Board of Selectmen

Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 7:00 pm
Meeting Minutes
A meeting of the Selectboard

Selectmen Meeting Minutes 
June 26, 2012 -- 3:30 p.m. -- Memorial Hall

Call to Order: Vice-Chairman, Joe Judd called the meeting to order at 3:30 p.m. Other members present: John Payne. Bob Manners was unable to attend.

Acceptance of Meeting Minutes: John presented a motion to accept the minutes of June 18, 2012 with friendly amendments. Joe seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Order of Business:
Resignations of Part-time Reserve Officers - John presented a motion to accept letters of resignations from Clayton Hebert, Clint Phillips, and Robert Manners with regret. He expressed appreciation for their fine work over the past several years. Joe noted that it will be hard to replace these individuals. Joe seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Continuation of Annual Appointments:
Police Department Part-time Reserve Officers - John made a motion to appoint the following individuals. Joe seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Michael BillielEdwin Thurston
Timothy BudrewiczJeff King
Phillip Malone 
James HicksRobert Carmody
Roger WilliamsJeffrey King
Joseph MurdockNathan Jackman
Chris WilderEdwin Thurston
Jared BellowsMelinda Herzig
Holland HerzigScott Sullivan
Clayton HebertKurt Gilmore
Diane WilderJohn McDonough
James HunklerJohn Paciorek, Jr.
Melinda Salls 
Kenneth OuimetteDavid Johnson
Randall WilliamsRonald Hawkes
Nathan JackmanChristina Conklin
James BernierCharles Wilder

Cowell Gym Director - John stated that he read most of Kimberly Hughes four page letter indicating her desire to remain as Director of Cowell Gymnasium. Given the amount of money being spent on the building; John stated that he would like to find an individual who is enthusiastic and energetic; has more time to commit to the building's use and oversight; and someone who is willing to work with the Recreation Committee to develop year-round programs that will utilize the building and the town's recreational areas to their full potential. With that said, John indicated that he did not wish to reappoint Kimberly. Joe offered to speak with members of the Recreation Committee with the hopes that they might bring forth a name for appointment.

Senior Center Director Position - Joe reported that representatives from the search committee have recommended that the position be posted internally in each of the member towns for a one week period. Each of the town's personnel policies allow internal postings at the Select Board's discretion and by doing so, it will save the Consortium approximately $800 in advertising costs. Given the skill set required for the position, John felt that an internal posting would really only be of benefit to the person currently serving in the interim position. While he agreed that the individual was a fine candidate, he believes that it would be of benefit to all of the member towns to open the search publically. Both agreed to table the decision until the full Board was present.

Weston & Sampson Engineering RE: Request for Additional Inspection Hours on Clement Street - Weston & Sampson's contract for inspection services will expire during the week of July 9th. The contractor has been granted a contract extension through July 31, 2012. Buckland's Highway Superintendent, Steve Daby has requested that a full-time resident inspector be present on-site for the duration of the project. John Ryan of Breezeway Farm Consulting has verified that there are grant funds remaining to cover the costs of the full-time inspector. John presented a motion to approve Weston & Sampson's request to provide full-time inspection services through July 31, 2012 for the Clement Street Project providing that the cost of said inspector does not exceed $10,000. Joe seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Assignment of Department Liaison Roles: Joe recommended that the full Board be present before assigning liaison roles. They will ask Bob if he is available on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. to meet. Until then, each Board member will continue in their current role.

Representation to Various Committees: assignment of representation to various Boards and Committees will also be finalized when the full Board is present.

Adjournment: John presented a motion to adjourn the meeting at 4:10 p.m. Joe seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Respectfully submitted,

Terry Mosher
Town Administrator

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