Submitted to the Utility District for Approval Jan. 14, 2001

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, December 17, 2001

MINUTES

 

I.        CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND ROLL CALL

Pres. Arden Tews called the Regular Meeting of Utility District Commissioners to order at 5:00 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Sec’y. Krueger noted the roll as follows:

PRESENT:  Arden Tews, President                           Barbara Barczak, Commissioner #1     

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

Russ Handevidt, Commissioner #4                            Brad Werner, Town Engr. arrival 5:07  

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.                         Steve Laabs, Util. Dist. Wastewater Supt.       

 

EXCUSED: Paula Pagel, U. D. Mgr./Dep. Treas.

ALSO PRESENT:  John Davel, Davel Engineering

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

a)        Well and Septic Inspection Deadline:  Supt. Laabs explained the letter (see attached) that will be sent to residents regarding requirement to submit a certified test result of their sanitary septic system, holding tank/mound system and private well before the end of the year, 2001.

IV.      OLD BUSINESS
V.       NEW BUSINESS
a)         011217-1:UD  Expenditures

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

b)       011217-2:UD  Acceptance of Sewer and Water Touchmark Phase II

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

c)       011217-3:UD Acceptance of Sewer and Water Wildlife Estates Phase II

Attached pictures will be submitted along with these minutes.

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

d)        011217-4:UD  Approval of Change Order #1 - Pumphouse #3 E. Shady Lane 

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

 
VI.       ORDINANCES
VII.      RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS:  Chairman Tews read into the minutes the
 wording on the plaque that will be presented to Util. Dist. employee, Tom Schierl,
(a.k.a. the enforcer) upon his retirement.  He praised Mr. Schierl for his dedication to
the t/Menasha for his many years of service (hired 5/1/75).   Chairman Tews offered a

huge “thank you” from the town board members and town staff.

VIII.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES
a)       Regular Utility District Meeting – December 3, 2001

MOTION: Comm. Sprague, second Comm. Handevidt to accept the minutes as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

IX.      CORRESPONDENCE

a)       Water Billing Summary – November 2001

b)       Sewer Billing Summary – November 2001

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

X.       REPORTS

Town Administrator DeGrave – No report

b)  Engineer Brad Werner  1) reported the possibility of damage that may result if the contractor does not complete the Brighton Beach lift-station on time.  Chairman Tews requested a project update on this issue for the 1/14/02 board meeting.

c)  Water Supt. Jeff Roth  1) update given to the board regarding the American Dr. building project  2) Shady Lane treatment plant update  3) reported Well #5 motor repaired

d)   Wastewater Supt. Steve Laabs  1) Brighton Beach lift station update

e)   Commissioners    No reports given

f)    Comm. President Tews  1) requested a follow up on the Brighton Beach water complaint from Supt. Gallow

g)   Other Town Officials

Myra Piergrossi/Dir/Finance  1) tax bills sent out Friday, Dec. 13th  2) finance dept. will be open this year for the collection of taxes on 12/31 until 4:30 p.m.   3) reported to the board on petty cash problems and will be reviewing procedures for a solution to these problems to report back

George Dearborn/Dir/Com. Dev.  1) reported an east side subdivision is being proposed in the Gosz Avenue area by developer Pat Gambsky  2)  reported an amendment to the sewer service area is being proposed for board approval

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

At 5:38 p.m., MOTION: Comm. Sprague, second Comm. Handevidt to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Utility District of Commissioners.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jeanne Krueger,Utility District Secretary