WATER POLLUTION CONTROL COMMISSION
August 15, 2018
Present: Rich Regan,Amy Atamian, David Pattee, & Jim Miller. Geno Burke and Matt Bernadini of Veolia Water
Rich Regan called the meeting at 7:32pm in the Hearing Room of the Town Hall Building.
ITEM 1: MOTION: Approval WPCC meeting held on July 18, 2018, J. Miller (motion), A. Atamian (second), unanimous
ITEM 2: REPORT FROM VEOLIA WATER PLANT MANAGERS
OPERATIONAL AND MAINTENANCE
-Weekly Power Washing of the On-Line Primary Drum Screener continues.
-Internal wasting totaled 44,769 gallons
-HI Stone removed 12,526 gallons of waste for off-site disposal.
-Weekly UV lamps and sensor cleaning completed.
REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE
-There were no permit violations for Redding in the month of July 2018
-(25 and 29 Old Mill Road), 25 Old Mill is scheduled to receive a new meter next week. 29 Old Mill Road was said to have a faulty meter, upon investigation Geno found the plug was removed, it wasn’t broken.
-No Call Before You Dig requests were made in July 2018
-Geno Burke reported the plant is running well, with no current issues.
-NIC has begun building screens, alarms, and PLC’s for the plant. Matt Bernadini will be going to NIC headquarters for quality control testing, as it relates to the Redding plant.
-Matt Bernadini stated that the plant upgrade will begin and pickup in pace in September.
ITEM 3: EVERSOURCE ELECTRICAL VOLTAGE REPORT
-Matt Bernadini reported that Matt Johnson suggested eventually installing a Harmonic Meter. He didn’t feel the need was immediate but something to look into in the future. Jim Miller presented and explained estimates received for the project. Discussion followed.
Veolia leaves at 8:22pm
ITEM 4: DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON INVOICES AND FINANCIAL STATUS
MOTION: Commission requests a transfer from the Finance Director of the Town of Redding for the amount of $80,000.00
R.Regan (motion), D. Pattee (second), unanimous.
MOTION: Commission will approve the following invoices subject to funds availability:
- Aquarion Monthly $240.86
- Eversource $2,262.87
- EDF (Transcanada) $5,073.25
- Frontier $304.07
- Aquarion Meter Readings $67.08
- Hocon Gas $15.00
- J. Mulvaney Plumbling $1,405.50
- Veolia Reimbursables July 2018 $27,678.05
R. Regan (motion), D. Pattee (second). Unanimous
ITEM 5: COMMISSION MEMBER COMMENTS
-WPCC reviewed the regulations regarding sump pumps/inspection.
ITEM 6: PUBLIC COMMENT
ITEM 7: ADJOURNMENT
MOTION: R. Regan (motion), A. Atamian (second). Unanimous
Submitted by Kim Keil