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Water Commission

Agendas and Minutes:  

Listing files in 'Water Commission'

Meeting Schedule: 

2017 Meeting Schedule 
2018 Meeting Schedule

Water Reports: 

Water Quality Report Durham Center
Water Quality Report Lexington Place
Water Quality Report Elderly Housing

Authority:              

Ordinance, adopted at Special Town Meeting on December 4, 2002.  Town of Durham Code of Ordinances, Section 16-61 through 16-55. 

Powers and
Duties:

To provide for the creation of a water commission to operate and maintain the private waterworks systems whose acquisition from the Eastern Connecticut Regional Water Company the town approved by referendum vote on June 11, 2002, and to exercise the powers and responsibilities stated in the ordinance.

Printed
Regulations:

Section 16-61 through 16-55 of the Town of Durham Code of Ordinances.  Adopted December 4, 2002.
Rules and Regulations

Appointing Authority:    Board of Selectmen
Term of Office:    Three years
Constitution of Board/Quorum:        

Five  (5) members and three  (3) alternates.   Two exofficio members and their alternates shall enjoy voting rights. One ex-officio member shall be the town's director of health.  The board of selectmen shall designate as alternate to the director of health either (1) the town sanitarian or (2) an elector of the town chosen for his or her knowledge, training and experience in the field of public health or in the creation of water supply systems. The board of selectmen shall choose the second ex-officio member from among the membership of the board of selectmen, and shall choose that ex-officio member's alternate from the board of selectmen as well. Public Members The board of selectmen shall appoint the remaining three members and an alternate from among the electors of the town.  At least one but no more than two of the three regular members and their alternates shall reside in a house or be employed in a business which receives water from the town's water supply system.

A quorum of the water commission shall require the attendance of at least four commission members or their designated alternates

Current Board Members:

Ex officio members
Aimee Eberly, Health Director, Vice Chair, ex officio, 2018
Laura L. Francis, R, ex officio 2017

Ex officio designated alternates
William Milardo, Sanitarian, Secretary, ex Officio Alternate Member
Tom Hennick, D, 2017, ex Officio Alternate Member

Public Members
Ian Forbes, D, 2019
Raymond Bahr, R, Chairman, 2018
John Hogarth, D, Trinity Corp Member, 2017

Alternate
Marilyn Keurejian, U, Public Member 2017