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Banners Can Be Ordered

The Town of Bridgewater Board met Thursday night to discuss new business.

The Board approved a resolution accepting the January meeting minutes.

Planning Board Chair Destinee Davis reported the workforce housing initiative passed and a subdivision was approved.

Rose Wheeldon reported the Hometown Heroes Banners project is up and running and is available through March 31. The Board held a discussion about the cost of the bracket installations and the flags being displayed for three years before being distributed to family members.

Jerry Parry said the numbers are better at the pump house, and he noticed some residences with a leaky faucet. A maintenance screen on one of the pumps failed and a new one is ordered.

Boardmember Mike Pcola asked about the new chlorine injector pumps and Parry said they're working great.

Codes Enforcement Officer Pat Baron said an order to vacate has been issued at an unsafe residence.

Baron said a bench warrant may be issued if the resident continues to ignore ordinances.

Boardmember Tom Meninger said the Town has an ordinance about living in campers from Nov. 1 to April 1.

Baron said two cases with two junkyards are expected to be contentious. The Board held a discussion about the escalating fees for the junkyards.

Town Assessor Patty Terns said postcards are being mailed at end of January and she's working on road permits.

Town Supervisor Dale DeKing discussed the Firefighters/EMS tax exemption.

Town Attorney Stuart Finer said the Town will need to hold a public hearing to pass the law and make decisions on the distinctions of the law regarding length of service required to qualify for the exemption and how long the exemption extends once retired from volunteer service.

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