WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING

MEETING MINUTES

Thursday September 4, 2014

CALL TO ORDER 5:58pm

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

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

Brian Hilligsberg and John Munsie – Absent

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

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR: August 7, 2014, an Executive Session was held during the Board Meeting.

 

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.  Also, Paul Fisher to present an insurance quote, and Florian Rajakovich to present an insurance quote. 

 

1.       Motion by Kostelnik and second by Tartler to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting on August 7,

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

 

2.       Motion by Kostelnik and second by Tartler to approve the Treasurers’ Report for July 2014.

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

 

3.       Motion by Kostelnik and second by Tartler to ratify the August 2014 bills.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

            a. Motion by Tartler and second by Kostelnik to have Abmech, Inc. remove the asbestos at the

               Thompson Run Sewage Treatment Plant for a price of $8,200.00.

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

           

7.       Executive Session was held from 7:35pm to 8:06pm

 

8.       Old Business – None at this time.

 

9.       New Business.

 

           a. Motion by Zapf and second by Tartler to approve the Pension MMO for 2015, totaling

               $188,271. Vote: 3-Yes (RK, DT, LZ) 2-Absent (BH, JM)

 

            b. Motion by Kostelnik and second by Tartler to purchase a 2015 Explorer with trade-in of 2013

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

 

           Discussion held concerning Legal Tax Service dropping their commission rate for an extension on their contract.          

                

10.     Motion to adjourn by Kostelnik and second by Tartler to adjourn at 8:17pm.

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

 

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

 

                                                           

David Tartler – Secretary