WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING

Meeting Minutes

Thursday November 6, 2014

 

CALL TO ORDER 6pm

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

ROLL CALL                   Brian Hilligsberg, Robert Kostelnik, David Tartler, & Leonard Zapf -Present

John Munsie – Absent

Also Present:                Matthew Racunas, Esq., Charlie Jordan, PE, Gary Stetar, and Mindy Henze.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR: October 2, 2014, an Executive Session was held during the Board Meeting. There was a special Meeting of the Board of Directors help October 15, 2014.

 

RECEPTION OF VISITORS- James L. McCarthy (Chip) from Piper Jaffray and Bond Council, Wayne Gerhold and Robert Fratto to speak about option to refinance the bond. 

 

1.     Motion by Tartler and second by Hilligsberg to approve West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority Resolution

        138-14 for authorization to approve the bond purchase agreement for 2014 bond issue.

        Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM) 

 

2.     Motion by Kostelnik and second by Hilligsberg to approve the termination of the SWAP Agreement with Wells Fargo 

        and Forward Delivery Agreement for West Mifflin Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority Resolution 139-14.

        Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

 

3.     Motion by Kostelnik and second by Hilligsberg to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting on October 2, 2014.

        Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

 

4.     Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Kostelnik to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting on October 15, 2014.

        Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

 

5.     Motion by Kostelnik and second by Hilligsberg to approve the edited Treasurers’ Report for August 2014.

        Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

 

6.     Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to ratify the October 2014 bills.

        Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

 

7.     Report of the Solicitor. A written report of the Solicitor is available upon request.   

 

8.     Report of the Engineer. A written report of the Engineer is available upon request.

 

9.     Report of the General Manager. A written report of the General Manager is available upon request.

        a.     Motion by Zapf and second by Kostelnik to slip line 300 feet of the Belmont Pump Station Force main for a cost    

                no greater than $18,499.  Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

 

           

10.   Executive Session- Not Held

 

11.   Old Business – None at this time. 

 

12.   New Business.

        a.     Motion by Kostelnik and second by Hilligsberg to ratify the employment contract for Gary M. Stetar, General  

                Manager.  Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

        b.     Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Kostelnik to approve County Hauling contract for sludge removal for 2 year

               period at $57.55 per ton. Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

        c.    Motion by Zapf and second by Kostelnik to invest the $100,000 in the PLIGT account. 

               Vote: 4-Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1-Absent (JM)

 

 

 

                            

13.   Motion by Kostelnik and second by Hilligsberg to adjourn at 7:05pm 

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

 

                                                           

David Tartler – Secretary