Lempster Planning Board

   Minutes of Meeting

held on Monday, April 10, 2017

at the Town Office

Members present; Mark Adams, Bill Rodeschin, Kirt Wirkkala, David Richards.

Others:  Wendy Pelletier, agent and surveyor.

Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm by Chairman Mark Adams.

Election of Officers.

By unanimous agreement the same individuals will hold the same positions on the Board as last year:  Chairman-Mark Adams, Vice Chairman-Bill Rodeschin, and Secretary-Kirt Wirkkala.

Review of draft Minutes of 3/13/17.

The draft minutes were approved with one addition.

Old Business.

Continued public hearing on application for a boundary line adjustment of property owned by John Ekdahl

 and Kathryn McLellan and located at 56 and 65 Kempton Road in Lempster, N.H. (Map #242, Lots #

2 and #11).

Wendy Pelletier, agent and surveyor, was present.

Ms. Pelletier submitted revised plans and mylar with the requested correction made to the plats and mylar – the word “Cheshire” was changed to “Sullivan.”  Ms. Pelletier also pointed out that she changed the hatching on the plans to make it more clear as to what was being done.

By motion made by Kirt Wirkkala, seconded by Bill Rodeschin, the lot line adjustment was approved as presented.  Motion passed unanimously. Ms. Pelletier will bring in a second mylar on Tuesday, April 11th, which the Board members will sign at their convenience.

2017 Agenda.

Board members discussed their thoughts on the matters to be undertaken during the following year.  It was decided, in no particular order, to review and discuss the following:

The Board agreed that some, if not all, of the above concerns would be addressed in separate meetings from the regularly scheduled monthly meetings.

UVLSRPC Lempster Representative.

By unanimous agreement the Board will recommend that the Selectboard re-appoint Mary Grenier as Lempster’s representative to UVLSRPC (Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission).


A letter dated March 10, 2017 was received from Steve Fellows pertaining to his gravel pit.  It was decided that Mr. Fellows would be requested to attend the next regular meeting on May 8th with his plan for reclamation in hand.  He will also be advised to extend his letter of credit to September 8, 2017.

Excavation Bonds/Letters of Credit.  It was noted that extension of either bonds or letters of credit had not yet been received from Newport Sand & Gravel, Steve Fellows, and Keith Fulton.  Their bonds or letters of credit expire on April 30, 2017.  They will be contacted and reminded.  Recording secretary Murgatroy advised that she has spoken with Della Fulton and they are awaiting a response from their bank with respect to obtaining a letter of credit for five years versus one year.

Ralph Farnsworth/Robin French property on Route 10.

A letter will be written to these individuals to remind them of their commitment to attend the May 8th meeting to discuss the status of their property located on the east side of Route 10.

Planning Board Meeting of

April 10, 2017

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Driveway Permit – Kirt Wirkkala.

This permit issued by the State of New Hampshire deals with logging road access to Mr. Wirkkala’s property on Route 10.  He advised that this may or may not happen.

Next regular Planning Board meeting – May 8, 2017, 7:00 pm at the Town Office.

Motion made by Kirt Wirkkala and seconded by David Richards to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed unanimously.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:36 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Linda Murgatroy,

Recording Secretary