Minutes of June 30, 2008

Selectmen present: Cheryl Labadie, Rick Hotchkiss, Bob Thayer 

Citizens present: Steve Hamilton and Toni Ellsworth 

The meeting was called to order at 7:30pm 

Bills were reviewed and approved. 

Three purchase orders were presented for approval: 1.) Town of Nelson- reimbursement for 5/26 forest fire- 2.) Keene Gas propane pre buy for Town Garage and 3.) Keene Gas for Town Hall pre buy. All of which were approved and signed. 

Steve Hamilton has an existing garage that does not meet the 50’ set back. Rick explains that he can rebuild on same footprint, but extension has to be 50’ back. Rick also referred him to the ZBA. 

Al Henry reports that the FD will receive a $975.00 donation from Corning in Keene for the continuing build of the brush truck. 

Randy Smith asks the selectmen’s opinion on special projects, Valley Rd or South Rd?

Toni Ellsworth came to update the selectmen on the school budget committee. An Ad hoc committee has been formed to do a comparison on different regions to understand why our cost per pupil is what it is. 

A citizen was concerned about Paul LeClerc’s situation on Apple Hill, Cheryl will look into it. 

A unanimous vote was cast that Ed Plaisted be given an extension on cutting on Gilsum Rd. 

The meeting was adjourned at 8:25PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Rhonda Hull