WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING

MEETING MINUTES

Thursday October 3, 2013

CALL TO ORDER: 5:58PM

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

ROLL CALL                   Albert Kopay Jr, Robert Kostelnik, & Len Zapf- Present

                                    Brian Hilligsberg and David Tartler- Absent

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR:  On September 5, 2013, an Executive Session was held during the Board Meeting.   

 

RECEPTION OF VISITORS: Residents from 2629, 2745, 2815, & 2803 New England Road as well as resident from 4 Lewis Run Road, present to speak of storm issues from July 2013 storm.   Emery Levik and Joe Siktar to speak about the Authority’s Pension Plan. Also, Claudia Allen of Crawford & Ellenbogen, LLC.     

 

1.      Motion by Kostelnik and second by Kopay to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting on September 5, 2013. Vote: 3 Yes (AK, RK, LZ) 2 Absent (BH,DT)

 

2.      Motion Kopay and Kostelnik to approve the Treasurers’ Report for August 2013.

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

 

3.      Motion by Kostelnik and second by Kopay to ratify the September 2013 bills.

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

 

4.     Motion by Kopay and second by Kostelnik to approve Requisition 2009-43 in the amount of $1,363.66 as a draw down against Consent Order, Bond Series 2009, by Trustee Wells Fargo Bank, Pittsburgh, PA. Vote: 3 Yes (AK, RK, LZ) 2 Absent (BH,DT)

 

5.      Report of the Solicitor.

 

6.      Report of the Engineer.

         a.     Permission given to draft a resolution increasing the tap-in fee to $3,400.00 with a $100.00 increase every year thereafter for five years. 

 

7.       Report of the General Manager.

         a.     Motion by Kostelnik and second by Kopay to approve replacement of grinder at Curry Hollow Pump Station for no more than $13,300.00 with the core exchange of the old unit.

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

          b.     Motion by Kopay and second by Kostelnik to approve the installation of security system at Thompson Run for $3000.00 and at New England for $1500.00.

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

    

8.      Executive Session was held from 7:55pm to 8:15pm

        

9.      Old Business- None

          

10.    New Business- None

                            

11.    Motion by Kostelnik and second by Kopay to adjourn at 8:16pm

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

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

                                                           

Albert J. Kopay, Jr. – Secretary