Keokuk Municipal 
       Waterworks
                Est. 1938


 

 Keokuk    Municipal    Waterworks
                         Board    of     Trustees
                             Meeting    Minutes



                                               KEOKUK MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS

                                               SUMMARY OF BOARD PROCEEDING


                                                          October 29, 2019


Present: Chairman Hausch, Trustees Bogner, Boyd, Hickey and Long.


Chairman Hausch opened the regular meeting. Motion was made by Trustee Bogner and seconded by Trustee Long, the minutes from the previous meeting of September 25, 2019, be approved as presented. Motion carried. Accounts payable vouchers, were reviewed and approved.


Mr. Maddox presented the Board with monthly charts and informed the Board of the work that has been done around the Plant. Mr. Maddox informed the Board that the Keokuk Municipal Waterworks won the Best Tasting Water in Iowa Award at the annual American Water Works Association Conference. He also shared with the Board that two Waterworks employees received their Grade 3 and Grade 4 Operators Certificate.


Mr. Johnston presented the Board with monthly charts. He also informed the Board that work on the Fulton Street main line is continuing, as well as work on the Cramer Lane main line.



Ms. Barnes discussed monthly financials, budget, operating expenses, and water sales to date.  

A new Procurement Policy was introduced and during the discussion it was decided to table the issue until next month.

    

Ms. Rogers shared with the Board that there was no safety incidents for the month of September. The new Safety Committee held a meeting this month. A Charter, sample agenda and safety suggestion form were reviewed.


Ms. Rogers presented the board with the bid tabulation and recommendation letter from Klingner and Associates for the Lincoln School Abatement Project. The low bidder was Abatement Specialties LLC. After some discussion the following resolution was adopted, Res #1082, the Board hereby accepts the bid from Abatement Specialties for the sum of $46,725.00, for the Old Lincoln School Interior Shop Abatement Project, to be approved, as presented. Motion was made by Trustee Hickey and seconded by Trustee Boyd. Motion carried.


Ms. Rogers presented the Board with a change order form K & A Excavating. After some discussion the following resolution was adopted, Res. #1083, the Board hereby approves the change order from K & A Excavating, for the Main Street Main Line Replacement Project for the amount of, $18,434.21.  The total contract amount is now $693,904.73. Motion was made by Trustee Long and seconded by Trustee Bogner. Trustee Hickey abstained. Motion carried.


Ms. Rogers discussed capital improvements. Steve Johnston introduced Thomas Webb to the Board as the new Assistant Distribution Superintendent. After some discussion the following resolution was adopted, Res #1084, the Board hereby approves the salary of $58,000.00 for Thomas Webb, as Assistant Distribution Superintendent, effective October 15, 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Bogner and seconded by Trustee Boyd. Motion carried.


There being no further business to come before the Board of Trustees, the meeting was adjourned, and the next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees is set for November 20, 2019, at 2:30 P.M. at the Waterworks office.

ATTEST:  ____________________________              _________________________________

                  Andrea Rogers, PE, Secretary                      Mike Hausch, Chairman


Past Board Meeting Minutes:


August 28 Board Summary 2019.pdf


July Board Meeting 2019.pdf


June 26 Board Summary 2019.pdf


May 22 Board Summary 2019.pdf


April 24 Board Summary 2019.pdf


March 28 Board Summary 2019.pdf


March 20 Board Summary 2019.pdf


February Board Summary 2019.pdf


January Board Summary 2019.pdf


December 19, Board Summary 2018.pdf


November 20 Board Summary 2018.pdf


October 24, Board Summary 2018.pdf


September 27 Board Summary 2018.pdf


August 23 Board Summary 2018.pdf


July Board Summary 2018.pdf


June 28 Board Summary 2018.pdf


If additional Summary dates are necessary, please call the Waterworks office at 319-524-5285.

Managed By: Keokuk Municipal 

Waterworks

20 N. 4th St. P.O. Box 10

Keokuk, IA 

52632

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