Minutes of the Water Commission Meeting
February 16th, 2010
Attending: Kurt Grassett, Sean Kerwin and Linda Coughlan, Recording Secretary
4:00 P.M. – Kurt called the meeting to order for Jeff Wilder who wasn't able to attend.
Minutes of 01/19/2010-
The minutes of the January 19th meeting were accepted as written.
Monthly Reports -
Kurt said since Jeff was not able to attend, the monthly reports would be reviewed at the March meeting.
UV Disinfection System –
Kurt said he has applied for a grant under stimulus funding which if granted, could cover as much as 50% of the UV Disinfection System. He said if the application is granted, the project could be moved up to the end of 2010.
Past Due Balances on Water Rent –
The Commissioners decided that for water customers that are way past due, notices will go out on March 1st giving them 30 days to get caught up or to provide a payment plan.
Water Rent Software -
Kurt said the cost for the QuickBooks software is $1,247.50 for up to 200 customers and $5.00 for any over 200. The annual maintenance cost of $150 is per year.
Kurt made the suggestion that the Commissioners look at the fees this year since they haven't changed since the 1980's. He said they should also think about a setting up a capital improvement account for projects such as upgrading water hydrants.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 4:35 P.M.