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SELECTMEN’S WORKSHOP Minutes of 06-29-09 4:20 p.m. Selectmen:

Peter F. Brothers, Chairman Miller C. Lovett, Vice Chairman Robert C. Flanders Charles G. Palm Colette Worsman

Co-Interim Town Managers:

John C. Edgar Brenda L. Vittner Karin Landry

Recording Clerks:

Call to Order: Chairman Peter Brothers called the meeting to order at 4:20 p.m. He introduced the Board, Co-Interim Town Managers, and the Recording Clerk, and made announcements pertaining to cell phones. W 09-32

Water System Committee Update

Co-Interim Town Manager John Edgar introduced the matter. The Chair of the Water Committee, Dave Thorpe, will present the Committee’s Third Report dated June 29, 2009. Copies of the Report were made available to the Board and media prior to the meeting. Mr. Edgar encouraged the media to follow up with Mr. Thorpe or Water & Sewer Superintendent Brian Carroll if they have any questions at the conclusion of the meeting. Since the last update in fall of 2008, five citizens have left the committee and three have joined the Committee. The three new members are Paul Anderson, Dan Cornelissen, and Tim Goodheart. Mr. Thorpe recognized the contributions of the Town staff that has been tremendously helpful in the work of the Committee. The presentation to the Board included: • •

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Overview and Executive Summary Summary Information - Plant Capacity - Recent Maintenance and Plant Condition/Status - Operations and Production Data Water Service Area - Draft Water Distribution System Map - Definition of Service Area in Water Use Ordinance Demand vs. Capacity - Usage, Peaking and Unaccounted-for Loss Factors


Town of Meredith

Board of Selectmen

June 29, 2009

- Capacity vs. Demand Reports – Purpose and Process - Available Spare Capacity – Gallons per Day - 5-Year Demand vs. Capacity - 20-Year Demand vs. Capacity Ordinances, Fees and Rates - Water Use Ordinance and Fees - Water Rates - Debt Service Recovery Future Water System Plans - Review of Probably Future Plans: o Minimal Plan. Infill Alternative o Medium Plan. Infill Alternative with Limited Expansion o Maximum Plan. Capacity Alternative. o Alternative Plans 1A and 2A Water System Committee Work - Additional work to be done by the Committee in the Future - Institutionalizing the Work

The Board had the opportunity to pose questions regarding the presentation. The Chair and Board thanked the Committee for the excellent presentation and thanked the departments for their work in assisting the Committee. The challenge moving forward is to use the data that has been gathered in a meaningful way. Selectman Flanders moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:20 p.m. Seconded by Selectman Worsman. 5-0. All in favor. Motion passed unanimously. Following a short recess, the Board moved into a non-public meeting pursuant to New Hampshire RSA 91-A:3II (a), (b) and (e).

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Town of Meredith

Board of Selectmen

June 29, 2009

Respectfully submitted,

John C. Edgar, Co-Interim Town Mgr.

Peter F. Brothers, Chairman

Karin Landry, Recording Clerk

Robert C. Flanders

Charles G. Palm

Colette Worsman

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