SEWER & WATER UTILITY
Minutes of a Monthly Meeting
Monday, September 10, 2012
Trustees of the Village of Brandon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin met in the Village of Brandon Board Room on Monday, September 10, 2012.
President Steve Tetzlaff called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and presided. Interim Clerk Laper recorded the minutes of the meeting.
The following trustees were present: Carole DeCramer, Annette Henker, Diane Horvath, Kurt Krohn, David Tarr and Michael Walgenbach.
The following were present in the audience: Library Board President, Kevin DeCramer; Library Director, Christina Ross; Public Works Director, Vance Henning; Police Chief, Tom Dornbrook; and Nolan Insurance agent, Greg Smit.
On a motion by Trustees Krohn/Tarr, unanimously carried on a roll call vote, the Board approved the September 2012 payments as attached.
On a motion by Trustees DeCramer/Henker, unanimously passed on a voice vote, the Board approved the minutes of the August 13, 2012 utility meeting to include a spelling correction of Karey Schmidt.
Public Works Committee Chairman Walgenbach reported regarding the review of 2” meter charges. The committee recommends revising the sewer rate ordinance to include the current charges. Henker noted upon checking with the League of WI Municipalities attorney that sewer rates are set and/or can be adjusted as determined by the Board.
President Tetzlaff reported the Department of Transportation is seeking the Board’s decision on sewer/water infrastructure upgrades prior to their 2019 State Highway Project. Upon discussion it was determined further investigation was needed regarding what areas would be considered for upgrades along with cost estimates. Tetzlaff will contact the Dept. of Transportation to report a decision has been tabled at this time.
The Board discussed the need for updated utility billing software. There was a motion by Henker/Horvath, unanimously passed on a voice vote, that a decision on new software would be made with input from the new Clerk and Interim Clerk, Laper.
No other business came before the Board. The Board adjourned on a motion by Trustees DeCramer/Tarr and unanimously passed on a voice vote.