Thurston Board of Public Affairs

Meeting Minutes

May 8, 2001



Meeting was called to order at 6:44 pm.


Roll call:  Brenda Mathias – Present; Lowell Hite – Present; Rose Robertson – Present; Aaron Reedy, Clerk - Present


Brenda made a motion to approve the April 2001 meeting minutes.  Rose second. All Yea.


Rose made a motion to approve the April 2001 Financial statement.  Brenda second. All yea. 


Lowell announced that Village Council approved the quote for $3,800 from OTM Company to paint the water tower.  Acceptance letter was sent out last month.  Lowell hasn’t heard from them yet.


Lowell brought up that the Board might want to increase their bulk rate charge of $3.00 per 1000 gallons.  Normal accounts pay $4.80 per gallon between 2,000 and 4,000 gallons.  Baltimore is charging $10.00 per 1,000 gallons.  Board discussed the issue.  Brenda made a motion to increase the bulk water rate to $5.00 per 1000 gallons.  Rose second.  All yeah.  Lowell will present this to Village Council.


Brenda announced that she will be moving, but not sure exactly when.  She wanted the Board to be aware of it.  She said she should be here through June.


Lowell announced that the Fire Department flushed the water hydrants in the evening of May 7.  He didn’t see a notice in the paper.


As there was no more business to discuss, Brenda made a motion to pay bills and adjourn.  Rose second.  All yea.  The time is 7:10p.m.




Respectfully Submitted,



Aaron L. Reedy, Clerk