Monday January 8, 2018 @ 6:00 P.M.

Town Clerk’s Office


Members Present: Jes Alexant, Brooks Sturtevant and Sara Rainville (secretary).

Guests: Yvon Dandurand & Peter Magnant, select board members and Dave Bennion, planning commissioner member


Meeting called to order at 6:08 p.m. by Jes Alexant. Pledge of allegiance was recited.


Agenda Amendments:

Add water source protection text after public comment, all members in favor.


Public Comment:



Water Source Protection Plan:

Dave Bennion from the Planning Commission was welcomed to the meeting. Jes will work up water source protection text for the January 16, 2018 Planning Commission and present it there. The Planning Commission is currently updating sections of the 2012 Town Plan. Discussion was had on the current water source and its surrounding areas. It was mentioned that Northwest Regional Planning maybe a great resource for this topic update. Dave will speak to Planning Commission Chair, Clark Hubbard, about having it added to the January 16, 2018 agenda.


Peter & Yvon exited the meeting.


Approve Minutes:

Minutes from December 2017 tabled until next meeting.


Treasurer’s Report & Budget Prep:

Sara presented the water commissioners with a trial balance report for FY18; checking account balance $44,705.72.


A warrant with supporting invoices totaling $7,318.75 was submitted for review and signatures by the members.


The water budget for FY19 was reviewed.


Town Report:

Jes has submitted the water budget and narrative report to the Town Clerk’s Office for the Town Report.

Water System Upgrade Update:

Jes has spoken to John Kiernan at Otter Creek Engineering.


The timeline for the project and budget was reviewed.


Jes has drafted a response to the State of Vermont in regards to their June 2017 “Notice of Violation Letter”, Sara put it on Water District letterhead and Jes signed; Sara will send out.


Other Business:



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


Motion made by Brooks/Jes to adjourn the meeting, all in favor, motion passed 2-0.


Meeting adjourned at 7:03 p.m.



Sara Rainville

January 12, 2018


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

These minutes were approved February 12, 2018.