Meeting Minutes

Minutes for the June 1996 Meeting

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June 3, 1996
7:00 p.m.
Basement of the United Church of Underhill

TRUSTEES PRESENT                       OPERATOR PRESENT                      GUESTS PRESENT

                                                        Marc Maheux                                         None

Peter Mitchell                                   CLERK PRESENT

Michael Sacco                                    Katharine Koniuto

In the absence of President Harold Sargent, Peter Mitchell called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.

1. Review & Approval of Previous Minutes. The minutes from the May 6, 1996 were reviewed and approved with the following amendments:

7.c. Source:- Protection Plan Progress. (continued) - Add "and report to" between the words "bill" and "us".

7.f. Other old business. - Omit the word "different" between "a" and "board".

8.a. Water service to Maple Ridge Lot # MR 018. - Add "The Board wishes to discuss the design of the connection with the owner."

2. Review & Approval of Financial Statement. The statement for May 1996 was reviewed and approved unanimously. It was suggested that the treasurer look into a "Sweep" account for checking.

3. Operator's Report.

  1. Water use.- estimated 38,000 - 40,000 gals. average daily use. Hydrant flushing skewed flow results.
  2. b.  Source Protection Plan Progress. - We have received an extension through October 31, 1996. Marc shared a letter to be sent along with a survey to 81 Wellhead Protection Area people. The board suggested a couple changes. The letter and survey will be going out soon. He also shared an "Assessment of Risks and management of Existing Risks" report. He is now looking into the area of underground storage tanks.
  3. c.  Hydrant flushing. - All hydrants have been flushed with the exception of the one by Big John's Store. The fire department will be flushing that on June 4, 1996.
  4. d.  Other. (Fluoride) - 1. Marc met with a representative of the Vermont Health Department on May 29, 1996. An inspection of the Control Building. Everything was found to be in good order.
  5. A problem has occurred at the corner of Raceway Road and Brookside Drive. When the main line shut off valve was closed, it would not reopen. Water is currently being bypassed by another route. Marc is working to correct this problem.
  6. The landscaping at the Sacco property and on Palmer Lane near Joan Stoddert's house is nearing completion.
  7. Marc has received by fax the Kjell lab report on iron, lead, copper, manganese, and phosphate water samples collected by Harold. A hard copy will be mailed to the district. The Buchanans and Brunelles should be provided a copy of the results.

4. Customer concerns.

a. Iron - samples collected (Buchanan, Brunelle, Wells No. 1 & 2).

See Operator's Report 3.d.4.

5. Old Business.

  1. a.  Maple Ridge project. See Operator's Report 3.d.3.
  2. b.  Getting set up for computer billing. Mike brought a copy of Quickbooks and samples of bills which he had produced to share with the board. The clerk will install this in the District's computer and begin to prepare the billing procedure with this.
  3. c.  Charge account - Jeri-Hill Hardware. - No report given.
  4. d.  Hydrant painting underway - No report given.
  5. e.  Tax free status - No report given.
  6. f.  Other. None.

6. New Business.

  1. a.  Harold's duties. Tabled until the next meeting for further discussion with Harold. Peter Mitchell will call Harold and offer help with duties in the meantime.
  2. b.  Date of next meeting. Because of vacation schedules, the date of the next meeting will be Monday, July 15, 1996
  3. c.  Other. None.

7. Bills to review & approve for payment. The bills were reviewed and approved for payment.

8. Adjournment. The meeting was adjourned at 8:50 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


Katharine A. Koniuto,





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