12/30/2021 SB Minutes
TOWN OF BETHLEHEM
2155 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH 03574
Bethlehem Board of Selectmen
December 30, 2021
In person – Selectman Hibberd, Selectman Jensen, Selectman Morris, joining virtually Vice Chairman Caplain. – absent – Chairman Boisseau
Vice Chairman Caplain opened the meeting at 2:05 pm and reminded people to leave their microphones on mute. He continued to remind in person participants to use the microphone so Zoom participants can hear
Acceptance of heating system upgrade quote:
Selectman Morris made a motion to allow Tim Fleury as representative for town to sign and accept quotes on board’s behalf – Selectman Jensen seconded – roll call – all, less Chairman Boisseau – motion passed
Selectman Morris made a motion to encumber funds for building and heating upgrades for $32,600, heating, and up to $16,000 for general building maintenance – Selectman Hibberd seconded – roll call all, less Chairman Boisseau – motion passed.
Other/Follow up from the board
Selectman Caplain – bike community initiative – working on grant in conjunction with Angela McShane with safe routes to school – no 501c at this point but reached out to BTA, Parker, and Franconia Bike group. Not sure if that is best route or partnering with municipalities – $1m grant to finish all trails and building – would board consider being partner if needed? The board discussed fiscal sponsorship options and the past sponsors the town agreed to.
Selectman Caplain made a motion to have the Town of Bethlehem be a potential sponsor to EPA grant on Tri Town Community bike initiative and safe route to schools, if necessary. – Selectman Jensen seconded – roll call all, less Chairman Boisseau.
Non-public Session per RSA 91A-3 II – none
Selectman Caplain made a motion to adjourn at 2:18 – Selectman Morris seconded – roll call – all, less Chairman Boisseau – motion passed