Thurston Board of Public Affairs
February 10, 2004
Laura made a motion to approve the January 2004 meeting minutes. Bev second. All yea.
Bev made a motion to approve the January 2004 Financial statement. Laura second. All yea.
The Board went over the ISA rating letter from the Insurance Services Office. The village remains a class 5.
Bev asked if Walnut Creek Sewer District (WCSD) had been
reading the meters. She said when they
read hers, they didn’t put the lid back down. She didn’t think they were reading it
Aaron discussed the advantages of remote readers to be used with meters that have a radio signal. WCSD had the opportunity to buy a used system, but it was voted down by the WCSD in the past. Aaron suggested that when we buy new meters, we buy the remote kind so we can set ourselves up for the future.
WCSD asked what the BOPA wanted to do about Stu Savage’s account. His January bill was for 21,600 gallons, but his normal usage is between 3,000 – 4,500 gallons. Bev made a motion to charge him only for the last 12 months average cost, and to credit his account the difference. Laura second. All yea.
WCSD didn’t notice this problem on their daily routine check. Aaron will send an e-mail to the WCSD to ask them why this wasn’t noticed.
The board discussed the possibility of doing our own water
Mayor Mary Barber was present. She asked
The second issue brought up by Mary was regarding a meter
that had been replaced for a resident, but the final reading wasn’t given to
WCSD, per Kristi.
Mary said that the BOPA has a chlorine pump belonging to the
Bev made a motion to pay bills and adjourn. Laura second. All yea.
Aaron L. Reedy, Clerk