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, August 10, 2020 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 July 13,2020 Meeting
3) Approve the Financial & Investment Reports & Checks listed for bills in July.
4) Approve the Bacliff VFD Financial Reports & Monthly Minutes for July as Presented.
5) Public Comment
6) Discuss/Approve Propose 2020 Rollback Tax Rate $0.269991/$100.
7) Discuss Refunding Bond Results
8) Discuss/Approve 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.
9) Engineers Report
10) Water & Plant line report
11) Discuss New and Old Business
James Wistinghausen ,General Manager
Aug. 5, 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, By phone only: Ron Bavarian, Districts Engineer
Call Meeting to order
The meeting was called to order and everyone stood for the Pledge to the Flag.
Approval of Minutes of the May 11, 2020 Meeting
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Minutes of the May 11, 2020 meeting, seconded by Dale Patterson. Motion carried unanimously.
Approval of Financial & Investment Reports
A motion was made by Don Rodgers 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 Victor Medina to approve the BVFD minutes & financial statements for the month of May and minutes for March as presented, seconded by Dale Patterson. Motion carried unanimously.
John Wade asked questions regarding the repair on the sign, James Wistinghausen stated the parts for repair have been ordered. He asked questions about Decker and spoke about his conversation with TXDot.
Ordinance 2020-02, Plumbing and Rate Ordinance
A motion was made by Victor Medina to table Ordinance 2020-02, Plumbing and Rate Ordinance per District Attorney Steve Don Carlos’s recommendation until next meeting, seconded by Don Rodgers. Motion carried unanimously.
Engineer Ron Bavarian spoke by phone only regarding some of the ongoing projects on 146 widening and the water and sewer lines that would need to be moved. Also spoke about the 646 widening that will only go as far as 146 intersection. He spoke about Gordy Road RV park plans. Steve Don Carlos asked about paperwork when the water line was put in across 146 under the rail road track to 146. There was discussion and they will look into it.
Water and Sewer Report
James Wistinghausen presented the Water and Sewer report to the board. He stated we started cut offs and worked with customers and had lost a few business in the area.
New and Old Business
John Wade wanted to know if anyone had any information on the condos being built on Bayshore. He also inquired about how the District collects Bad Debts.
Dale Patterson inquired about the district employee training; James stated we have some employees re-enrolled in classes at this time, due to COVID-19 we are still having training class problems.
Yvonne Manis spoke to the Board about working with customers with payment plans and reducing fees with proof of COVID-19 issues.
Yvonne Manis presented the Board information regarding refinancing of the Bond.
Talked with the Board members regarding cybersecurity training.
Yvonne Manis passed out copies of the new Decker Disposal All Service Contract Mr. Decker had given James Wistinghausen, that he had rewritten for the District to sign. The Decker Disposal All Service Agreement that the District gave him to sign, was never returned signed. There was a discussion about all of the trash carts not being delivered as he had promised by the end of May.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:45pm by Victor Medina, seconded by Don Rodgers. Motion carried unanimously.
Approved by: President, Brad Bingham