March 21, 2011
MONDAY 6:00 PM
Water and Light Office
The meeting duly noticed and warned was called to order at 6:00 PM.
Trustees: Dana Wildes, Wallace Reeve, Peter Bourne, and Tim Sargent
Staff: Craig Myotte, and Penny Jones
ABSENT: Ed Debor
GUEST: Sonny Demars
1) PUBLIC MEETING:
Sonny Demars attended a meeting to discuss a proposal for the Village to swap property with others to accommodate a recreation path along Ryder Brook.
2) CURRENT PRIORITY PROJECTS:
Craig reviewed the current priority projects and his work plan for the week.
3) MANAGEMENT REPORT:
Craig discussed various items in the Management report covering the past two weeks. Craig reviewed electric, water, sewer, generation and other miscellaneous work completed. Penny reviewed financial and customer service tasks completed over the past couple of weeks.
4) APPROVE MINUTES OF MEETING HELD MARCH 14, 2011:
On a motion by Trustee Sargent, seconded by Trustee Bourne and unanimously approved, the Board approved the minutes of the March 14, 2011, regular meeting.
5) Approve LIEN(S):
On a motion by Trustee Sargent, seconded by Trustee Bourne and unanimously approved, the Board approved liens at 836 Fitzgerald Road and 2103 Stagecoach Road.
6) DISCUSS POWER SUPPLY ISSUES:
The most critical item at this time is the hydro improvement work. Craig reviewed the term sheets received from 4 banks. Bids have been received for the crest control. HL Turner completed an inspection of the Cadys Falls generator. Craig contacted Leffel to request drawings of the Cadys Falls generator. A press release was issued to the News & Citizen.
7) OTHER BUSINESS:
Craig provided an update on the Sewer Extension to Industrial Park. The most critical elements are getting the easements signed with Alpine SnowGuard and Butternut Farms. Also we need to get the Cost Allocation Agreement signed with Alpine SnowGuard, Butternut Farms and Concept II.
Craig discussed the status of sewer services for the WWTF. Utility Partners is offering a 5% savings over our current United Waters charges. Craig is reviewing additional materials provided by Utility Partners but at this time sees no downside risk to contracting with Utility Partners.
The Trustees discussed issues related to the upcoming Annual meeting and directed staff to investigate running a radio add to explain to the voters how important their vote is for Article 1.
8) EXECUTIVE SESSION:
At 8:00 PM, on a motion by Trustee Sargent, seconded by Trustee Bourne and unanimously approved, the Board adjourned the meeting.
Wallace Reeve, Clerk