Submitted for Approval Aug. 12, 2002

 

UTILITY DISTRICT COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room

Monday, July 22, 2002

 

MINUTES

 

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                   Barbara Hanson, Commissioner #1

Robert Sprague, Commissioner #2                   Jeanne Krueger, Utility Dist. Secretary

Russ Handevidt, Commissioner #4                   Brad Werner, Town Engineer

Myra Piergrossi, Dir. of Finance                        George Dearborn, Dir. of Com. Dev., Int. Admin.

Jeff Roth, Utility District Water Supt.                Paula Pagel, Util. Dist. Mgr./Dep. Treas.

Steve Laabs, Util. Dist. Wastewater Supt.                

ALSO PRESENT:  Harrison Sturgis                   EXCUSED: Jerry Jurgensen, Commissioner #3

 

II.         PUBLIC FORUM  Non-Agenized Utility District Related Matters
Town of Neenah resident, Harrison Sturgis, questioned the location of the Green Valley detention pond.  Pres. Tews stated the pond started out larger however, has now been scaled back due to budget constraints and advice from the town engineering reports.  Mr. Sturgis gave background information on the wetland and stated he was the person who called the D.N.R. regarding the detention pond due to the pond not being lined properly.  McMahon Engineering is presently working on design, soil and testing.

 

III.        DISCUSSION ITEMS

Plant No. 2 and 4 Unanticipated Repairs

Regarding Well #2 (University Dr.), the U.D. completed acid cleaning of well #5 and results were not as well as anticipated and therefore, will be doing further studies for a more satisfactory result.

Regarding Well #4 (American Dr.), the U.D. is having problems with 2 water softener units and upon further inspection, it was determined that the distribution piping and headers within the softeners needed to be replaced.  Supt. Roth stated the U.D. will perform  much of the work with water department personnel along with Lee’s Welding and Homite Water Services.    

 
IV.      OLD BUSINESS
V.       NEW BUSINESS

a)         020722-1:UD Expenditures

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

b)        020722-2:UD Placing Fox Valley DHIA on the Industrial Surcharge Program

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

c)         020722-3:UD Ogden Recapture Agreement

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

 

VI.       ORDINANCES

a)         020722-1:UD:ORD Amend Chapter 28, Section 32 – Recapture Policy

FIRST READING, SECOND READING AND ADOPTION

MOTION: Comm. Handevidt, second Comm. Sprague to accept the first reading, second reading and adoption of the ordinance as submitted.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

VII.      RESIGNATIONS / APPOINTMENTS
VIII.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES
a)       Regular Utility Commission Meeting – July 8, 2002

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

 
IX.      CORRESPONDENCE

a)       Sewer Billing Summary – June 2002

b)       Water Billing Summary – June 2002

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

 

X.       REPORTS

a)       Town Administrator

b)       Engineer Brad Warner

c)       Water Supt. Jeff Roth   

d)       Wastewater Supt. Steve Laabs    1) update on the Green Patch lift station (Palisades area) regarding a new pump and electrical updates.  Supt. Laabs requested $15,000 from the depreciation fund.  Board consensus was for approval. (see attached Agreement).

e)       Commissioners

·           Comm. Hanson

·           Comm. Sprague

·           Comm. Jurgensen

·           Comm. Handevidt  

f)        Comm. President Tews

g)       Other Town Officials

Finance Director Myra Piergrossi – Financial Report for Second Quarter (attached).

Community Development Dir. Dearborn  1) proposed  creating a new utility district to furnish sewer and water services to the t/Clayton for the Kimberly-Clark facility.

 

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

            Monday   August 12           Regular Utility Commission Meeting    5:00 pm

            Monday   August 12           Regular Town Board Meeting                 6:00 pm

            Monday   August 26           Regular Utility Commission Meeting    5:00 pm

            Monday   August 26           Regular Town Board Meeting                 6:00 pm

 
XIV.     ADJOURNMENT

At 5:49 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

Town of Menasha