Meeting Minutes

Minutes for the March 2009 Meeting

2013-02-24 03:05:15



March 9, 2009 

7:00 p.m. 

Basement of the United Church of Underhill



 Peter Mitchell                               Marc Maheux                    Steve & Wendy Guay   

 Dick Eldred                                     CLERK                       ASST.OPERATOR                               

 Joe O’Brien                                  Jane Maheux                              Sara Ritter    


Peter Mitchell called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.

 1. Review & approval of previous minutes. Minutes from the February meeting were approved with grammar changes.

 2. Review & approval of financial statements. The financial reports for the February meeting were approved.

 .3. Operations Report.

     A. Operator’s report. 

         i. Water usage.46426 gal/day 

          ii. Test Results and Testing.

              Bacteria results negative.

              Fluoride results within tolerance.

     B. Nitrate testing was done and the results were within compliance.

     C. The 2 pressure tanks are installed at the Poker Hill Control Tank and working well. Hoping that this will help cut  the cost of the electric.

     D. Marc reconnected the water at 424 Vt Rt 15 The property has a new owner. The meter froze and broke and had to be replaced also the line had to be thawed.

     E. Marc is going to purchase another storage spinner for the control building.

     F. Sara is doing daily checks and keeping track of pressures at the Poker Hill Tank and recording them. Sara plans to take the class for Operator Certification.

4. Customer concerns/comments

     A. Marc received a call that the people at 7 Farmhouse Road wanted to connect to the water system. He stopped down and explained what needed to be done and the line has been installed and insulated to the foundation. Jane to contact Peter Geise about the payment needed for this connection.

    B. Steve Guay presented that he wants to change his number of lots. To keep the sizes of the lots down he would like to use our current driveway to the control building to access the property and have it also be his driveway. In exchange for this he would like to give us a piece of land. It would be the corner where he keeps his old equipment approx. 70x40. Steve had questions on sharing snow plowing, road maintenance, and the fence would have to be removed and placed farther down the driveway. He would also need 2 more water allotments. The Board is to find from Vince what they would have to do to create an easement. Steve is to get a sketch of the plot plan to the Board for review.

 5. Repairs and Maintenance.


6. Old business.

     A. Change Sara Ritter’s hourly pay rate since the 3 month probation period is up.

 7.  New Business.

 A.    Stimulus Money is available through the state after discussion of how it works it was decided to apply for it to get some projects done like the river boring, air gap and other projects. Peter is going to fill out the papers and file them by the March 13th deadline. We would have to have a bond vote and properly warn the vote and meetings.

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

 9. Next Meeting Date:  Next regular meeting April 6 2009 at 7:00 PM.

 10. Adjournment. The meeting was adjourned at 9:35 PM.

 Respectfully submitted,


Jane Maheux clerk/ treasurer



Peter Mitchell President


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