PORT EWEN WATER & SEWER BOARD
NOVEMBER 11, 2008

 

The regular monthly meeting of the Port Ewen Water and Sewer Board was held on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 with the following members in attendance:

          Donald Kiernan, Port Ewen Water & Sewer Superintendent
          Douglas DeKoskie
          John Meehan
          Ronald Phillips

Absent were board members Michael Celuch and Michael Tronolone, and Carl Belfiglio, Liaison from the Esopus Town Board.

The meeting was called to order at 7:33 PM by acting chairman Ronald Phillips.

  1. MOTION TO ACCEPT MINUTES OF OCTOBER 14, 2008 MEETING

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RONALD PHILLIPS AND SECONDED BY DOUGLAS DEKOSKIE TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 14, 2008 MEETING.  ALL BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT VOTED IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

 

  1. CITY OF KINGSTON—RE:  SEWER CONTRACT

        FLOW METERS CALIBRATED

Superintendent Kiernan had no news to report regarding the sewer contract.  One of the clauses stipulated that the flow meters be calibrated.  This has been done by Aqua Logics of Syracuse.

 

  1. PLANT—PHASE 2 DEWATERING—NOVEMBER 10

Dewatering has not yet begun, Superintendent Kiernan reported.  The cost of this could amount to $65,000.00.  The company is Hanson VanVliet.  There is also a driller involved.

  1. SEWER JET DELIVERED

 

The sewer jet machine has been delivered and is housed in the garage.

 

  1. DIVER & RAW WATER WELL VALVE REPAIR

The repairs have been completed, the well has been cleaned and pumped.  The figures—which include the two dates the diver was needed—are found in the monthly reports.  The raw water well is in good shape.

 

  1. BIRCHES

Superintendent Kiernan advised the board that a temporary Certificate of Occupancy was signed by the building inspector.  Three or four apartments are now rented.  The sewer pump station is running; however, the town does not own anything as yet. 

 

  1. WAPNER—RIVER RD.

Regarding the water line for his property:  Mr. Wapner will not be doing anything until spring.

 

  1. INFLOW & INFILTRATION PROPOSAL

Superintendent Kiernan reported on an informal meeting that took place.  This study probably will begin in February, March or early April.  Douglas DeKoskie agreed that it could begin in mid-March. 

 

  1. PAYMENT OF VOUCHERS

A MOTION WAS MADE BY DOUGLAS DEKOSKIE AND SECONDED BY JOHN MEEHAN TO APPROVE THE MONTHLY VOUCHERS FOR PAYMENT.  ALL BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT VOTED IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

  1. MISCELLANEOUS

 

    1. Superintendent Kiernan advised the board that he is expecting SEMO to send another reimbursement check shortly.
    2. The tax roll list is to be prepared this month.  Approximately $88,000.00 is due.

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RONALD PHILLIPS AND SECONDED BY JOHN MEEHAN TO ADJOURN THE MEETING.  ALL BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT VOTED IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.  THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:58 PM.

                                                          Respectfully submitted,

 

                                                          Gloria Meschi, Secretary
                                                          Port Ewen Water/Sewer Board