Utilities Commission Meeting – May 6, 2019

UTILITIES COMMISSION MEETING

MAY 6, 2019

Mayor Cerino called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. In attendance were Council members David Foster, Linda C. Kuiper, Ellsworth Tolliver and Mauritz Stetson, Bob Sipes (Utilities Director), Jennifer Mulligan (Town Clerk) and guests.

Mayor Cerino asked if there were any additions or corrections to the Utilities Commission meeting minutes of April 1, 2019. Mr. Stetson moved to approve the minutes of April 1, 2019 as submitted, was seconded by Rev. Tolliver and carried unanimously.

Mayor Cerino stated that operating funds on hand is $1,952,093.50 with designated capital funds set aside for capital projects at $920,400.00.

Mayor Cerino asked for a motion to pay the bills. Mr. Stetson moved to pay bills as submitted, was seconded by Rev. Tolliver and carried unanimously.

Mr. Sipes stated that a suction valve needed to be replaced at the Radcliffe Pump Station and it has been repaired.

Mr. Sipes stated that Atlantic Broadband ran a cable at the Waste Water Treatment Plan for high speed internet and phone service.

Mr. Sipes stated that new fiber was installed at the Waste Water Treatment Plant and it was working well.

Mr. Sipes stated that a VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) went bad at the Radcliffe Pump Station so he had to order a replacement.

Mr. Sipes stated that a gear reducer on the grit removal system at Waste Water Treatment Plant went bad. He said that a new gear reducer was ordered and will be replaced, costing approximately $2,100.00. He said that he will have the original repaired to have a spare on hand.

There being no further business, questions or comments Mr. Foster moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:32 p.m. was seconded by Rev. Tolliver and carried unanimously.

Submitted by:                                                 Approved by:

Jennifer Mulligan                                           Chris Cerino

Town Clerk                                                     Mayor

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