Submitted for Approval Aug. 11, 2003

 

UTILITY DISTRICT COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING

Municipal Complex - Assembly Room - Monday, July 28, 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, President               Barbara Hanson, Comm. #1    

Scott Sauer, Comm. #2       Jerry Jurgensen, Comm. #3       Russ Handevidt, Comm. #4    

Jeanne Krueger, Sec’y.

 

Others Present:  James Archambo, Administrator        Myra Piergrossi, Finance Dir.         

Brad Werner, Town Eng.       Jeff Roth, Water Supt.     Steve Laabs, Wastewater Supt.

Paula Pagel, Accts. Mgr. /Dep. Treas.    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)         030728-1:UD  Expenditures

MOTION: Jurgensen/Sauer 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 – July 14, 2003

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

 
9)       CORRESPONDENCE

a)         Water Pumpage Report – June 2003

b)        Water Main Breaks – June 2003

c)         Industrial Surcharges – Jan-June 2003

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

 

10)      REPORTS

a)       Town Administrator James Archambo:  American Dr. update leaving 1 lane open heading north only;  2)  regarding the complaint at the July 14th meeting, stop signs will be installed at Olde Midway & Dunning.    

 

b)       Engineer Brad Werner:  update of Lift Station #2; American Dr. update; work on Valley Road began today.

 

c)       Water Supt. Jeff Roth:  1) received quote for a new roof at Plant #4;   2) update Well #5;   3) reported 57 water main breaks thus far this year causing 145 overtime hours.

 

d)       Wastewater Supt. Steve Laabs:  not present

 

e)       Commissioners

Comm. Hanson:  1) questioned when the lift station on Lake Shore Dr. would be complete. Engineer, Brad Werner stated it would be approx. October;  2) requested lift-station workers not park on both sides of the road or Lake Shore Dr. for safety reasons.

 

Finance Dir. Myra Piergrossi:  1) showed an example of the new water utility bill (see attached).  Much discussion and questions regarding the new bill.  The town board members stressed they wanted to be sure a complete explanation would be given to all customers;   2) HTE update

 
11)      MOTIONS BY COMMISSIONERS
 
12)      ADJOURNMENT

At 5:45 p.m., MOTION: Handevidt/Hanson to adjourn the Utility District Commission Meeting.  Motion carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Jeanne Krueger, Utility District Secretary

TOWN OF MENASHA