Government Oversite

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 6/26/13. 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 8:30am.

00:11 Daymond Steer, public comments; settlement amounts; Carroll County grievance cases; Janice Sullivan; Moulton case; Steve Brown; primex insurance premium history; primex;

03:01 Asha Kenney; Genesis physical therapy presentation; occupational therapy; 800 bales of hay; Will Dewitt; hay for sale;

05:07 RFP old nursing home; rental space; reading of RFP; request for proposal; discussion of proper calculation of square footage of leased area;

11:09 Howard Chandler; MVC; Mountain View Community; administrator report; population census; staff census; ice cream social; Becky Mason; tree replacement; LNA award; awarding past employees; Erin Higgins LNA of the year NH; breakfast buffet; trust fund reviews; accounts v. trusts; Ralph and Edna Trust; Mountain View gift card account; laundry fund; nursing education fund; Bean Fund; helping hands fund; internal accounting process; board of directors to control cash management; 249,000- Dube and Enda account; Kathy Garry in control of 249,000 Dube and Enda account;

26:25 Ralph Herbert Trust; proportion share payment- state funding; 600,000; shrub replacement; using pro share monies during budgeting; surplus revenue; reserve; reducing taxes; capital expense accounts; shrub replacement contract; pharmacy contract; iCare providers- house calls; MDS records storage software; casual friday's cash fund; staff Appreciation fund; sever upgrades;

35:00 I.T. back up employees; security camera at MVC main entrance; 11 day memory; estimates for garden areas; MVC educational facility; LNA courses; staff news letter; flag pole costs;

46:30 Bob Murray; wood pellet bids; Maine Woods Pellet company- Athens Maine; Sand Dry Energy; New England wood pellets; delivery charges;

57:22 interviewing maintenance personell at MVC; reforming I.T. Committee; I.T. Committee member from Brewster Academy;

59:46 Work session; Asha Kenney's personel lawyer; ice damage to air conditioner units at the County Jail; 91a accuracy; report from Sheriffs department cash handling; independent audits; John Lyford- auditor or not auditor;

1:05:40 discussion about auditing process; financial statements; Bob Murray- discussion of square footage regarding RFP;

1:19:50 John Rich; County I.T.; visits after motorcycle accident; discussion of I.T. Coverage; disposal of old sheriff department computers; process of disposal; donation of used computers;

1:30:10 public comment; Daymond Steer- why is Kenney hiring her own attorney; Deb Newlin- employee policy handbook; suspension and discharge; including new HR director in review of handbook; right to know policy; insurance increase explanation; affordable healthcare act; patient center outcome research institute; transitional reinsurance tax; information being requested- legal line premiums paid by the county; open enrollment; employee handbook printing; CD; process of having employees review and sign the employee handbook;

1:59:59 Non public meeting minutes of June 19th where not sealed; commissioners Babson and Sorensen attempt to seal the minutes 1 week after; Kenney refuses to seal the minutes; argument ensues;