Government Oversite

Welcome to the Carroll County NH Commissioners meeting from 9/25/13. 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 8:30 am.

00:02 Public input- A Strafford County investigator, Bill Erving, questions Commissioner Kenney regarding audio recordings of Non public meetings. He requests the location of the audio files; Kenney describes the process she used to audio record non public meetings; Kenney: "Am I being interrogated?" ; Kenney refuses to answer any more questions from Erving; Kenney- "can you show me where the vote was taken?"; Erving- "Which minutes contain this vote?";

03:48 Steve Brown of Wakefield requests the minutes of the non public meeting where the vote NOT to audio record non public meetings was allegedly taken; Brown comments that the vote to do so must be made in public; Brown states a decision to NOT record non public is not a non public issue under 91:a;

04:54 Wendy Scribner, presents timber sale bids; discussion- change of right of way damage by previous logging operation; missing letter regarding agreement made with previous logger; discussion- forestry maps, DES, corrective actions;

21:57 Howard Chandler, MVC reports; population census; resident financial accounts; receipt recording and storage; maintenance of a 5 star rating; MDS; quality of care; Medicare 5 star ratings; application of grant for golf cart; acoustical correction; Chaplin; reflection gatherings; administrator in training, Commissioner photograph; employee evaluations; Mellisa Seamans, Carroll County Independent reporter, offers to head up the Fitness Trail Committee;

41:06 Review of previous meeting minutes; Sept. 18th; Babson corrections; Sorensen corrections; vote to approve;

46:40 Babson reports on a affordable Healthcare Act presentation he attended; Kenney reports on Delegation performance subcommittee;

48:50 Mellisa Seamans, Carroll County Independent- 91:a spreadsheets; released minutes to public record and website; released, redacted released minutes; recording (legal) consultations; how to record legal consultation meetings; discussion of non public "cheat sheet"

55:30 Non Public, per 91:a, 3- e (Legal); Tom Closson- Union Contracts; Motion to go into NON Public; roll call vote; Babson- aye, Sorensen- aye, Kenney- aye.