Meeting Minutes

Minutes for the November 1994 Meeting

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November 7, 1994
7:00 p.m.
Basement of the United Church of Underhill


Harold Sargent                        Marc Maheux                       None

John Fowler                       CLERK PRESENT

                                         Katharine Koniuto

President Harold Sargent called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.

1. Review & Approval of Previous Minutes. The minutes were approved as presented.

2. Review & Approval of Financial Statements.

  1. The financial report for the month of October 1994 was approved as presented.
  2. The Board acknowledged receipt of the Annual Financial Report (Oct. 1, 1993 - Sept. 30, 1994) which was tabled at the annual meeting. It appeared to be in order and will be voted on at the next annual or special meeting of the district.

3. Operator's Report.

  1. Water use. An average of 48,000 gallons of water was used per day.
  2. C.V.P.S.'s loss of power caused the pump to go off and it had to be reset.
  3. Hydrant If 17 has been raised.
  4. Water samples were taken at the pumphouse, Countryside Florist, Marc Maheux residence, and Harold Sargent residence and sent to Kjell Laboratories to test for lead, copper, phosphate hardness, etc. Water Solutions, Inc. paid for this testing.
  5. A response from the Mt. Mansfield School District is awaited concerning the possible changeover of cooling systems that Marc proposed.
  6. The water was turned on at the Kelley residence on Route 15.
  7. The curb stop at Peter Mitchell's residence was repaired.
  8. The meter was changed at the Reid Fuhrman residence.

4. Customer Concerns. None

5. Old Business.

  1. a.  Wellhead protection zone maps and project completion status. A Wellhead map showing zones of contribution has been submitted to the state and the district and is being reviewed.
  2. b.  New hydrant at B.R.M.S. status. No word yet regarding unplugging of the drain hole.
  3. c.  SOC sampling update. A state meeting was held and options were discussed to either fund the cost of sampling or reduce the amount of sampling required.
  4. d.  Hydrant raising complete (5). The hydrant raising has been completed.
  5. e.  Record drawing status - Creekside Development. We have received the record drawings on the location of curb stops, but not the buried cable maps. Mrs. Palmer said that her husband, Warren Palmer, is waiting to receive a map from C.V.P.S. which has promised to provide it. This information was received by Harold Sargent over the telephone.
  1. f.  Routine corrosion samples - Water Solutions, Inc. (Kjell Labs). These samples were taken. (See Operator's Report).
  2. g.  Changes to regulations voted October 24, 1994 effective date. These changes go into effect on December 23, 1994 (60 days from the vote).
  3. h.  Mill fuel oil incident status. Harold consulted with Chuck Schwer of the Hazardous Materials Division of the Department of Environmental Conservation. He also called Jeanette Villeneuve and asked her to consider replacing the pipe at the mill with Type "K" copper or D.I. pipe because it is an isolated mill site problem. This action will eliminate the fuel oil taste problem.
  4. i.  Brush cutting on well site. On October 15, 1994 Harold Sargent and Peter Mitchell spent three hours cutting brush at the well site. They hired Tom Mitchell and a friend to do additional cutting.
  5. j.  Other old business. None 6. New Business.
  6. a.  Hydrant flags for winter. John Fowler will install the flags this week.
  7. b.  Valley's Edge water distribution ownership. The deed has been submitted to the town of Jericho. They say it will take up to six weeks to record it. Harold signed the property transfer papers.

6.  Other new business. None.

7.  Other business.

  1. K. Koniuto discussed with the board the idea of moving the money in the savings account to a Money Market Plus account probably at the Howard Bank. The interest rate on Money Market Plus accounts is much higher than what we are currently earning on the savings account. The Board concurred.
  2. The next meeting will be Monday, December 5, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.

8.  Bills to review approve for payment. The bills were reviewed and approved for payment.
9.  Adjournment. The meeting was adjourned at 8:20 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,


Katharine A. Koniuto 




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