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Selectmen's Meeting Minutes 04/18/2011
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 Town of Antrim – Board of Selectmen
Meeting Minutes
April 18, 2011

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Chairman of the Board of Selectmen Michael Genest in the Antrim Town Hall.

Members Present:        Mr. Genest, Mr. Tenney and Mr. Robertson
Staff Present:  Galen Stearns (Town Administrator)

  • Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney 2nd to approve the minutes of April 4, 2011.  Passed 3/0
  • Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney 2nd to approve the minutes of April 4, 2011 Non-public session.  Passed 3/0
  • Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney 2nd to seal the minutes of April 4, 2011 Non-public session.  Passed 3/0
  • Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney 2nd to approve the minutes of April 5, 2011.  Passed 3/0
  • Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney 2nd to approve the minutes of April 13, 2011 Non-public session.  Passed 3/0
  • Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney 2nd to seal the minutes of April 13, 2011 Non-public session.  Passed 3/0
  • Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney 2nd to approve the minutes of April 14, 2011.  Passed 3/0
Road Agent Chip Clark discussed the cost of asphalt increase and the impact this will have on the planned road projects this year.  The cost has increased $3.00 per ton since the budget was made and the increase means that the old Concord road will still be completed but instead of 1 mile of Elm Avenue only about ½ mile will be done.
Road Agent Chip Clark informed the board that the Highway Department would be starting summer hours as of April 25, 2011 which is a 4 day work week of 10 hours per day.
 Cemetery perpetual care funds – Mr. Stearns asked the board about retaining funds collected for cemetery plots in a perpetual care fund.  Mr. Genest stated that the warrant article accepting the North Branch cemetery had specific language dealing with funds and requested that Mr. Stearns research the acceptance of the cemetery.
The Town of Bennington has requested an updated letter similar to the one sent in 2008 requesting that the DOT waive the bid process to hire Quantum Construction Consultants for the joint Antrim/Bennington Depot Street Bridge project, Mr. Stearns will send the letter to Bennington.
The board was asked if any of the Selectmen planned on attending the SEC hearing on Friday, April 22, Mr. Genest replied that the full board would be attending.
  • Mr. Robertson motioned to go into Non-public session under RSA 91-A:3 II a & c –Public employee and Reputations.  Mr. Tenney 2nd roll call vote, Mr. Genest – yes, Mr. Tenney – yes, Mr. Robertson – yes.
The board returned from non-public at 7:52 PM
Mr. Robertson motioned to accept the Conservation Commission’s recommendation to reappoint Linda Bryer and Keith Wolsiefer for 3 years, terms to expire March 2014, Mr. Tenney seconded the motion.  Passed 3/0
The board had a request to appoint an alternate to the ZBA but no action was taken at this time, Mr. Stearns will send a letter to the applicant thanking them for their interest.


There being no further business, the Mr. Tenney motioned to adjourn, Mr. Robertson 2nd, passed 3/0 meeting adjourned at 7:54 PM.



 
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