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Keedysville Water Commission

February 5, 2018

The monthly meeting of the Keedysville Water Commission was called to order at 8:30pm, with the following members present: Commission Chairman Barry Levey, Commission Members Ken Lord, Gina Ellis, Judy Kerns and David Bajuscak and Town Administrator Rick Bishop.

Minutes for January, 2018 were read and approved.

General Fund Report was $104,954.01.

Mr. Levey noted that the tank insulation design and MDE requirements are being processed and the project will go to bid soon.

Mr. Levey noted the increase in water rates that began with water used as of January 1, 2018.

Mr. Levey noted the need to order 100 meters to replace the remaining touch pad meters so that the entire town will have radio read meters.

Mr. Levey noted the resident complaint filed with MDE questioning the adequacy of the Town's water supply to sustain growth. The Town is in the process of responding.

Mr. Levey noted the water shut off that will need to occur on a portion of North Main St. to replace a shut off valve.

Mr. Levey noted the repairs done by the Boonsboro staff to thaw water meter crocks during the recent extremely cold weather and several related repairs.

Mr. Bishop noted the Water Advisory Board meeting scheduled for February 22.

Mr. Levey noted the needed pump repairs at the booster pump station.

Meeting adjourned at 8:43pm.

Richard Bishop
Town Administrator