January 25, 2016

Town
of Sullivan, NH Board of Selectmen


Meeting Minutes January 25, 2016

Sullivan
Town Hall

Board
members present: Chairman Gary Patnode, Laura Merrifield, Joseph
Lewandowski

Department
Heads/Officers:

Staff:
Kate Fuller, Administrative Assistant

Public:
None

  1. CALL
    TO ORDER: Chairman Gary Patnode called the meeting to order at 6:30
    pm. Chairman Gary Patnode made a motion to approve the minutes of
    the January 18, 2016 meeting, seconded by Laura Merrifield. The
    minutes were unanimously approved.

  1. SELECTMEN’S
    BUSINESS:

  1. Personnel
    Handbook/Insurance Discount Requirements
    -A
    preliminary draft of some of the documents needed for a personnel
    handbook were distributed. They included both legal requirements and
    also Primex insurance documents that, if adopted would provide the
    Town with a 2.5% discount on workman’s compensation and
    unemployment insurance. The Selectmen will review and discuss in two
    weeks.

  1. Avitar
    Abatement for 595 Centre Street
    -An
    abatement was granted for this property based on a total loss of use
    due to fire.

  1. Recommendation
    for Leslie Casey
    - Leslie
    Casey has accepted a nomination for a position of Commissioner on
    the
    Transportation Advisory
    Committee of the Southwest Regional Planning Commission. The
    Selectman signed the letter of recommendation needed for this
    position.

  1. Phone
    Script
    -The Board reviewed a
    phone script for the Town’s outgoing message for the phone.

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

  1. Miscellaneous/General
    Discussion
    -Keene Gas rates
    in contract are reflected in bill, NHMA Legislative Bulletin
    received, SWRPC Winter meeting invitation, Sign to advertise the
    Public hearing discussed and approved. Laura will draft a letter to
    Sam Bradley regarding the status of our two pending legal matters
    and also ask if they will be able to provide us with more responsive
    legal service going forward.

  1. NON-PUBLIC:
    None.

  1. ADJOURNMENT:

MOTION:
Laura Merrifield moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:30pm.

SECOND:
Chairman Gary Patnode

APPROVED:
Unanimously approved.

Respectfully
Submitted,

Katherine
M. Fuller, Administrative Assistant for the Board of Selectmen