Meeting Minutes

2002 Annual Meeting Minutes


JERICHO-UNDERHILL WATER DISTRICT

P.O. Box 174, Underhill, Vermont 05489

MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING - 2002

 

          The annual meeting of the Jericho-Underhill Water District was held in the United Church of Underhill in Underhill Flats on Monday, October 28, 2002.  The clerk, Jane Maheux, called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. by the reading of the Warning.

 

Attendance

          Peter Mitchell, 390 Vt. Rte 15; Jane Maheux, 32 Poker Hill Rd.; Marc Maheux, 32 Poker Hill Rd.; Roger Koniuto, 446 Vt. Rte. 15; Edge; Doug Richmond, 27 Maple Ridge Rd.; Alan Morse 18 Meadow Lane; Dwight DeCoster 468 Vt Rte 15; Doug Keith 2 Dumas Rd.

Action on Article #1.

           Alan Morse 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 2001 Annual Meeting the Report of the Treasurer, and the Auditors’ Report. A motion to accept the reports as presented was unanimously carried.

Action on Article #3.

          Jane Maheux was nominated for Clerk for one year.  The nomination was seconded.  Nominations were voted closed.  A voice vote of those present was taken. Jane Maheux was elected as Clerk for one year.

Action on Article #4.

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

Action on Article #5.

          Jane Maheux was nominated for Treasurer for one year.  The nomination was seconded.  Nominations were voted closed.  A  voice vote of those present was taken. Jane Maheux was elected Treasurer for one year.

Action on Article #6.

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

Action on Article #7.

          Dwight DeCoster  was nominated to serve as collector of delinquent water bills.  It was so voted and the clerk was instructed to cast one ballot for Dwight DeCoster for Collector of delinquent water bills for one year. 

Action on Article #8.

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

 Action on Article #9.

          A motion was made to pay the Clerk $200 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 $300 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 $250 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 adopt the proposed changes to Section 25, Water Main Extension Plan Approval and Construction, of the Regulations of the Jericho-Underhill Water District. The motion was seconded and so voted.

Action on Article #13.

         A motion was made to adopt the proposed changes to Section 27, Water Rates and Charges, of the Regulations of the Jericho-Underhill Water District. Marc Maheux moved to amend the special use fee to $ 10.00 plus facilitation charges and it include a statement that the fee can be waived. Amendment seconded and adopted by voters.

Action on Article # 14.

         A motion was made to adopt the proposed changes to Section 28, Connection Fees of the Regulations of the Jericho-Underhill Water District. The motion was seconded and so voted.

Action on Article # 15.

         A motion was made to adopt a budget of $70,990.00 to meet expenses and liabilities of the District, and $32,450.00 for capitol and major expenses for the total expenditures of $103,440.00. The motion  was seconded and so voted.

Action on Article # 16.

           Doug Richmond gave his compliments and thanks to everyone He said it was not a surprise to him that this system is considered one of the best in the state.

           Peter Mitchell presented 3 options relating to the storage tank.

1) Paint Tank

2) Build a second tank

3) Replace current tank.

Peter than asked for comments from the voters. Comments included a concern that an additional tank might be excessive for our system, and asking if the district had considered connecting to Champlain Water District.

Action on Article #17.

           A motion was made and seconded to adjourn the Annual Meeting. The motion was so voted and the meeting was adjourned at 9:35 p.m..

 

Attest:

Jane Maheux

Clerk                   


 

 

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