Utility District Meeting Approved

on December 18, 2000

 

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, December 4, 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.

 

Deputy Clerk Tweedie 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                                Karen Tweedie, Deputy Clerk

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, Util Dist Office Manager

Steve Laabs, Util. Dist. Wastewater Supt.

 

EXCUSED:

Carlene Sprague, Utility Dist. Secretary

 

ALSO PRESENT:

None

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

 

IV.       OLD BUSINESS

 

V.        NEW BUSINESS
A.        001204-1:UD  Expenditures

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

 

B.                0012-4-2:UD  Codification of Utility District Ordinance Book

MOTION: Commissioner Krueger, second Commissioner Sprague to adopt the resolution and approve the codification of the Utility ordinances and policies, and approve hiring Atty. Roger Clark at a fee not to exceed $7,500 to complete this task as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

VI.       ORDINANCES

 

VII.      RESIGNATIONS/ APPOINTMENTS

 

VIII.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A.     Regular Utility District Meeting – October 23, 2000
B.    Special Utility Meeting – November 14, 2000

MOTION:  Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Handevidt to adopt the resolution and approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried unanimously.

 
IX.       CORRESPONDENCE
 
X.        REPORTS

            A.  Town Administrator - None

 

            B.  Engineer - None

 

            C.  Water Superintendent - None

 

            D.  Wastewater Superintendent

Steve Laabs stated there is a hold on the harborage lift station until the sewer and water user rates are established. He passed out a flyer on the U.S. Filter Study for board review.

 

            There are hydrogen sulfide levels and odor control problems, which will be looked into.

 

E.     Commissioners

Ø      Commissioner Krueger - None

Ø      Commissioner Sprague - None

Ø      Commissioner Jurgensen - None

Ø      Commissioner Handevidt  

Commissioner Handevidt stated there was a question on the audit report on the 6” meters.

 

Water Superintendent, Jeff Roth, stated we are in compliance.

 

Chairman Tews mentioned four (4) different businesses complying in their wastewater management.

 

F.     Other

Dir. of Finance – Myra Piergrossi

Myra stated she did not know when tax bills would be going out, possibly around December 15th.

 

Due to some minor Utility Code changes, Winnebago County put the Town at the bottom of the list, therefore causing the delay.

 

Administrator DeGrave stated if tax bills go out late, note that we, (Town of Menasha), have done our part.

 

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

 

At 5:02 p.m., MOTION: Commissioner Sprague, second Commissioner Jurgensen to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Utility District of Commissioners.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Karen J. Tweedie

Deputy Clerk