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Regular Meeting – August 16, 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 July 19, 2023
b. Resolution – Accepting Permanent Public Easement and Right of Way for Water Main – West Lakes Office Park Plat 15, Lot 2
c. Motion – Approving the Water Supply Service Agreement for Fox Ridge Plat
d. Resolution – Accepting Completed Improvements: 11th Street Storm Sewer Work

5. Recommendations from Committees
a. None

6. Recommendations from Staff
a. None

7. Construction Project Actions
a. None

8. Motions to Pay Bills $ 1,376,107.33
a. Non-Construction Bills $ 661,012.07

b. Construction Bills $ 715,095.26
Corell Contractor, Inc. – 11st St. storm sewer   $ 28,181.75
Dixion Engineering – 50th & Stillwell tower screening   $ 6,250.00
Elevation Coatings – Aerator painting  $ 19,972.50
Fox Strand – ASR Well Engineering  $ 23,380.00
MCC1, ATS, Generator Phase 1 Improvement  $ 554.00
GM contracting – Briar & Valley Ridge water main  $ 92,122.43
J&K Contracting
Ashworth Rd water main replacement, seg 3  $ 328,344.03
Landmark Structures – South area EWST  $ 126,138.15
On Track Construction
Maffit Lake Rd & SE 42nd water main   $ 61,237.48
Snyder & Associates – Legacy bridge easements plat  $ 421.50
Superior Industrial Equipment
Replacement lime/soda ash pump    $ 22,055.13
Team Services – Adams St. South Area EWST  $ 268.19
Veenstra & Kimm – Adams St. South Area EWST  $ 6,170.10

9. Motions to Receive, File and/or Refer
a. Project Progress Report   August 16, 2023
b. Water Quality Report      July 2023
c. Check Register       July 2023
d. Change Order Report      August 16, 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
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 – Vinny White
i. City of West Des Moines Liaison


11. Executive Session – (Optional)
a. Motion – Proposed Closed Session – Section 21.5(c), Code of Iowa allows a closed session to discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the governmental body in that litigation. Vote to go into closed session to discuss imminent litigation at the advice of legal counsel.

12. Adjourn

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