April 10, 2017

Town
of Sullivan, NH Board of Selectmen


Meeting Minutes, April 10, 2017

Sullivan
Town Hall

Board
members present: Chairman Laura J. Merrifield, Joe Lewandowski and
Jeff Burbank

Department
Heads/Officers: Laura Lewandowski-Health Officer

Staff:
Kate Fuller, Administrative Assistant

Public:

  1. CALL
    TO ORDER: Chairman Laura Merrifield called the meeting to order at

    6:30 pm. Laura Merrifield
    made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 3, 2017 meeting,
    seconded by Joe Lewandowski. The minutes were unanimously approved
    as amended.

  1. PUBLIC
    COMMENT-None

  1. SELECTMEN’S
    BUSINESS:

  1. Update
    on Abatement for 299 Centre Street
    -Laura
    Merrifield and Mary Hull consulted with the Town’s lawyer. The
    abatement settlement was reviewed and recommended to proceed. In
    terms of the other issues Mary will contact the attorney
    representing that property and let them know the deed was not
    properly executed. The Town has confirmed that they have a protected
    position in terms of recovering back taxes.

  1. Laura
    Lewandowski-Health Officer-garbage nuisance
    -There
    was a complaint about the garbage accumulation at 419 South Road.
    There was also a concern raised about the discharge of fire arms
    late at night; Mrs. Lewandowski will follow up with Fish and Game
    about this concern. Mrs. Lewandowski presented a draft letter which
    was reviewed and will be sent as a first step to resolving these
    concerns.

  1. Release
    of Lien for local Assistance
    -The
    lien release form for 145 Old Concord Road was signed by the Board.

  1. Appointment
    for Overseer of the Poor
    -Appointment
    for Kate Thorndike signed by Board.

  1. Abatement
    application and recommendation for Fairpoint
    -The
    application was denied on the recommendation of Avitar. A letter
    will be sent to Fairpoint with the decision.

  1. Capital
    Reserve request-Breathing Apparatus
    -Request
    signed by the Board.

  1. Timber
    Warrant-White Brook Drive
    -Signed
    by the Board.

  1. Payroll,
    Vendor Payments and Purchase Orders
    -Approved
    as submitted.

  1. Miscellaneous/General
    Discussion
    - Legislative
    Bulletin from the NHMA received. March Trustees report received.
    Town Hall permit to operate a place of assembly renewed by Chief
    Henry. Communications from Planning Board received around membership
    and officer changes and adoption procedure for the amended CPO.
    Slip, Trip and Fall training reminder. Letter received with update
    on a resident’s bankruptcy proceedings. Laura Merrifield let the
    Board know that the Road Agent would be taking some time off. Joe
    Lewandowski mentioned other states with high property taxes noting
    that, according to his sources, New Hampshire is the third highest.

  1. NON-PUBLIC:
    None

  1. ADJOURNMENT:

Minutes
4/10/17 page 2

MOTION:
Jeff Burbank moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 pm.

SECOND:
Laura Merrifield

APPROVED:
Unanimously approved.

Respectfully
Submitted,

Katherine
M. Fuller

Administrative
Assistant for the Board of Selectmen