MARCH 21, 2011

Town of Sullivan, N.H. Board of Selectmen

Approved Meeting Minutes

March 21, 2011 | 7:30 p.m.

Sullivan Town Hall


Board members present:

Richard Hotchkiss (chair), Mark Paquette.


Bob Thayer.

Also present:

Al Henry, John Prior, Karl Wheeler.
  2. R. Hotchkiss opened the meeting at 7:31 p.m.

  3. CITIZENS’ DISCUSSION: None scheduled, no other public present.
  4. DEPARTMENT HEADS’ REPORTS: K. Wheeler reported a theft at the Secret Lake Tattoo parlor on Saturday, March 19. A woman reported the theft of $40 from her purse while she was receiving a tattoo. The suspect is believed to live in Claremont. K. Wheeler reported he intends to put a bulletin out to the Keene Area Regional Intelligence Meeting, as the cost of investigating the crime himself would likely exceed the cost of the theft.
  5. K. Wheeler also reported being confronted by Scott Alexander, who said he felt he was subject to unfair enforcement of weight limit posting on Gilsum Road.

    K. Wheeler leaves.

    A. Henry presented a purchase order for a portable light box on the forestry truck and a nozzle shut-off, in the amount of $800 to Northeast Emergency Apparatus.

    A. Henry leaves.

  1. Vendor and Payroll Manifest – March 21, 2011: Signed as approved.
  2. Approval of Minutes:

  3. MOTION:

    R. Hotchkiss moved to approve minutes from the March 14, 2011 Selectmen’s meeting.


    M. Paquette seconded.


    2 yea, 0 nay, 1 absent, motion PASSES.
  4. Financial Reports from previous Auditor: Board to review.
  5. DRA Action reports: Board to review.
  6. MS-2 Report of Appropriations: Signed as approved.
  7. NHMA State Aid to Municipalities: Board to review.
  8. Antioch University seminar - NH Selectperson Institute: No action taken.
  9. Discussion on transfer of funds from Operating Account to NHDIP: No action taken.

  2. M. Paquette reported a visit from Scott Alexander regarding his property site plan. M. Paquette said S. Alexander said he doesn’t understand why he is out of compliance with town requirements. M. Paquette said he told S. Alexander he needs to address the issue at town hall rather than in person with town officials outside of meetings. R. Hotchkiss said S. Alexander has received a judgment from the Keene District Court, so he should be aware of his legal situation.


MOTION: R. Hotchkiss moved adjourn at 8:31 p.m.


M. Paquette seconded.


2 yea, 0 nay, 1 absent, motion PASSES.

Respectfully submitted,

John J. Prior

Recording Secretary