IMMOKALEE WATER & SEWER DISTRICT

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1020 SANITATION ROAD IMMOKALEE, FLORIDA 34142 (239) 658-3630

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September 14, 2016


The first item on the agenda was the Call to Order:


Mr. Brister called the meeting to order at 4:36 p.m.


Next was Roll Call:


Mr. Brister asked for a roll call.


Board Members Present:


Mr. Joseph Brister, Mrs. Bonnie Keen, Mr. Fred N. Thomas, Jr. Ms. Anne Goodnight, Mr. Jack Johnson, Mr. Robert Halman and Ms. Magda Ayala.


Staff Present:


Mr. Kenneth Thompson, Mrs. Eva Deyo, Mrs. Norma Garcia, Ms. Andrea Sanchez, Ms. Oona Reyna-Rodriguez and Mr. Gary Ferrante with Greeley and Hansen.

Mr. Derick Galvan came in at 4:38 p.m.


Others Present:


Please see sign in sheet.


Next was Agenda:


Ms. Goodnight made a motion to approve the Agenda as it has been submitted. Mr. Johnson seconded the motion.

Motion carried unanimously.


Next was Employee of the Month:


The Board recognized Mrs. Norma Garcia as Employee of the Month for July 2016.


(ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS)


(MOTION TO APPROVE AGENDA)


(EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH)

Public Concerns:


Mr. Alfredo Flores and Ms. Mary Valdez both addressed the Board and expressed their concerns about their driveways, after a sink hole that occurred near their homes. Both homeowners asked the Board for some type of relief for repairs to their driveways.


The Board discussed the driveways in detail, and after reviewing pictures and memos from staff and QE, they decided to pay for part of the costs.


The Board suggested for staff to write a letter to QE and see if they will pay any of the cost. Also, Mr. Ferrante will go to see the driveways and make a suggestion. The Board also asked for the customers to get an estimate of the driveways.


Staff Good Cause Items:


There was none.


Board Concerns:


Mr. Murray Hamilton with PRMG gave a presentation for a rate study. (please see attachment 1)


The Board discussed the presentation in detail.


Mr. Thomas made a motion to approve the Executive Directors recommendation and send USDA the rate study for 5 years.


Ms. Goodnight seconded the motion.


Discussion:


The Board discussed the rates in detail.


Mr. Thomas amended his motion to 3 years. Ms. Goodnight seconded the motion.

Motion carried unanimously.


Old Business:


There was none.


New Business:


There was none.


(MOTION TO APPROVE 5 YEAR RATE STUDY)


(MOTION TO APPROVE 3 YEAR RATE STUDY)

Consent Agenda:


Mr. Thomas made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda. Ms. Goodnight seconded the motion.

Motion carried unanimously.


Action Agenda:


There was none.


NEXT WAS ATTORNEYS REPORT:


Mr. Thompson asked the Board Members to stay after the meeting so that they could sign some documents approved in a previous meeting.


Next was Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.. Reviewed by:


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Bonnie Keen - Secretary Date


(MOTION TO APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA)


(MEETING ADJOURNED)