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Minutes of Littleton Water and Light Meetings

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.

Minutes for 2023

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Regular Meeting Nov 6, 2023

The regularly scheduled business meeting of the Littleton Water and Light (LWL) Board of Commissioners (BOC) began at 1:00 p.m. on Monday,
November 6, 2023 in the LWL conference room. Present were Commissioner Linda MacNeil, Commissioner Ralph Ross, Commissioner Peter Cooper, and Director of Finance, Lori Hogan.


The minutes of the October 17, 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






1. Commissioner Cooper made a motion to accept the financial statements for August 31, 2023 as presented, seconded by Commissioner Ross. The vote was in favor of the motion 3-0-0

2. Mrs. Hogan distributed the financial statements for the period ending September 30, 2023. We discussed conducting a in depth review at the next meeting. Mrs. Hogan will prepare and distribute a summary of the YTD cumulative change prior to the next meeting to facilitate discussion.

3. Mrs. Hogan presented the Healthtrust renewal letter that discussed the 15.6% increase in health insurance starting on 1/1/24.

4. Mrs. Hogan provided a high-level update on the current union negotiations, specific to timing and progress.

5. The employee Christmas party will be held on Wednesday, December 13th, 12pm at LWL. There will be a Yankee swap and an ugly sweater contest. Commissioner Cooper recommended contacting Lady Shae, a local catering business for a quote.


1. Mrs. Hogan provided the Letter of Intent Agreement with Kearsarge (solar project) was provided to Commissioner MacNeil for signature. Commissioner MacNeil made a motion to authorize Thomas Considine to execute the Kearsarge Letter of Intent agreement, moved by Commissioner Ross, seconded by Commissioner Cooper.
Commissioner MacNeil mentioned that she does not have an update on the status of the Town’s portion of the agreement.

2. Mrs. Hogan provided an update on the most recent bid process for the purchase of energy futures. We locked in the remaining block for 2024. We’ll be completing paper to work with Smart Energy in the future who is providing competitive rates.

3. Commissioner MacNeil requested an update on the lawsuit with the Town on the 90 Bishop Street issue. Mrs. Hogan has submitted an appearance with the court and requested an update of the amount due under the lien which was denied. LWL has completed all tasks required and has been in full support of the Town attorney to move this issue forward with the court. The remainder of this issue is with the Town and its attorney.

4. Discussed timing for the budget process. A draft to be presented at the next meeting 11/21/23, Capital budget to be presented on 12/5/23 and hoping for commissioner approval during the 1/18/23 meeting.

Next meeting is to be held on Tuesday, November 21 at 1:00 pm.


There being no further business to come before the board Commissioner Ross made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Commissioner Cooper.

The vote was in favor of the motion 3-0-0.

Meeting adjourned at 1:50 p.m.

The regularly scheduled Commissioner’s meeting is held twice monthly on the first and third Monday, at 1:00 p.m., in the Department’s conference room.

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