Utility District Approved January 24, 2000

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, January 10, 2000

MINUTES


The agenda was posted at the Municipal Complex, Fire Station 40, Town of Menasha Utility District, Appleton Public Library, Menasha Public Library, and Neenah Public Library and is available on the Town of Menasha Website town-menasha.com.

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

President Arden Tews called the Regular Meeting of Utility District Commissioners to order at 4:30 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Utility District Secretary Carlene L. Sprague noted the roll as follows:

PRESENT:

Arden Tews, President Jeanne Krueger, Commissioner #1

Bob Sprague, Commissioner #2 Jerry Jurgensen, Commissioner #3

Allen Nennig, Commissioner #4 Carlene Sprague, Utility District Secretary

Carl Sutter, Town Engineer Bogdan "Bob" Vitas, Administrator

George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev. Gaylene Nash, Asst. Town Administrator

Jeff Roth, Utility District Water Supt. Paula Pagel, Util. Dist. Office Manager

Mary Rauen, Executive Secretary Steve Laabs, Util Dist Wastewater Supt.

EXCUSED:

Grace Vander Velden, Dir. of Finance

ALSO PRESENT:

II. PUBLIC DISCUSSION-NON-AGENDIZED UTILITY DISTRICT RELATED MATTERS

III. DISCUSSION ITEMS

IV. OLD BUSINESS

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. 000110-1:UD Acceptance of Sewer and Water Project Installation - American Drive Apartments - Dennis Hermans/Nicolet Lumber

MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the request for water turn-on at American Drive Apartments, 1275, 1271, 1265, 1261, 1255 and 1251 Christopher Drive. Motion carried (4-0) with Commissioner Krueger abstaining.

  1. 000110-2:UD * Construction Plan - Midway Road Apartments

MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the construction plans for sewer and water extensions contingent upon the successful compliance to all Utility District requirements and/or specifications. Motion carried unanimously.

Community Development Director George Dearborn stated that the site plan has not been approved at this time.

C. 000110-3:UD *Position, Classification and Compensation Plan Study

Commissioner Sprague inquired as to how many firms Administrator Vitas interview? He also stated that someone on the Utility Commission should be involved.

Commission Jurgensen inquired about how many firms do this sort of service?

Administrator Vitas stated that only this agency had been contacted. Two could typically be used. We could have another proposal for the next meeting if the Commissioners desired.

Commissioner Sprague stated that he did not think that we should go without an additional proposal from another vendor to compare costs.

President Tews requested a progress report.

Much discussion ensued.

MOTION: Commissioner Nennig, second Commissioner Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the contract with terms and conditions as stated in the proposal to The Par Group, Ltd. Motion carried (4-1) Commissioners Krueger, Jurgensen, Nennig, President Tews-Yes, Sprague-No.

D. 000110-4:UD Expenditures

MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Krueger to adopt the resolution and approve the expenditures with the exception of (None). Motion carried unanimously.

 VI. ORDINANCES

VII. RESIGNATIONS/ APPOINTMENTS

VIII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A. Utility District Budget Hearing 11/29/99

B. Utility District Meeting 12/06/99

C. Utility District Meeting 12/20/99

MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, seconded Commissioner Jurgensen to approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried uanimously with Commissioner Jurgensen abstaining from the December 20, 1999 minutes.

IX. CORRESPONDENCE

X. REPORTS

A. Town Administrator - None

B. Engineer

Carl Sutter, Town Engineer reported in regards to the West American Drive project. The sanitary, sewer and water mains are almost complete.

C. Water Superintendent - None

D. Wastewater Superintendent

Steve Laabs, reported on the progress regarding in the sewer system regarding the Green Valley Ditch project.

E. Commissioners

Carl Sutter, Town Engineer stated that the man holes were placed where they thought they should go.

F. Commission President

President Tews inquired regarding the status of scheduled meetings for the Utility District Commission. He asked Administrator Vitas when the 1st meeting would be scheduled. He stated that it needs to be scheduled as soon as possible.

Administrator Vitas asked what evening would be most convenience for the Commissioners.

President Tews stated that he wanted the agendas and meeting dates posted.

G. Other

XI. MOTIONS BY COMMISSIONERS

XII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

XIII. ADJOURNMENT

At 5:20 p.m., MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Jurgensen to adjourn the regular meeting of the Utility District of Commissioners. Motion carried unanimously.

Respectfully submitted, Carlene L. Sprague Utility District Secretary