Submitted to the Utility District for Approval- May 21, 2001

 

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday,  May 7,  2001

 

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 at 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 5:00 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

PRESENT:

Arden Tews, President                                              Jerry Jurgensen, Commissioner #3

Russ Handevidt, Commissioner #4                       Brad Werner, Town Engineer

Patrick DeGrave, Administrator                              Jeanne Krueger, Utility Dist. Secretary

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: Robert Sprague, Comm. #2           

                    Supervisor #1, Vacant

                                   

ALSO PRESENT:   Ed Duessing            Carol Fredrick                     Peter Barwick

Art Treccani             Karla Flores             Santiago Flores                  Donna Zarling

Robert Zarling         Edward Manske      Paul Beuther                       Mamie Luscher

Lois Luscher           Larry Fredrick         Doug Brown                        Pat Medo

M/M James Pettis   David Gaulke           Dick LaFond                        Tracy Gaulke

Gerald Van Oudenhoven                         Richard Schwartzbauer

           
II.         PUBLIC DISCUSSION-NON-AGENDIZED UTILITY DISTRICT RELATED MATTERS
 
Residents Ed Duessing, Paul Beuther, Pat Medo Richard LaFond, Tracy Gaulke and Larry & Carol Fredrick spoke their displeasure on a recently sent letter from the Utility District, stating they are being forced to hook-up to sewer and water.  They complained they had not been informed of the enormous amount of the assessment from a prior letter received about one year  ago.  They felt the proposed hook-up was not explained and residents were not notified in a timely fashion.  Several felt they fell under the hardship clause in the statutes.
 
Resident Mamie Luscher complained that her 2-year new driveway had been ruined by the lateral that had been installed and requested her driveway be restored.
 
Resident Donna Zarling felt the residents are now paying for the Foxmoor development. 
 
Staff  was instructed to investigate the previous information sent to the affected residents.       

 

III.                DISCUSSION ITEMS

a)  Harborage Lift Station:  The town board members authorized a resolution for the May 21st meeting regarding the Harborage Lift Station.  A copy of the resolution is also to be sent to the Grand Chute Utility District

 
IV.       OLD BUSINESS

 

V.                 NEW BUSINESS

 

A.        010507-1:UD  Expenditures

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

 

B.      010507-2:UD  Award Bid-Brighton Beach Lift Station

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

 

C.                010507-3:UD  Authorize Expenditures related to the Relocation of Utility Staff to Town Hall

MOTION:Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Jurgensen to adopt the resolution           amending the third paragraph to read $19,000.00 instead of $18,000.00. Motion to amend carried unanimously.

MOTION: Comm. Jurgensen, second Comm. Handevidt to approve to adopt.  Motion carried unanimously

 

VI.               ORDINANCES

 

VII.      RESIGNATIONS/ APPOINTMENTS
 
VIII.           APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A.     Regular U.D. Meeting -  March 26, 2001

B.    Regular U.D. Meeting – April 9, 2001

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

 
IX.               CORRESPONDENCE

 

A.     Water  Main Breaks – March 2001

B.    Water Pumpage Report – March 2001

MOTION: Comm. Jurgensen, second Comm. Handevidt to accept the correspondence for filing.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

X.                 REPORTS

 

A.     Town Administrator – None

B.     Engineer – None

            C.  Water Superintendent - None

D.  Wastewater Superintendent -None

E.     Commissioners - None

Ø      Commissioner Sprague – Excused

Ø      Commissioner Jurgensen – None

Ø      Commissioner Handevidt - None

F.  Commission President - None

G.    Other Town Officials - None

 

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

 

Motion Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Jurgensen to adjourn at 6:47 p.m. Motion carried unanimously

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jeanne Krueger

Utility District Secretary