Government Oversite

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 7/3/13. 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 8:40am.

00:09 Public comments; review of June 26 meeting minutes;

09:50 Kylee Rowell; Mountain View Community; graduated RN; educational reimbursement; security camera; East Coast Foundation; Garden concrete pad sites; Sand Dri Energy; wood pellet bids; delivery charges; tonnage; flat rate charges;

22:42 Discussion of June 19th non public minutes; non public June 26- June 12; unsealing minutes of June 12;

31:00 Sorensen discusses June 26th minutes; legal billing; Kenney's statement about legal bills totaling thousands of dollars; June 19 public minutes; Cooperative extension leasing space; long term lease; bond funding to move cooperative extension;

36:39 Howard Chandler, MVC Administrator; population census; Senate Bill 138; Medicaid filing authority; gift card accounts; resident and special accounts; internal accounting controls; shrub replacement; Eden alternatives; carpeting installation problems, settlement; hearing aid loss policy; tech soup; farm day;

56:45 Babson reports that Sheep Shearing will be available on farm day; June 27th 2013; flag pole update;

1:00:27 Bob Murray, MVC Facilities director; review of pellet bids; Maine Pellets; costs; delivery process; review of proposal; motion to accept bid from Sand Dry Energy; review of RFP for Old Nursing Home space leasing; Square footage; core 15,000 square feet;

1:14:50 Jason Johnson, jail Superintendent- population report; transfers; state prison transfers; why is County holding State Prisoners?;

1:18:04 Commissioner Kenney clears up a comment she made regarding employees of the County needing "Adult Supervision" David Babson asks Asha Kenney to Resign. David Sorensen also is concerned about the comments made; Asha Kenney feels her comment was taking out of context. Asha Kenney brings up a Non Public email sent to Henry Spencer.

1:23:51 Public comment, Steve Brown- County Jail- to State prisoner transfere costs; Primex premiums for the past 5 years; auditing reports- Mason and Rich; John Lyford; financial statements; process of auditing; RFP to auditing; auditing the auditor; 2012 audit; Melissa Seamans- thanks Babson for doing non public meeting minutes; Kenney calling resent 91a case a "bogus" suite; right to know policy and procedure; patient lifts; comments on Kenney's response to the "Employee's needing adult supervision"; Kenney comments that she can't remember calling the 91a lawsuit "bogus"; Kenney's attendance record; Ed Comeau-, clarifies why the recent 91a suite was filed and who was culpable; Sorensen states the 91 suite was dismissed; Steve Brown comments that 91a costs cannot be considered; Sorensen comments that the commission did not break the 91a right to know law;

1:39:33 Work session; discussion of minute format; processing public and non public meeting minutes; minutes not being processed; process of signing checks;

1:48:48 payments being made to Janice Sullivan (previous HR Director); former employees entering building after hours to meet with present HR Generalist; bringing up non public issues;

1:55:39 Sorensen- long range and short range plans;

2:01:38 Public comment- Steve Brown, 91a lawsuit, clarification that the court did not dismiss the case; Ed Comeau how is mileage being recorded; Babson states he never takes mileage; Kenney argues that Babson doesn't take mileage as commissioner, but was reimbursed as a State Rep, Babson corrects Kenney and argument ensues; Steve Brown, through a 91a he had requested in the past, shows that the records don't always show what the milage was for;