Meeting Minutes

Minutes for thr November 1996 Meeting


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JERICHO-UNDERHILL WATER DISTRICT
November 4, 1996
7:00 p.m.
Basement of the United Church of Underhill

TRUSTEES PRESENT                          OPERATOR PRESENT        GUESTS PRESENT

Harold Sargent                                          None                                     None

Peter Mitchell                                      CLERK PRESENT

Michael Sacco                                      Katharine Koniuto

President Harold Sargent called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.

1. Review & Approval of Previous Minutes. The October 7, 1996 minutes were reviewed. Under Old Business (5.c.) the word than was corrected to read that. The minutes were approved as corrected.

2. Review & Approval of Financial Statements. The Board reviewed the financial statements. The treasurer presented a Bond History Report to clear up previous questions from board members. The October financial report was tabled pending further information from the treasurer.

3. Operator's Report. (Given by Harold Sargent in the absence of the operator.)

  1. a.  Water use.- 50,000 gals. average daily use.
  2. b.  Church connection & hydrant installation. 10.75 hours were spent working on the hydrant connection.
    1. c.  Other. None

4. Customer concerns.

a. Customer on Brookside Drive with colored hot water.

    1. It was felt that the colored water at the home on Brookside Drive may be due to an iron fitting.
    2. Colored water at the Fire Department showed 2.6 ppm iron. The polyphosphate in the water was reading to high, so Harold turned the pump down.

5. Old Business.

  1. a.  Maple Ridge project finalization. Our lawyer is preparing an agreement and an easement deed for the Saccos.
  2. b.  Computer billing progress. The clerk reported that the towns still have not released the new addresses for our customers with street addresses, but she has begun entering the addresses of customers with Post Office boxes or out of town addresses.
  3. c.  Wonderhill Estates easement update. The Board has received easement deeds from Alonna Bolio and Wesley Jacobs. Those are currently being recorded by the Town of Underhill. We are still awaiting the easement deed from the Underhill Cemetery Association.
  4. d.  Pb and Cu results submitted to the state. Harold has sent our results to the state.
  5. e.  Ditching old pump house area. Gary Lunderville will do the ditching as asked, but is negotiating with Ken Mitchell to do some work for him.
  6. f.  Status of Bernasconi request for water connection on Maple Ridge. The request has been withdrawn.
  7. g. Other. None.

6. New Business.

  1. Cl, residual testing (by whom?) A motion was made and carried to pay Helen Miller 50 cents per day as per her request to do the chlorine testing. She began doing the daily testing in mid-October.
  2. Other.
  3. New hydrant (#34) in Wonderhill Estates began to function on November 4, 1996.
  4. The new hydrant at the site of the new United Christian Assembly Church on Raceway Road will be numbered #15A.
  5. The hydrant flags will be put on in mid-November. New flags for the two new hydrants will be purchased.
  6. Harold Sargent will be attending a course in Hydrogeology given by the Green Mountain Water Environmental Association on November 7, 1996 in Rutland. He requested reimbursement for the cost of the course and dues. The Board voted to reimburse him up to $55. for his costs.
  7. The Fire Department has requested the raising of the hydrant at Lee Dumas's house. The Board will consider this request at its December 1996 meeting.
  8. The Fire Department has requested to color code the tops of the hydrants where the rate of flow is known. The Board voted to approve their request. If further flow testing is required, coordination with the Jericho-Underhill Water District is needed.

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

8.      Adjournment. The meeting was adjourned at 9:12 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted

 

Katharine Konuito Clerk /Treasurer


 

 

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