Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Dec 28, 2017

Public Hearing Betterment Assessment 12-28-2017


BOARD OF SELECTMEN’S MEETING
AND PUBLIC HEARINGS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2017
9:00 AM
TOWN OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM
120 MAIN STREET, LITTLETON, NH

Present:  Town Manager Andrew Dorsett, Chairman Schuyler Sweet, V. Chairman Franco Rossi, Selectman Milton Bratz, Executive Secretary Ceil Stubbings

Others Present:  Ralph Hodgman, Rudy Gelsi, Chad Fillion (Channel 2), Joe DePalma, Chief Paul Smith, Chief Joe Mercieri, Karen Noyes Cathy Conway

Sweet called the public hearing to order at 9:00 AM
Public Hearing:  Betterment Assessment
Sweet announced the road improvements are now complete.  Sweet said the hearing would remain open in the event anyone had any questions for thirty minutes.  Bratz said he went back and found the minutes of August 8th 2016 which
was the second public hearing we held. Bratz asked why one of the abutters was not listed as having to pay anything.  Dorsett said the parcel is inaccessible from the road.

Sweet said they needed to close this hearing and follow up on the required motion.

Bratz made the motion to lay out as a Class V public highway the following described roadway, Ledgeway Road,1384 in length and SO feet wide as described by Plan #022, Pocket 4, Folder 3 filed with the return. Subject to betterment assessments, pursuant to RSA 231:28; public convenience and necessity support the layout of this roadway as a Class V public highway because six residences are served by the road, and the cost to the Town of Littleton in the amount of $53,499.74 will be reasonable in light of the betterment assessments, the details of which are set forth in the attached schedule.  The repayment schedule is assessed to each of the six landowners with payments in the amount of $891.57 to be allocated over time over a ten year period.  Rossi seconded the motion.  Motion passed 3-0.  The public hearing adjourned at 9:30 AM.

TOWN OF LITTLETON BOARD OF SELECTMEN
FINAL PUBLIC HEARING LEDGEWAY ROAD LAYOUT
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2017
9:00 AM
TOWN OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM 125 MAIN STREET, LITTLETON, NH 

Notice is hereby given that the Littleton Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing at the Littleton Town Office Conference Room on Thursday,  December 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM concerning the final layout of Ledgeway Road as a public highway subject to betterment assessments pursuant to RSA 231:28.  Construction of improvements is now complete, in accord with prior hearings and decisions by the Board.  Ledgeway Road runs in a generally west direction from Slate Ledge Road, with the highway's boundaries being shown on a plan entitled [Pocket 4, Folder 3, #022], which is available for review at the Town Office.