Government Oversite

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 8/7/13. 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.

00:29 Review of previous minutes; July 31, 2013; review of non public minutes; discussion of releasing portions of non public; discussion of non public minute format; reviewing portions of non public minutes that can be released;

12:53 Sorensen reads portion of non public minutes being released;

16:16 Will Dewitt, Farm Supervisor,Wendy Scribner Forester; report on timber sale; white pine ; red oak; communication tower area; pallet grade logs; pulp wood; chips; definition of out block; draft advertisement; logger timber showing; bid notices; timber tax; bonding; special requirements; contracted pricing; trucking wood to be processed for camp firewood; county firewood process; leaving wood at cutting location versus having it moved to county for processing; timber schedule; 460 tons; 175 cords; round wood (un chipped); 100 cords per year; roads into cut area; shooting range harvest area; discussion of routes through cut areas; improvement of tote roads; road fabric; tower maintenance access; available fill; 220.00 truckload of gravel; 4-5 truckloads of gravel; commission votes to improve logging roads; skid roads; municipal well protection; double containment for fuel storage; location of fuel storage; September 10th logging bid deadline; discussion of details in proposed contract; certified cutter requirement; Babson comments about leasing on County land for grazing; discussion of providing water;

55:00 Hardware store invoices.

58:02 Kenney questions employees charging mileage when going to hardware store;

58:50 Howard Chandler, LNA training courses; architect visit; creation on outdoor areas; acoustic tile for sound issue in areas of MVC; gardens; Kenney- how many in LNA classes; per diem LNA; Babson- dietary technicians responsibilities; speech pathology; federal requirements for Dietary Technician; Genesis Rehab; NACo dental plan;

1:07:48 Jason Johnson, HOC; population report; Ossipee fire support contract; BLS, ALS; Ossipee Corner Fire department; discussion of dispatch; Babson questions process of calling for ambulances; North Conway Ambulance; Lifestar contract; discussion of tones (dispatching); Babson discusses saving money on transports; State Town regulations; discussion of low HOC population; housing minors; Babson- bracelet program process; electronic monitoring- work release program; level of supervision; administrative home confinement; Johnson discusses authority of putting people out on electronic monitoring; federal guidelines; medical coverage in case of injuries to inmates; request for inmate work crew policy; municipal workers supervising inmates out on work release; work crew rules; transportation of inmates; how many officers respond or check on inmates; handcuff sets quantity needed; officers issued 1 set of cuffs; process of injury reporting; Babson- discussing work location being discussed in public; smoking policy; smoking areas; Huggins Hospital bill- approx. 5,000; ongoing diagnostics for inmates needing medical care; Babson discusses purchasing process of depart.

1:46:00 Wynette Degroot- HR; smoking policy; discussion of non smoking campus signs; website comment process; inquiries; Non public for jail security and HR possible litigation; Commissioners sealed non public meeting minutes; discussion of smoking area locations; Kenney- discusses auditing law; discussion of auditing process and regulations; financial statement auditing; review process of Union contracts; attorney being asked about allowing jail staff to join union; discussion of governing RSA's; supervisors joining union; Sorensen does not advocate supervisors joining union;

2:01:40 Public comment; Daymond Steer, Conway Daily Sun; 17 year old HOC admission policy; DEAS; Sorensen comments about bill from DEAS; 372,000 to DEAS; total 4.4 million yearly; Melissa Seamans- County responsibility for payment; auditing; Gatsby rules; Steve Brown- North Conway Ambulance service area; RFP or bidding process to buy wood processor; Union negotiation attorney- RFP?; Tom Clawson;