Town of Antrim–Board of Selectmen
July 10, 2017
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Selectman Michael Genest in the Little Town Hall.
Members Present: John Robertson, Michael Genest, Robert Edwards
Staff Present: Donna Hanson, Town Administrator
- Mr. Edwards moved to approve the minutes of June 19, 2017 and June 26, 2017. Mr. Edwards seconded. Passed 3/0
- Mr. Robertson moved to approve the Non-Public minutes of June 19, 2017. Mr. Edwards seconded. Passed 3/0
- Mr. Genest stated that Antrim Wind Energy (AWE) requested an amendment to the PILOT Agreement with the Town to extend the date for commercial operation in Section 2 from December 31, 2018 to December 31, 2019. Through our attorney the proposed amendments to the PILOT were submitted to AWE. The document available today is a copy of the Agreement showing the changes requested by the Town’s legal counsel and what Antrim Wind has requested that the Town consider at a public hearing. A public hearing will be set for July 31, 2017 to discuss the proposed changes in accordance with RSA 72:74. Immediately following will be a public hearing pursuant to RSA 31:95-b, III, to consider acceptance of a one-time payment by Antrim Wind Energy, LLC in the amount of $125,000 in consideration of
extension of the commercial operation deadline in the Proposed PILOT Amendment.~
- Mr. Edwards moved to approve a Veterans Service-Connected Total Disability Property Tax Credit application. Mr. Robertson seconded. Passed 3/0
- Future BOS meetings will be August 14th, 28th & September 11th & 25th.
- Mr. Edwards gave a summary of the Water & Sewer Commissioners’ joint meeting with Bennington Water & Sewer Commissioners. A representative from the Department of Environmental Services gave an overview of asset management planning. An Asset Management Planning Grant of $20,000 is available with 100% matching funds.
- Mr. Edwards moved to approve the Primex CAP Program Agreement. Mr. Robertson seconded. Passed 3/0
- Other Business:
- Mr. Genest discussed the paving on Gregg Lake Road. The paving has been delayed due to weather and scheduling conflicts. Mr. Genest said this was the second year that the same company has had scheduling conflicts. It was suggested that this is something to remember when evaluating bids next year.
- Mr. Steve McDonald asked why there were boulders placed along the water’s edge at Gregg Lake. He was told that a dog swim area was created there. Mr. McDonald said that placing the boulders there eliminated several parking spaces. The BOS will drive to the beach to assess the situation.
- After no further business Mr. Edwards moved to adjourn at 8:10 PM. Seconded by Mr. Robertson. Passed 3/0
Respectfully submitted, Donna Hanson