BACLIFF MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
May 14, 2018
The regular meeting of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District was called to order at 6:00pm on May 14, 2018 at the Districts regular meeting place at the District Office, 4302 12th Street, Bacliff, Texas by Vice-President Dale Patterson.
Present: Dale Patterson, Don Rodgers,
Tony Poynor, Victor Medina
Absent: Brad Bingham
Also present were: James Wistinghausen, General Manager,Yvonne Manis, Office Manager, Steve Don Carlos, Districts Attorney, Ron Bavarian & Matt Cartwright, District's Engineers
Robert Kelly, Hugh Seeds, Robert Mullen, John Wade, Shannon Kitchens, Jackie Daniels
Call Meeting to order
The meeting was called to order and everyone stood for the Pledge to the Flag
Approval of Minutes of the April 9, 2018 Meeting
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Minutes of the April 9, 2018 meeting seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Approval of Financial Reports
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Financial Reports and Bills paid of the previous month seconded by Victor Medina, Motion carried unanimously.
Consider and Act on Approving order Canvassing, of May 05, 2018 Directors Election Results.
Jackie Daniels Election Judge read the order of Canvassing. A motion was made by Victor Medina to approve the Canvassing of May 05, 2018 Directors Election Results seconded by Don Rodgers. Motion carried unanimously.
Swearing in of elected Directors
Attorney Steve Don Carlos Swore in the elected Directors Dale Patterson, Don Rodgers and Tony Poynor.
John Wade congratulated the elected Directors. He stated people were glad there was an election, and there would be more people that wanted to run next time. James asked him if he knew how costly an election was for the District. John answered that is part of Elections. He spoke about putting the District on live. He said that Galveston County is planning on storing equipment at the new park off 10th Street for emergency repairs and response.
RV Park on Gordy Road
A map of the RV Park on Gordy Road was presented to the Board and a motion was made by Victor Medina to proceed with the RV Park on Gordy Road seconded by Tony Poynor. Motion carried unanimously
Engineer Ron Bavarian discussed Response to TCEQ questions and comments, documents were completed with James Wistinghausens help. They have been turned into TCEQ for their review, waiting on an answer, to complete the renewal of the existing Wastewater permit. The advertisement for the Bid Process for Phase 18 has been sent, opening is set for next month.
Water and Sewer Report
James Wistinghausen presented his Water and Sewer report to the board. He spoke regarding the County, will be starting on the drainage work in Bacliff Villas.
New and Old Business
None at this time.
Recess into Executive Session
The Board went into recess at 6:26pm and after they came out at 6:48pm a motion was made by Tony Poynor to move back in to the meeting and seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
R & B Group, Inc. Contractors Matter
A motion was made by Tony Poynor to approve payment of $74,000.00 for the Bond Construction Payment #20 to R & B Group, Inc. pending accepting our offer to provide the affidavit of payments to subcontractors, for new 1.0MG Ground Storage Tank & Water Plant Improvements at this time and authorize Steve Don Carlos to proceed with legal notice to R & B Group and all legal concerns in this matter seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:50 P.M. by Tony Poynor, seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Approved by: Dale Patterson, Vice-President