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 business meeting of the Littleton Water and Light (LWL) Board of Commissioners (BOC) began at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2023 in the LWL conference room. Present were Commissioner Linda MacNeil, Commissioner Ralph Ross, Commissioner Peter Cooper, Director of Finance Lori Hogan and Superintendent Thomas Considine.
The minutes of the June 5, 2023 regularly scheduled Commissioners meeting were reviewed. Commissioner Ross made a motion to accept the minutes as presented, seconded by Commissioner Cooper.
The vote was in favor of the motion 3-0-0
DIRECTOR of FINANCE and HUMAN RESOURCES REPORT:
1. Commissioner Ross signed a document that authorized Mrs. Hogan to respond to the Civil Action Summons issued by the Town of Littleton (ToL) on behalf of LWL. The summons is a court formality and is regarding the recent sale of property located at 90 Bishop Street that the ToL acquired through delinquent property taxes that LWL attached a lien against several years ago. LWL needs to act on this summons (within 30 days of being severed) and address the courts questions for the ToL to release the property with a clean title.
2. The final auditors report regarding LWL 2022 year ended financial statement was distributed to the BOC for comment and review. Acceptance of the audit will be on the schedule for the July 3rd meeting.
3. A decision was recently made regarding the hiring of a replacement for the vacant staff position in the front office. LWL made an offer that was accepted by the prospective candidate. Following suitable notice to the candidateís current employer a report date of Friday, June 30th is expected.
SUPERINTENDENT/ GENERAL MANAGERS REPORT:
1. The NH Department of Energy recently requested distribution of the proceeds from the sixtieth (60) Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Cap and Trade auction to LWL for disbursement in the amount of about $55,400. Once LWL receives payment from the NHDOE eligible LWL electric customers will receive a rebate (credit) applied to their next LWL statement.
2. LWL personnel will be replacing the US flags along Main Street next week in preparation for the Independence Day holiday.
3. LWL with assistance from Geosphere Environmental are working together to address the comments made by NHDES in their letter dated May 30, 2023 regarding the final permitting of Lafayette Well B.
There being no further business to come before the board Commissioner Cooper made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Commissioner Ross.
The vote was in favor of the motion 3-0-0.
Meeting adjourned at 1:53 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.