MINUTES OF THE WATER COMMISSIONERS
Monday May 14, 2018 @ 6:00 P.M.
Town Clerk’s Office
Members Present: Jes Alexant, Brooks Sturtevant, Marshall Ploof and Sara Rainville, secretary.
Guests: Evan Perry and Tiffany Legrand.
Meeting called to order at 6:03 p.m. by Jes Alexant. Pledge of allegiance was recited.
Move item #9 Spring Overflow use to before item #3, all members in favor.
Spring Overflow use:
Evan Perry and Tiffany
Legrand were welcomed to the meeting. They recently purchased land on
Brad St. Pierre has
rights to the overflow of the spring from a lot & home that was previously
Roger Gagne’s, Brad has recently put in
a drilled well on his lot at
Evan and Tiffany will
Jes/Marshall made the motion that the water district has no objections to the overflow water line discontinuing use; vote taken, all in favor and the motion passed
Brooks/Jes made the motion to approve the April 9, 2018 minutes; vote taken, all in favor, motion passed.
Marshall/Jes made the motion to approve the December 11, 2017 minutes; vote taken, all in favor, motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report & Budget Prep:
Sara presented the water commissioners with a trial balance report for FY18; checking account balance $51,549.50.
A warrant with supporting invoices totaling $1416.16 was submitted for review and signatures by the members. Discussion was had.
Sara stated that there are still 4 outstanding accounts from the January 1, 2018 billing to users.
There needs to be a curb
stop installed still at
-Notice of Violation received on April 12, 2018 for failing to monitor in February of 2018 for coliform, this was already addressed with the operator by Jes.
Water System Upgrade Update:
Jes has not received the final design yet, he will contact John Kiernan at Otter Creek Engineering.
The water district has
not been issued the new compliance schedule from the State of
Source Protection Plan:
Jes is still working on, he will set up a meeting with the Planning Commission to discuss further.
Discussion was had on doing test wells for a backup water source on the Town land by the highway garage.
Letter from Simon Operation Services Inc and the services they provide was reviewed by water commissioners. There was also a quote for the tank cleaning from Simon.
The commissioners reviewed the draft “operator wanted” notice as well at the “RFP part-time water operator services” description that Jes had done up. Sara will send the board the wording that was used previously. The goal of the Water District is to have one of the Highway Department men become a certified water operator. The commissioners are hoping to post the water operator ad by the end of the week.
-Tank cleaning: Simon for $2400 for one cell, Brooks will also request a quote from Earthwater Specialist Inc.
The next meeting is scheduled for June 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town Clerk’s Office.
Motion made by to adjourn the meeting by Brooks/Marshall, all in favor, motion passed 3-0.
Meeting adjourned at 7:48 p.m.
May 21, 2018
These minutes are not official until approved at the Water Commissions next regular meeting.
These minutes were approved June 11, 2018.