9, Lot 6 and 13 for James Anderson.

The Secretary advised she would not be available for the next two Monday meetings, July 14th and July 21.

Review and Consideration of June 30, 2014 minutes:

Motion was made by Sonny Harris to approve the June 30th minutes as presented. Seconded by John Pfeifle, Chair. Motion carried 3-0.

This meeting ended at 5:55pm to be continued tomorrow morning at 8:00am.

Respectfully submitted

Marjorie R. Cilley

Secretary

Select Board Minutes 06.30.14

July 1, 2014

TOWN OF BRADFORD

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

JUNE 30, 2014

5:30PM

The Pledge of Allegiance was said.

Call to Order and Roll Call:

John Pfeifle, Chair called the meeting to order at 5:30pm with Harry Wright, Sonny Harris, Cheryl Behr, Administrator, Marilyn Gordon, Treasurer and Marge Cilley, Secretary present.

Bid received on Town Hall Roof:

Cheryl Behr advised one bid has been received and she has been unable to contact the other three: Consensus of the Board is to try again to contact the ones not heard from who had received bid requests.

Town Bulletin Board:

Cheryl Behr stated that Laurie Buchar had questioned if there could be a town bulletin (for town wide info) board put up somewhere for convenience of everyone. Suggestion was made to re-locate the existing bulletin board from the town hall location. This will be checked upon further.

Appearances:

Dave Camire II – Highway issues:

Dave Camire II came before the Selectmen and questioned what was done on the Naughton property regarding the Independence Day Fireworks pad, and his estimated cost of the project. Mr. Camire advised this is a complete waste of town money, and questioned if anyone can justify the cost of this project? Estimating the cost of rip rap that was in stock, culverts, cost of fuel, excavator rental and wages this was a $6,000 project per Mr. Camire. John Pfeifle stated that a great 4th of July celebration is a goal, and several complaints have been made regarding the fireworks not being visible from the field. It was also stated that the excavator was also used for another job. John Pfeifle also stated that the town has four talented people on the Road Crew, led by a good guy, is satisfied with the progress being made on the roads. There were several people this week who commented on the great job the road crew is doing.

Dave Camire, II also questioned the cost of the special town meeting regarding the sale of the Jones Road, town owned property and who will pay for the meeting since the vote to do so did not pass?

Cheryl Behr advised communication was received from the Rural Heritage Committee asking if they could connect with the Town Web Site. Since the Rural Heritage is not part of the Town, it was suggested they should have their own Site with a link to the town.

Review of Ambulance contract forwarded by Atty. Bernie Waugh:

The contract was perused with discussion. This contract was checked against model used by other towns. This will be discussed further with Bernie Waugh, Town Attorney. The meeting with Henniker is scheduled for July 8th.

Bridge repairs:

Harry Wright stated that the town should get state approval prior to any action for the repair of the Breezy Hill Road Bridge off Route 114. Discussion with regards to width of bridge and how to commence ensued. Cheryl Behr read a letter dated June 30, 2014 (letter on file) to Nancy Mayville, Municipal Highway Engineer, regarding town intentions and requesting preliminary approval, Decision was to wait for approval prior to ordering any supplies/equipment to move forward with the endeavor.

Several abatements were reviewed and signed.

Cheryl Behr read a letter to the Town Hall Restoration Committee, from the Selectmen acknowledging their going forward to spearheading the town hall restoration project, and stating the Rural Heritage Connection is not directly involved with the restoration, but may be available as a source of financial support. (Letter on file)

Fair Hearings Officer:

Cheryl Behr advised Cheryl Frey, Welfare Officer requested a Fair Hearings Officer and advised the person being considered qualifications are very fair. Responsibilities of this position will be checked out by Cheryl Behr as requested by the board.

Budget Discussions:

No budget report was available at this meeting, however, Cheryl Behr advised the budget figures are 2.75% below the 50% where they should be at this time.

Accounts payable and payroll manifests were reviewed and signed.

Review and Consideration of June 23, 2014 minutes:

Motion was made by John Pfeifle to approve the June 23, 2014 minutes. Harry Wright seconded. Cheryl Behr advised under Appearances, last paragraph, should read: Cheryl Behr advised she did not recall forwarding a letter to the Town Hall Restoration Committee

John Pfeifle mentioned the statement regarding the Independence Day Celebration that was in the June 23rd minutes, regarding Fireworks Site.

Motion carried 2-0. (Sonny Harris abstained)

Bob Lincoln advised he found someone who could repair the Kubota tractor at the Transfer Station for less money. He was advised to go through the Road Agent, who has been looking into it.

There being no other business to come before the board, meeting adjourned to a Non Pubic meeting per RSA 91-A3II(a) personnel, at 6:25pm

Sonny Harris Yes John Pfeifle Yes Harry Wright Yes

Respectfully submitted

Marjorie R. Cilley

Secretary

Select Board Minutes 06.23.14

June 26, 2014

TOWN OF BRADFORD

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

JUNE 23, 2014

5:30PM

The Pledge of Allegiance was said.

Call To Order and Roll Call:

John Pfeifle, Chair called the meeting to order at 5:30pm with Harry Wright, Cheryl Behr, Administrator, Marilyn Gordon, Treasurer and Marge Cilley, Secretary present.

Sonny Harris was absent.

Appearances:

Marcia Keller came before the Selectmen requesting they sign a Resolution that had been e-mailed to them to: “ adopt Land Trust Standards and Practices as guidelines for the Town’s operations in regard to the Town Hall building and commits to making continual progress toward implementation of these standards and practices. Some discussion ensued, and Marcia stated this is required as part of the LCHIP application.

John Pfeifle questioned if things were amicable between the two groups, (Rural Heritage Connection and Town Hall Restoration) to which Marcia responded things are moving forward.

Cheryl Behr advised she did not recall forwarding a letter to the Land Trust Committee, which John Pfeifle recalled discussion on previously.

Regular Business:

Signing permit for junkyard at Martyn Chivers:

Cheryl stated a permit had been forwarded to Martyn Chivers from the Selectmen on September 30, 2013, after which the Planning Board rescinded it. Marcia Keller, Planning Board Chair advised the Planning Board did not rescind it, as they have no authority to do so. The junkyard permit can be signed, however, the Site Plan has not been approved until the conditions have been met. They are on the Planning Board Agenda for July 8, 2014, showing conditions have been met, and there has been communication between the Chivers and the Planning Board.

Independence Day Celebration – Fireworks Site:

Cheryl Behr advised the Fireworks display location has been changed to a new location, to in back of the Historical Society Buildings and hopefully will be a permanent site. It was estimated the cost of preparing this location was $1,000.00.

Howlett Road – Status of repair – call from resident regarding paving:

Cheryl Behr advised a call from a resident on Howlett Road questioned the status of the repair of the apron to be fixed this year. John Pfeifle advised they will talk with the Road Agent regarding this.

Sign Warrant for unlicensed dogs.

Unlicensed Dog Warrant was provided to the Selectmen from the Town Clerk for signatures.

Transfer Station Contracts:

John Pfeifle, Chair advised the Transfer Contract is up in December 2014 and at that time the town will be going with Naughton & Son Recycling, Inc.

Ambulance Contract:

John Pfeifle, Chair discussed the upcoming July 8th meeting between Henniker/Bradford Selectmen and Rescue regarding a contract and to hopefully finalize and move forward.

Autocraft:

It was stated that Autocraft is out of code compliance. The Chief of Police did contact Autocraft who advised they are in compliance, and the only thing needed is for a fence to be built. The town Attorney will be contacted regarding this situation. Specifics may be requested from the Planning Board.

Budget Report:

The Selectmen were provided with a year to date budget which was gone over and discussed. Need to watch closely for next three months.

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifests were reviewed and signed.

John Pfeifle read the resignation letter of the Secretary effective August 31, 2014.

Review and Consideration of June 9, 2014:

Motion was made by Harry Wright to approve the June 9, 2014 minutes. Seconded by John Pfeifle. Edit, Bruce McCandlish should read Brooks.  Motion carried 2-0.

John Pfeifle, Chair noted they need to discuss Breezy Hill Bridge at their next meeting, with a full Board.

Harry Wright gave a brief synopsis of his attending the Broadband and Telecommunications CNHRPC Training Event meeting June 10th.

There being no other business to come before the Board, meeting adjourned 6:05pm

Respectfully submitted

Marjorie R. Cilley

Selectmen’s Agenda 6.23.14

June 23, 2014

Selectmen’s Meeting

Agenda

June 23, 2014

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call –

 

Appearances:

1.      Marcia Keller – THRC

2.

Regular Business

 

1.      Independence Day Celebration – Fireworks site

2.      Budget Discussions

 

Pending issues:

1.      Transfer Station Contracts

2.      Ambulance Contract

3.      Autocraft

 

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifest for review and signature

Review and accept Minutes

Select Board Minutes 06.09.14

June 11, 2014

TOWN OF BRADFORD

SELECTMEN’S MINUTES

JUNE 9, 2014

5:30PM

The Pledge of Allegiance was said.

Call To Order and Roll Call:

John Pfeifle, Chair opened the meeting at 5:29pm with Sonny Harris, Harry Wright, Cheryl Behr, Administrator, Marilyn Gordon, Treasurer and Marge Cilley, Secretary present.

John Pfeifle, Chair stated that prior to starting the meeting this evening he wanted to state that the last Selectmen’s meeting was run poorly, and as of tonight, all Selectmen’s meetings will run according to law, provided by RSA 644 2 111:b People will not speak until they have been recognized, stating their name and topic being addressed, with no offensive language being permitted. Opinions are being sought, but they do need to be in a civil manner with no raised voices. If this is not followed, then the Chair will act accordingly.

All Selectmen concur with this procedure.

Regular Business:

Independence Day – Celebration:

Cheryl Behr advised the Committee for the Independence Day Fireworks is looking for a safe place for the Fireworks. Perry Teele checked on the area behind the Historical Society buildings. Atlas, the company displaying the Fireworks is scheduled to come out June 10 to do a balloon test for observation. Another suggestion was Barry Wheeler property.

Appearances:

Ann Eldridge, Conservation Commission:

Ann Eldridge presented a map showing a project that the Town of Warner initiated regarding the Warner River being nominated as being significant in the River Management and Protection Project. This involves five towns and Central New Hampshire Planning will be working on this as well, and will include eighteen other rivers in the state. This does not affect zoning, not preempting any existing Bradford regulations. This will increase awareness of rivers and provide more control as well as give leverage for Grant writing.

Ann passed out a Water Resources and Wetlands map showing the area being discussed.

Suggestion was for the Selectmen to write a letter of support to the Town of Warner, which they will do and forward to Ann for her approval. A local advisory committee is seeking two members which would meet twice a year. Mike Tardiff was also mentioned as working with this endeavor.

Ann also mentioned the long term Recreational Trail being worked on which the Rural Heritage Commission is promoting, and will encompass the Tillie Wheeler Trail , going from Hopkinton to Newbury.

Budget:

Cheryl Behr advised the Budget should be at 56% at this time, but is actually 55.91%. The selectmen briefly went over the budget to where each Department was in their individual budget for the year to date.

Cheryl Behr was requested by the Selectmen to get out the chart that was prepared in December to re-look at at this time of year.

CNHRPC training – Broadband and Telecommunications.

Harry Wright advised there is a Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission Training Event to be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Bow Municipal Building regarding: “Making the Connection: What Communities need to know about Broadband and Telecommunications.”

Breezy Hill Bridge:

Cheryl Behr made clarification of Breezy Hill Road Bridge remarks that were made last week.

1. Not guaranteed to move the Breezy Hill Bridge up to 2015.

2. About one month away from detailed plans being completed.

Cheryl read a portion of a letter from the Department of Revenue. (Letter on file)

Ambulance Contract:

Cheryl Behr advised communication has been received from Tom French, Henniker Rescue Squad. After considerable consideration/discussion, it was a unanimous decision that both towns, Henniker and Bradford and their respective Attorney’s come together in a meeting. Cheryl Behr will forward a letter to Henniker Rescue Squad with this suggestion.

Historical Society Letter:

Cheryl Behr read a letter to be sent to the Historical Society regarding the authorizing of the moving of the old Post Office building to the property that the Town voted to dedicate to them at the March 2005 Town Meeting and in March 2012 as a historic village area, Map 17, Lot 12. (Letter on file)

Letter from Mr. R. Lincoln regarding suggestions for the Town Hall:

Cheryl Behr read a letter into the minutes from Mr. Lincoln regarding thoughts and ideas of what and how it can be done to facilitate putting offices back into the Town Hall. (Letter on file). John Pfeifle suggested Cheryl forward a copy of this letter to the Town Hall Restoration Committee.

Intent to Cut:

Intent to Cut were reviewed and signed for Chris Frey, Map 2, Lot 16 and also for

Rita Morris, Map 8, Lot 24 & 25.

Parks and Rec purchase picnic tables for front lawn of Community Center:

The Parks and Rec. committee requested permission to place two picnic tables on the front lawn of the Community Center. The Selectmen concur this would be feasible.

Inventory Taxable form which is not used will be sent back to the State was signed and dated.

Accounts Payable and Payroll Manifests were reviewed and signed.
Mention was made of there being no Selectmen’s meeting next Monday, June 16th as there will be a Special Town Meeting held at the Bradford Elementary School at 7:00pm

Mention was made of the upcoming CIP meeting tomorrow night from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Sonny Harris reported on having the town hall roof looked at for repairs and the thought was standing seam was used as estimate which in round figures was $10,000.

Cheryl read a letter from Bruce McCandlish regarding Chase Kenyon coming before the Zoning Board of Adjustment resulting from a letter he received from the Selectmen stating the bus on his property was not up to present code. The Selectmen will work with the Kenyon’s, and Cheryl Behr will write a letter to them so stating.

John Pfeifle stated he does want a report on the activity on the property on Route 114 that is not up to Zoning Code by next Monday, June 16, 2014.

Review and Consideration of June 2, 2014 Minutes:

Motion was made by Sonny Harris to approve the June 2, 2014 minutes as presented. John Pfeifle seconded. Motion carried 3-0.

Meeting adjourned 6:45pm.

Respectfully submitted

Marjorie R. Cilley

Secretary

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