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WEST DES MOINES WATER WORKS
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Regular Meeting – July 20, 2022

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 Meeting of June 15, 2022
b. Motion – Approving the Water Supply Service Agreement for Timber Knoll at the Preserve Plat 2
c. Motion – Approving the Water Supply Service Agreement for Manchester Village Townhomes Plat 2
d. Motion – Approving the Water Supply Service Agreement for Jordan Ridge Plat 1
e. Resolution – Accepting Amended, Restated and Substituted Permanent Public Easement and Right-of-Way for Water Main – King’s Grove Plat 1
f. Resolution – Accepting Permanent Public Easement and Right-of-Way for Water Main – Des Moines University
g. Resolution – Accepting Permanent Private Water Main Easement – WDM School District – Valley Southwoods Water Service
h. Resolution – Accepting Permanent Public Easement and Right-of-Way for Water Main
1. Midtown Redevelopment Lot 1
2. Midtown Redevelopment Lot 2
i. Resolution – Accepting Completed Improvements: Ashworth Road Water Main Replacement Segment 1: 20th Street to 11th Street (Water Works Projects No. 00800-170-21011)

5. Recommendations from Committees
a. Personnel and Compensation
1. Motion – Approving the Hiring of Cody Johnson as Distribution Specialist

6. Recommendations from Staff
a. Motion – Approving a Proposal from Occupational Safety Consultants for Lock-Out Tag-Out Services at AC Ward
b. Motion – Approving the Contract with Team Services for Materials Testing through July 1, 2023
c. Motion – Approving a Legal Services Contract with Driscoll Firm, LLC and others to provide legal assistance regarding a PFAS class action lawsuit.

 

7. Construction Project Actions
a. Ashworth Road Water Main Replacement – Segment 2: Valley West Drive (35th Street) to 31st Street and 11th Street to 8th Street (Water Works Project No. 00800-120-21011)
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 $ 2,205,477.61
a. Non-Construction Bills $ 568,143.47

b. Construction Bills $ 1,637,334.14
Civil Design Advantage, LLC - EP True Pkwy Main Project-Phase 2 $ 5,351.75
Dixon Engineering & Inspection Services
Stillwell Water Tank Painting Project $ 26,350.90
Aerator Painting Project $ 3,250.00
Landmark Structures - South Area Elevated Water Storage Tower $ 1,409,704.99
Questcdn.com - Aerator Painting Project $ 165.00
Synergy Contracting, LLC - Ashworth Water Main Project – 8th to 35th St. – Pay Request #8 $ 32,277.97
Ashworth Water Main Project – 8th to 35th St. – Pay Request #9 $ 64,621.34
Team Services - Professional Services – South Area Elevated Water Storage Tower $ 636.57
Veenstra & Kimm Inc. - Engineering Services – South Area Elevated Water Storage Tower $ 13,205.62
Viking Industrial Painting - Stillwell Water Tank Painting Project $ 81,320.00
Xenia Rural Water District - Services from 2021 – Booneville Road Main Replacement $ 450.00

9. Motions to Receive, File and/or Refer
a. Project Progress Report      July 13, 2022
b. Water Quality Report          June 2022
c. Check Register                    June 2022
d. Change Order Report         July 13, 2022

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 Legal Review
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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