MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – January 10, 2018

MONTHLY BOARD MEETING – January 10, 2018
Chair Laura Rusk called the Board of Supervisors meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.; present were Laura Rusk, Kay Ryan, Jim Dier, Patty Swaffield and Cindy Gutsch.
The minutes of the December 13, 2017 Board meeting were approved as presented by Jim Dier; 2nd Kay Ryan; motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report:
11/30/2017 Bank Statement Balance                   $ 95,787.76
Less 3 Outstanding Checks                                   -$ 1,370.00
12/01/2017 Beginning Check Book Balance      $ 94,417.76

December Bank Statement Activity
Deposits                                                                    $ 823.39
Transfer to Money Market                                  -$ 60,000.00
Interest Earned                                                       $ 8.15
Checks Cleared                                                      -$ 16,034.27
12/31/2017 Bank Statement Balance                $ 20,585.03
Less 0 Outstanding Checks                                -$ 0.00
12/31/2017 Ending Check Book Balance         $ 20,585.03

MMDA Account Beginning Balance                $ 38846.32
Transfer from Checking                                     $ 60.000.00                         General Fund $3,323.03
Deposit Books                                                      -$ 27.79                                 Highway Fund $68,173.00
NSF Check and Fee                                            -$ 19.99                                  Building Fund $27,334.00
Interest Earned                                                   $ 31.49                                   Taxes $663,596.57
11/30/17 Ending Bank Statement Balance   $762,695.13                          Dog Licenses $174.00
Overpaid Taxes $94.53
Total All Accounts                                             $783,280.16

The Treasures report was approved as presented by Kay Ryan; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.
ROAD REPORT – currently Pines Road is being plowed to just past the only house on that road. But in the future the entire road will be plowed mainly for safety reasons.
ROOM TAX was discussed at length. Some of the 21 people attending the meeting spoke on the pros and cons of room tax. Three attendees asked that the Town of Hunter not pass the room tax, one asked for a lower amount and the others were in favor of the 4% and asked that the Town vote in favor of room tax. Chair Rusk said that the Board will give it one more month to make an informed decision on the matter. They will vote at the February meeting.
Kay Ryan made a motion to approve Sue Metcalf, Marion Dier, Mary Lou Hosler, Linda Treland and Jackie Eckerly as ELECTION INSPECTORS for the 2018 & 2019 election years; 2nd Jim Dier; motion carried.

Jim Dier made a motion to APPROVE PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PAYROLL for checks #16455 to #16472 & electronic payments from 12/14/2017 to 01/10/2018 for a total expenditure of $73,787.36; 2nd Kay Ryan; motion carried.

The Chair ended the meeting at 6:25 p.m.
Patricia R. Swaffield, Clerk