Government Oversite

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 8/14/13. 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.

00:02 Commissioner Sorensen discusses the Agenda; 91a requests; 2008- 2013 non public minute review;

01:13 Public comment- Daymond Steer of the Conway Daily Sun questions why it took a lawyer to get a 91a request answered regarding- why Janice Sullivan, previous HR director who abruptly left in April, continued to be paid after she resigned;

03:50 Steve Brown request why Janice Sullivan was paid an additional 15,000 Approx. after she resigned;

04:43 Review of previous meeting minutes; August 7th;

08:57 Commissioner Babson reports on increase in ambulance transport fees; North Conway Ambulance; reports that he negotiated a contract price;

11:14 Commissioner Kenney discusses an email she received from Wynette Degroot; email notified the clerk of public and non public meeting minutes found in the HR Office; discussion of binders that hold the records of County meeting minutes; Kenney states that she has more binders #2011; stored in her desk, #May 4, 2011, #May 8, 2011, #May 24, 2011 #June 1, 2011; #2010, #2009; sealed approved minutes of #2011

20:25 Hale's Location Checks; Town of Conway auto registration fees; Totaled owed to Conway; Porter Office Machines;

22:29 Daymond Steer asks for another public comment period; Steer asks for clarification regarding the "confusing" discussion between the commissioners regarding meeting minute records; Sorensen discusses file or red binder that was found by the present HR Director; Discussion of what is in the RED binder found in the HR office;

26:41 Steve Brown, Wakefield resident, gives his observations regarding the RED BINDER that was found by the present HR director; he demands to know where the minute book was found; concern about public perceptions;

28:19 Babson expresses his intent on identifying and correcting the minute recording problems; Steve Brown expresses frustration when hearing the Commissioners complain about the time and money it will take to answer a 91a requesting meeting minutes; Brown remarks about the Commissions statutory obligations regarding 91a requests;