Government Oversite

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 6/19/13. Commissioners: David Babson, David Sorensen and Asha Kenney collectively administer the business of the County. The Board exercises budgetary control over County operations and prepares the annual budget for the approval by the County Delegation. The Board met at the County Administration Building, 95 Water Village Rd, Ossipee and began this meeting at 9:00 am.

00:24 Commissioner David Sorensen reports on the morning breakfast with the residents of Mountain View Community; flag pole installation; announcement of new administrative assistant;

01:25 Review of June 12, 2013 minutes; motion and vote to accept; May 15, non public minutes; Discussion of May 3rd 2013 minutes;

03:40 Commissioner Babson- report from the Cooperative Extension Advisory Monthly meeting; wood processor; active timber program; negotiating longer contract with extension services; discussion of bonding money to have extension to move to Old Nursing home Annex; rehab RFP's;

07:51 Jail inspection; processing inspection report; Attorney General;

08:20 Commissioner Kenney- requests putting audit report on website; Howard Chandler, Mountain View Community; commissioners breakfast; resident census report; flagpole dedication; resident breakfast; smoking policy; landscaping replacements; central purchase of patient lifts; new MDS coordinator; Nursing home compare site; 5 star facility;

13:46 Report of walking trail; cancelled event; process of tree cutting; boyscout involvement in trail cleanup; Wakefield Eagle Scout; walking bridge trail work; positions available at MVC; further education for LNA's; State grant money for furthering education; Money handling procedure; cash management policy;

20:29 Discussion of cash management policy; deposit slips; petty cash process; gift card fund; clear reporting for auditing; staff appreciation fund; resident gift card; Dube trust funds; tuition reimbursement fund;

26:17 Will Dewitt, Farm Supervisor- gardens; irrigation lines; 2nd garden; winter squash; brussel sprouts; tomato plants; cutting hay; bagging wood; delivering wood; old wood processor breakdowns; update on new processor; deliver date; wood stockpiles; lawn mowing; waste water permitting; water testing data files; well report; reporting septic permitting to Ossipee; Farm Day advertisers; outside contacts regarding a logging near County boundary; logger spreading wood chips; discussion of temporary right of way change;
review of meeting one year ago of logger asking permission to have a temporary change of right of way;

38:30 Letter to logger of complaint; list of concerns; extension council involvement in timber cutting; honor guard; country band playing for County Farm Day; beekeeping; maple sugar; fundraiser committee; dunk tank;

45:47 Sheriff Richardi announces John Rich, IT was involved in a motorcycle accident;

46:55 Work Session begins; activating IT committee; Rep. Cordelli email requesting IT meetings; choosing chairmen; RFP Old Nursing Home Annex; discussion of who will use space within the Annex; subcommittee recommendation;

57:20 Sketch or map of Old Nursing Home Annex; square footage of annex; office space; compiling RFP; discussion of delegation recommendations; leasing wing space; configuration of core; lease price negotiable tied to amount of money to renovate; length of lease; advertising cost for HR position;

1:15:50 Personnel procedures; Debbie Newlin; grievance procedure; delegation personell committee; testimony process; questioning witnesses; testimony under oath; Merrimack Counties personell committee procedure; transcription costs; hearings;

1:32:26 New HR Director, Wynette Degroot's responsibilities regarding personnel committee; 91A request not being added to personnel committee;

1:37:23 Kenney- TD Bank v. Bank of New Hampshire; mileage for bank deposits;

1:39:38 Jason Johnson, HOC superintendent; population report; jail tile floor; removal; painted floor; overall cost savings;

1:49:19 Auditing process; fraud reporting; adding budget to website;

1:57:00 Public comment; Steve Brown- Delegation personell committee;

2:02:31 Melissa Seamans, Carroll County Independent- is Janice Sullivan, previous HR director continuing to being paid after she resigned; is Janice Sullivan still having her benefits paid; wood processor costs analysis; camp firewood delivery; State Parks; who delivers; Melissa Seamans- inmates being used to deliver camp wood;