Meeting Minutes

Minutes for the October 2004 Meeting

2013-03-02 07:50:09


October 2, 2004
8:00 A.M.
Basement of the United Church of Underhill

Peter Mitchell                                 Marc Maheux                           
Richard Eldred                                Paul Selsky                                 
Roger Koniuto                             CLERK PRESENT                                                 
                                                         Jane Maheux

Peter Mitchell called the meeting to order at 8:05 A.M.

1.  Review & approval of previous minutes. Minutes from 9-4-04 meeting were approved as amended to change the wording of test results.

2.  Review & approval of financial statements. The financial reports for September were approved.

3. Operations Report.
    A. Operator's report.  
          i.  Water usage. 59530  gal/day
         ii.  Test Results and Testing.
             Bacteria results negative.
             Fluoride results with in tolerance.
             Cyanide results below EPA standards
             SOC's results below EPA standards

    B. Water usage is high Marc feels it is due to draining and filling the new tank.

    C. Marc has some concerns about Champlin being partially responsible for some of the damage from the lightning strike and he will discuss this with Bob.

    D. Trimethylbenzene have been tested at the new tank again.

     E. Marc has concerns about storm drains on Park Street that they are above and below the infrastructure of the district.

     F. Willow Lane hydrant is done and has been raised and there is a new hydrant between the library and the trailer on River Road.

     G. Marc has concerns about the new water supply rules, he does not agree with hydrants being plugged, and also feels that it would be too expensive for a system our size to have an operator available at all times.
4.  Customer concerns/comments.

     A. Forsberg is connected and running off the variable speed pumps .

     B. Water on Maple Ridge at the Landrel residence to be hooked up Oct. 16, 2004.

     C. Marc is to hook up Hummel.

     D. Craig Roskam has requested a letter that would inform the town that we have the capacity to supply him with water to change his house into an apartment building. A motion was made that we could supply him and for the clerk to send a letter informing him of this and any fees that would go with it. The motion was seconded and so voted.

5. Repairs and Maintenance.

     A. There will be 2 more hydrants to paint one on Park Street and the other on Willow Creek.

     B. In the valve pit at the tank on Maple Ridge a galvanized pipe has broken and has a temporary fix.

6.  Old business.

    A. Marc has contacted Phelps to see what they would charge to do the asbuilts.

    B. The punch list with Chagnon's has not had much done on it.

7.  New  Business.

     A. A motion was made to accept the warning for the Annual Meeting 2004.  The motion was seconded and so voted.

      B. A motion was made to spend up to $4500.00 on a metal detector and pipe locator.The motion was seconded and so approved.

     C. Marc pointed out that the overflow needs to be screened or a flapper put on the end at the new tank also ask Tom Mitchell to cut the trees around the fence. We should keep track of expenses to be deducted from Chagnon's expenses since they did not do the work.

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

9. Next Meeting Date:  Next regular meeting November 6, 2004 at 8:00 a.m.

10. Adjournment.  The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 a.m.
Respectfully submitted,

Jane Maheux clerk/ treasurer


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