WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING

MEETING MINUTES

Thursday October 1 2015

CALL TO ORDER 6:00 pm

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

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

Robert Kosteinik, John Munsie- Absent

 

Also Present:                Matthew D. Racunas, Esq., Charles Jordan, PE, Gary Stetar, Sue Piterski

 

Reception of Visitors:   None at This Time

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  On September 3, 2015 an Executive Session was held during the Board Meetings.

   

1.       Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting on September 3, 2015. Vote: 3 - Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2 - Absent (RK, JM)

 

2.       Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to approve the Treasurers’ Report for July 2015.

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

 

3        Motion by Tartler and second by Hilligsberg to ratify the September 2015 bills.

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

 

4.       Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to approve requisition 2014-09 in the amount of $180,213.37, as draw down against Bond Series 2014, by Trustee Wells Fargo Bank, Pittsburgh, PA.

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

        

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

        

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

         a. Motion by Zapf and second by Hilligsberg to approve change order #1 for Pleasant Hills #2 Pump Station contract.              Vote: 3 - Yes (BH, DT, LZ) 2 - Absent (RK, JM)

 

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

          

8.       Executive Session held from 6:12 pm to 6:29 pm.

 

9.       Old Business- None at this time.

 

10.     New Business

a. Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Tartler to increase sewage rate 6.6% for 2016 and 6.2% for 2017.

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

 

         b. Motion by Tartler and second by Hilligsberg to approve budget for 2016.

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

 

c. Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Zapf to approve MMO payment for pension fund for 2016 in the amount of $194,661.00 to be paid in quarterly payments of $48,665.25 per quarter.

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

 

11.     Motion by Tartler and Second by Hilligsberg to adjourn at 7:10 pm.

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

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

                                                           

David Tartler – Secretary