Submitted for Approval Nov. 10, 2003

 

UTILITY DISTRICT COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room - Monday, October 27, 2003

 

MINUTES

 

 

1)        CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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

 

Elected Officials Present:  Arden Tews, Pres.    Barbara Hanson, Comm. #1    Scott Sauer, Comm. #2      

Jerry Jurgensen, Comm. #3       Jeanne Krueger, Secretary     Excused:  Russ Handevidt, Comm. #4

 

Others Present:  James Archambo, Admin.     Myra Piergrossi, Fin. Dir.     Jeff Roth, Water Supt.    Steve Laabs, Wastewater Supt.    Paula Pagel, Accts. Mgr./D.T.  George Dearborn, Com. Dev. Dir.

 

2)         AWARDS / PRESENTATIONS
3)         PUBLIC FORUM – Non-Agendized Utility District Related Matters
4)        DISCUSSION ITEMS
5)         OLD BUSINESS

 

6)        NEW BUSINESS
a)         031027-1:UD  Expenditures

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

 

7)         ORDINANCES / AGREEMENTS
 
8)         APPROVAL OF MINUTES
a)        Regular Utility Commission Meeting – October 13, 2003

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

 
9)         CORRESPONDENCE

 

10)       REPORTS

a)         Town Administrator James Archambo: stated that the resolutions are now on the town’s website.

b)         Engineer Brad Werner:  Not present

 

c)         Water Supt. Jeff Roth: reported 3 more water breaks; 2) update on water tower inspections.

 

d)         Wastewater Supt. Steve Laabs:  #2 lift station update; 2) August Winters & in-house landscaping update regarding property around the #2 lift station.

 

e)         Commissioners

Comm. Jurgensen: pleased the U.D. & T.B. resolutions and backup would be accessible on the website.

 

f)        Comm. President Arden Tews: discussed cutting back the Utility District meetings from twice a month to once monthly.  Board members felt the timing would be too difficult for approving the payment of monthly bills.

 

g)       Other Town Officials

 
Finance Dir. Myra Piergrossi: update on the automatic bill-paying process with the HTE software
2) stated that, overall customers were pleased with the new more detailed utility bills.

 

Comm. Dev. Dir. George Dearborn: stated he was also pleased with the U.D. & T.B. resolutions on the website.

 

11)      MOTIONS BY COMMISSIONERS
 
12)       ADJOURNMENT

At 5:12 p.m., MOTION: Jurgensen/Hanson to adjourn the Utility District Commission Meeting.  Motion carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jeanne Krueger, Utility District Secretary