Town of Antrim – Board of Selectmen
July 18, 2011
The meeting was called to order at 6:16 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. Fountain from Cartographic Associates explained their Query Manager Online service to the selectmen and demonstrated how residents and others can access the town’s GIS maps and property records. The selectmen agreed this program was very informative and would be a benefit to the residents while reducing the work load of the staff. If the town accepts this program before September 30th the $2,500 setup fee is reduced to $200. The annual hosting fee is $1,800. Mr. Stearns will follow up on getting this implemented.
- Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney 2nd to go into non-public session under RSA 91-A:3 II b hiring. Role vote all yes. Board entered non-public at 6:43 PM
6:58 PM the board returned to public session, Mr. Genest explained that the board had voted to hire a person for the clerk / receptionist position pending background checks.
- Mr. Genest motioned to accept the workshop minutes of June 13, 2011, Mr. Tenney 2nd. Passed 3/0
- Mr. Genest motioned to accept the minutes of June 13, 2011, Mr. Tenney 2nd. Passed 3/0
Mr. Stearns read a memo from Recreation Director Celeste Lunetta notifying them that the skate park bank ramp was being installed per the plan the Skatepark Committee has been working on for the last year and a half. The materials and funds were raised by the committee for this project.
Mr. Stearns presented a request from a resident for a registration refund on a vehicle that they no longer owned. Mr. Robertson motioned and Mr. Tenney seconded to approve the registration fee of $42.00. Passed 3/0
Antrim Wind Energy – Mr. Kenworthy and Mr. Soininen met with the board to discuss a potential agreement between Antrim Wind Energy and the Town. Mr. Kenworthy asked if the Town was willing to develop an agreement similar to the on Groton has entered into with Groton Wind Energy. Antrim Wind Energy will submit a tentative contract for the Town’s review.
Mr. Robertson motioned to enter non-public session per RSA 91-A:3 II c Tax abatement’s. Mr. Tenney seconded. Role call vote passed 3/0
The board returned to public session and there being no further business, the Mr. Robertson motioned to adjourn, Mr. Genest 2nd, passed 3/0 meeting adjourned at 8:11 PM.