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The Town of Bridgewater Board met earlier this month to discuss new business.


Jerry Perry reported a leak between a main water line and a curb stop was repaired. He said the water system is almost back to where it should be.


A resident requested to run a kerosene fuel pump line across a permanent easement on the property. Beigh asked about the legality of allowing the line across the easement.


Town legal counsel Stewart Finer said he would prefer the residents move the pump itself, rather than run the line across the easement, to avoid unnecessary disputes.


The Board held a discussion about the debt service of lots and whether the new trailers were entered into the system. Town Assessor Bernie Szarek said the new trailers haven't been added to the system yet.


Town of Bridgewater Supervisor Dale DeKing said the debt service was applied by lots of land and are not dependent on the presence of the trailer.


The water was turned off last week after construction work at Stewart's Shop hit a water line.


The Board approved the March meeting minutes.


Codes Officer Pat Baron reported a recent inspection went well. The property needs a heavy cleaning and some more electrical work is possible, but is up to Code otherwise.


Board member Mike Pcola asked Baron about his road availability. Baron said he is able to drive again and make rounds to check for violations.


ZBA Chairwoman Diedra Williams reported the Zoning Board had nothing new at their April meeting and partook in an eight-hour training session.


Szarek reported he attended a class at Turning Stone for six credits. He added he's currently frustrated with the State because they won't let assessors do their jobs.


Chairwoman Destinee Davis reported the Planning Board…



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