IMMOKALEE WATER & SEWER DISTRICT

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

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December 16, 2015



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


Mr. Brister called the meeting to order at 4:32 p.m.


Next was Roll Call:


Mr. Brister asked for a roll call.


Board Members Present:


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


Staff Present:


Mr. Kenneth Thompson , Mrs. Eva Deyo, Mrs. Norma Garcia and Mr. Gary Ferrante with Greeley and Hansen.


Others Present:


Please see sign in sheet.


Next was Agenda:


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

Motion carried unanimously.


Next was Employee of the Month:


Mrs. Deyo asked to bring it back in January.


(ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS)


(MOTION TO APPROVE AGENDA)

Public Concerns:


Mr. Floyd Crews addressed the Board and asked for a credit for First United Methodist Church. Mr. Crews explained to the Board that the Noah's Ark located in the church, solely operates on donations, with that said he stated that they were not aware of a leak until later when they received the bill. He asked the Board for a credit.


The Board discussed the issue at Noah's Ark in detail.


Mrs. Keen made a motion to credit Noah's Ark, and only pay $200.00 Mr. Thomas seconded the motion.

Motion carried unanimously.


Mr. Jess Clark addressed the Board about concerns he had pertaining to the locations of Police station, Ambulance, Fire Rescue and Electric offices. He believed they all should be in one location.


The Board explained that the District had no power or control of the locations and that he might want to attend one of the CRA's meetings to get more information.


Staff Good Cause Items:


Mr. Johnson congratulated Mrs. Garcia on a job well done on the Annual Board Meeting. He asked we should involve staff to come to the Annual Board Meeting.


Board Concerns: There was none. Old Business:

There was none.


(MOTION TO CREDIT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)

Action Agenda:


Mrs. Deyo asked the Board for a motion to approve Resolution 16-04, Cross Control Program to exclude IWSD taking over commercial backflow preventers greater than 2".


The Board discussed the commercial backflow in detail. Mr. Thomas made a motion to approve Resolution 16-04. Mr. Johnson seconded the motion.

Motion carried unanimously.


The Board discussed the Employee of the Month program in detail and instructed staff to come up with a policy.


Ms. Goodnight made a motion to instruct staff to come up with a policy and bring back. Mr. Thomas seconded the motion.

Motion carried unanimously.


The Board discussed Resolution 16-03-Adopting Conflict of Interest Policy and Procedure in detail.


Mr. Johnson made a motion to approve Resolution 16-03. Ms. Goodnight seconded the motion.

Motion carried unanimously.


New Business:


There was none.


(MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 16-04)


(MOTION TO INSTRUCT STAFF TO COME UP WITH A POLICY FOR THE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH PROGRAM)


(MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 16-03

Consent Agenda:


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

Motion carried unanimously.


NEXT WAS ATTORNEYS REPORT:


There was none.


Next was Adjournment:


The meeting was adjourned at 5:18 p.m. .


Reviewed by:


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Bonnie Keen - Secretary Date


(MOTION TO APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA)


(MEETING ADJOURNED)