Submitted to the Utility District for Approval Nov. 12, 2001

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, November 12, 2001

 

MINUTES

 

I.        CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND ROLL CALL

President Arden Tews called the Regular Meeting of Utility District Commissioners to order at 5:00 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Utility District Secretary, Jeanne Krueger noted the roll as follows:

PRESENT:

Arden Tews, President                                                Barbara Barczak, Commissioner #1     

Jerry Jurgensen, Commissioner #3                           Patrick DeGrave, Administrator

Russ Handevidt, Commissioner #4                            Brad Werner, Town Engineer   

Jeanne Krueger, Utility Dist. Secretary                     Steve Laabs, Util. Dist. Wastewater Supt.

Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance                                 George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev.

Paula Pagel, U. D. Mgr/Dep. Treas.

 

EXCUSED: Robert Sprague, Commissioner #2        Jeff Roth, Utility District Water Supt.

ALSO PRESENT:  Ed Hooyman

           
II.         PUBLIC DISCUSSION-NON-AGENDIZED UTILITY DISTRICT RELATED MATTERS    None
III.        DISCUSSION ITEMS      a)   American Tissue Bankruptcy:    A joint report was given to the board by Dir. of Finance Myra Piergrossi and Clerk Jeanne Krueger regarding the re-organization of Am. Tissue.  The first item reported was that Clerk Krueger received a written opinion from Herrling-Clark stating delinquent sewer charges could be added on the tax bill.  The second item pertained to the town hiring an attorney from the Delaware area where the bankruptcy reorganization is taking place.  The board was informed that tax charge-backs to Winnebago County would be possible whereas the town would then be losing only the town portion of the tax bill or about $2,500.00.  It was the direction of the board not to hire an out-of-state attorney and implement the charge-backs.  The board also instructed a certified letter be sent to Am. Tissue and Price-Waterhouse acknowledging the fact of taxes due to the town. 
IV.       OLD BUSINESS
 
V.       NEW BUSINESS
a)         011112-1:UD  Expenditures

MOTION: Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Jurgensen to adopt to approve the expenditures as submitted with the exception of (none).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

b)       011112-2:UD  Interceptor Impact Fee for Gateway Meadows 

MOTION: Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Jurgensen to adopt to approve the resolution as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 
VI.       ORDINANCES
 
VII.      RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS

 

VIII.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES
a)       Regular Utility District Meeting – October 29, 2001

MOTION: Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Jurgensen to accept the minutes as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Comm. Barczak abstaining due to absence at the Oct. mtg.

 
IX.      CORRESPONDENCE    None
 
X.       REPORTS

a)      Town Administrator DeGrave: 

     b)      Engineer Brad Werner:  Update on the Brighton Beach lift station stating he would be                  looking for a 1/14/02 installation date.

c)      Water Supt. Jeff Roth

d)      Wastewater Supt. Steve Laabs: Stated new employee, Mark Schmitt, started 11/5 

          2) reported 3 manhole damage on the town’s east side

e)        Commissioners

·           Comm. Barczak

·           Comm. Sprague

·           Comm. Jurgensen

·           Comm. Handevidt  

f)        Comm. President Tews: Reminded the board members of tomorrow evening’s budget meeting and expected all board members to attended.

g)       Other Town Officials: D/F Myra Piergrossi: Reminded the board members of the 11/13 budget hearing.  

 
XI.       MOTIONS BY COMMISSIONERS
 
XII.      ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as agenda.
 
XIII.     ADJOURNMENT

At 5:20 p.m., MOTION: Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Barczak to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Utility District of Commissioners.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jeanne Krueger

Utility District Secretary

Town of Menasha