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 an Open Meeting Monday, September 10, 2018 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) Discuss/Adopt Proposed 2018 Rollback Tax Rate of 0.331174/$100
September 5, 2018
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,
September 10, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. after Open Meeting is adjourned 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 August 13, 2018 Meeting
3)Approve the Financial Reports and Checks as listed for bills in August, 2018.
5)Discuss/Approve Change in District Rate Order Regarding Swimming Pools.
6)Discuss/Approve Changes to 2018 Proposed Budget
7)Discuss/Approve Area of Annexation of Property
9)Water & Plant line report
10)Discuss New and Old Business
September 5, 2018
The regular meeting of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District was called to order at 6:00pm on July 9, 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, District's Engineers
Traci Poynor, John Wade, Joe Morrow, Terrell Palmer
Call Meeting to order
The meeting was called to order and everyone stood for the Pledge to the Flag
Approval of Minutes of the June 11, 2018 Meeting
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Minutes of the June 11, 2018 meeting, seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Approval of Financial Reports
A motion was made by Victor Medina to approve the Financial Reports and Bills paid of the previous month seconded by Don Rodgers. Motion carried unanimously.
John Wade spoke about the paving on Ave A. He asked the Board Members questions regarding multiple units and taps, there was some discussion.
Fee for Solid Waste Collection
James discussed that the fee for trash service went up in February, but the District is holding off on the price increase until we know the impact of the price increase from Gulf Coast Water Authority. We have been told their increase is 7 %. At this time, we will hold off on the trash increase until we have more information.
District Financial Advisor Contract
Joe Morrow gave the Board Members and Office Personnel a spiral brochure with information on the Districts present financial company Hilltop Securities. He said Hilltop Securities, that took over First Southwest contracts, is the same company the District has done business with for many years. He said they would like to continue doing business with the District and help with all our financial needs. Terrell Palmer with Post Oak Municipal also attended the meeting, he spoke with the Board Members regarding his new Company and the companies that have followed him to his new business. A motion was made by Victor Medina to Table the discussion until they have time to look over the information at this time. seconded by Don Rodgers. Motion carried unanimously.
Engineer Ron Bavarian discussed the Wastewater renewal permit application, it is complete and we are still waiting on TCEQ for the Permit. The Bids Process for Phase 18 were opened in the last meeting and we went over them. The Board had voted for the lowest bidder to receive the bid, but when going over the bids there was an error in the bid disqualifying the lowest bidder. The bid went to the next lowest bidder King Solution Services. James stated they are working in LaPorte on a job at this time, and they will be visiting their job site. He also spoke to their last job and was given a good review.
Water and Sewer Report
James Wistinghausen presented his Water and Sewer report to the board.
New and Old Business
None at this time
Recess into Executive Session
The Board went into recess at 6:45pm and after they came out at 7:02pm 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 a Penalty of $30,000.00 On R & B Group, with a payment of $239,000.00 to Complete the Contract for Bond Construction Payments to R & B Group, Inc. pending accepting our offer and providing the affidavit of payments to subcontractors. For new 1.0MG Ground Storage Tank & Water Plant Improvements. seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:05 P.M. by Tony Poynor, seconded by Don Rodgers. Motion carried unanimously.
Approved by: Dale Patterson, Vice-President