August 19, 2013 Minutes

Meeting Minutes of Monday, 8/19/2013 – Pittsfield Aqueduct Study
Meeting was called at 7:00pm by Gerard LeDuc
Members present:
Bill Miskoe, Ralph Odell, Fred Okrent, Gerard LeDuc-BOS Rep, Al
Douglas-Alternate BOS
Member Absent: Bill Elkins
Guest: George Sansoucy (spelling may not be correct)
Cecil Dustin was to attend put did not appear.
Discussion on the condition of Berry Pond (Watershed Land)
Mr. Sansoucy made a presentation of what it would take in order
to start the process of purchasing the aqueduct. He emphasizes
the steps to take and how it would end up being a warrant
article for the town to vote on. Also discussed was that upon
purchasing of the aqueduct that there would be no involvement
with the PUC.
Information was provided to the committee regarding PUC
requesting a rate increase. Fred Okrent had attended the
Discussion of the number of users on the current system.
The budget for the committee is currently at 30,000 which will
be used to hire a consultant to prepare a business plan
regarding the purchase. This has not been officially approved
at this time. There will be a RFQ going out to consultant firms
that are experience in this matter.
Next meeting is scheduled for September 16, 2013 at 7:00pm
Meeting adjourned at 8:30pm
Respectfully Submitted
Al Douglas – Alternate BOS