Thurston Board of Public Affairs

Meeting Minutes

September 13, 2005


The meeting was called to order by Lowell @ 6:35 P.M.


Roll call:Lowell Hite, present; Bev Reese, present; Laura Clark, present; Aaron Reedy, present.


Bev made a motion to approve the August 2005, meeting minutes.Lowell second. All yea.


Laura made a motion to accept the August 2005 Financial Statement.Bev second. All yea.


Kris Wallace, 8111 Maple St., was present.He said his water bill was $113.00 this month.Itís too high for 2 people.Said normally itís between $32 - $50.He said they havenít changed their usage habits, and have checked for any leaks.Lowell said he checked the reading Ė it was correct according to the meter.Lowell said we couldnít do anything about the sewer portion, but can change the water if the board approves.Laura mentioned getting them a new meter.Lowell said the old meters are better than the new ones Ė they last longer.Bev made a motion to adjust their water bill to be the average of the last five months and to install a new meter.Laura second.All yea.


Tim Moore, 8530 Maple St, was present.There are two houses on one line Ė 8530 & 8520.Metzger is currently living in one.He is in the middle of a lawsuit with Bill Housekeeper over ownership.He got a bill regarding delinquent water bill from his attorney.Housekeeper is getting the bills, not Moore.He wants the bills.BOPA suggested Mr. Moore come in and put the account in his name, instead of the renter, Metzger, to be assured that he gets the bill.Tim said he will be in tomorrow to change the account over.


Lowell said he put in a new meter for Flynn.The bill for the new meter reading will be on the next bill.On he old meter, usage came down 3,000 gallons.


Lowell asked if Linda Crow had paid the tap fee for the house she is building on Old Millersport Road.Aaron will check with Michelle.


Bev made a motion to adjourn. Laura second.All yea.Time-7:30 P.M.



Respectfully Submitted,




Aaron L. Reedy, Clerk