Bob Sird called the Water Board meeting to order at 6:00 P.M. Water Board Commissioners present were Bob Sird and Chris Hanrahan. Larry Pomainville was absent. Also present were Mike Balch, Bruce Babcock and Helen McKinlay.
The minutes of 12/13/04 were reviewed, discussed and approved.
The orders of 1/25/04 were reviewed, discussed and approved.
A current trial balance report was available for the Water Board’s review to show the financial status of both the Pittsford and Florence Water accounts.
Rowe Water Certification
M. Balch’s letter of response to David Rowe’s request for water certification was handed out to the Water Board for review and discussion.
In accordance with 1 VSA 312(b) where premature general public knowledge would clearly place the Municipality or person involved at a substantial disadvantage, the Board unanimously agreed to go into executive session for contract issues at 6:20 P.M. M. Balch, B. Babcock and H. McKinlay were invited to stay. The Board came out of executive session at 7:45 P.M. The Water Board after review of the Florence Water Tank RFP’s has decided to not accept any proposals at this time. The RFP scope of requirements will be rewritten and sent out for bids. Bids will only be accepted from the four engineering firms who submitted proposals for the first RFP process. The firms who submitted RFP’s were: Dufresne & Associates, Otter Creek Engineering, Dufresne-Henry and Lamoureaux & Dickinson. M. Balch will draft a letter to notify the engineering firms of the Water Board decision.
With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:50 P.M.