Submitted for Approval June 23, 2003

 

UTILITY DISTRICT COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room - Monday, June 9, 2003

 

MINUTES

 

)        CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

President Tews called the Meeting of Utility District Commissioners to order at 5:00 p.m.

 

PRESENT: Arden Tews, Pres.        Barbara Hanson, Comm. #1         Scott Sauer, Comm. #2      

Jerry Jurgensen, Comm. #3           Russ Handevidt, Comm. #4    

 

OTHERS:   Jeanne Krueger, Sec’y.        Greg Curtis, Town Att’y.          Lee Reibold, Town Eng.

Jeff Roth, Water Supt.      Steve Laabs, Wastewater Supt.      Paula Pagel, Accts. Mgr. /D.T.

George Dearborn, C.D.D.   Myra Piergrossi, Dir./Finance   Joe Nemecek    Paul Eisen    

Edward Huebner    Leo Grimes     Rick & Cindy Kirstein     John Davel       Chet Burak

Bruce & Marilyn Anunson              Gerry & Rochelle Altenhofen                   Terry & Lea Locke

Excused:  James Archambo, Admin.

 

2)         MOTIONS BY COMMISSIONERS

At 5:01 p.m., MOTION: Handevidt/Jurgensen to convene into closed session pursuant 19.85(1)(g) of the WI State Statutes; conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved, specifically to discuss delinquent utility bills.  Motion carried.

 

PRESENT: Arden Tews, Pres.    Barbara Hanson, Comm. #1    Scott Sauer, Comm. #2      

Jerry Jurgensen, Comm. #3       Russ Handevidt, Comm. #4     Jeanne Krueger, Sec’y.  

George Dearborn, CDC               Myra Piergrossi, Dir/Finance   Greg Curtis, Town Atty.

 

Discussion ensued on the delinquent mobile home park’s utility bills and status of collection efforts.

 

At 5:20 p.m., MOTION: Handevidt/Sauer pursuant to 19.85(2) of the WI State Statutes; the Town Board will reconvene into open session to act on any business discussed in closed session.  Motion carried. 

 

3)         AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS

4)         PUBLIC FORUM – Non-Agenized Utility District Related Matters

5)        DISCUSSION ITEMS

 
6)         OLD BUSINESS

a)         030519-2:UD Proposed Deferral of Department of Transportation Deferred

Stand-By Assessments – Nemecek & Associates

MOTION: Handevidt/Jurgensen to adopt to approve.  After discussion, MOTION: Handevidt/Jurgensen to amend the resolution with the sentence added, “…until assessments and interest have been paid on total amount”.  Motion carried on the amendment.  Regarding the main motion, motion carried unanimously as amended.

 
7)       NEW BUSINESS
a)         030609-1:UD  Expenditures

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

b)       030609-2:UD Acceptance of High Plains Meadows 2nd Addition

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adopt to approve as submitted.  Motion carried with Chairman Tews abstaining.

 

8)         ORDINANCES / AGREEMENTS

a)         030609-1:UD:ORD Amend Town of Menasha Municipal Code, Chapter 28.25 Mandatory Connection to Sewer    FIRST READING

MOTION: Sauer/Hanson to approve the FIRST READING as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

b)        030609-2:UD:ORD Create Town of Menasha Municipal Code, Chapter 28.32 Recapture Policy     FIRST READING

MOTION: Handevidt/Sauer to approve the FIRST READING as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

9)          APPROVAL OF MINUTES
a)        Regular Utility Commission Meeting – May 19, 2003

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried.

 
10)      CORRESPONDENCE

a)         2002 Water Quality Report – East Side Utility Customers

b)        2002 Water Quality Report – West Side Utility Customers

MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to accept the correspondence for filing as submitted.  Motion carried.

 

11)      REPORTS

a)  Town Administrator James Archambo

b)  Engineer Brad Werner

c)  Water Supt. Jeff Roth:  1) Well #6 update 2) received bid from Todd Immel for Holly Road lateral project in amt. of $69,900.00 (for installation only).  Stated he will use budgeted funds from the Well #5 project.

d)  Wastewater Supt. Steve Laabs: Loadings for Neenah-Menasha Sewer Treatment Plant have all but disappeared except for an event Fri. night.  He stated he will request documentation for specific dumpers.

e)       Commissioners

f)       Comm. President Arden Tews:  Gave favorable compliments on the water quality to Utility District staff.

g)       Other Town Officials

12)      MOTIONS BY COMMISSIONERS
At 5:37 p.m., MOTION Sauer/Hanson to convene to the Public Hearing.  Motion carried.

 

SEE MINUTES FOR PUBLIC HEARING

 

At 6:13 p.m., MOTION Handevidt/Jurgensen to reconvene the Utility Commission Meeting.  Motion carried.

 

a)         030609-3:UD Final Res. Authorizing Special Assessments for Construction to

Alaskan Acres Subdivision Development along Irish Road to Include Sewer and

Water Mains and a Lift Station

 

MOTION: Jurgensen/Handevidt to adopt to approve.  After discussion, MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to AMEND the resolution adding condition, No. 8 “The homeowners will have the option at the time of connection to base their assessment around the front footage of their home only, and to defer the remainder until future development.”  Motion carried on the amendment.  Regarding the main motion, motion carried unanimously as amended.

 

13)      ADJOURNMENT

At 6:19 p.m., MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adjourn.  Motion carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Jeanne Krueger, Utility District Secretary

TOWN OF MENASHA