MINUTES OF THE DIMONDALE/WINDSOR SEWER BOARD REGULAR MEETING

136 N. Bridge Street, Dimondale, MI48821

May 20, 2021

 

7:11 p.m. Meeting called to order by Vice Chairperson Slucter

Roll Call

Present:Reznick (Dimondale), Roesner (Dimondale), Slucter (Windsor Township)

Absent:Ammarman, Bogi

Also Present:James Gallagher, Village Manager; Greg Hughes, WWTP Operator; Betsy Kelly, Recording Secretary.

Treasurerís Reports/Bills

The February 18, February 28, April 15, and May 20, 2021 Treasurerís Reports were recorded as presented.Motion by Reznick, second Roesner, to approve payment of $35,160.19 in bills and transfers for February 18; $18,370.95 for February 28; $25,969.64 for April 15 and $32,897.83 for May 20, 2021.Motion carried unanimously, Ammarman and Bogi absent.

Minutes

Motion by Reznick, second Roesner, to approve the minutes of the January 21, 2021 regular meeting as presented.Motion carried unanimously, Ammarman and Bogi absent.†† ††††††

Communications

Hughes reported on the EGLE inspection punch-list and provided a rough outline for administering the Industrial User Permits.

Reznick provided a Village report.

Slucter provided a Township report.

Open to the Public

No comments were received.††

Old Business

No old business was presented.†††††††

New Business†††

1. Gallagher requested an amendment to the agenda to add COVID REU discussion under New Business.Motion by Roesner, second Reznick, to amend the agenda as presented.Motion carried unanimously, Ammarman and Bogi absent.††

2.Slucter presented the Meetings Proceedings Resolution.Motion by Reznick, second Roesner, to approve the resolution.Motion carried unanimously, Ammarman and Bogi absent.†††

3.Slucter introduced the bylaw amendment to add a consent agenda.Kelly suggested also adding approval of the agenda.Motion by Roesner, second Reznick, to amend the bylaws as presented.Motion carried unanimously, Ammarman and Bogi absent.††

4.Slucter presented a proposal from Wolverine Engineers to provide an asset management plan for the wastewater treatment plant.Don Heck noted that the plan will be formatted on the EGLE template and will include asset inventory, level of service, critical assets and a capital improvement plan.Motion by Reznick, second Roesner, to approve the $10,000 proposal as presented.Motion carried unanimously, Ammarman and Bogi absent.††

5.Gallagher questioned how long the COVID REU reduction for accounts charged by seating should last.Slucter suggested waiting until the third quarter to resume full billing.Motion by Reznick, second Roesner, to extend the billing reduction for seat-based charges through the second quarter 2021.Motion carried unanimously, Ammarman and Bogi absent.†††

 

With no additional business, Slucter adjourned the meeting at 8:11 p.m.