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 12, 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 July 8, 2019 Meeting
3) Approve the Financial & Investment Reports & Checks listed for bills in July.
4) Approve the Bacliff VFD Financial Reports & Monthly Minutes for June as Presented.
5) Public Comment
6) Discuss/Approve Propose 2019 Rollback Tax Rate $0.297621/$100.
7) Discuss/Approve Purchase of New Pump for Waste Water Treatment Plant
8) Discuss/Approve Bid Process and Advertise for Bids on Phase 19 Collection System Rehabilitation.
9) Engineers Report
10) Water & Plant line report
11) Discuss New and Old Business
James Wistinghausen ,General Manager
Aug. 7, 2019
June 10, 2019
The regular meeting of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District was called to order at 6:00pm on June 10, 2019 at the Districts regular meeting place at the District Office, 4302 12th Street, Bacliff, Texas by President Brad Bingham .
Present: Brad Bingham, Don Rodgers, Dale Patterson, Victor Medina, 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
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 13, 2019 Meeting
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Minutes of the May 13, 2019 meeting, seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Approval of Financial Reports
A motion was made by Victor Medina to approve the Financial Reports & Investment Reports and Bills paid of the previous month seconded by Tony Poynor. Motion carried unanimously.
John Wade questioned the Board regarding the prior discussion on the Website. His other concern was the Board Members’ books that are prepared for them each month.
Decker Dispose All Bill and Trash Fees
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve billing changes for Decker Dispose All & Recycling. The changes are to bill trash on a separate line of the monthly statement and to pay Decker from the account receivables each month after billing. Regarding Trash fee the admin fee was reduced to $150.00 per month for the District. seconded by Dale Patterson. Motion carried unanimously. District’s Attorney will add an Addendum to trash contract.
Bacliff Vol. Fire Department 2018 Form 990 Tax Return & Review
A vote was made by Dale Patterson to accept the Bacliff Vol. Fire Dept. 2018 Form 990 Tax Return & Review Report as presented, seconded by Tony Poynor. There was a discussion regarding the District updating their Contract with the Bacliff Vol. Fire Department. Put on Agenda next Month.
The Investment Polices
A motion was made by Tony Poynor to approve The Investment Polices with no changes seconded by Don Rodgers. Motion carried unanimously.
Engineer Ron Bavarian discussed the District working on Phase 19 to improve more sewer lines. He spoke of the waste water plant and TCEQ requirements and how close the District is to needing to start looking at the future for the expansion of the Sewer Plant. Talked about using the current Bond for improvement to the water line system.
Water and Sewer Report
James Wistinghausen presented his Water and Sewer report to the board. He stated the District will be putting our old equipment and auto out for bids As Is. He stated the last couple of weeks the water & sewer crew have been working on leaks that they found.
New and Old Business
Yvonne Manis stated that the CCR Reports went out in the bills this month and is posted on line. She also talked about the Truth in Taxation Summary report and how Bacliff MUD is one of the only Districts in Galveston County with no Maintenance & Operations Rate on their Tax Rate. That would help keep the cost of the water bill down if the District had M&O Rate.
John Wade talked about the lights on the office building were working now with the exception of one is flickering.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:40p.m. by Dale Patterson, seconded by Don Rodgers. Motion carried unanimously.
Approved by: Brad Bingham President