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October 22, 2015 Board of WaterWorks Minutes

Ken Gembala, PresidentAttorney David Austgen
Gregory Volk, Vice-PresidentSteve Kil, Town Manager
Michael ForbesClerk Treasurer, Sherry Sury

CALL TO ORDER:
Mr. Ken Gembala called to order the Waterworks Board regular meeting for October 22, 2015, at 7:05 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. St. John Waterworks Board Recording Secretary, Susan E. Wright, was also present.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015, REGULAR WATER WORKS MEETING.

Mr. Gembala noted that the meeting minutes for the September 24, 2015, meeting were before the Board for their review. He asked if there were any questions, additions or corrections to the minutes. There was no discussion on the minutes.

Mr. Gembala stated he would entertain a motion to approve the minutes of the September 24, 2015, Water Works meeting as posted. Mr. Volk made a motion to approve the minutes of September 24, 2015. Mr. Forbes seconded the motion. The motion was carried (3/0). Ayes --- all. Nays --- none.

OLD BUSINESS:
A. ORDINANCE NO. 78 --- ST. JOHN WATER DISTRICT BUDGET FOR 2016.

Mr. Gembala noted the first item under Old Business was Ordinance No. 78, the St. John Water District Budget for 2016, ready for the Board’s action. He stated the budget was advertised for $332,522.00. Mr. Gembala asked if there was any further discussion on Ordinance No. 78, the St. John Water District Budget for 2016. There was no discussion.

Mr. Gembala stated he would entertain a motion to adopt Ordinance No. 78. “So moved,” by Mr. Forbes. Mr. Volk seconded the motion. The motion was carried by voice vote (2/0/1). Mr. Gembala abstained from the vote. Ayes --- two. Nays --- none. Abstain --- one.

NEW BUSINESS:
Mr. Gembala moved on to New Business. He asked Mr. Kil if there was any new business for the Water District. Mr. Kil stated that the road repair is wrapping up; he stated Belmont Avenue is the last project that will be done this year.

There was no further New Business.

REPORTS AND CORRESPONDENCE:
Mr. Gembala called for Reports and Correspondence. There were no Reports and Correspondence before the Board.

PAYMENT OF BILLS:
Mr. Gembala noted payment of the bills for the Waterworks District was next for the Board’s review 2015. He stated that the vouchers were dated October 22, 2015. The Water District APVs amounted to $24,040.60 and the Water Utility APVs amounted to $342,556.31. He asked if there was any discussion on the payment of the bills. There was no discussion.

Mr. Gembala stated he would accept a motion on the payment of the bills for the Waterworks District. Mr. Forbes made a motion to authorize payment of both bill dockets as presented. Mr. Volk seconded the motion. The motion was 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 District. There was no public comment. Mr. Gembala closed the floor to public comment.

ADJOURNMENT:
Mr. Gembala stated he would entertain a motion to adjourn. “So moved,” by Mr. Forbes. Mr. Volk seconded the motion. The motion was carried by voice vote (3/0). Ayes --- three. Nays --- none. (The meeting was adjourned at 7:07 p.m.)

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