Jan 22, 2019 Joint WWTP Meeting with Fonda
OF JANUARY 22, 2019 JOINT WASTE WATER MEETING
VILLAGE OF FONDA BOARD
Meeting opened at 5:10
Present at the meeting:
Board members Lynn Dumar, Tim Healey, Wally Boyd, and Justin Cotter, Sewer
was given a chance to address the Boards. He spoke about the inspection report.
It wasn’t very good; the main complaint is the clarifier that has been down for
a while. There are somethings that need to be worked on, Justin’s suggestion is
to have a member of each Board to do this. Need a backup plan for sludge
removal. The report says we should look at not taking any septic in at the
plant. Concern is that Paraskeva is the only removal hauler and if told we
won’t take his septic any more, he may refuse to haul our sludge. Justin
suggested a few possible other contractors. Justin needs personnel help at the
plant. Tim Healey has offered to head up the WWTP. He needs immediate help. Tim
would like to put Fonda employee Jay Cyr with Justin during the winter when
things are quite to shadow Justin. The old WWTP budget had a $15,000.00-line
item in it for part time help. Jay can work under Justin’s license. Need to
look for a secondary spot if something should happen with Paraskeva or
Johnstown accepting our sludge. Tim will help Justin make contacts and find a
pile behind WWTP- DEC received an anonymous complaint regarding where the yard
waste is dumped. The DEC thinks it might be to close to wetlands. DEC may be
back in the spring, he wasn’t overly worried about it. Mayor Petterson-Law has
spoke with Fultonville’s DPW, we want to be in compliance and Fultonville will
clean up anything that weren’t supposed to do and it will not happen again. Tim
suggests that if DEC is OK with it, the Fonda River Front project is in need of
is a sign on a section of the river bank that is eroding. It says “Pipeline do
not anchor”. Tim would like to see the sign repainted a replace further back on
Denton has a concern with the fact that if anything should happen to Justin, he
is over there alone. Justin to look at available applications in each village
to see if he thinks there is a good candidate.
says Fonda would not look to Fultonville for reimbursement for time Jay Cyr
spends at the WWTP.
can change the times that he does certain things so that the second person
would be there when he is doing more dangerous things.
village to advertise for a Waste Water Treatment Trainee, part-time.
MOTION MADE BY Trustee Denton, Seconded by Trustee Helmin to adjourn. AYES and NAYS.
3/5/2019 2:37:56 PM