WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING

MEETING MINUTES

Thursday September 3 2015

CALL TO ORDER 6:00 pm

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

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

                                    John Munsie- Telephone

 

Also Present:                Matthew D. Racunas, Esq., Charles Jordan, PE, Gary M Stetar, Marinda Henze, Sue Piterski and Joseph M. Cusick, VP, Chester Engineers

 

Reception of Visitors:   None at This Time

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  On August 6, 2015 an Executive Session was held during the Board Meetings.

   

1.       Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Kostelnik to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting on August 6, 2015. Vote: 5- Yes (BH, RK, JM, DT, LZ)

 

2.       Motion by Kostelnik and second by Hilligsberg to approve the Treasurers’ Report for June 2015.

         Vote: 5- Yes (BH, RK, JM, DT, LZ)

 

3.       Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Kostelnik to approve requisition 2014-08 in the amount of $92,711.32, as draw down against Bond Series 2014, by Trustee Wells Fargo Bank, Pittsburgh, PA. Vote: 5- Yes (BH, RK, JM, DT, LZ)

 

4.       Motion by Tartler and second by Kostelnik to ratify the August 2015 bills.

         Vote: 5- Yes (BH, RK, JM, DT, LZ)

 

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.

        

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

           

8.       Executive Session held from 6:29 pm to 7:07 pm.

 

9.       Old Business- None at this time.

 

10.     New Business

a. Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Kostelnik to approve Resolution 141-15 releasing The Standard and Reliance Trust as Trustee of 457 Plan and allowing Mass Mutual and Reliance Trust to become the Trustee of the 457 Plan Investments. 

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

 

         b. Motion by Kostelnik and second by Hilligsberg to change custodian from BNY Mellon for Pension to M&T Wilmington Trust.  Vote: 4 - Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1 – Disconnected (JM)

 

c. Motion by Zapf and second by Kostelnik to update investment plan with US Asset Management to include Hedge Funds.  Vote: 4 - Yes (BH, RK, DT, LZ) 1 – Disconnected (JM)

 

d. Motion by Kostelnik and second by Hilligsberg to offer temporary full-time position to Sue Piterski during Mindy Henze’s maternity leave as presented.

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

 

         e. Motion by Hilligsberg and second by Zapf to advertise for sealed RFP’s for cleaning service.         

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

 

 

 

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

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

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

                                                           

David Tartler – Secretary