December 19, 2016

Town
of Sullivan, NH Board of Selectmen


Meeting
Minutes, December 19, 2016

Sullivan
Town Hall

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

Department
Heads/Officers:

Staff:
Kate Fuller, Administrative Assistant

Public:
Paul Leclerc and Leslie Casey

  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
    December 12, 2016 meeting, seconded by Joe Lewandowski. The minutes
    were unanimously approved.

  1. PUBLIC
    COMMENT-None

  1. SELECTMEN’S
    BUSINESS:

  1. Paul
    Leclerc-143 Apple Hill Road-Building Permit
    -No
    action was necessary as he is in the building process.

  1. Community
    Planning Ordinance revisions
    -Planning
    Board Chairman Leslie Casey walked the Board through the proposed
    changes to the CPO, the rational for the changes and how some of the
    changes are necessary to incorporate new state laws.

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

  1. Acknowledgement
    of Financial Reports and Adjusting Journal Entries-November
    -Reviewed
    and signed by Board.

  1. Cemetery
    Mowing Invoice
    -Signed
    by Board.

  1. Conflict
    of Interest and Code of Ethics review
    -
    This topic will be reviewed with a full Board.

  1. Continued
    Discussion on Animal Control
    -
    This topic will be reviewed with a full Board.

  1. Purchasing
    Policy Review
    -The
    Board reviewed the policy and made some suggested updated to make
    the Policy clearer and more streamlined. Mrs. Merrifield will
    incorporate the suggested changes for additional review from the
    department heads.

  1. Miscellaneous/General
    Discussion
    -A
    budget article for the newsletter was reviewed for comments. A
    letter from Health Trust was signed for 2017 coverage. The Budget
    Meeting schedule was distributed. The Trustees of Trust funds
    November report was received. The Board meeting schedule was
    reviewed and the postings will be adjusted. Letter received from
    Leslie Casey Planning Board Chairman around expired driveway permits
    on Center Street; the Board will follow up with a letter. Primex
    will be contacted for Prime 3 award acceptance. Fairpoint sent a
    notification that they are being acquired by Consolidated
    Communications in 2017 midyear. Communication from Town Clerk Mary
    Hull about potential 2017 vacancies. Update on Stoddard Brush Fire
    reimbursements.

  1. NON-PUBLIC:
    None

  1. ADJOURNMENT:

MOTION:
Laura Merrifield moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:28 pm.

SECOND:
Joe Lewandowski

APPROVED:
Unanimously approved.

Respectfully
Submitted,

Katherine
M. Fuller

Administrative
Assistant for the Board of Selectmen