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Regular Meeting – February 15, 2023

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

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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 January 25, 2023
b. Resolution – Accepting Permanent Public Easement and Right-of-Way for Water Main – Ashworth Road Water Main Replacement Project – Segment 3 – West Des Moines Water Works Project 00800-170-21021
1. 2809 Ashworth – Vassios
2. 1012 28th Street – Matthes
3. 1025 28th Street – Covenant Presbyterian

5. Recommendations from Committees
a. Finance and Audit
1. Public Hearing – Budget Amendment for 2022
2. Resolution – Adopting a Budget Amendment for 2022
b. Customer and Community Relations
1. Motion – Denying a Waiver of Water Usage and Associated Charges at 932 32nd Street

6. Recommendations from Staff
a. Motion – Authorizing a Professional Services Agreement for Future Well Test Drilling Services
b. Motion – Approving a Professional Services Agreement with McClure Engineering Company for S. 11th Street Water Main Replacement

7. Construction Project Actions
a. 2023 Water Main Replacement – Briar Ridge and Valley Ridge Court East of S 35th Street (Water Works Project No. 00800-170-23001)
1. Public Hearing – Plans, Specifications, Addenda, Form of Contract & Estimate of Costs
2. Resolution – Adopting Plans, Specifications, Addenda, Form of Contract & Estimate of Costs
3. Resolution – Making Award of Contract


8. Motions to Pay Bills $ 674,260.21
a. Non-Construction Bills $ 435,700.20

b. Construction Bills $ 238,560.01
Fox Strand
MCC1 Relocate/Transfer Switch/Gen Controls   $ 7,998.00
Electric Pump
Reclaim pump replacement   $ 14,218.05
Landmark Structures
Adams St. Elevated WST-Pay Request #11   $ 149,352.82
Shive Hattery
Maffitt Lake Rd & 42nd St Water Main Extension   $ 62,277.78
Team Services
EP True Water Main Extension   $ 325.27
Veenstra & Kimm Inc.
Adams Street Elevated Water Storage Tank   $ 4,388.09

9. Motions to Receive, File and/or Refer
a. Project Progress Report   February 15, 2023
b. Water Quality Report   January 2023
c. Check Register   January 2023
d. Change Order Report   February 15, 2023

10. Information Report
a. Board of Trustees Standing Committees
1. Customer and Community Relations – Mary Thomsen, Chair; Erin Sheriff
2. Finance and Audit – Gretchen Tegeler, Chair, Jody Smith
3. Operations – Erin Sheriff, Chair; Mary Thomsen
4. Personnel and Compensation – Scott Brennan, Chair; Gretchen Tegeler
5. Planning/Regionalization – Jody Smith, Chair; Scott Brennan
b. General Manager – Christina Murphy
1. 28E Regionalization Update
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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