Meeting Minutes

1999 Annual Meeting Minutes

 

JERICHO-UNDERHILL WATER DISTRICT

P.O. Box 174,

Underhill, Vermont 05489

MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING - 1999

The annual meeting of the Jericho-Underhill Water District was held in the United Church of Underhill in Underhill Flats on Monday, October 25, 1999. The moderator, William Frank, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. by the reading of the Warning.

Action on Article #1.

William Frank was nominated to serve as moderator for one year. The motion was seconded and so voted.

Action on Article #2.

A motion was made and seconded to accept the reports of the officers. Reports reviewed were the Minutes of the 1998 Annual Meeting, a Board of Trustees Report, the Report of the Treasurer, and the Auditor's Report. A motion to accept the reports as presented was unanimously carried.

Action on Article #3.

Katharine Koniuto was nominated for Clerk for one year. Nominations were voted closed and Katharine Koniuto was voted unanimously to be Clerk for one year.

Action on Article #4.

Peter Mitchell was nominated for Assistant Clerk for one year. It was so voted and the clerk was instructed to cast one ballot for Peter Mitchell for Assistant Clerk for one year.

Action on Article #5.

Katharine Koniuto was nominated for Treasurer for one year. Nominations were voted closed and Katharine Koniuto was voted unanimously to be Treasurer for one year.

Action on Article #6.

The slate of David Damkot, Douglas Keith, and Douglas Richmond were nominated to serve as District Auditors for one year. The slate of names was seconded and so voted.

Action on Article #7.

Marc Maheux was nominated to serve as collector of delinquent water bills. It was so voted and the clerk was instructed to cast one ballot for Marc Maheux for collector of delinquent water bills for one year. Marc then requested to have the Board nominate a person to serve as his assistant and to train for this position before next year's Annual Meeting.

Action on Article #8.

Peter Mitchell was nominated as trustee for a period of three years. It was so voted and the clerk was instructed to cast one ballot for Peter Mitchell as trustee for three years.

Action on Article #9.

A motion was made to pay the Clerk $150 per month for the services rendered by the Clerk. The motion was seconded and so voted.

Action on Article #10.

A motion was made to pay the Treasurer $150 per month for the duties of the District Treasurer. The motion was seconded and so voted.

Action on Article #11.

A motion was made to pay the President $500 and each of the other two Trustees $200 per year to cover their expenses. The motion was seconded and so voted.

Action on Article #12.

A motion was made to extend the boundaries of the District to include the property of Scott and Amelia Tower of 73 River Road in Underhill, Vermont, Lot # RV073 of the Underhill tax map and deed of which is on page 36, Volume 47, consisting of approximately 2.5 acres. The motion was seconded. A discussion ensued regarding the owners' desire to be added now that the drought has passed. The owners could be served without being added to the District or reapply if they again desire to be served. The motion was voted and unanimously defeated.

Action on Article #13.

A discussion of the operator's pay was held. Since the operator is not elected, it is not voted at the Annual Meeting, but is negotiable with the Board.

A discussion of the boundaries of the District and the possibility of having them added to the towns' maps was held.

A discussion of the upkeep of the property which holds the Old Pump house was held. The Board will review its deed obligations and write a letter to Kenneth Mitchell, Sr. regarding property maintenance responsibilities as requested by Kenneth Mitchell, Sr.

The Board recently sent every District water user a Water Quality Report. Positive comments were received from the State of Vermont and three customers regarding this report.

Action on Article # 14.

A motion was made and seconded to adjourn the Annual Meeting. The motion was so voted and the meeting was adjourned at 8:21 p.m.

Attest:

Katharine A. Koniuto Clerk


 

 

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