December 30, 2013

Town
of Sullivan, NH Board of Selectmen

Approved
Meeting Minutes

December
30, 2013 – 6:30 PM

Sullivan
Town Hall

Board
members present: Gary Patnode, Mark Paquette, Laura Merrifield

Department
heads present: None

Also
present: Patricia Alexander and Scott Alexander

  1. CALL
    TO ORDER: Chairman Gary Patnode called the meeting to order at 6:30
    PM.

MOTION: Mark Paquette moved to accept the minutes of
the December 23
th
meeting as written

SECOND: Gary Patnode seconded the motion

APPROVED: Unanimously approved

  1. OPEN
    SESSION: Both Patricia and Scott Alexander submitted letters in
    response to the recent court proceeding relating to junkyards. They
    asked the Selectmen to accept receipt. Chairman Patnode signed each
    letter, retaining copies for the Board. Mrs. Merrifield offered to
    contact the Town Attorney and provide copies to her, noting it may
    be necessary for the Alexander’s to submit the letters through the
    court instead of through the Town.

  1. DEPARTMENT
    HEADS: None Present

  1. SELECTMEN’S
    BUSINESS:

  1. The
    Board of Selectmen reviewed and approved payroll, vendor payments
    and purchase orders.

  2. An
    abatement application (Henzel) relating to an inventory receipt was
    signed.

  3. The
    Board voted unanimously to approve the officers elected to the
    Sullivan Fire&Rescue Department for the term 2014 and 2015.
    The officers are: Chief – Neil Henry; Deputy Chief – Michael
    Blanchard; Captain – Robert Guyette

  4. The
    Board voted unanimously to enter into a memorandum of understanding
    with the Cheshire County Sheriff’s Department to provide police
    services for a one year period, beginning January 1, 2014.

  5. A
    communication from Primex notifying the Town of a return of premium,
    in the amount of $11,516.90, was accepted as informational.

  6. A
    communication to the Town of Nelson thanking them for the
    consideration and input relating to police services was signed by
    the Chairman.

  7. DES
    submitted two approved septic replacement plans for: Dispensa at
    286 Valley Rd and Kazlouskas at 246 Valley Road

  1. Continued
    discussion regarding the 2014 Town operating budget ensued. The
    Board reviewed and made recommended changes to the following
    departments: Fire & Rescue, Trustee of Trust Funds, Personnel,
    Capital Reserves

  1. ADJOURNMENT:
    MOTION: Gary Patnode moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:55 PM

SECOND: Laura Merrifield seconded the motion

APPROVED: Unanimously approved

Respectfully
Submitted,

Laura
J. Merrifield

Member
Board of Selectmen