The Board meets on the first and third Monday of each month. Meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. and are held in the department conference room at 65 Lafayette Ave, Littleton. Board meetings are open to the public and time is allotted for public comments at each meeting.
The regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners (BOC) meeting began at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 7, 2011 in the Littleton Water and Light Department (LWL) conference room. Present were Commissioner Eddy Moore, Commissioner Perry Goodell and Commissioner Ralph Ross, Financial Services Director Cheryl Wilkins, Operations Manager Richard Herrington and Administrative Assistant Sharon Hampson.
The minutes of January 18, 2011 regularly scheduled Commissioners meeting were reviewed. Commissioner Ross made a motion to accept the minutes as presented, seconded by Commissioner Goodell.
The vote was in favor 3-0-0.
OPERATIONS MANAGER REPORT:
Mr. Herrington informed the BOC about a water leak on Meadow Street during the night on January 30th near Corey’s. Repairs were made to the curb stop and water was back on early morning January 31st.
Mr. Herrington explained he has done some research on net metering. The BOC agreed that a policy needs to be adopted.
Mr. Herrington stated he received contracts that needed to be signed regarding pole license requests between Fairpoint, NH Optical Systems, and LWL. Commissioner Ross asked how the joint poles work, which Mr. Herrington explained and documentation was passed out. Commissioner Moore stated the BOC needs to review the information on the rates and will discuss at the next meeting.
FINANCIAL DIRECTORS REPORT:
Mrs. Wilkins reviewed the financial statements for the month ending December 2010 with the Commissioners. Several discrepancies as compared to budget were discussed and explained by Mrs. Wilkins.
Mrs. Wilkins spoke to Rick Skarinka of NH DES, who manages the State Revolving Fund process, regarding financing for the Oak Hill Reservoir project. Mr. Skarinka stated you cannot combine the balance of the slow sand filter loan with a loan for another project. Each are reviewed and rated separately for eligibility for funding. A pre-application for funding of the Oak Hill project would be due by July 1, 2011.
Commissioner Moore made a motion to enter into Non-Public Session (NPS) in accordance with RSA 91-A:3, para. II (e) to discuss personnel staffing matters. Seconded by Commissioner Goodell. Commissioner Moore called for a roll call vote. Commissioner Ross – Yes, Commissioner Goodell – Yes, Commissioner Moore – Yes.
Entered NPS at 1:40 p.m.
Commissioner Goodell made a motion to come out of Non-Public Session (NPS) and join the regular meeting and that the minutes of the NPS remain sealed. Seconded by Commissioner Ross. Commissioner Moore called for a roll call vote. Commissioner Ross – Yes, Commissioner Moore – Yes, Commissioner Goodell – Yes.
Came out of NPS and returned to the regular meeting at 2:07 p.m.
Commissioner Goodell made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by
The vote was in favor 3-0-0.
Meeting adjourned at 2:25 p.m.
The regularly scheduled Commissioner’s meeting is held twice monthly on the first and third Monday, at 1:00 p.m., in the Department’s conference room.