Submitted to the Utility District for Approval December 4, 2000

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, October 23, 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.

I. 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 Jeanne Krueger, Commissioner #1

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

Russ Handevidt, Commissioner #4 Carlene Sprague, Utility District Secretary

Carl Sutter, Town Engineer Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance

George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev. Brad Werner, Town Engineer

Jeff Roth, Utility District Water Supt. Patrick DeGrave, Town Administrator

Paula Pagel, Util Dist Office Manager Steve Laabs, Util. Dist. Wastewater Supt.

Kim Jennings, rep. Virchow Krause

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

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. Virchow Krause Public Fire Protection Levy

Kim Jennings, representing Virchow Krause & Co., provided a brief overview of what alternative methods would be available for billing residents who are currently a part of the Town of Menasha Utility District.

Myra Piergrossi explained to the Utility Commission why there is a need to do this study. She stated that we need to include public fire protection in our billings system.

Much discussion ensued.

Kim Jennings stated that after the study is completed, a public hearing would be required. She also stated that comparisons between the water bill versus the tax bill method, would be compared.

There was also discussion between the Utility Commission and the Virchow Krause representative in regards to cost.

IV. OLD BUSINESS

V. NEW BUSINESS

A. 001023-1:UD Expenditures

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

VI. ORDINANCES

VII. RESIGNATIONS/ APPOINTMENTS

VIII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    1. Regular Utility District Meeting – October 9, 2000

MOTION: Commissioner Jurgensen, second Commissioner Handevidt to approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried unanimously, with Commissioner Sprague abstaining.

  1. CORRESPONDENCE
    1. Water Billing Summary – September 2000
    2. Sewer Billing Summary – September 2000

      MOTION: Commissioner Jurgensen, second Commissioner Sprague to approve the correspondence as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.

      X. REPORTS

      A. Town Administrator - None

      B. Engineer - None

    3. Water Superintendent -

      Jeff Roth, Water Superintendent, provided an overview relating to the Hwy 114 project, and a problem on the water main and sewer. The main issue is corrosion on the water main. If it is not addressed, it will cause future problems. He proposed to relay an additional feet of 8" water main.

    4. Wastewater Superintendent – None

    5. Commissioners – None

F. Commission President - None

G. Other - None

  1. MOTIONS BY COMMISSIONERS-

MOTION: Commissioner Handevidt, second Commissioner Jurgensen to give Kim Jennings the authority to begin the study at a cost not to exceed $2,500.00. Motion carried unanimously.

XII. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Same as agenda.

XIII. ADJOURNMENT

At 5:15 p.m., MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Handevidt to adjourn the regular meeting of the Utility District of Commissioners. Motion carried unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Carlene L. Sprague

Utility District Secretary