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Regular Meeting – January 25, 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. Board of Trustees
a. Motion – Electing a Chairperson
b. Motion – Electing a Vice Chairperson
c. Motion – Approving Appointments to Standing Committees

4. Financial Report

5. Consent Agenda
a. Motion – Approving Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 21, 2022
b. Resolution – Accepting Completed Developer Improvements – Stonewood Plat 1
c. Resolution – Accepting Completed Developer Improvements – Woodland Hills
d. Resolution – Accepting Permanent Public Easement and Right-of-Way for Water Main – Forest Pointe Plat 2
e.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. 3011 Ashworth – Luscombe
2. 2901 Ashworth – Oldt

6. Recommendations from Committees
a. Finance and Audit
1. Resolution – Fixing a Date for Consideration of a Budget Amendment for Calendar Year 2023 and Fixing a Date for a Public Hearing Thereon (Public Hearing to be held at 4:00 PM, February 15, 2023 at 1505 Railroad Avenue, in West Des Moines, Iowa)

7. Recommendations from Staff
a. Motion – Approving a Proposal from Occupational Safety Consultants for Lock-Out Tag-Out Services at Various Water Works Facilities
b. Motion – Approving Northway Well and Pump Co. as Well Service Provider for Calendar Year 2023
c. Motion – Accepting Price Quotation and Authorizing Purchase of Lime Slurry Pump
d. Motion – Approving Request to Purchase Vehicle
e. Motion – Approving Task Order with Fox Strand for the Design and Construction Phase Services of the 88th Street Aquifer, Storage and Recovery (ASR) Well


8. Construction Project Actions
a. Motor Control Center, Automatic Transfer Switch, and Generator Controls Improvements (Water Works Project No. 00800-120-22014)
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

b. 2023 Water Main Replacement – Briar Ridge and Valley Ridge Court East of S 35th Street (Water Works Project No. 00800-170-23001)
1.Resolution – Ordering Construction of Certain Public Improvements and Fixing the Date, Time and Place for a Public Hearing Thereon and for Taking of Bids Therefore (Bids 11:00 A.M. February 8, 2023; Public Hearing: 4:05 P.M., February 15, 2023)

9. Motions to Pay Bills  $799,289.46
a. Non-Construction Bills  $379,068.97

b. Construction Bills  $420,220.49
Civil Design Advantage LLC
EP True Parkway Water Main - Phase 2 $ 1,336.75
Dixon Engineering Inc
Pump Station 39th St $ 26,044.60
Fox Strand
MCC1 Relocate/Transfer Switch/Generator Controls $ 4,660.00
HR Green
Ashworth Road Water Main Replacement $ 19,443.77
Mills @ 88th General Services Agreement $ 2,093.85
Shallow Well Construction $ 446.25
Landmark Structures
Adams St EWST - Pay Request #10 $ 102,457.50
Priority Excavating
EP True Water Main Ext.-Napoli Ave to Wendover Ln Pay Request #2 $ 93,445.80
Synergy Contracting LLC
Ashworth Road Water Main Replacement Segment 2-Pay Request #6 $ 165,920.60
Team Services
Ashworth Road Segment 2 $ 560.45
Adams Street Elevated Water Storage Tank $ 571.32
Veenstra & Kimm Inc
Adams Street Elevated Water Storage Tank $ 3,239.60

10. Motions to Receive, File and/or Refer
a. Project Progress Report       January 25, 2023
b. Water Quality Report    December 2022
c. Check Register     December 2022
d. Change Order Report         January 25, 2023


11. 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

12. Adjourn

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