Meeting Minutes

Minutes for the November 2001 Meeting

2013-03-06 06:37:11


November 5, 2001
7:15 P.M.
Home of Marc Maheux

Peter Mitchell                                 Marc Maheux                Jane Maheux    
Richard Eldred                                Joe Beane
Roger Koniuto

Peter Mitchell called the meeting to order at the Maheux home at 7:20 P.M., the meeting was held at the Maheux's due to a town wide power outage.

1. Review & approval of  previous minutes. Review of regular minutes for the month of October were approved. Budget minutes on October 8th were approved, emergency minutes on October 16th were approved.

2. Review & approval of financial statements. October financial report was handed out pending verification from the bank statement and approved. A preliminary Chart of Accounts from QuickBooks was handed out for everyone to review and comment on at the next meeting. Discussion of finances that 25 cents of the 3.00 usage fee will go toward painting the tank. Which makes us off about 7,000.00, money coming from base fees to pay for other items, we may have to change the usage fee from 3.00 to 3.50, review for a year and then discuss in a year.

3. Tank. Peter will do some more studies on the tank painting and the cost, and share his information with the rest of the board.

4. Operators Report. Water usage was down this month. Joe did maintenance on hydrant valves and valves and recorded information on program Marc is in the process of developing. He reported that curb stops are in for the Humphrey homestead if the people wish to hook on to the system. Bacteria report good for October. Operators attended seminar on meters put on by Ti Sales,both felt was very good. Reported there will be a certification program for new operators in January in Waterbury. Marc will be at deer camp from Nov14 thru Nov 18.

5. Assistant Operators Report. Cleaned  out control building, checked out wells. It was discussed to buy some chest waders to cross the river Joe will get a price and report on that. Inspected Graffiti on tank and took pictures to put in book, repaired foam eaten by mice at the tank, needs to be prevented next spring. Completed rest of valve work exercised them, 3 valves operate hard, 2 hydrant valves left inoperable. All main valve lines work.  Upcoming put up  hydrant flags check behind Ken Mitchells to see if any extra there, mix glass beads with paint and put another coat on them.

6. Concerns. A. Gloria Allen concerns OK.
                       B. Make a list of meters that need repairs and give to Marc for repairs also check with Rob on any that are a priority.

7. Job Descriptions. They were handed out for everyone to review and to discuss at the next meeting as to whether or not we would like to have them.

8. Desk. Districts desk was sold to the Koniutos for the sum of 150.00 paid for by check # 528

9. Bank signatures. New signature cards were signed to be filed at the Merchants bank and the Howard Bank a motion for release was made and seconded.

10. Culverts. It was approved to extend the culverts at Ken Mitchells.

11. Tabled Items.  A. List of possible back up sources, pro's and con's
                                 B. Ken Mitchells concerns about what map is on file at the town office and how to correct it.
                                C. Back up system for computer best way to go  

12. Sign Bills. Bills were signed and approved to be paid.

13. United Church. Peter will get a meter reading there.

14. Next Meeting Date: December 3,2001 7:00 P.M.

15. Adjournment. The meeting was adjourned 10:15 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Jane Maheux


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