WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING

MEETING MINUTES

Tuesday December 9, 2014

 

CALL TO ORDER 5:11pm

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

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

Robert Kostelnik and John Munsie – Absent

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

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR: None at this time. 

 

RECEPTION OF VISITORS- None at this time. 

 

 

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

 

2.       Executive Session was held from 5:13pm to 5:35pm.

 

3.       Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting on

          November 6, 2014. Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM)

 

4.       Motion by Tartler and second by Hilligsberg to approve the edited Treasurers’ Report for September

          2014. Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM)

 

5.       Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to ratify the November 2014 bills.

          Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM)

 

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

           a.     Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Zapf to Authorize Chester Engineers to begin design on UV

                   conversion at the Thompson Run Sewage Treatment Plant.

                   Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM) 

 

           b.     Motion by Zapf and second by Tartler to have Chester Engineers proceed with providing bid

                   package and cost estimate for Pleasant Hills #2 pump station to include the advertisement.

                   Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM)      

 

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

            a.     Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to draft a letter of intent for an agreement between

                    Munhall Sanitary Authority and West Mifflin Sanitary Authority to monitor their two Water Front

                    Pumping Stations. Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM)    

           

8.       Old Business- None at this time.

 

9.        New Business.

           a.     Motion by Tartler and second by Hilligsberg to approve the Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

                   schedule for 2015 with the July Meeting to be held on July 9, 2015.

                   Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM) 

 

          b.     Motion by Zapf and second by Tartler to give a $2500 bonus to Marinda Henze for 2014. 

                  Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM)    

 

          c.     Motion by Tartler and second by Hilligsberg to hire a part time office worker to assist the Office

                  Manager with the Attorneys approval. Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM)       

 

Notes: Board discussed requesting proposals for investing bond monies. Once proposals are received the

Board will further review and discuss what will be done with the investing.  Also discussion of 457 benefits for

Employees.  

                            

10.     Motion Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to adjourn at 6:23pm. 

          Vote: 3-Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (JM)    

 

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

 

                                                           

David Tartler – Secretary