Lake Buel District Board Meeting
December 8, 2021

Dolby – 28 Corshire Road, New Marlborough

Members present:  Peter Hagen, Kyle Pierce, Chris Hassett, Mark Amstead & Wayne Dolby.

Meeting was called to order by Chair, Pete Hagen at 6:08PM.

A motion was made, seconded and so voted to approve the minutes of August 31st as prepared.

New vendor for District billing:  

The Board reviewed a quote from Quality Data Service Inc. that includes software support, data conversion, training, software and hosting fees.  It was mentioned that this company only works with municipalities and is a member of the Massachusetts Collector Treasurer Association, works with 96% of city/towns in Connecticut and have a total of 250 city/towns in New England.  Quality Data Service Inc. offers online tax payments and the ability to see all their tax billing information.  After review a motion was made, seconded and so voted to accept the quote from Quality Data Service Inc. as long as the quoted amount stands.

Outlet discussions:

Ms. Shannon Poulin was present to review the year end water quality and cyanobacteria report for 2021.  Ms. Poulin mentioned that the water temperature was warmer in the beginning of the summer and cooler later in the summer.  Ms. Poulin also mentioned that a lot of nutrients are entering the lake and this year has been a usual year which also included flooding.  The Board thanked Ms. Poulin all of her work and will continue with the same testing for next summer. 

Create budget 22/23:

The Board reviewed and discussed article #5 General Government most of the line items were voted to stay level funded, with only a few increases.

New business:

Mr. Wayne Dolby mentioned that his two sons are interest in assisting the Board and possible serving on the Board.

Next meeting is scheduled for March 9th 2022 at 6PM – Dolby residence 28 Corashire Road.

A motion was made, seconded and so voted to adjourn at 7:47 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathy Chretien, Clerk