Board of Selectmen Town Meetings

RCL August 26, 2015 BOS Meeting Notes

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  1. Lifeguard staffing of Town beaches ended August 23 due to school year starting. More Detail
  2. Grant for $121,000 to be applied towards the former Rand Lumber property purchase was accepted. If a second grant comes in, taxpayers will end up paying approximately $1 million of the $1.25 million purchase price. Cleanup at additional cost will be needed.  A second purchase for $300,000 to $350,000 on South Rd. is pending.  Both will be paid for from the $3 million conservation bond voted in 2014.  More Detail
  3. The parking ordinance was amended to reflect newly-striped no parking areas adjacent to driveways on Ocean Blvd.   More Detail
  4. The Selectmen declined to endorse the Heritage Commission’s application to have the Rye Town Hall included among seven New Hampshire buildings to receive support towards renovation, citing the pending resident survey.  More Detail  Click Here to see the application
  5. Selectman Mills stated that he would be voting to tear down the Town Hall and incorrectly stated that voters had rejected the Town Hall in 2014.  More Detail
  6. The contract with Assessor David Hynes firm was terminated and a new company hired to do temporary assessing services for the next 2-3 months.  A separate contract was entered into with a consultant to look at the Town’s assessed valuations following concerns expressed by the Department of Revenue Administration.  The Town has had four different assessors since 2010. More Detail