April 11, 2022

4-11-22 BOS Agenda
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BOS 20220404
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Laura E. Mills

Deputy Town Clerk / Tax Collector

Judy Brennen

Livable Communities

Abatements 4-11-22.pdf

Consolidated & American Towers Abatements


Avitar is in receipt of an abatement request from Consolidated Telephone. Typically, the Selectmen will grant authority for Avitar to handle these matters on their own discretion but keeping the Board of Selectmen informed. Complaint that Right of Way value is over assessed at $90k about $1,660 dollars in taxes.


Appealing value of the leased site with cell tower 242B Derry Road. Assessed value is $521.600. American believes the value is $161,400 but no market evidence was provided therefore denial is not recommended.

Town Administrator Report

  1. Legal Counsel and Police Departments Tanager Way Safety Issues

  2. Pennichuck Water Rates Response

  3. Vacation School Vacation Week

Selectmen Reports

  1. Recreation Commission Representative - Steven J. Webber

  2. School Facilities Improvement Committee - Steven J. Webber

  3. Budget Committee Representative - F. Robert Leary Sr.,

  4. Planning Board Representative - Kimberly M. Queenan

  5. Capital Improvement Committee Representative - Kimberly M. Queenan

  6. Conservation Commission Representative - Kevin A. Lynch

  7. Heritage Commission Representative - Richard W. Lascelles

  8. Emergency Management Team - Richard W. Lascelles

Non-Public Session

RSA-91-A:3 II(a) - Employee dismissal, disciplining or investigation

RSA-91-A:3 II(a) - Employee compensation

Investment Policy 2022

Investment Policy

State law requires the Board of Selectmen to annually adopt and review a policy for investment of public funds that provides a framework for the Town Treasurer to follow.

Primary purpose, in addition to compliance with state law, is to preserve safety of principal and liquidity of cash to support operational needs.

Requires the Town to maintain Public Officials bond coverage limits of employees with its property liability insurance carrier.

Allows the Treasurer to delegate deposit authority to insure that deposits are conducted at least on a weekly basis and daily if cash exceeds $1,500.

Trustee of Trust Funds adopt their own policy

No changes are recommended this year.