Minutes of February 2, 2004

Selectmen Present: Michael Carney, Richard Hotchkiss, and Richard Labadie SR

Secretary: Fawn Woudenberg

Others Present: Fire Chief Neil “Al” Henry and Road Agent Randy Smith

Meeting called to order 7:30pm.

R. Smith stated he would like the Town to become a member of NH Public Works Mutual Aid Program. Annual membership dues cost $25 and assure assistance in the event of an emergency. The Board of Selectmen concurred and Chairman R. Hotchkiss made a motion to affirm the agreement; second by M. Carney, motion passed unanimously. R. Hotchkiss signed a membership agreement on behalf of the Town.

A culvert located on Gilsum Road near Corey Mine Road is in need of replacement. R. Smith stated that he has been in contact with a representative from the NH Dept. of Environmental Services and would a representative to view the problem culvert prior to proceeding with the wetland permit process.

N. Henry informed the Board of Selectmen that the lock has been changed at the Fire Station; a new key was given to the Selectmen to be kept at the Town Hall.

Payroll and bills were approved.

January 19 meeting minutes were accepted as written.

Meeting adjourned 9:05pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Fawn Woudenberg