December 22,2014

Town
of Sullivan, NH Board of Selectmen

Meeting
Minutes December 22, 2014

Sullivan
Town Hall

Board
members present: Gary Patnode and Laura Merrifield

Department
heads present: None

Other
staff: None

Public:
Anne Sweet, Roger Sweet and Jeff Brooks

  1. CALL
    TO ORDER: Chairman Gary Patnode called the meeting to order at 6:30
    PM and made a motion to approve the minutes of the December 15,
    2014, regular meeting. Laura Merrifield seconded the motion and the
    minutes were unanimously approved.

  1. DEPARTMENT
    HEADS: None

  1. SELECTMEN’S
    BUSINESS:

  1. Anne
    Sweet, from the Energy Committee, announced the Town was in receipt
    of a $1,000 energy grant from New England Grassroots Environment
    Fund. The grant funds would cover 2/3rds of the cost to conduct an
    energy audit of Town Hall which was proposed several weeks ago.
    Mrs. Sweet requested the town fund the remaining $500 from residual
    funds in the 2014 budget versus waiting until March 2015. Since
    final expenses for 2014 will conclude on December 29
    th,
    it was decided the Selectmen would wait until the next meeting to
    (1) formally accept the grant and (2) determine the best means to
    fund the request.

  1. An
    agreement with Twin Bridge Services for 2015 annual service was
    approved.

  1. At
    the request of PSNH through the Town Clerk, a pole license agreement
    was signed. The pole location is at the intersection of Apple Hill
    Road and Old Concord Road.

  1. At
    the request of the Tax Collector, an internal tax abatement for
    inventory penalty, was approved for Robert Gray.

  1. Payroll
    and vendor payments were reviewed and approved.

  1. The
    Board approved the minutes of the December 16
    th
    Board/Department Head Budget meeting with minor corrections and then
    commenced finalizing budget numbers. At the next meeting, an
    updated expense report (to 12/29/14) will be provided, the budget
    reports will be updated and the Board will vote on the budget to be
    presented to the Budget Committee.

  1. OLD
    BUSINESS: None

  1. ADJOURNMENT:
    MOTION: Gary Patnode moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:25PM

SECOND: Laura
Merrifield seconded the motion

APPROVED:
Unanimously approved

Respectfully
Submitted,

Laura
J. Merrifield

Member
Board of Selectmen