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,November 12, 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) Approve the minutes of the October 8, 2018 Meeting
3) Approve the Financial Reports and Checks as listed for bills in September, 2018.
4) Public Comment
5) Discuss/Approve Contract to confirm engagement with McCall to perform the audits for the next 3 year, starting with fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2018.
6) Discuss/Approve Audit For Texas Water Development Board.
7) Discuss/Approve Ordinance 2018-002, Plumbing and Rate Ordinance
8) Discuss/Approve Authorization to Maintain TCDRS Plan.
9) Engineers Report
10) Water & Plant line report
11) Discuss New And Old Business
12) Recess into executive session, pursuant to Section 551.071 & Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code, regarding employee evaluations and pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code regarding pending or contemplated litigation or a settlement offer
13) Vote on anything discussed in executive session
James Wistinghausen ,General Manager
November 7, 2018
The Open Meeting of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on September 10, 2018 at the Bacliff Municipal Utility District at, 4302 12th Street, Bacliff, Texas by Vice-President Dale Patterson.
Board Members present: Dale Patterson, Victor Medina Don Rodgers, Tony Poynor
Board Members absent: Brad Bingham
Also present were: James Wistinghausen, General Manager, Yvonne Manis, Office Manager, Steve Don Carlos, District’s Attorney
Guest Present: John Wade, Shannon Kitchens
Call Meeting to order
The meeting was called to order and everyone stood for the Pledge to the Flag
Adopt Proposed 2018 Rollback Tax Rate of 0.331174/$100
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to Adopt the Proposed 2018 Rollback Tax Rate of 0.331174/$100 seconded by Tony Poynor. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:04 p.m. by Don Rodgers seconded by Victor Medina, Motion carried unanimously.
Approved by: Dale Patterson, Vice-President.
The regular meeting of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District was called to order at 6:00pm on September 10, 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
John Wade, Shannon Kitchens
Call Meeting to order
The meeting was called to order
Approval of Minutes of the August 13, 2018 Meeting
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Minutes of the August 13, 2018 meeting, seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Approval of Financial Reports
A motion was made by Tony Poynor to approve the Financial Reports and Bills paid of the previous month seconded by Victor Medina . Motion carried unanimously.
John Wade questioned the Board Members regarding the time allotted to speak. He had a question in regards to his question last month regarding the District charging an Administrative fee for the trash. He wanted to know if the District charged for collecting for the Street Lights and the Bacliff Vol. Fire Dept. Yvonne Manis stated the answer to your question is we charge a fee for the Street Lights but not for the Volunteer Organization. He asked if the District looked into contacting Center Point regarding trimming the trees around the street lights. The District had contacted Center Point. Yvonne was told by Center Point, they do not trim around the street light. James stated he had been talking to someone with Galveston County to see if we could get some help from them. There was talk of adding needed lights in areas in Bacliff that are dark.
Change in District Rate Order Regarding Swimming Pools
The Board discussed and a motion was made by Tony Poynor to change the Ordinance that Customers will be allowed a sewer credit one time per calendar year for water used in the filling of a swimming pool. The credit will only be allowed if the customer contacts the District office prior to the filling of the pool and provides the size (in gallons) of the pool in order for the credit to be calculated., seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Changes to 2018 Proposed Budget
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Changes to the 2018 Proposed Budget and seconded by Tony Poynor. Motion carried unanimously.
Area of Annexation of Property
There was a discussion regarding the Area of Annexation of Property by Texas City. Steve Don Carlos, District’s Attorney talked about there is little that can be done. All the people affected would have to attend the meeting and find out what kind of services they will receive from Texas City for the Taxes they will be paying. The property in the Bacliff Taxing District will still be paying Bacliff MUD Taxes.
Engineer Ron Bavarian was unable to attend. James spoke about our response to TCEQ’s letter regarding our permit.
Water and Sewer Report
James Wistinghausen presented his Water and Sewer report to the board. He stated there were no violations this month, we have already had one in the Month of September. He stated the Phase 18 project was started on 08-31-18, it is 20% complete at this time
New and Old Business
Yvonne discussed the Insurance letter the employees received from the local hospitals regarding Blue Cross Blue Shield negotiations that will affect our employees out of network fees.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:53 P.M. by Don Rodgers, seconded by Tony Poynor. Motion carried unanimously.
Approved by: Dale Patterson Vice-President