Meeting Minutes

Minutes for the October 2000 Meeting


2013-03-15 03:35:06

 



JERICHO-UNDERHILL WATER DISTRICT
October 2, 2000
7:00 P.M.
Basement of the United Church of Underhill



TRUSTEES PRESENT                          OPERATORS PRESENT                        GUESTS PRESENT
Peter Mitchell                                             Marc Maheux 
Richard Eldred                                        CLERK PRESENT 
Roger Koniuto                                          Katharine Koniuto

Peter Mitchell called the meeting to order at 7:11 P.M

1. Review & approval of previous minutes. Minutes from the September 11, 2000 meeting were unanimously approved with the following corrections:
3. A. i. Water use was changed to 51,316 gpd.
4. ii. The phrase "In both cases" was deleted and the first sentence was changed to read "The daily system monitoring readings were within the  
acceptable limits."
5. A. The last sentence was changed to read "He claims the ditch needs to be cleaned."

2. Review & approval of financial statements. The financial reports from September 2000 were reviewed and tabled until the November meeting for
    the addition of the interest from the Money Market accounts.

3. Operations Report.
  A. Operator's report. 
    i. Water use. 53,427 gpd. 
    ii. Test Results and Testing.
       A. Now that all the Lead and Copper test results are in, letters should be sent to the customers who participated in the tests 
            telling them of the results.
  B. Other.
   i. Meter Reader. (Robert & Nicole Cormier)
         Robert & Nicole Cormier have agreed to read the meters and have begun to do so.
   ii. Layne Christiansen Results.
          Results have not yet been received. 

4. Customer concerns/comments.
       i. Peterson in Route 15 reported a leak on his property which has been repaired.
       ii. Carroll Stygles called regarding having his water turned off for the winter while he goes to Florida. He will have to pay a shutoff fee 
          plus a turn-on fee as well as $30. Per quarter base fee because there is a hookup for his house.
       iii. Joan Stoddert called regarding her bill because she does not believe that she could have used as much water as the meter shows. She has 
            checked the usual spots for leaks or possible running water and found none.

5. Old business.
  A. Pump house #1. (Nov. 99 Motions) 
      i. Fence repair: Second estimate sought. The Board decided not to go with The Middlebury Fence Co. because it was not a firm estimate and 
         would also contain travel time from their place of business. Board members will meet with a representative from F E. Hart on October 4, 2000
      ii. Ditching Work. (J. Durbrow) The work has been done by Jim Durbrow who reported that Ken Mitchell was pleased with the work..
     iii. Mowing. C. Weigand has done the mowing. 
     iv. Drawing from K. Mitchell of District Property. Ken showed the Board a map of the Well Field site done in 1970 by Fenton G. Keyes (WF-1, 
         Job # C6954)
  B. Insurance Status. Worker's Comp. Coverage will cost approximately a minimum of $250. per year. Other premiums will remain about the same.
  C. Annual Meeting.
      i. Annual Report. The Board reviewed the annual report.
      ii. Amendment Change. Our attorney advised that our proposal isn't legal. Since it is part of the warning, it will be formally withdrawn 
         at the Annual Meeting.
       iii. Legal Notices. Peter reported that the bill for 69 lines three times in the Legal section of THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS will cost us 
            about $500.00.
       iv. Budget. The new budget was reviewed and the date for another meeting was set to review it again and finalize it before the Annual 
            Meeting.
  V. Other. None.
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6. New Business.
   A. Maintenance - Identify Next Project(s) for Prior to Winter and Summer.
     i. Exercise any valves that have not been done.
     ii. Hydrant flushing.
      iii. The hydrants need painting.
  B. Other. None.

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

8. Next Meeting Date: November 6, 2000.

9. Adjournment. The meeting was adjourned at 9:37 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


Katharine A. Koniuto
Clerk/Treasurer

 

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