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 9, 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) Discuss/Adopt Proposed 2019 Rollback Tax Rate of 0.297621$100
September 4, 2019
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 9, 2019 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 12, 2019 Meeting
3) Approve the Financial & Investment Reports & Checks listed for bills in August.
4) Approve the Bacliff VFD Financial Reports & Monthly Minutes for July & August as Presented.
5) Public Comment
6) Discuss/Approve Changes to 2019 Proposed Budget.
7) Engineers Report
8) Water & Plant line report
9) Discuss New and Old Business
James Wistinghausen ,General Manager
Sept. 4, 2019
August 12, 2019
The regular meeting of the Bacliff Municipal Utility District was called to order at 6:00pm on August 12, 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
Guest Present: John Wade, Paul Quintero, Jill Bishop, Everett McMinn
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 8, 2019 Meeting
A motion was made by Don Rodgers to approve the Minutes of the July 8, 2019 meeting, seconded by Dale Patterson. 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 Tony Poynor. Motion carried unanimously.
John Wade addressed the Board regarding the Bacliff VFD Financial Reports and Minutes, after being approved by the Board if they could be put on the MUD’s website. There was some discussion. He also had questions regarding the street lights, Yvonne Manis said she would be discussing that later in the meeting. He discussed item # 6 on the Agenda, at that time there was little discussion and the Board went on to the Agenda.
2018 Rollback Tax Rate
The Board discussed and a motion was made by Don Rodgers to propose the 2019 Rollback Tax Rate of 0.297621/$100 and set the public hearing for September 9th, seconded by Victor Medina. Motion carried unanimously.
Bids or Advertising for Phase 19 Collection System
A motion was made by Victor Medina for authorization to advertise for the Bid Process for Phase 19 Collection System seconded by Dale Patterson. Motion carried unanimously
Engineer Ron Bavarian was not present, James discussed they are still working on the water line project. He stated they met with the Roads Department regarding 10th Street and it looks like we will have to move the clay pipe water line. The County is trying to help with this project, at this time we are waiting to hear back from them.
Water and Sewer Report
James Wistinghausen presented his Water and Sewer report to the board. No violations for this month.
New and Old Business
Yvonne Manis spoke regarding new streetlights were ordered to be installed. They are going to change out the arms on a few poles and move one arm. James prepared a list and we are still looking for dark spots in town. When employee Aurelio went out to check the street lights he also checked the trees that are covering the street lights to see how bad it was.
Yvonne Manis talked about the fraud on one of our accounts. Thanks to Amegy Bank it was stopped before it happened. We will be working with the bank for extra protection.
Yvonne discussed the November Board Meeting falls on Veterans Day, after discussion it was reset for Tuesday November 12th.
Brad Bingham discussed the hold up on the County road work in Bacliff, the roads and ditch work seems to be neglected. John Wade stated he would talk to the County.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:25p.m. by Dale Patterson, seconded by Tony Poynor. Motion carried unanimously.
Approved by: President Brad Bingham