Gill, Massachusetts Slate Memorial Library - Gill, Massachusetts

SELECTBOARD/SEWER COMMISSIONERS

Board Members:
Randy Crochier, Chair, 413-863-2353
Greg Snedeker, Clerk, 413-863-8168
John Ward, 413-863-8952

Ray Purington, Administrative Assistant, 413-863-9347
Office Address: 325 Main Road, Gill, MA 01354-9758
Office Hours: Mon 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Tue - Thu 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 413-863-9347
Fax: 413-863-7775

Meeting schedule: The Board generally meets every other Monday at 5:30 p.m. Follow the link below for "Agendas and Minutes" to see the dates of scheduled meetings.

Sewer Rate Increase
The Riverside sewer system is owned and operated by the Town of Gill, and provides service to 115 residences and business in the Riverside section of town. The sewer lines terminate at the Pump Station on Riverview Drive. The sewage is pumped beneath the Connecticut River and enters the Town of Montague's sewer system at another pump station on 1st St. The sewage is treated at Montague's Water Pollution Control Facility on Greenfield Road.

The expense of operating the pump station in Gill, as well as the sewage disposal fees charged by Montague, are borne by Gill's sewer users. On average, over the past eight years, sewage disposal costs account for 75% of all expenses of the system.

On November 1, 2016 Montague's Selectboard adopted new sewer rates for Fiscal Year 2017, effective July 1, 2016. All of their rates increased by 17%, including the rate charged to Gill for sewage from the Riverside system.

At their meeting on December 12, 2016, the Gill Selectboard, acting as Sewer Commissioners, voted to follow suit with Montague and adopted a 17% increase to Gill's sewer rate. The new rate is $0.193/cubic feet, with an effective rate of $0.1737 after the standard 10% discount given to all customers with water meters. The new rate is effective with the bills to be issued in January 2017.


Handout on new Sewer Rates and Reducing Groundwater


Selectboard Meetings on TV
Gill Selectboard meetings are video-recorded by volunteers from our Cable Advisory Committee and aired at various times throughout the week on MCTV (Comcast Channel 17 for most Gill subscribers). The MCTV broadcast schedule can be found on their website, www.montaguetv.org. If you aren't a Comcast subscriber, or missed the TV broadcast, recent meetings can also be viewed on the Internet at the MCTV Vimeo website: MCTV Vimeo.



Interest in Appointment to Town Committee:    (pdf)    (Word)

Selectboard Fee Schedule

Selectboard Agendas and Minutes

Calendar Year 2017
Calendar Year 2016
Calendar Year 2015
Calendar Year 2014
Calendar Year 2013
Calendar Year 2012
Calendar Year 2011
Calendar Year 2010
Calendar Year 2009
Calendar Year 2008

Sewer Commission

Regulations Sewer Fee Schedule

Sewer Abatement Request Form:   (pdf)    (Word)