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 Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in the Littleton Water and Light Department (LWL) conference room. Present were Commissioner Eddy Moore (via telephone), Commissioner Perry Goodell, Financial Services Director Cheryl Wilkins and Superintendent Thomas Considine.
The minutes of the August 17, 2015 regularly scheduled Commissioners meeting were reviewed. Commissioner Moore made a motion to accept the minutes as presented, seconded by Commissioner Goodell.
The vote was in favor of the motion 2-0-0.
FINANCIAL DIRECTORS REPORT:
1. Mrs. Wilkins reviewed the financial statements for the month ended July 2015 with the Commissioners. Several discrepancies as compared to budget were discussed and explained by Mrs. Wilkins.
2. Superintendent Considine stated that the transition from the New England Electrical Workers Benefits Fund to the Health Trust Network (departmentís new health care provider) appeared to have gone smoothly and seamlessly for the employees on September 1st.
SUPERINTENDENT/ GENERAL MANAGERS REPORT:
1. NH Solar Garden presented the department a preliminary purpose power proposal to provide solar power for the next twenty (20) years. They propose, with the support of the Town of Littletonís Energy Conservation Commission to repurpose the townís old landfill. A cursory review of the PPA was completed by the departments and some discussion points were prepared.
The Commissioners agreed that no discussion relative to power supply purchases would take place unless the full board was present.
2. Department personnel assisted the Littleton Police Department with installing two (2) radar warning signs and equipment to a utility pole at each end of the Lakeway Elementary school zone. The attached message board will alert east and west bound motor vehicle drivers of their speed when approaching the posted (20 MPH) school zone. The signs are solar powered, controlled remotely and various messages can be digitally displayed.
3. Department personnel with assistance from Dodge Contracting began work to install the new 8 inch water main on Maple Street between School Street and Oak Hill Avenue. About 100 feet of water main was installed in addition to removing pavement and several feet of road base materials.
Commissioner Moore stated that he expects to return home soon and anticipates being physically present at the September 21st BOC meeting.
Commissioner Moore made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by
The vote was in favor of the motion 3-0-0.
Meeting adjourned at 1:16 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.