It was business as usual when Edon Board of Public Affairs convened in regular monthly session Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Village Chambers. Mayor Darlene Burkhardt called the late afternoon meeting to order with Andy Ledyard, Warren Henry, Fiscal Officer Heidi Bidwell and Water/Wastewater Superintendent Chris Decker in attendance; not answering roll was Chip Hulbert.
In addition to noting the Village’s 2013 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report could now be viewed online at www.edon-ohio.com, members also:
•Agreed to postpone work on the Water Tower until 2015. Upon further review of the current maintenance contract, required draining to prepare the tower for inspection, repairs, interior and exterior painting would result in one month of downtime.
•Learned installation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant’s privacy fence is pending.
•Heard quotes to replace the Village’s Water/Wastewater Department truck are still being secured; it is hoped a purchase decision (new or used) will be reached by August. Additionally, the department’s current boom and generator will be reinstalled on a replacement truck.
•Learned in addition to daily operations at both facilities, Superintendent Decker reported maintenance is being completed on the Water Treatment Plant’s chlorine room; water service to the house at South Main and Railroad Streets was disconnected from the system prior to demolition; residents were provided assistance with water leaks; low spots behind the Water Plant would be filled once grounds dry out; Wastewater Treatment Plant summer maintenance is underway; a new pH Testing Meter was purchased and two tanks were pumped. He also shared his Water licensing test was slated for August.
•Were informed additional information on flow meters used to investigate infiltration issues would be available next month.
•Thanked President Ledyard for reseeding holes dug to uncover a commercial site’s shut-off valve.
•Accepted the Minutes, Financial Report and Bills as presented.
•Signed the Shut-Off List.
Edon Board of Public Affairs will hold its next meeting Tuesday, July 8, 2014 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Village Chambers.
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