WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING

MEETING MINUTES

Thursday August 1, 2013

 

CALL TO ORDER 6pm

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

ROLL CALL                   Brian Hilligsberg, Albert J. Kopay, Jr, Robert Kostelnik, David Tartler, & Len Zapf – Present

                                    Note: Robert Kostelnik excused himself from meeting at 6:05pm and Brian Hilligsberg excused himself from meeting at 7:24pm.

Also Present: Matthew D. Racunas, Esq., John Balewski, PE, Patrick J Canavan, and Mindy Henze

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR:  On July 11, 2013, an Executive Session was held during the Board Meeting to discuss personnel issues.

 

1.      Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Kopay to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting on July 11, 2013.

         Vote: 5-Yes (BH, AK, RK, DT, LZ)

 

2.      Motion by Kostelnik and second by Kopay to approve the Treasurers’ Report for June 2013.

         Vote: 5-Yes (BH, AK, RK, DT, LZ)

 

3.      Motion by Kopay and second by Tartler to ratify the July 2013 bills. Vote: 5-Yes (BH, AK, RK, DT, LZ)

 

4.      Report of the Solicitor.

         a.     Motion by Zapf and second by Kostelnik to approve letter to be sent to Munhall Sewage Authority regarding the Homestead Run Interceptor Project. Vote: 5-Yes (BH, AK, RK, DT, LZ)

 

5.      Report of the Engineer.

 

RECEPTION OF VISITORS: Wayne Gerhold, Bond Council, to speak about debt covenant issues.

 

a.       Motion by Zapf and second by Hilligsberg to have Bound Council to begin the research on termination of the

SWAP. 4-Yes (BH, AK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (RK)     

 

6.       Report of the General Manager.

           a.     Motion by Kopay and second by Hilligsberg to send James Howard a check for $100 for his contributions to saving the Sewage Authority money. 4-Yes (BH, AK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (RK)

 

7.      Executive Session.

        

8.      Old Business.

         Motion by Kopay and second by Tartler to proceed with some type of security system at Thompson Run STP to authorize Canavan and Tartler to begin to gather information for the installation of the system. 

          3-Yes (AK, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (BH, RK)

          

9.      New Business.

                            

10.    Motion by Kopay and second by Tartler to adjourn at 7:54pm.  3-Yes (AK, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (BH, RK)

 

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

                                                           

Albert J. Kopay, Jr. – Secretary