November 26, 2012

Town of Sullivan, N.H. Board of Selectmen
Approved Meeting Minutes Draft
November 26, 2012 – 7:30 PM

Sullivan Town Hall


Board members present: Mark Paquette, Gary Patnode

Department heads present: Randy Smith, Karl Wheeler

Also present: Karen Luebkeman, AA

A. CALL TO ORDER: Mark Paquette called the meeting to order at 7:30PM


Steve Hamilton advised that several outbuildings that had been removed prior to April 1st, 2012 had not been removed from his tax card. The Selectmen’s office will correct the tax card and process an abatement, followed by the appropriate refund.

C. Department Heads:

Police Chief Wheeler advised that the training seminar held on November 20th, 2012 went well. Police Chief Wheeler and Deputy Jackson have both been re-certified on the shooting range.

Police Chief Wheeler spoke with Deputy Jackson about having Aaron Collette trained as a possible future member of the force.

Randy advised the Selectmen that K.A. Construction would like to work on removing the old bridge and start installing erosion control measures. The town will also need to do bore samples for the new Ferry Brook Bridge prior to having the bridge built. This will cost approximately $2,000.00 and will be done by Cushing and Sons.

The engineering firm that has been doing the work for the Ferry Brook Bridge will be submitting a bill for additional work they have been doing on the project.

K. A. Construction needs a purchase order from the town in order to get their performance bond from their insurer.

Randy reported a leak in the new wood boiler that occurred shortly after starting it back up. ARC Mechanical who installed the boiler will be coming out to look at it and determine what is happening.

The grader is losing oil near the head gasket and will need work.

Randy would like to use funds from the Reconstructing/Resurfacing Capital Reserve

to purchase material to do grading alongside the portion of South Road recently paved.

The Selectmen agreed to this purchase and use of the Capital Reserve funds.

D. Selectmen’s Business:

General business including the approving of payroll and vendor payments, review of

invoices and PO’s were addressed.

Meeting minutes for November 19th, 2012 were approved.


Meeting was adjourned at 9:15PM.


Respectfully Submitted,

Karen Luebkeman, AA