Keedysville Water Commission
June 6, 2018
The monthly meeting of the Keedysville Water Commission was called to order at 7:42pm, with the following members present: Commission Chairman Barry Levey, Commission Members Ken Lord, Gina Ellis, and Matt Hull and Town Administrator Rick Bishop.
Minutes for May, 2018 were read. Ms. Ellis noted that David Bajuscak was not in attendance, but Mr. Hull was. Minutes were approved with that change.
General Fund Report was $83,931.39.
Mr. Levey gave an update on the tank insulation project. Mr. Bishop noted that MDE will extend the deadline for the construction grant. He also noted that MDE had said that other grant applicants had dropped out and additional funding might be available.
Mr. Levey discussed the Antietam waterline extension. He noted that to obtain a ROW from DNR across the railbed, the town would need to provide an appraisal. Carl French asked about addenda he said he had been told was required by DNR. Mr. Levey asked Mr. Bishop to contact DNR about any possible addenda. Mr. French asked if the fire hydrant would be moved. Mr. Levey said no.
Mr. Levey noted a meeting he had with Austin Abraham and Ernie Harr regarding water capacity planning and allocations. It is part of the planning for a new agreement between Keedysville and Boonsboro. He said that he is concerned about the current state of agreements that Boonsboro has with developers regarding sufficient water allocations.
Mr. Levey noted the possibility of discontinuing the fluoride treatment of the water in Keedysville and Boonsboro.
Meeting adjourned at 8:22pm.