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TO: MEMBERS OF THE MAINE WATER WELL COMMISSION
FROM: Edward Bowie, Chairman
date: May 5, 2009
subject: Meeting Tuesday, May 5, 2009
The next Commission
meeting will be held on Tuesday June 2, 2009 at
9:00 A.M., at the
AGENDA FOR THE JUNE MEETING
1. Approve the May 5, 2009 minutes
2. Discuss pending matters, complaints,
responses, application, etc.
3. New Business
4. Public Comments
Minutes of May 5, 2009 Meeting
Ed Bowie, Chairman
Dwight Doughty, DOT
Don Robbins, Public Member
Thomas Weddle, MGS
David Braley, DWP
Ike Goodwin, Driller
Paul Gauvreau, AAG
Carol Champagne, Board Clerk
Dean Getchell, Inspector
Call to Order:
The Meeting was called to order at 9:10 AM.
Approval of March 3, 2008 meeting minutes:
Don Robbins motioned to accept the March 2009 minutes. Dwight Doughty 2nd the motion. Passed
Open seat on the Commission:
David Braley will check with the Governor’s Office for the replacement for Glenn Dyer whose term expired a more then a year ago.
Update on Complaints:
Ellen Paoletti - Dunham Well Drilling:
Ellen Paoletti contacted the Commission with a request to have Dean Getchell to re-camera the well to see what was below the bottom seal.
The Commission has ordered
Dean Getchell is held under contract and can not camera wells outside the Commission’s request for inspections. If Ms. Paoletti wants the well re-camera she will have to hire a well driller to do that for her.
Closed Complaints: None
New Complaints: None
Specialty Well Applications:
Specialty Well Applications done in House”
Five SWA were requested in April.
Wells Fargo Bank – Clearwater Artesian Well Co Inc
Dr. Nicholas Sadovnikoff & Marcie
Bill Johnson –
Rick & Maureen West – Yankee Water Systems
IN May: Edward & Frances Minderlein – C & R Well Drilling
Matthew Lord requested to sit for the Journeyman Well Driller & Journeyman Pump Installer exams. Don Robbins and David Braley made a motion to accept the application. Approved by the Commission.
Ryan Ball requested to
sit for the Master Well Driller & Master Pump Installer exams.
Scott Abbott requested to sit for the Master Pump Installer exam. Don Robbins & Dwight Doughty motion to accept the application. Accepted by the Commission.
Ike Goodwin recused himself from the voting.
Examinations Passed in April 2009:
David Braley explained to the Commission about a complaint that came in that was not a violation of the Well Driller & Pump Installer’s Rules but a civil case due to the cost of the well.
Changes made to the Hydrofract forms.
Geo-Thermal: Discussion was pertaining to the time frame of getting paperwork done in order to be ready for January 1, 2010.
Meeting Dates for 2009
January 6, 2009 July 7, 2009
February 3, 2009 August 4, 2009
March 3, 2009 September 1, 2009
April 7, 2009 October 6, 2009
May 5, 2009 November 3, 2009
June 2, 2009 December 1, 2009
Subject to change.
The next Well Drillers
Meeting will be: Tuesday June 2, 2009, at 9:00, Key Bank,
Meeting Adjourned 11:35 A.M.