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CEPOA Water Meeting 10/07/2021 - RECORDED - Shared screen with speaker view
Nina McVicker
35:29
Welcome Zoom attendees! Please send along any questions via the chat and we'll get them answered. If you can respond here with your lot number, I will make sure you're signed in as having attended.
Nina McVicker
49:58
The question being asked is what was the estimate to fix the pump that is broken.
Nina McVicker
50:11
The answer is - the estimate was $61,000 just to replace the broken pump.
Nina McVicker
50:21
We spend $10,000 just on the electricity to run the pump
Nina McVicker
50:39
and any ongoing maintenance costs are ours to bear as a community
Nina McVicker
51:07
Question: how long does a pump last?
Nina McVicker
51:58
Answer: according to the well company, 4-8 years, depending on a lot of factors (quality of the water coming up)
Nina McVicker
52:14
Question: will there be a special assessment for whatever option we choose tonight?
Nina McVicker
52:44
Answer: no. Either option we choose tonight is covered by the reserves we currently have in our HOA account, thanks to dues collected and good management by our Treasurer and our board
Nina McVicker
53:30
Question: Are we planning to get another estimate for well repair?
Nina McVicker
54:28
Answer: We tried 5 companies before we could even find one who could service our deep community well. They have had a very hard time finding a replacement pump - the one we had is no longer manufactured and can't be repaired.
Nina McVicker
58:16
Question: is there any risk that Roxborough would cut us off?
Nina McVicker
58:47
Answer: no
Nina McVicker
01:02:10
Speaking is Steve Jeffers, our Water Attorney
Katrina Swenson
01:41:52
Are there any grants we can apply for to provide assistance for this issue?
Nina McVicker
01:46:55
Excellent question. We researched that with Mr. Jeffers and found that there are none available to us, specifically because we already have a reliable secondary source of water.
Nina McVicker
01:47:51
Sorry - a reliable primary source of water - Roxborough
Katrina Swenson
02:01:51
When was the pump installed. Was there any warranty with the pump?
Nina McVicker
02:05:43
2013, no warranty with the pump
Katrina Swenson
02:13:39
If we replace the pump will a warranty be available?
Nina McVicker
02:17:45
Likely a one-year warranty on parts and labor
Katrina Swenson
02:18:01
ok, thank you.