Franklin Special Selectboard Meeting
August 31, 2019 @ 9:30 a.m.
Sturtevant, Yvon Dandurand, Dave Bennion, Pete Magnant (arrived at 9:45a.m.)
Present: Ted Meunier, Peggy Meunier, Wendy Sargent -
D outlined the purpose of the meeting - to deal with the complaints regarding
Hill Rd residents living there year round instead of seasonal camps.
D asked Ted Meunier if he owned the buildings on Hill Rd, he stated that he
doesn't own the buildings, he stated that he owned the land. Yvon D asked
about the status of the leases, lots on Hill Rd, Ted M couldn't clarify
the number of leases on Hill Rd. Yvon D asked about whether or not
the leases stated if residence status was seasonal or year round, Ted M
couldn't clarify the status of the leases regarding residency and he stated
that the leases are 99 years old. Peggy Meunier stated that the
residences are supposed to be seasonal not year round.
S outlined the regulations relating to the leases and how long people are
living on Hill Rd. Wendy S reported that there are 11 lots on Hill Rd.
B stated that Clark Hubbard, Chair of the Planning Commission, reported at the last
Selectboard meeting that based on zoning regulations that leases are NOT
supposed to be living there year round. Peter M asked whether or not
those on leases are aware that they are in violation. Stated a letter from Wendy S, Zoning
Administrator, should be drafted to notify leasees what the regulations are and
that they will be enforced related to seasonal vs. year round
D asked Ted M about how many of the residences are connected to the septic
system, Ted M stated that he believed all residences on the hill are connected
to the Septic System
B stated that Wendys idea of a general blanket letter regarding all residences
on Lake Carmi regarding leases and status of year round or seasonal. Dave
B stated that a review of the leases should be done to determine the status of
year round or seasonal. Yvon D stated that we need to determine the
status of the leases and Dave B stated that it would be important to review the
leases starting on Hill Rd.
M stated that the wording of the letter should be that a review will be done
related to the leases regarding the status of year round and seasonal.
Center Cemetery: Selectboard is in agreement regarding Franklin
Center Cemetery dissolution and closure of bank account, not comfortable making
any motions regarding the transfer of the account to the Town of Franklin at
S/ Yvon D made motion to adjourn at 10:18 a.m.
Next meeting will be September 18th
at 6 pm
Larivee, Town Clerk
These minutes are not official until
approved at the next regular selectboard meeting.