September 26, 2016

Town
of Sullivan, NH Board of Selectmen


Meeting Minutes,
September 26, 2016

Sullivan
Town Hall

Board
members present: Chairman Laura J. Merrifield, Joe Lewandowski and
David 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
    September 19, 2016 meeting, seconded by Dave Beers. The minutes were
    unanimously approved as amended.

  1. PUBLIC
    COMMENT-No comments.

  1. SELECTMEN’S
    BUSINESS:

  1. Safety
    and Health Program adoption
    -There
    will be one more review with the addition of a cover sheet, table of
    contents and signature page. Draft copies of the Slip, Trip and Fall
    Log were distributed.

  1. Energy
    Audit
    -The
    audit was reviewed, specific attention was paid to the tightening of
    the envelope. Many of the prioritized projects have been completed
    including a new furnace, programmable thermostats, outdoor lights on
    timers, repairing the front steps and handicapped ramp and sealing
    the crack in the foundation. The Board decided to include the
    recommended improvements in the 2017 budget request.

  1. Review
    of Draft Schedule for Selectman’s Budget Meeting
    -Draft
    was reviewed, fuel and postage prices will be added and the schedule
    will be distributed to department heads.

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

  1. Miscellaneous/General
    Discussion
    -Letter
    of introduction from Ellen Avery of the Community Volunteer
    Transportation Company. Update from Town Attorney Gary Kinyon
    regarding ongoing litigation. Jae Whitelaw from Mitchell Municipal
    Group sent an update on continued litigation with Fairpoint.
    Question about permits from Dead River Company around instillation
    of healing fuel tanks, none needed. The Sheriff responded to a
    question about election coverage. Draft of the August 3
    rd
    Planning Board Minutes received. Health Trust meeting announcement,
    October 4
    th
    at 9:30am in Littleton. NHMA Gala invitation, November 16-17
    Manchester. SWRPC Fall Meeting and Brownfields Forum, October 11,
    Keene, 5pm. Humane Society pet memorial, October 15, Swanzey, 1-3pm.
    Updates from Primex received. Communication from Fire Chief Henry
    around fire drills/escape plans and first aid kits. General
    discussion ensued around vehicle repairs arising from inspections
    and how that fits into the purchasing policy.

  1. NON-PUBLIC:
    None.

  1. ADJOURNMENT:

MOTION:
Laura Merrifield moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:02 pm.

SECOND:
David Beers

APPROVED:
Unanimously approved.

Respectfully
Submitted,

Katherine
M. Fuller

Administrative
Assistant for the Board of Selectmen