November 7, 2016

Town
of Sullivan, NH Board of Selectmen


Meeting Minutes, November 7, 2016

Sullivan
Town Hall

Board
members present: Chairman Laura J. Merrifield, Joe Lewandowski and
Dave Beers

Department
Heads/Officers:

Staff:
Kate Fuller, Administrative Assistant

Public:
None

  1. CALL
    TO ORDER: Chairman Laura Merrifield called the meeting to order at

    6:30 pm. Joe Lewandowski
    made a motion to approve the minutes of the October 31, 2016
    meeting, seconded by Dave Beers. The minutes were unanimously
    approved with amendments.

  1. PUBLIC
    COMMENT-None

  1. SELECTMEN’S
    BUSINESS:

  1. Legal
    Follow up for junk yards
    -A
    letter was received from the Town’s attorney Gary Kinyon on
    November 1
    st,
    detailing the review hearing of October 31
    st
    for Scott Alexander; he will continue to pay the Town $25 a month
    for reimbursement of legal fees. A Stipulation from the Cheshire
    County Superior Court was received on November 4
    th,
    in the matter of Allen Jones that codified the Board’s proposal
    for deadline extensions made in August 2016. As a follow up to a
    September 12
    th
    property visit; Laura Merrifield will contact Planning Board
    Chairman Leslie Casey to go back and inspect the property of Jim
    Forrest who also had a deadline extension for property clean-up of
    November 1st. They will ascertain if he is in compliance for his
    variance.

  2. Conflict
    of Interest and Code of Ethics
    -On
    the recommendation of the Auditors, the Board it reviewing these
    policies. The Code of Ethics governs decision making and the
    Conflict of Interest Policy governs actions. These policies were
    discussed and Laura Merrifield will incorporate the changes for
    adoption.

  1. Payroll,
    Vendor Payments and Purchase Orders
    -Approved
    as submitted.

  1. Miscellaneous/General
    Discussion
    -October Trust
    Fund report received. Letter from Health Officer, Laura Lewandowski
    was received, following up on gray water and rubbish concerns at two
    locations. Communication from Mitchell Municipal Group around pole
    taxation. Planning Board Minutes received from the October 5
    th
    meeting. Joe asked for some information about Stoddard’s ambulance
    service which Kate will follow up.

  1. NON-PUBLIC:
    None

  1. ADJOURNMENT:

MOTION:
Laura Merrifield moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 pm.

SECOND:
Dave Beers

APPROVED:
Unanimously approved.

Respectfully
Submitted,

Katherine
M. Fuller

Administrative
Assistant for the Board of Selectmen