The monthly meeting of the Board of Water Commissioners was held at the office at 5 PM with all members present. Superintendent Chris Wiseman, Prudential committee member Amy Kates and Cotuit resident Donald Campbell were also present.

The April minutes were approved.

  The warrants were signed.

 There were no coliform and no MTBE detects in April.

 At 5:30, Dan Vortherms from Open Cape Corporation arrived.  Discussion continued on the fiber optics installation proposal and its relationship with our

updated security system to be installed in the near future.

 The following information was included in the Superintendent’s report:


 April Pumpage              2013 –  10,676,000         2012–   16,202,000

 ……………There were no service installations in April.

……………A pre-construction meeting was held with Leo Yuskus,  and an A T & T representative to discuss their antenna modification work.

……………T-Mobile is in disagreement with the engineering

estimates for their antenna modifications. Engineering costs that were used with A T & T’s modifications will be reviewed and used as a guideline for revising T-Mobile’s estimate.

……………A scope of work for the new generator at Station #5 will be arriving in the next couple of days.

……………The water main flushing program and the chlorination process ended on 5/15/13.

……………The West Street tank will be chemically cleaned at the end of the month. A status report will be coming shortly thereafter.

 Discussion was held on the new monitoring well that will be installed at Station #5.  Mr. Kiely requested  a copy of the monthly sampling analysis information on additional well drilling companies and a cost estimate from Horsley & Witten for inspection services for the well installation.

 A copy of the recorded easement for 671 Main Street was reviewed. The transaction was concluded on 4/23/13.

The motions were reviewed for the 5/29/13 District meeting.

 The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2013.

 The meeting adjourned at 7:20 pm..


Respectfully submitted,


Frederick Kiely, Chairman

 Cc: Prudential Committee