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 12, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bacliff Water District Office, located at 4302 12thStreet. 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 14, 2020 Open Meeting
3) Approve the minutes of the September 14, 2020 Regular Meeting
4) Approve the Financial & Investment Reports & Checks listed for bills in September 2020
5) Approve the Bacliff VFD Financial Reports & Monthly Minutes for September 2020 as presented.
6) Public Comment
7) Consider and Approve Request for Increase in Reserve Water Capacity from Gulf Coast Water Authority
8) Discuss and Approve Going out for Bids for (1) 2005 Ford Pickup and
(1) 1998 Case Backhoe
9) Engineers Report
10) Water & Plant line report
11) Discuss New and Old Business
October 7, 2020
The Regular Board Meeting was called to order at 6:00pm by President Brad Bingham, at the District’s Regular Meeting Place, District Office 4302 12th Street, Bacliff, Texas.
Present:Dale Patterson, Brad Bingham, Don Rodgers, Victor Medina, Tony Poynor
Also present were:
: James Wistinghausen, General Manager, Yvonne Manis, Office Manager, Steve Don Carlos, District’s Attorney, Joe Morrow, District’s Bond Counsel
John Wade, Melissa Meza, Joe Meza, Steve Parker
Call Meeting to order
The meeting was called to order and everyone stood for the Pledge to the Flag.
Approval of Minutes of the July 13, 2020 Meeting
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Minutes of the July 13, 2020 meeting, seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Approval of Financial & Investment Reports
A motion was made by Tony Poynor to approve the Financial & Investment Reports and Bills paid of the previous month seconded by Don Rodgers. 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.
John Wade addressed the Board regarding the railroad property on HWY146, Steve Don Carlos stated that he has been working on looking for legal information regarding this matter. He discussed item # 8 on the Agenda, wanted the Board to know he was still opposed to the sale of the property.
2020 Rollback Tax Rate
The Board discussed and a motion was made by Don Rodgers to propose the 2020 Rollback Tax Rate of 0.269991/$100 and set the public hearing for September 14th, seconded by Dale Patterson. Motion carried unanimously.
Refunding Bonds Results
Joe Morrow, District Financial Advisor, presented to the Board information and spoke to them regarding the results of refunding bond sale.
Joe and Missy Meza reconsideration of the issue of purchasing the remainder of Lot six (6) Block Eight (8) of Clifton By the Sea Subdivision, being that approximately 25’ X 40’ parcel immediately North of Meza lot Seven (7) and South of Bacliff MUD #4 Lift Station, property owned by Bacliff MUD.
A motion was made by Dale Patterson to table until next meeting discussed into executive session, the property and not sale the property as described: remainder of Lot six (6) Block Eight (8) of Clifton By the Sea Subdivision, being that approximately 25’ X 40’ parcel immediately North of Meza lot Seven (7) and South of Bacliff MUD #4 Lift Station, property owned by Bacliff MUD. to Joe and Missy Meza, seconded by Tony Poynor. Motion carried unanimously.
Engineer Ron Bavarian spoke by phone only regarding some of the ongoing projects on 646 widening he said at this time the new plans show the road is widening more to the south so the water line would be safe. As for the sewer lines that would still need to be moved. Also spoke about the 646 widening that will only go as far as 146 intersection.
Water and Sewer Report
James Wistinghausen presented his Water and Sewer report to the board. He talked about working on a five-year plan for the District.
New and Old Business
Yvonne Manis spoke regarding the letter from the BBB we received. We answered the letter and the case is closed at this time.
James Wistinghausen spoke about two of the employees signing up to take their test online.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:07p.m. by Don Rodgers, seconded by Dale Patterson. Motion carried unanimously.
Approved by: President, Brad Bingham