06/12/2023 SB Minutes
TOWN OF BETHLEHEM
2155 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH 03574
Bethlehem Board of Selectmen
June 12th, 2023
In person –Chairman Morris, Select person Strand, Select person Hibberd, and Selectman Caplain.
Meeting Minutes- Selectman Strand noted a spelling error, adding Margret Gale to the transfer station committee members in attendance, and adding “discussion on litter ordinance to be continued at a future meeting”.
Chairman Morris made a motion to accept the minutes as amended. Selectman Hibberd seconded and all were in favor.
Sean Gawlick Sign Permit Selectman Hibberd made a motion to accept Sean Gawlick’s sign permit pending the property owner’s approval. Selectman Caplain seconded and all were in favor.
There was discussion by the board that if a current business replaced an existing sign, it would require an updated sign application to be approved by the board.
Energy Commission appointments- Alex Graziano and Tiffany Miller- Selectman Caplain made a motion to appoint Alex Graziano and Tiffany Miller to the Energy Commission. Selectman Hibberd seconded and all were in favor.
Liaison/Committee Update- Selectman Hibberd updated the board that Dawn Ferringo, Welfare Director, successfully applied for a $500 grant to purchase fresh eggs, vegetables, and milk from local farms.
Selectman Caplain updated the board that the Energy Commission had worked on an RFI for an EV charging station based on one the town of Hanover used and will present it at the meeting on 6/26. Selectman Caplain also told the board he would be attending the Village District meeting to inquire about the sidewalk from the library to the elementary school, discuss ownership of the barn by the pool, and discuss the upcoming solar array project for the village.
Selectman Strand suggested adding language to the Rec department’s code of conduct and discussing it at the meeting on 6/26. Selectman Strand also informed the board the North Country Counsel is conducting traffic studies and recommended participating in front of the library.
Non-public Session per RSA 91A-3 II (personnel, reputation, and legal) Chairman Morris made a motion to go into non-public per RSA-91A-3 for reasons of legal, personnel, and reputation. Select person Strand seconded and roll call followed.
Chairman Morris made a motion to adjourn at 8:00. Select person Strand seconded and all were in favor.