Keokuk Municipal 
       Waterworks
                Est. 1938


 

 Keokuk    Municipal    Waterworks
                         Board    of     Trustees
                             Meeting    Minutes




                           

                                                        KEOKUK MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS

          SUMMARY OF BOARD PROCEEDINGS

AUGUST 26, 2020


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


The public was invited to attend the Go To Meeting by phone, computer or smart phone, as the office was closed due to COVID-19.


Chairman Boyd opened the regular meeting. Motion was made by Trustee Bogner and seconded by Trustee Long, the minutes from previous meetings dated July 22 and July 29, 2020 be approved as presented. All ayes and motion carried.


Motion was made by Trustee Hickey and seconded by Trustee Long, that the accounts payable vouchers #51698 through #51807, were reviewed and approved as presented. All ayes and motion carried.


Ms. Rogers introduced Michael Maloney from D. A. Davidson.  Standard & Poor’s issued a new bond rating and forecast. The Board discussed the findings.


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


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


Mr. Johnston presented the Board with monthly charts. He gave a report on all of the current water main projects. Mr. Johnston shared that water shut-offs have begun this month.

 

Ms. Rogers shared with the Board that there were no safety incidents to report for the month. She also provided an updated Retirement Benefits Policy. After some discussion the following resolution was adopted, RES #1113, the Board hereby approves the proposed, Retirement Benefits Policy to be adopted as presented. Motion was made by Trustee Bogner and seconded by Trustee Long. All ayes and motion carried.


Ms. Rogers shared a letter with the Board from Swisher & Cohrt, PLC. regarding the House file 2412. After some discussion and some changes to the current Procurement Policy, the following resolution was adopted, RES #1114, the Board hereby approves the revised Procurement Policy to be adopted as presented. Motion was made by Trustee Hickey and seconded by Trustee Bogner. All ayes and motion carried.


Ms. Rogers discussed capital improvements and how COVID-19 is effecting the Waterworks this month.

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 23, 2020, at 2:30 P.M. For participation by phone or computer, instructions will be included on the agenda.


ATTEST:  ____________________________              _________________________________

                  Andrea Rogers, PE, Secretary                      Kim Boyd, Chairperson

                   

  

Past Board Meeting Minutes:


Board Summary 8-August 2020.pdf


Board Summary 7 July 29, 2020.pdf


Board Summary 7 July 22, 2020.pdf


Board Summary 6 June 2020.pdf


Board Summary 6 June 26, 2020.pdf


Board Summary 5-May.pdf


Board Summary 4-April 2020.pdf


Board Summary 3- Mar. 2020.pdf


Board Summary 2 Feb. 2020.pdf


Board Summary 1 Jan. 2020.pdf


December 17 Board Summary 2019.pdf


November 29 Board Summary 2019.pdf


October Board Summary 2019.pdf


September Board Summary 2019.pdf


August 28 Board Summary 2019.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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