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Pay raises for BCWA management

Pay raises for BCWA management

Seven members of the Bristol County Water Authority’s eight-member management team recently received pay raises ranging from 2 to 13.7 percent. The raises, which will cost the BCWA a total of $35,000 this coming fiscal year, were approved by the board of directors in April. The hikes are unrelated to pay adjustments given to the

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BCWA hires new legal firm

The Bristol County Water Authority has new legal representation. The board of directors voted 6-1 with one abstentionWednesday night to hire the firm of Keough and Sweeney. Director Ray Palmieri, of Warren, nominated the firm. He cited the group’s experience including representation of other Rhode Island utilities. Mr. Palmieri also pointed to the fact that

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BCWA will vote on legal counsel again

The Bristol County Water Authority board of directors needs another vote to hire a lawyer. BCWA Executive Director Pamela Marchand said the board’s recent vote to retain Cameron and Mittleman failed to meet a requirement of the authority’s enabling legislation. While BCWA by-laws state the board can take action with a majority vote when a

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BCWA’s ‘O and M’ budget totals $7.93 million

The Bristol County Water Authority board of directors approved next year’s operational and maintenance budget following a brief discussion Wednesday night, Jan. 16. The $7,933,131 operational and maintenance budget is roughly two-thirds of the authority’s total $12 million budget for the fiscal year beginning March 1. The second largest chunk of the authority’s overall budget

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BCWA awaiting legal advice on potential third vote

Bristol County Water Authority Executive Director Pamela Marchand is seeking the advice of outside legal counsel regarding the number of votes needed to take action on specific issues, including the appointment of legal counsel. A press release issued Friday states Ms. Marchand is looking for advice on the interpretation of language in BCWA enabling legislation

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BCWA consults outside counsel on voting requirements

Bristol County Water Authority Executive Director Pamela Marchand is seeking the advice of outside legal counsel regarding the number of votes needed to take action on specific issues, according to a press release issued Friday. The release states Ms. Marchand is looking for advice on the interpretation of language in BCWA enabling legislation and BCWA

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BCWA to take yet another vote on legal counsel

Will the third time be a charm for the Bristol County Water Authority? The BCWA board of directors will reportedly have to take yet another vote on naming a legal firm, according to a press release issued on Thursday. The release states that the board will have to re-visit the issue due to an apparent

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BCWA keeps Cameron and Mittleman

The Bristol County Water Authority board of directors voted 4-3 Wednesday night to retain Cameron and Mittleman as legal counsel. Cameron and Mittleman partner Sandra Mack was one of three attorneys interviewed by the board of directors prior to its vote. The board previously voted 5-2 in favor of Cameron and Mittleman but decided to

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BCWA to re-interview legal firms today

The Bristol County Water Authority board of directors is expected to re-interview three legal firms tonight, according to a meeting agenda. The meeting will be called to order at 4:15 p.m. The first interview is scheduled to be held in open session at 4:20 p.m. Two subsequent interviews are expected to be held in executive

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