Skip Navigation
This table is used for column layout.
Town Resources
  • Agendas & Minutes
  • Forms, Documents & Permits
  • Pay Bill Online
  • GIS/Maps
  • Contacts Directory
  • Subscribe to News
  • Live Stream and Recorded Video
  • Charter & Ordinances
  • Employment Opportunities
  • RFPs / Legal Notices
  • 250th Anniversary
  • Casino Development Agreement
 
April 26, 2006 Minutes
TOWN OF EAST WINDSOR
WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY

Minutes of Meeting of April 26, 2006

Members Present:        Paul Anderson, Tom Davis, and Ed Farrell (Alternate)

Members Absent: Reggie Bancroft, Mark Livings, Dave Tyler, and Jim Barton (Alternate)

Others Present: WPCA Superintendent Kevin Leslie and Recording Secretary Laura Michael.
Time and Place
Paul Anderson, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the East Windsor WPCA Administration Building.  

I.  Designate Alternate to Sit for Absent Member
Ed Farrell sat in for absent member Reggie Bancroft.

II.  Acceptance of Minutes of March 29, 2006

Motion: To accept the minutes of March 29, 2006.
                Davis/Farrell
                Passed unanimously.

III.  Payment of Bills

Motion: To authorize the payment of the April 26, 2006 bill sheet in the amount of $46,738.87
        Davis/Farrell
                Discussion:  Mr. Leslie went over the bill sheet outlining any unusual bills.  
                Passed unanimously.
IV.  Visitors
Raymond Bahr, Low-Pressure Force Mains
Mr. Bahr of Water and Waste Equipment in Rocky Hill, CT gave a presentation of low-pressure force mains.  A grinder pump is installed for a home where other options are less economical or unavailable and transports sewage from the house to the street to a force main.  He explained there are two types of pumps; a progressive cavity pump and a centrifugal grinder pump.  Mr. Bahr explained the pros and cons of a low-pressure system and a gravity system.

Mr. Bahr thanked the board for their time and left the meeting.

Motion: To suspend the regular meeting for the purpose of holding the public hearing
                scheduled at 7:30 p.m.
                Davis/Farrell
                Passed unanimously.

V.  Public Hearing Scheduled at 7:30 p.m.

Motion: To open the public hearing as published in the legal notice for East Windsor Housing Ltd. LLC, 1 Acorn Dr, Meadow Farms through Rejean Realty Inc., 17A-F Reggie Way, Norton Glen.              
                Davis/Farrell
                Passed unanimously.

There was no one present for East Windsor Housing Ltd. LLC, 1 Acorn Dr, Meadow Farms.  Mr. Leslie stated that this is a new single-family unit in an active adult community and one-half of the FCC has been paid.

There was no one present for East Windsor Housing Ltd. LLC, 3 Acorn Dr, Meadow Farms.  Mr. Leslie stated that this is a new single-family unit in an active adult community and one-half of the FCC has been paid.

There was no one present for East Windsor Housing Ltd. LLC, 5 Acorn Dr, Meadow Farms.  Mr. Leslie stated that this is a new single-family unit in an active adult community and one-half of the FCC has been paid.

There was no one present for Coleman Farms East Windsor LLC, 11 Skyline View Rd.  Mr. Leslie stated that this is a new single-family unit in an active adult community and one-half of the FCC has been paid.

There was no one present for Coleman Farms East Windsor LLC, 13 Skyline View Rd.  Mr. Leslie stated that this is a new single-family unit in an active adult community and one-half of the FCC has been paid.

There was no one present for Coleman Farms East Windsor LLC, 29 Steeple Chase Rd.  Mr. Leslie stated that this is a new single-family unit in an active adult community and one-half of the FCC has been paid.

There was no one present for Rejean Realty Inc., 17A-F Reggie Way, Norton Glen.  Mr. Leslie stated that these are six new condominium units and one-half of the FCC has been paid.

Motion: To close the public hearing for East Windsor Ltd. LLC, 1 Acorn Dr, Meadow Farms through Rejean Realty Inc., 17A-F Reggie Way, Norton Glen.
                Davis/Farrell
                Passed unanimously.

Motion: To resume the regular meeting.
                Davis/Farrell
                Passed unanimously.

VI.  Receipt of Applications - none

VII.  Approval of Applications
SJK Properties, Quarry Meadow, Depot St
Mr. Leslie reported that nothing has happened with this application and it will be left on the agenda.

VIII.  Legal

Discussion of Force Main Policy  
This will be placed on the May agenda since there was not an attorney present.

Prospect Hill Drive Extension Route and Easements
Mr. Leslie will contact the attorney, as they need to move forward.






IX.  Action on Facility Connection Charges

Motion: To impose the Facility Connection Charges as published for East Windsor Housing Ltd. LLC, 1 Acorn Dr, Meadow Farms through Rejean Realty Inc., 17A-F Reggie Way, Norton Glen.           
                Davis/Farrell
                Passed unanimously.

X.  Unfinished Business
Discussion of 2006-07 Budget
Mr. Leslie explained the need of getting an idea of the unit charge for 2006-07.  He reported that the average charge in the North Central part of CT is $233 and the state average is $261.  East Windsor is well below that at $180 and because of this the WPCA is in a bind.  In past years the rate has been kept down by using money in reserves from delinquent collections.  That money has been used up.

Newberry Rd Assessment Subcommittee
Mr. Leslie reported that he has a map and the subcommittee can begin working on this.

Contract Negotiation Subcommittee
        Mr. Alibozek left a memo for Board Members/Negotiation Subcommittee Members with potential
        meeting dates.  Mr. Alibozek will call subcommittee members to set a date.
             
Newberry Rd Assessments
Mr. Leslie is still waiting for information from Carol Madore, Town Assessor.

Prospect Hill Rd Assessments
Mr. Leslie is waiting for information from the Town Assessor.

Establishment of Sewer Service/Sewer Avoidance Area
Mr. Leslie presented a map with up to date parcels.  Sewer lines will be marked with colored tape.  Once the sewer lines are on it, they will get another shot of the map and have it mounted.  Mr. Farrell suggested a topographical overlay to show elevations and valleys.  Mr. Leslie said the goal for the next month would be to mark the sewer lines, get a topographical overlay, re-shoot the map and have it mounted.  He will also mark the pump stations on the map.

XI.  New Business
Superintendent’s Report
Mr. Leslie reported that everything in his report has already been discussed.  Mr. Leslie explained that he had a visitor stating concerns about a required private pump station at the Victory Estates project.

XII.  Adjournment

Motion: To adjourn the meeting at 8:57 p.m.
                Davis/Farrell

Respectfully submitted,



Laura Michael   
Recording Secretary