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WEST DES MOINES WATER WORKS
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Regular Meeting – January 17, 2024


A. C. Ward Municipal Water Treatment Plant
1505 Railroad Avenue – Conference Room
4:00 pm

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AGENDA

1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Approval of Agenda
a. Motion – Approving Agenda

2. Citizen Forum
a. Citizen Forum (During this time, any citizen may discuss with The Board of Trustees any matter not on the agenda for today’s meeting.)

3. Financial Report

4. Consent Agenda
a. Motion – Approving Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 20, 2023

5. Recommendations from Committees
a. Finance and Audit
1. Resolution – Fixing a Date for Consideration of a Budget Amendment for Calendar Year 2024 and Fixing a Date for a Public Hearing Thereon (Public Hearing to be held at 4:00 PM, February 21, 2024, at 1505 Railroad Avenue, in West Des Moines, Iowa)
b. Personnel and Compensation
1. Motion – Ratifying the Hiring of Lyle Hammes as Principal Engineer – Water Production

6. Recommendations from Staff
a. Motion – Approving a Proposal from Woodruff Construction for Plant Media Addition at the A.C. Ward Municipal Water Treatment Plant

7. Construction Project Actions
a. None

8. Motions to Pay Bills $1,033,139.74
a. Non-Construction Bills $ 595,673.25
b. Construction Bills $ 437,466.49
Fox Strand
Phase 1-MCC1, ATS, Generator Controls $ 1,835.00
ASR Well Design $ 47,396.00
Fuller Rd Pump Station $ 3,160.00
HR Green
High Service Pump #3 Replacement $ 13,305.23
Ashworth Rd Water Main Replacement $ 3,260.75
Landmark Structures
Adams Street Elevated WST $ 349,762.19
Team Services
Maffit Lake Water Main $ 792.77
Van Maanen Electric Inc.
Pay Request 3 - Motor Control $ 17,957.55

9. Motions to Receive, File and/or Refer
a. Project Progress Report January 17, 2024
b. Water Quality Report December 2023
c. Check Register December 2023
d. Change Order Report January 17, 2024

10. Information Report
a. Board of Trustees Standing Committees
1. Customer and Community Relations – Ted Ohmart, Chair; Erin Sheriff
2. Finance and Audit – Gretchen Tegeler, Chair, Jody Smith
3. Operations – Gretchen Tegeler, Chair; Ted Ohmart
4. Personnel and Compensation – Scott Brennan, Chair; Erin Sheriff
5. Planning/Regionalization– Jody Smith, Chair; Scott Brennan
b. General Manager – Christina Murphy
c. Finance Manager and Treasurer – Pat Mullenbach
d. Water Production Manager – Mitch Pinkerton
e. Water Distribution Manager – Mark Hanasz
f. Engineering Project Manager – William Mabuce
g. Business Relations Manager – Josh Heggen
h. AFL-CIO Local 3861 Chapter President – Vincent White
i. City of West Des Moines Liaison

11. Adjourn

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