Keokuk Municipal 
       Waterworks
                Est. 1938


 

 Keokuk    Municipal    Waterworks
                         Board    of     Trustees
                             Meeting    Minutes



                      

KEOKUK MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS

SUMMARY OF BOARD PROCEEDINGS


AUGUST 28, 2019


Present: Chairman Hausch, Trustees Bogner, Boyd, Hickey and Long.


This is the time and place for a public hearing for the Old Lincoln School Interior Shop Abatement Project. Chairman Hausch opened the public hearing and asked if there were any written or oral comments or objections.  There being none, motion was made by Trustee Long and seconded by Trustee Boyd, that the public hearing was closed and the regular meeting be opened.


Chairman Hausch opened the regular meeting. Motion was made by Trustee Long and seconded by Trustee Boyd, the minutes from the previous meeting of July 25, 2019, be approved as presented. Motion carried. Accounts payable vouchers, were also reviewed and approved.


Mr. Seabold presented the Board with monthly charts and informed the Board of the work being done around the Plant.


Mr. Johnston reported eleven leaks and presented the Board with monthly charts.


Ms. Barnes discussed monthly financials, budget, operating expenses, and water sales to date.


Ms. Rogers presented a letter to the Board from the Hoerner YMCA, asking for forgiveness on

their resent water bill, after having to refill the pool after repairs. After some discussion the following resolution was adopted, RES #1077, the Board hereby approves a grant for water used by the Hoerner YMCA to refill the pool after repairs were made. Motion was made by Trustee Boyd and seconded by Trustee Hickey. Motion carried.


Ms. Dunagan shared a new water rate chart and projected income based on the June 2019 usage.

The new rate would go into effect July of 2020. Ms. Rogers recommended the 4% rate increase   to the Board. After some discussion the following resolution was adopted, RES # 1078, the Board hereby approves to implement a water rate increase of 4% on the last three steps, effective July, 2020, as presented. Motion was made by Trustee Long and seconded by Trustee Hickey.

Motion carried.

      

Ms. Rogers shared with the Board a proposal and contract from Ziegler Industries regarding the need for soffit and gutter repairs on the Plant roof. After some discussion, the following resolution was adopted, RES # 1079, the Board hereby approves the change order from Ziegler Industries, Inc. for the Plant Exterior Paint Project, for the amount of, $16,113.00.  The total contract amount is now $311,266.00. Motion was made by Trustee Boyd and seconded by Trustee Bogner. Motion carried.


Ms. Rogers shared with the Board that there was one safety incident to report for the month of July. The Board wanted to make sure that corrective measures have been taken to mitigate the problem. Trustee Long volunteered to help with this task.


Ms. Rogers also discussed capital improvements.


A motion to enter into executive session was made by Trustee Bogner and seconded by Trustee Hickey, at 3:32 P.M. pursuant to Code of Iowa, Section 21.5(i) pertaining to personnel.

Discussion was held regarding personnel.


A motion to adjourn the executive session was made by Trustee Hickey and seconded by Trustee Boyd, at 4:31 P.M.


A motion to return to regular session was made by Trustee Long and seconded by Trustee Bogner.

After some discussion the following resolution was adopted, RES #1080, the Board hereby approves retirement benefits for Mike Haney, for 9 months of current health insurance coverage, paid by Keokuk Municipal Waterworks. Motion was made by Trustee Bogner and seconded by Trustee Long. Motion carried.


There being no further business to come before the Board of Trustees, the meeting was adjourned, and the next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees is set for September 25, 2019, at 2:30 P.M. at the Waterworks office.


ATTEST:  ____________________________              _________________________________

                  Andrea Rogers, PE, Secretary                      Mike Hausch, Chairman


Past Board Meeting Minutes:


August 28 Board Summary 2019.pdf


July Board Meeting 2019.pdf


June 26 Board Summary 2019.pdf


May 22 Board Summary 2019.pdf


April 24 Board Summary 2019.pdf


March 28 Board Summary 2019.pdf


March 20 Board Summary 2019.pdf


February Board Summary 2019.pdf


January Board Summary 2019.pdf


December 19, Board Summary 2018.pdf


November 20 Board Summary 2018.pdf


October 24, Board Summary 2018.pdf


September 27 Board Summary 2018.pdf


August 23 Board Summary 2018.pdf


July Board Summary 2018.pdf


June 28 Board Summary 2018.pdf


If additional Summary dates are necessary, please call the Waterworks office at 319-524-5285.

Managed By: Keokuk Municipal 

Waterworks

20 N. 4th St. P.O. Box 10

Keokuk, IA 

52632

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