Submitted to the Utility District for Approval June 25, 2001

 

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, June 11, 2001

 

MINUTES

 

I.   CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE    

President Arden Tews called the Regular Meeting of Utility District Commissioners to order at 5:06 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Utility District Secretary Jeanne Krueger noted the roll as follows:

 

PRESENT:

Arden Tews, President                                                Barbara Barczak, Commissioner #1     

Jerry Jurgensen, Commissioner #3                           Steve Laabs, Util. Dist. Wastewater Supt.

Russ Handevidt, Commissioner #4                            Brad Werner, Town Engineer   

Patrick DeGrave, Administrator                                  Jeanne Krueger, Utility Dist. Secretary

Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance                                 Jeff Roth, Utility District Water Supt.   

Paula Pagel, Util Dist Office Manager                       

                                     

EXCUSED:  Robert Sprague, Commissioner #2      ALSO PRESENT:  Resident, Ed Duessing

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

 

IV.               OLD BUSINESS

 

V.                 NEW BUSINESS
A.        010611-1:UD Expenditures

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

 

VI.       ORDINANCES

 

VII.      RESIGNATIONS/ APPOINTMENTS

 

VIII.           APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A.     Regular Utility District Meeting – May 21, 2001

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

 
IX.               CORRESPONDENCE

A.     Water Pumpage Report – April 2001

B.    Water Main Break Report – March 2001

C.    Water Main Break Report – April 2001

D.    Miscellaneous Reports – April 2001

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

 

X.                 REPORTS

A.     Town Administrator – None

B.    Engineer–Brad Werner provided updates on several projects including Winchester Road, Lake Street and Cold Spring Road.

C.    Water Superintendent–Jeff Roth  1) stated the Waverly Sanitary District would be purchasing water from the c/Appleton.  The t/Menasha U.D. applied to the P.S.C. for a stand-by rate to retain emergency connect.   He stated approx. $20,000.00 would be lost annually, however, the East Side treatment plant would not need to be updated.  2) Stated the garage bids would be opened July 9th thus giving him actual costs for Monday evening’s board meeting.

D.    Wastewater Superintendent-Steve Laabs  1) Due to the heavy rains in April and May, a request was made for sewer cleaning reimbursement from a Manitowoc resident.  MOTION  Supv. Handevidt, second Supv. Barczak to fully reimburse the resident.  Motion carried unanimously.

2) Air-release valves needed for the Brighton Beach 12” force main.

 

E.     Commissioners

Ø      Commissioner Krueger - None

Ø      Commissioner Sprague – None

Ø      Commissioner Jurgensen – None

Ø      Commissioner Handevidt - None

 

F.     Commission President- President Tews reminded everyone that the Utility District (due to the illness of Tom Shierl), is working short-staffed.  2) Received complaints regarding no mail delivery due to mail boxes not being replaced in a timely manner. 

 

G.    Other Town Officials  Dir/Finance Myra Piergrossi- 1) Updated the board regarding the status of the Utility District personnel and new receptionist.

 

Dir/Community Dev. George Dearborn  1) Updated the board regarding the new Deputy Building Inspector and department Intern.  2) Possible major industrial development needing sewer and water connection with Grand Chute Sanitary District.  2)  A 30-45 day time line was placed on a request for an amendment to the sewer service area proposed by the Clayton Group.  3) Informed the board of a proposed extension of sewer and water on Prospect Ave. for a major industry. 

 

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

At 5:21 p.m., MOTION: Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Jurgensen to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Utility District of Commissioners.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jeanne Krueger, CMC

Utility District Secretary

Town of Menasha