Agenda

AGENDA

 

  

To: The Board of Directors of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District, Galveston County, Texas, and to all other interested parties. Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District will hold a regular meeting Monday, October 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bacliff Water District Office, located at 4302 12th Street. Bacliff, Texas for the purpose of consideration and action upon the following matters


1) Call Meeting to Order 


2) Approve the minutes of the September 9, 2019 Meeting


3) Approve the Financial & Investment Reports & Checks listed for bills in  September.


4) Approve the Bacliff VFD Financial Reports & Monthly Minutes for  August &  September as Presented.


5) Public Comment

  

6) Discuss/Approve Open Bids on Phase 19 Collection System Rehabilitation. 

  

7) Discuss/Approve Authorization to Maintain TCDRS Plan and Deposit Provisions for 2020 with extra Payment

  

8) Engineers Report


9) Water & Plant line report 


10) Discuss New and Old Business


11) Adjournment

  

 James Wistinghausen ,General Manager 


Oct. 9, 2019 

 Yvonne Manis

 Office Manager  





Open Meeting Minutes

September 9, 2019

Opening:

The Open Meeting of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on September 9, 2019 at the Bacliff Municipal Utility District at, 4302 12th Street, Bacliff, Texas by President Brad Bingham.


Present:

Board Members present: Brad Bingham, Dale Patterson, Victor Medina  

Board Members absent: Don Rodgers, Tony Poynor


Also present were: James Wistinghausen, General Manager, Yvonne Manis, Office Manager Steve Don Carlos, District’s Attorney, Ron Bavarian, Districts Engineer


Guest Present:John Wade, Everett McMinn


Call Meeting to order 

The meeting was called to order and everyone stood for the Pledge to the Flag


Adopt Proposed 2019 Rollback Tax Rate of 0.297621/$100

A motion was made by Dale Patterson to Adopt the Proposed 2019 Rollback Tax Rate of 0.297621/$100 seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously


Adjournment:

Meeting was adjourned at 6:02 p.m. by Dale Patterson seconded by Victor Medina, Motion carried unanimously.

Approved by: Brad Bingham President

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Meeting Minutes

   September 9, 2019 


Opening

The regular meeting of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District was called to order at 6:03pm on  September 9, 2019 at the Districts regular meeting place at the District Office, 4302 12th Street, Bacliff, Texas by  President Brad Bingham.


Board Members: 


Present: Brad Bingham, Don Rodgers, Dale Patterson,  

                Victor Medina, Tony Poynor 

  Absent: Don Rodgers, Tony Poynor 


Also present were: James Wistinghausen, General Manager, Yvonne Manis, Office Manager, Steve Don Carlos, District’s Attorney

 

Guest Present:  John Wade,  Everett McMinn  


Call Meeting to order 

The meeting was called to order 


Approval of Minutes of the August 12, 2019 Meeting

A motion was made by Victor Medina to approve the Minutes of the  August 12, 2019 meeting, seconded by Dale Patterson. Motion carried unanimously.


Approval of Financial & Investment Reports

A motion was made by Dale Patterson  to approve the Financial & Investment Reports and Bills paid of the previous month seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.


Approval of Bacliff VFD Minutes & Financial as Presented

A motion was made by Dale Patterson to approve the BVFD Minutes & Financial & for month of June as presented seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.


 Public Comment  

John Wade questioned the Board Members about his question last month regarding the posting of the BVFD reports on line. There was a discussion and Brad Bingham stated, as President of the Board of the Bacliff Vol. Fire Department, he approved the on line posting of the monthly Minutes and Financial reports. He talked about fire hydrant installation letting the public pay if they want a hydrant near their home for insurance purpose if possible. There was a short discussion and will be on next Month’s Agenda. He asked where the District was with new street lights installation with Center Point. He said he would like a copy of the list of the poles or locations that needed tree trimming around the street lights. Everett McMinn wanted to thank James and the ladies in the office for helping him regarding a personal matter.

  

Changes to 2019 Proposed Budget

A motion was made by Victor Medina to approve the Changes to the 2019 Proposed Budget and seconded by Dale Patterson. Motion carried unanimously.


Engineers Report

Engineer Ron Bavarian spoke about the Phase 19 project. He discussed other line improvements that are needed. There was discussion on the Bond money that was to be used for line improvements. We are still waiting to hear from TCEQ regarding whether we can use it for some of the needed line improvements throughout the District.  


Water and Sewer Report

James Wistinghausen presented his Water and Sewer report to the board. 


New and Old Business

Yvonne discussed the problems with the Bank. She talked about the trash admin fee was no longer an option. The District pays out for Trash service what the District receives. She discussed District investments. She also discussed closing OF Reserve Account and moved some of the money into TexSTAR with the remaining balance in the Operating account for later use. She stated she would put on the Agenda next month to use some of that money for a onetime payment to TCDRS.

Dale asked about employee Fussell’s surgery, he is getting along good, still in hospital. 

James discussed Eddie Smith a former Board Member passed away last week. 


Adjournment:

Meeting was adjourned at 6:35 P.M. by Dale Patterson, seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.


Approved by: President Brad Bingham