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Approved August 14, 2000

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, July 24, 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 4:45 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

PRESENT:

Arden Tews, President Bob Sprague, Commissioner #2

Jerry Jurgensen, Commissioner #3 Carlene Sprague, Utility District Secretary

Carl Sutter, Town Engineer Patrick DeGrave, Administrator

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

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

Steve Laabs, Utility District Wastewater Supt. Jeanne Krueger, Commissioner #1

EXCUSED:

Allen Nennig, Commissioner #4

ALSO PRESENT:

Brad Werner, McMahon Associates

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

Bill Degeneffe, representing Palisades Commercial Property, described a sequence of events that occurred between December of 1999 to the present regarding a broken water meter and it's replacement. He stated that he was billed for the meter, later received a credit and then was rebilled. He asked for clarification.

President Tews stated that the Utility District would review this issue and Mr. Degeneffe would be receiving an explanation in the near future.

III. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. Deferred Assessments and Recapture Agreements

Director of Finance, Myra Piergrossi distributed a "Deferred Special Assessment and Recapture Agreement" list of property owners who will be charged for assessments on water and sewer. (See attached).

Much discussion ensued.

It was the consensus of the Utility Commission to issue letters to all property owners involved, with an explanation of the Wis. State Statutes compliance of one year to hook up to the sanitary sewer and water main extension after notice of availability has been given.

Administrator DeGrave asked if there was a Public Hearing? Were the resolutions properly adopted? We need to do research on this issue before we proceed.

IV. OLD BUSINESS

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. 000724-1:UD Expenditures

MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Jurgensen to adopt the resolution and approve the expenditures with the exception of (none). Motion carried unanimously, with Commissioners Krueger and Nennig excused.

B. 000724-2:UD Bid Award - Hwy. 114/ Old Plank Road - Sanitary Sewer & Water Main Reconstruction

MOTION: Commissioner Krueger, second Commissioner Sprague to adopt the resolution and award the contract to Dorner-Stahl for the reconstruction of Hwy. 114 for the low bid of $781,275.85.

VI. ORDINANCES

VII. RESIGNATIONS/ APPOINTMENTS

VIII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

IX. CORRESPONDENCE

A. Sewer Billing Summary June 2000

MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Jurgensen to accept the correspondence of the Utility District Commissioners meetings for filing as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Commissioner Nennig excused.

X. REPORTS

A. Town Administrator - None

B. Engineer

Town Engineer Carl Sutter stated that the Dorner Stahl project on West American Drive is anticipated to be completed shortly.

C. Water Superintendent

Water Superintendent Jeff Roth stated that Well No. 5 needs to be pulled out and acidizing is needed. This occurs approximately every 5 years.

D. Wastewater Superintendent - None

E. Commissioners

F. Commission President Tews

President Tews instructed Carl Sutter to write a letter to the State of Wisconsin regarding the erosion of riprap at Mr. Sitzberger's residence.

G. Other

XI. MOTIONS BY COMMISSIONERS

XII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

XIII. ADJOURNMENT

At 5:30 p.m., MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Jurgensen to adjourn the regular meeting of the Utility District of Board of Commissioners. Motion carried unanimously, with Commissioner Nennig excused.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Carlene L. Sprague

Utility District Secretary