Utilities Commission Meeting Minutes – April 2, 2018

UTILITIES COMMISSION MEETING

APRIL 2, 2018

Mayor Cerino called the meeting to order at 7:32 p.m. In attendance were Council members David Foster, Linda C. Kuiper, Rev. 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 March 5, 2018. Mr. Stetson asked to postpone approval of the minutes of the March 5, 2018 meeting as copies had not been distributed to the Council.  The Council agreed that the minutes would be approved at the May meeting.

Mayor Cerino stated that operating funds on hand is $1,603,161.29 with designated capital funds set aside for capital projects at $786,000.

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 he distributed copies of a draft RFP for the GIS mapping and said that he would like the Council’s input for any changes, noting that he wanted to get the bid out in mid-April. He said that there were two different forms and each proposal would be bid two ways, broken down over a 3-year period or in one lump sum.  Bids would be due by noon on Wednesday, May 16th.

Mr. Sipes stated that the touchscreen at the Radcliffe Pump Station was broken and he was getting pricing on a new touchscreen and programming.

Mr. Sipes stated that he had sections of road that had to be cut out at the Waste Water Treatment Plant and said that he would probably have to send that out to bid.

Mr. Sipes stated that a leak on High Street was repaired. He said that there is a collapsed sewer line and a second apparent leak on High Street, where he is trying to locate the source.

There being no further business, Ms. Kuiper moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m. was seconded by Mr. Stetson and carried unanimously.

Submitted by:                                                 Approved by:

Jennifer Mulligan                                            Chris Cerino

Town Clerk                                                     Mayor

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