Meeting Minutes : Water and Sewer Commission

Water and Sewer Commission Members Present: Allen Hitchcock, John Lapre, Hope Rantanen, and Helen McKinlay. Others present:  Mark Youngstrom (Otter Creek Engineering), Carl Crawford (Otter Creek Engineering), Bruce Babcock, Shawn Hendee, John Haverstock, approximately 10 residents, and Kelly Giard, Recording Secretary.

John Haverstock, Town Manager called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.

J. Haverstock explained the history of the project to the audience.

Mr. Youngstrom introduced Carl Crawford, who will serve as the resident engineer for the project.  Mr. Youngstrom explained that the construction contract was signed on September 24, 2009 with Markowski Excavating.  Mr. Youngstrom explained the reasoning behind beginning with the Kendall Hill Road segment beginning Fall 2009 due to the regulations with VTRANS right of ways.  Mr. Youngstrom indicated that construction on the Route 7 segment will begin in early Spring 2010.

Robin Rowe inquired what date the Route 7 segment would begin.  J. Haverstock reported that the target date is April 19, however, this date is weather dependent.  Ms. Rowe inquired the duration of this portion of the project.  Mr. Youngstrom indicated that he is not sure what the timeframe is indicating, however, Markowski Excavating is aware of the urgency of the Route 7 South segment.

Residents were able to review the drawing that was displayed and were able to ask questions of the engineers, as well as Markowski Excavating.


The meeting adjourned at 7:25 PM.

Respectfully Submitted

Kelly Giard, Recording Secretary

Allen Hitchcock, Vice Chair

Hope Rantanen

Helen McKinlay

John Lapre