Minutes of December 18, 2017

Town of Sullivan, NH 
Board of Selectmen
Meeting Minutes, December 18, 2017
Sullivan Town Hall

Board members present: Chairman Laura Merrifield and Jeff Burbank 

Department Heads/Officers: 

Staff: Kate Fuller, Administrative Assistant

Public: None

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 11, 2017 meeting, seconded by Jeff Burbank. The minutes were unanimously approved as amended. 

PUBLIC COMMENT-None. 

SELECTMEN’S BUSINESS:

Winch Hill-Records from the Town Historian-This topic will be discussed at a future meeting. 

Jim Forrest-267 Centre Street-Request for extension on cleanup-proposed dates-Mr. Forrest proposed January 31, 2018 to have his car carrier registered and May 30, 2018 to have all of the other stipulations of his cleanup completed. Mr. Forrest stated that there might need to be more discussion around what he stores behind the fenced area of his property. The Board will go and inspect the property in the early part of June. The Board granted the extension. 

Benefits and Pay for Road Agent Applicant-The Board reviewed the current benefits and will have some clarification around the benefits specifically vacation and retirement by the next meeting. Starting wages were discussed.                                                                       

Payroll, Vendor Payments and Purchase Orders-Purchase orders and manifest approved as submitted.

Miscellaneous/General Discussion-Kate reported on the balance of money owed to the Town on 24 Arlen Drive. Copy of a letter from the DES around deficiencies at the Cell Tower property, received AND FORWARDED TO THE Planning Board and the Conservation Commision.. November Sheriff’s log, received. E-mail with attached court schedule for Fairpoint valuation trial, received. 

Board of Selectmen-General Discussion-Jeff Burbank discussed the quorum requirements in New Hampshire. Laura Merrifield researched the requirements for a CDL and found that the Town does need a person with this type of license to operate at least one piece of the Town’s machinery in the Highway Garage. The Board also discussed reviewing the Winter Operations Snow Removal and Ice Control Policy.  
 
NON-PUBLIC: None

ADJOURNMENT: 
MOTION: Jeff Burbank moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:42 pm.  

SECOND: Laura Merrifield

APPROVED: Unanimously approved.

Respectfully Submitted,

Katherine M. Fuller
Administrative Assistant for the Board of Selectmen