Meeting Minutes

2005 Annual Meeting Minutes


 2013-03-14 03:08:15

 

JERICHO-UNDERHILL WATER DISTRICT

P.O. Box 174, Underhill, Vermont 05489

MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING - 2005

 

          The annual meeting of the Jericho-Underhill Water District was held in the United Church of Underhill in Underhill Flats on Monday, October 24 2005.  The meeting was called to order at 7:07 p.m.

Attendance

          Peter Mitchell, 390 Vt. Rte 15; Jane Maheux, 38 Poker Hill Rd.; Marc Maheux, 38 Poker Hill Rd.; 15, William Frank 19 Poker Hill Road.; Joe O’Brien 41 Maple Ridge Rd, Dick Eldred 14 Palmer Lane.

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 by Joe O’Brien and seconded by Marc Maheux to accept the Minutes of the 2004 Annual Meeting.  A motion to accept the report as presented was unanimously carried. A motion was made by Joe O’Brien and seconded by Marc Maheux to accept the reports of the Treasurer, Auditors and Trustees. A  motion to accept the reports as presented was unanimously carried.

 Action on Article #3.

            Jane Maheux was nominated for Clerk for one year by Joe O’Brien and seconded by Peter Mitchell. Nominations were closed.  A voice vote of those present was taken. Jane Maheux was elected as Clerk for one year.

Action on Article #4.

            Joe O’Brien  was nominated for Assistant Clerk for one year by Dick Eldred and seconded by Peter Mitchell.  It was so voted and the clerk was instructed to cast one ballot for Joe O’Brien  for Assistant Clerk for one year.

 Action on Article #5.

             Jane Maheux was nominated for Treasurer for one year by Joe O’Brien and seconded by Peter Mitchell .  Nominations were closed.  A  voice vote of those present was taken. Jane Maheux was elected Treasurer for one year.

 Action on Article #6.

         The slate of Shirley Cressman, Harland Blodgett, and Bill VanDeventer were nominated to serve as District Auditors for one year by Marc Maheux and seconded by Peter Mitchell .  The slate of names was so voted.

Action on Article #7.

             Dwight Decoster was nominated for Collector for one year by Marc Maheux and seconded by Dick Eldred. It was so voted and the clerk was instructed to cast one ballot for Dwight DeCoster for collector for one year.

Action on Article #8.

            Dick Eldred was nominated as trustee for a period of three years by Peter Mitchell and seconded by Joe O’Brien.  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 by Peter Mitchell and seconded by Joe O’Brien to pay the Clerk $220 per month for the services rendered by the Clerk.  The motion was so voted

 Action on Article #10.

           A motion was made by Peter Mitchell and seconded by Joe O’Brien to pay the Treasurer $330 per month for the duties of the District Treasurer. The motion was so voted

Action on Article #11.

           A motion was made by Joe O’Brien and seconded by Marc Maheux to pay the President $250  and each of the other two Trustee $200 per year to cover their expenses. The motion was so voted

Action on Article #12.

           A motion was made by Marc Maheux to adopt the proposed changes to Section 5, OWNERSHIP, AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICE LINE of the Regulations of the Jericho-Underhill Water District. The changes assign the operation of the shut off to the District. The motion was seconded by Peter Mitchell and so voted.

Action on Article # 13.

            A motion was made by Marc Maheux to adopt the proposed changes to Section 21, METERS, of the Regulations of the Jericho-Underhill Water District. The changes establish the ownership of the meter to the District. The  motion was seconded by Peter Mitchell and so voted.

Action on Article # 14.

           A motion was made by Marc Maheux to adopt the proposed changes to Section 27, WATER RATES AND CHARGES, of the Regulations of the Jericho-Underhill Water District. The changes establish an increase in the usage fee. The  motion was seconded by Peter Mitchell and so voted.

Action on Article # 15.

           A motion was made by Marc Maheux to adopt a budget of $92379.00 to meet the expenses and liabilities of the District. The motion was seconded by Joe O’Brien and so voted.   

Action on Article #16.

              A. Marc Maheux suggested that we should meet with the Mills River Park Association and discuss a way to gain access to our well heads through the park.

              B. Peter Mitchell announced that the Board would like to acknowledge the work that Marc Maheux has done for the District. He was presented with a certificate of recognition for Outstanding Service in the coordination of major District improvements including construction of a new water tank, extension of the water distribution mains, connection of new customers, and painting of the existing water tank; and in maintaining safe District drinking water and fire protection during these improvements.

             C, Marc Maheux informed the Board that he will be attending a full day training seminar on Water Security put on by the EPA at 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 adjourned at 8:00 p.m..

 

Attest:

 

Jane Maheux

Clerk 

 

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