Select Board Meeting Minutes

Tuesday August 29, 2023

6 PM

Stark Town Office



Call to Order

Select Board Chair, Glenn Wiggin, called the meeting to order at 6 pm.

Persons Present for All or Part of the Entire Meeting

Select Board Members: Glenn Wiggin, Lisa Demers, Jim Walsh; Office Manager, Patty Peel

Rodney Monahan, Dennis Lunn, Bob Gale, Cheryl Gale, Stephan Gilman, Ray Perkins,

Read and approve minutes from previous meeting—August 22, 2023

Select Board Chair, Glenn Wiggin, made a motion to waive reading of minutes, 2nd Jim Walsh

All SB members voted in the affirmative. Motion Passed

Sign Checks & Manifest 33A Totaling $86.40

Manifest 33A Signed  

Sign Checks & Manifest 35 Totaling $39859.05

Manifest 35 & Checks Signed                                           

Sign Heritage Center Check & Manifest 21 Totaling $26.73

Manifest 21 & Checks Signed

Sign MS-1 Summary Inventory of Valuation

MS-1 Signed

Sign AVENU Addendum A: Interware Service Agreement for Electronic Payment Processing Device

AVENU Addendum A Signed


Old Business

  • Transfer Station
    • Select Board reviewed and edited the Operating Plan for the Transfer Station through page 18.
    • Stephan Gilman presented updated layout of Transfer Station
    • Jim Walsh shared information necessary to submit Permit by Notification (topographical map showing TS location & Coos County Deed information; TS Deed found at Book/Page 769/355).
    • Motion made by Lisa Demers: Highway Department, Fire Department, and Haulers will have access to the Transfer Station by key and/or combination lock; hauler will attempt to contact a certified operator prior to access but may enter if contact is not made. 2nd by Glenn Wiggin Motion Passed; all voted in the affirmative.
      • This will be added to page 10 of the Operating Plan under Facility Access Control. Jim Walsh added that it would be appropriate to also include on pages 17, 19, 20, and 21. For the highway dept and fire dept add to page 23 and for the fire department page 25.
    • Stephan Gilman, TS Operator, will get clarification on the following:
      • Batteries—-hazardous waste or universal waste?
      • What should be done with broken fluorescent tubes?
      • Can pallets be burned?
    • Emergency Call List
      • Patty Peel, Glenn Wiggin, Lisa Demers, James Walsh


Other Business

Jim Walsh spoke with Dereck Croteau of Croteau’s Lawn Service regarding his mowing contract, which requires him to have SB permission to mow after September 1. Jim Walsh made a motion to allow Croteau’s Lawn Service to mow once a week through September. 2nd by Glenn Wiggin Motion Passed by unanimous vote.



Glenn Wiggin made a motion to adjourn at 8:06, 2nd by Jim Walsh Motion Passed

The meeting adjourned at 8:06 pm.



*Select Board Meeting September 5, 2023 6 pm Stark Town Hall (Transfer Station Operating Plan)

*Select Board Meeting September 6, 2023 6 pm Stark Town Hall

*Planning Board Meeting September 20, 2023 7 pm



Respectfully submitted,

Patricia S. Peel, Office Manager



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Glenn Wiggin, Select Board Chairman                                     Date Approved



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Lisa Demers, Select Board Member                                         Jim Walsh, Select Board Member