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, October 3, 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, and Superintendent Thomas Considine.
The minutes of September 19, 2011 regularly scheduled Commissioners meeting were reviewed. Commissioner Goodell made a motion to accept the minutes as presented, seconded by Commissioner Ross.
The vote was in favor 3-0-0.
FINANCIAL DIRECTORS REPORT:
Mrs. Wilkins reviewed the financial statements for the month ending August 2011 with the Commissioners. Several discrepancies as compared to budget were discussed and explained by Mrs. Wilkins.
SUPERINTENDENT/ MANAGERS REPORT:
1. A preconstruction meeting was held at LWL on Friday, September 30, 2011 to discuss the planned addition to the front office. The meeting was attended by Keith Hemingway (architect), Frank and Sean Dodge (Dodge Contracting), LWL Commissioner Perry Goodell and LWL Manager Tom Considine. The building permit application was filed with the Town of Littleton and fee paid. Construction is expected to begin within the next two (2) weeks.
2. A second round of interviews for the new front office Customer Service Representative will be conducted this week, a decision should be made shortly thereafter.
3. The twelve (12) inch water main over the new Redington Street Bridge was placed back in service last week and appears to be operating without concern. The eight (8) inch water main within the project limit will be replaced along Brook Road this week.
A four (4) hour water supply service interruption is required to install a new main line shut off valve needed to isolate the project from the system.
4. Superintendent Considine discussed funding alternatives with the BOC with regard to the new water reservoir on Oak Hill. The BOC authorized the department to proceed with developing an alternative funding strategy for a groundbreaking in the spring of 2012.
Commissioner Moore presented an advertising flyer sponsored by ResidentPower.com that he received from his fuel oil supplier. The flyer alleges that residents can save twenty (20) percent on the electric bills by signing up with this firm.
Commissioner Moore made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by
The vote was in favor 3-0-0.
Meeting adjourned at 2:00 p.m.
The regularly scheduled Commissionerís meeting is held twice monthly on the first and third Monday, at 1:00 p.m., in the Departmentís conference room.