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November 20, 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 November 20, 2014, at 7:24 p.m.

ROLL CALL:
Roll call was taken by Deputy Clerk-Treasurer, Beverly Gawrys, 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:
SEPTEMBER 25 AND OCTOBER 23, 2014, REGULAR WATER WORKS MEETINGS

Mr. Gembala noted that the meeting minutes for the September 25 and October 23, 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 meeting minutes of the September 25, 2014, Waterworks Board. Mr. Forbes made a motion to approve the meeting minutes from the September 25, 2014. Mr. Volk seconded the motion. The motion was passed by voice vote (3/0). Ayes --- all. Nays --- none.

Mr. Gembala stated no meeting was held on October 23, 2014, due to lack of a quorum.

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

REPORTS AND CORRESPONDENCE:
Mr. Gembala noted there was no business under Reports and Correspondence.

PAYMENT OF BILLS:
Mr. Gembala moved on to payment of the bills. He noted the Waterworks Utility APVs in the amount of $166,077.77 and the Water District APVs for $21,872.73 for a total of $187, 950.50. 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 on payment of the bills as read. “So moved,” by Mr. Forbes. Mr. Volk seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously carried by voice vote (3/0). Ayes --- all. Nays --- none.

(General discussion ensued.)

Ms. Gawrys stated she would check to see if the bills from last month’s meeting were included in the docket that was just approved.

Attorney Austgen remarked that it appeared that the APVs from last month’s meeting were not included in the docket. He recommended that the Board consider ratifying the processing of the claims from last month so there is no delay in payment, but review the same at the next meeting.

Mr. Forbes made a motion to ratify payment of the claims from the October, 2014, meeting and preserve the right to review the claims at the next meeting. Mr. Volk seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously carried by voice vote (3/0). Ayes --- all. Nays --- none.

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 7:29 p.m.)

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