Monthly Archives: October 2011

How the trust works

Since the newspaper published the essential idea, I did some research and developed some details after consulting with an attorney.  If I got the details straight, many of the provisions are specified by the “grantor” (you the voter), and are … Continue reading

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Who do you trust?

You may recall that awhile back I proposed that the town establish a trust to oversee the preservation of Brewster Hall. At the core of that idea was the notion that it would be a way that dedicated supporters could … Continue reading

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BOS Town Hall Working Session

The town hall discussion tonight went pretty much as anticipated.  The Town Manager backed away from the PFIC idea, and the Selectmen focused on the $2.7 million modified “First Floor with Exterior”.

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In the News

Well, this week we are hearing from some old “Friends” who are getting around to responding to the spate of opposition in recent editions.

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Latest Phasing Activity

Latest documents obtained under NH Right to Know statute (RTK) indicate that the town manager has received a new estimate from NCA architects for first floor with exterior that excludes finishing the interior of the annex.  That reduces the cost … Continue reading

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Latest on PFIC

The newspaper will come out tomorrow with details about a revised proposal from PFIC.

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PFIC Proposal

I’ve obtained a copy of the PFIC Proposal.  They only proposed doing the full $4 million restoration for a fixed annual lease price of $393,534.

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BOS Meeting Tonight

The BOS meeting was relatively uneventful with respect to the town hall issue, but not without cause for reflection on the sad state of affairs that surrounds it.

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Who Needs Your Vote?

Wolfeboro politics has taken a turn for the worse. The pieces of a potential strategy to further marginalize voters started to take shape at the recent Board of Selectmen meeting.

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Public-Private Redefined

At tonight’s BOS meeting, Mr. Owen presented a third party financing plan for Brewster Hall.

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An Alternate Plan

In early September, I drafted a BMH Alternative that could result in preservation of Brewster Hall with town offices, but spare the taxpayers from the cost of the historic preservation part.

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