Water & Sewer Advisory Committee

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Jeff Colby, Chair
    Term expires: 2025
  • Debbie Aikman, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2026
  • Ann Ryan, Member
    Term expires: 2025
  • Bruce Bogardus, Member
    Term expires: 2026
  • William Cook, Member
    Term expires: 2024
  • Dean P. Nicastro, Select Board Liaison

Staff Contacts


Committee Charge

The Water and Sewer Advisory Committee shall provide advice and recommendations to the Water and Sewer Commissioners regarding the water and sewer systems for the Town of Chatham. Duties shall include the following:

  1. Initial review and adjudicate applications appealed to the Water and Sewer Advisory Committee for abatement of water or sewer charges
  2. Review of all non-residential applications for an increase in sewer flow
  3. Review of operating and capital budgets of the Water and Sewer Department
  4. Perform periodic review for modifications of the Town's water and sewer regulations
  5. Perform periodic review for modifications to the rate structure for water and sewer charges

Public comment will be considered and all recommendations shall be forwarded to the Water and Sewer Commissioners.

Submitting Electronic Correspondence

Please submit correspondence to the Staff Liaison. Please note that all such electronic correspondence is considered a public record. Correspondence containing requests for public records will be responded to by the Staff Liaison in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 66, Section 10 within 10 days of receipt. All other correspondence and materials submitted will be forwarded by the Staff Liaison to the Board/Committee Chair, with a copy to Members/Commissioners and person sending request/comment, for potential scheduling of discussion on an upcoming public meeting agenda.