XI. Announcements: The public budget hearing will be Thursday July
16th at 5:00 p.m.
Adjournment: Chairman Hart made a motion to adjourn at 5:38 and reconvene at 6:00 p.m. for special board meeting.
Member Norwood seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous,
Meeting adjourned at 5:38 p.m.
Public Hearing Special Board Meeting
I. Call to Order: Board Member called the meeting to order at 6:00.
II. Presentation by BBWA Engineer Mike Murphy: BBWA Engineer Murphy stated that in your board packet is information for the waste water facility plant. Murphy stated if you get approved for the grant then you go for grant for construction. Murphy stated that during scallop season has exceeding the capacity we are still in standards but he would like to get something that will get us by for at least 10 years. Engineer Murphy showed the amount that the sewer rates would have to be raised if the loan was paid off strictly from the sewer customers, he did not recommend a rate increase at this time. Engineer Murphy recommends expanding treatment plant and we need to have a resolution approved by the board.
III. Comments from the Audience: Audience Member Jeff Roe stated what he understands we have no need for a rate increase, and believe I understand our sewer plant is not under capacity until it is scallop season. GM Reblin advised our flows have been increasing yearly; we want to expand to keep up with the growth, as far as rates DEP wants us to put that in the equation.
IV. End of Public Board Meeting: Board Member McKinnon made a motion to adjourn special meeting and go back into regular meeting. Board Member Mills seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.
V. Consideration of Resolution: Board Member McKinnon made a motion to approve Resolution. Board Member Mills seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous. BBWA Engineer advised we need