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Selectmen's Minutes 2010/01/25
7:00 PM Town Office Meeting Room
Monday, January 25, 2010

Present: Stephen White Chairman, William Roach Vice-Chairman, Charlotte Brown, Frederick Gallup, Emma Smith, Donna Nashawaty, Town Manager

Also Present: Katie Richardson Intertown Record, Tony Bergeron Road Agent,
Donna Gazelle, Peter Urbach.  

Chairman White called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.

Motion vote to recommend Article 19; Are you in favor of the Town raising and appropriating the sum of $15,000 to be placed in the Conservation Commission Fund, to be used for the acquisition and improvement of property, easements, and other interests in land within the Town, for the benefit of present and future generations, all in accordance with RSA 36-A by Selectman Roach, seconded by Selectman Gallup. All in Favor.

Chairman White asked for a moment of silence in remembrance of Artie Osborne.

Public Hearing on Speed Limit Change for Central Street
Public Hearing opened at 7:05PM
The Board received a petition from the residents on Central Street to change the speed limit on Central Street from 30 miles per hour to 20 miles per hour. There were no residents of Central Street in attendance.
Public Hearing Closed at 7:25PM

Motion to amend the Traffic and Parking Ordinance Chapter 5 Speed Restrictions Section 5:1.  All speed limits on Town of Sunapee roads shall be as adopted by the Sunapee Board of Selectmen, upon the recommendation of the Sunapee Highway Safety Committee, on October 25, 1993, and as may be amended from time to time.  The speed limit for any Town of Sunapee road not listed and posted, shall be 25 miles per hour, excepting limiting the speed on Lake Ave. and Central Street to 20 miles per hour and to put a stop sign at the end of Central Street By Selectman Gallup, seconded by Selectman Roach. All in Favor.

Selectmen Action
The Board signed the warrant, MS6 and MS7. Donna Nashawaty posted all 3 documents at Sherburne Gym and in the lobby of the Town Hall at 7:30PM.

Tony Bergeron – Lower Main Street Bridge
Tony Bergeron updated the Board on the progress of the work being done on the Lower Main Street Bridge. Tony Bergeron stated he has received the study from the engineering firm; the cost is abit more than the preliminary study and sent 3 proposals. (Proposals attached) Tony Bergeron reviewed the 3 proposals with the Board. Tony Bergeron wanted the make the Board aware that if they were to consider the Precast proposals, the Board would have to amended Article 16-Town Bridges Capital Reserve Fund and increase the amount of $40,000 by $13,000 to come up with the town’s 20%. The Board went with Tony Bergeron’s recommendation of the original proposal.  

Deliberative Session Procedures
Donna Nashawaty asked the Board what they want as to the order of the motions; the Board decided the reverse of the seating arrangements for the front table at the Deliberative Session next Tuesday. Selectman Brown asked if the Deliberative Session could be taped, Selectman Brown will contact the school to see if they have someone who would tape the session.

8:08PM-Motion to enter non-public session under RSA 91-A: 3, II© (reputation) -Matters which, if discussed in public, would likely affect adversely the reputation of any person unless such person requests an opening meeting; however, this cannot be used to protect a person who is a member of your Board, Committee or Subcommittee. Town Report Cover by Selectman Roach, seconded by Selectman Brown.

8:18PM-The Board returned from non-public session. Roll call vote, unanimously.

Meeting adjourned at 8:21PM

Submitted by,
Barbara Vaughn
Administrative Assistant                                Approved:_____________          

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Stephen White, Chairman                         Charlotte Brown

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William Roach, Vice-Chairman                    Frederick Gallup

Emma M. Smith