SEWER & WATER UTILITY
Minutes of a Monthly Meeting
Monday, August 19, 2013
Trustees of the Village of Brandon, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin met in the Village of Brandon Board Room on Monday, August 19, 2013.
President Steve Tetzlaff called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and presided. Village Clerk Vande Zande recorded the minutes of the meeting.
The following trustees were present: Diane Horvath, Annette Henker, Carole DeCramer, Kurt Krohn (7:06 p.m.) and Michael Walgenbach.
The following were present in the audience: Public Works Director, Vance Henning; Library Director Christy Ross (7:04 p.m.); Library Board President, Kevin DeCramer (7:04 p.m.); Kevin Wilson; and Andy of Gremmer & Associates.
On a motion by Trustees Walgenbach/DeCramer, unanimously carried on a roll call vote, the Board approved August 2013 payments as attached.
On a motion by Trustees DeCramer/Henker, unanimously passed on a voice vote, the Board approved the minutes of the July 8, 2013 utility meeting.
Trustee Walgenbach distributed a prioritized list of Sewer & Water Utility projects and their cost. He noted the Community Center CD almost has enough to pay for the proposed 2013 projects. Walgenbach suggested borrowing money from the Community Center CD to finance the projects to be completed in 2013. It should be noted the Sewer & Water Utility will repay the money borrowed by the Community Center CD. On a motion by Trustees Walgenbach/DeCramer, unanimously carried on a roll call vote, the Board approved borrowing funds from the Community Center CD to fund the following 2013 projects: Well #2 rebuild, Wonderware software, head works building – HMI (computer touchscreen), APC ups 650va (battery backups for computer system at Sewer & Water plant), and Woodward Street joint repair projects.
Public Works Director, Vance Henning, discussed the quotes for the pump rebuild of Well #2. On a motion by Trustees Henker/Horvath, unanimously carried on a roll call vote, the Board approved Municipal Well & Pump to complete the Well #2 project.
Trustee Walgenbach suggested a Public Works meeting to put together a budget and a plan for future projects. He also talked with Phil Cosson, of Ehlers & Associates, regarding financing for future projects to include the Wisconsin State Trust Fund Program or the local bank.
On a motion by Trustees DeCramer/Krohn, unanimously passed on a voice vote, the Board adopted Resolution 2013-03 with the changes to the account name.
No other business came before the Board. The Board adjourned at 7:45 pm on a motion by Trustees DeCramer/Henker and unanimously passed on a voice vote.