Water & Sewer Review Board

Establishment

Amended by Article 16 of the Special Town Meeting held in October 2015 and Article 6 of the Special Town Meeting held in October 1997 Article 30 of the Special Town Meeting held in October 1998.

Members shall be comprised of three designees of the Board of Selectmen and two designees of the Finance and Advisory Board. The members shall not be employees of the Department of Public Works and shall serve for a three year term.

Responsibilities

This board is empowered to:

  • Hear water and sewer billing disputes; said board will make a recommendation to the Town Administrator as to the remedies, if any, and the Town Administrator shall make a binding decision.
  • Review the Assessments and costs associated with the operation, maintenance and capital requirements of both systems to ensure such costs are just and equitable and in proportion to the benefits of the users.
  • Hold at least one annual public hearing by March 31, and more if necessary, to receive citizen input on the current year, the proposed budget, and rates for the next fiscal year and any other information as may be requested concerning the water and sewer departments. Said meeting shall be advertised in a local newspaper to give citizens ample notice. Said board shall make a rate recommendation to the Town Administrator prior to Annual Town Meeting.


Members

Name   Term Expiration
Scott Lebeau Select Board Designee 2021
Stephen Quattrocchi Select Board Designee 2022
Vacant Select Board Designee 2022
Douglas Potts Finance Board Designee 2022
Carl Gay Select Board Designee 2020