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September 25, 2014 Board of WaterWorks Minutes

Ken Gembala, PresidentAttorney David Austgen
Gregory Volk, Vice-PresidentSherry Sury, Clerk-Treasurer
Michael ForbesSteve Kil, Town Manager

CALL TO ORDER:
Mr. Gembala called to order the regular meeting of the St. John Board of Waterworks for September 25, 2014, at 7:07 p.m.

ROLL CALL:
Roll call was taken by Clerk-Treasurer, Sherry Sury, with the following members present: Ken Gembala, Gregory Volk and Michael Forbes. Staff members: Steve Kil. Attorney Austgen was present. Recording Secretary, Susan E. Wright, was present.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
AUGUST 28, 2014 WATER WORKS MEETING

Mr. Gembala noted that the meeting minutes for the August 28, 2014, Water Works were before the Board for their review and consideration. He asked if there were any questions, additions or corrections to the minutes. There were no questions, additions or corrections.

Mr. Gembala stated he would entertain a motion to approve the minutes of the August 28, 2014, Waterworks Board. "So moved," by Mr. Forbes. Mr. Volk seconded the motion. The motion was passed by voice vote (3/0). Ayes --- all. Nays --- none.

NEW BUSINESS:
Mr. Gembala noted there was no New Business before the Waterworks Board.

REPORTS AND CORRESPONDENCE:
Mr. Gembala moved on to Reports and Correspondence.

Mr. Gembala remarked that the water main project on 95th was completed. Mr. Kil concurred. Mr. Kil stated that the landscaping will be finished next week.

For clarification, Mr. Forbes noted that the 2015 Waterworks Budget is typically handled at the Waterworks Board meeting, but it was scheduled and advertised to be held at the Town Council meeting. Attorney Austgen stated that he had reviewed the circumstances brought up by Mr. Forbes. Attorney Austgen stated that the Waterworks Budget public hearing can be properly and statutorily be conducted at the Town Council meeting, as was reflected in the advertisement for the Waterworks Board public hearing.

PAYMENT OF BILLS:
Mr. Gembala moved on to payment of the bills. He noted that the Waterworks District APVs 3186 through 3194 in the amount of $21,948.76; and the Water Utility APVs 5172 through 5203 in the amount of $172,832.17 for a total of $194,780.93. He asked if there were any questions on the bills. There were no questions on the bills.

Mr. Gembala stated he would entertain a motion to approve the aforementioned bills. Mr. Volk made a motion to approve the Waterworks APVs as read by Mr. Gembala. Mr. Forbes seconded the motion. The motion was carried by voice vote (2/0/1). Ayes --- two. Nays --- none. Mr. Forbes abstained.

For the record, Mr. Gembala stated that the Board did not have much time to review the payment docket. Mr. Forbes concurred.

PUBLIC COMMENT:
Mr. Gembala called for public comment on issues related to the St. John Board of Waterworks. There was no public comment. Mr. Gembala closed the floor to public comment.

ADJOURNMENT:
Mr. Gembala stated he would accept a motion to adjourn. "So moved," by Mr. Volk. Mr. Forbes seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously carried by voice vote (3/0). Ayes --- all. Nays --- none. (The meeting was adjourned at 7:10 p.m.)

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Susan E. Wright
St. John Board of WaterWorks, Recording Secretary