Bourbon_Fire_StationSteve Stacy, Water Superintendent, reported to the Bourbon Town Board on the findings of the departments’ use of cameras in exiting pipes.  According to Stacy, there are ongoing problems with infiltrations. He indicated that they did not find the source of the problem, but they were able to locate taps. He also noted that there is some buildup of grease at the school site. Stacy said they have completed cleaning storm drains that had not been cleared completely for two years.

Included in the Bourbon Police Department report was 865 daily log entries for the month of October. Officers issued 100 written and verbal warnings, had 230 requests for service, 42 general complaints, and a number of additional activities.

Kenneth Jones of Jones Petrie Rafinski outlined his company’s services in a number of areas including engineering, architecture, environmental renewable energy, landscape architecture, utilities management, surveying, and planning. Jones told the Bourbon Town Board he was not asking for a contract, but offered services that would be billed upon request. Jones said, “It doesn’t take anything more than a handshake.”   McFarland asked Jones specifically about fiber optic for the town. Jones indicated that he would look into grants that might be available.

Carol Anders Correspondent