Water Commissioners Meeting Minutes of 9/15/11



The monthly meeting of the Board of Water Commissioners was held at the office at 5 PM with all members present except Mr. Kiely.

Superintendent Chris Wiseman was also present.

The August minutes were approved.

The warrants were signed.

Coliform testing results for August were “0.”. MTBE and pesticide testing results showed “no detects.”

The following information was included in the Superintendent’s report:


2011 August Pumpage              27,563,000

2010 August Pumpage            34,235,000

…………Two new services were installed in Cotuit Meadows and one service was replaced on Santuit Road.

…………One service leak was repaired.

…………The paving contract has been sent to Tom Boland at Weston & Sampson.

The proposal from the Weston & Sampson engineering firm for the design of a new security system was discussed. Mr. Calise stated that he would ask for an itemized breakdown of the total cost for October’s meeting.

Mr. Wiseman informed the Board that A T & T needs to re-permit at the lease site due to new criteria that the FCC is requiring due to database changes.

There were no new updates on the 671 Main Street project.

Discussion on the introduction of solar power was continued.

Mr. Calise stated that he would contact Renewable Energy Development Partners and ask that they give a presentation at the October meeting.

Discussion on the revision of the current personnel policy was tabled until the October meeting.

The next meeting will be held on October 20, 2011 at 5:00 pm.

The meeting adjourned at 5:40 p.m..


Respectfully submitted,


George Calise, Board member







Cc: Prudential Committee