MINUTES OF THE WATER COMMISSIONERS

Monday February 12, 2018 @ 6:00 P.M.

Town Clerk’s Office

 

Members Present: Jes Alexant, Brooks Sturtevant, Marshall Ploof, Sara Rainville, secretary and Mark Brouillette, water operator.

 

Guests: Yvon Dandurand & Peter Magnant, select board members.

 

Meeting called to order at 6:05 p.m. by Jes Alexant. Pledge of allegiance was recited.

 

Agenda Amendments:

None.

 

Public Comment:

None.

 

Approve Minutes:

Jes/Brooks made the motion to approve the January 8, 2018 minutes with minor changes, vote taken and motion passed 2-0.

 

December 11, 2017 minutes tabled.

 

Treasurer’s Report & Budget Prep:

Sara presented the water commissioners with a trial balance report for FY18; checking account balance $51,325.18. There is approximately $3000 in outstanding water rent from the January 1, 2018 billing. Late fees and notices will be sent out first week of March.

 

A warrant with supporting invoices totaling $399.86 was submitted for review and signatures by the members.

 

A warrant with supporting invoices totaling $130.73 was submitted for review and signatures by the members.

 

Repairs/leaks:

Water leak was found at 4916 Hanna Road and has been repaired by the property owner.

 

Mark entered the meeting at 6:21 p.m.

 

Marshall and Mark did visits around town when it was discovered there was a water leak in Town. They also had Brent Durenleau come into assist with his listening device to locate the location of the water leak.

 

It is possible that there are still leaks in the system; Mark and Marshall will work with Brent at a later date and when it warms up to locate any further leaks.

 

Water System Upgrade Update:

Mark will be collecting the necessary samples for Otter Creek on Thursday, February 15, 2018 and will have the results sent to them.

 

Jes noted that the water district should be receiving a new compliance schedule with the permit to operate.

 

Jes stated that the preliminary engineering study needs to be updated and then resubmitted to the State with the contingency about the limestone chip treatment.

 

Marshall entered the meeting at 6:44 p.m.

 

Other Business:

-Water source protection text-Jes drafted text and presented it at the Planning Commissions January 16, 2018 meeting. The Planning Commission members had suggestions on changes. Jes will review and made necessary changes to give back to them at the March 20, 2018 meeting.

 

The next meeting is scheduled for March 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town Clerk’s Office.

 

Motion made by to adjourn the meeting by Brooks/Jes, all in favor, motion passed 3-0.

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:22 p.m.

 

Respectfully,

Sara Rainville

February 15, 2018

 

These minutes are not official until approved at the Water Commissions next regular meeting.

These minutes were approve March 12, 2018.