Dollar Bay Water Board Meeting Minutes and Information
Osceola Township Water Meeting Minutes
April 11, 2018
The regular meeting of the Osceola Township Water Board was called to order by Supervisor Karpiak on April 11, 2018, at 6:00 pm in the Osceola Township meeting room. Board members present were Steve Karpiak, Judy Odgers, Christa Gardner, and Don Wareham. Aaron Janke was absent.
Motion by Wareham, supported by Gardner to accept the minutes of the March meeting. AVIF
Motion by Odgers, supported by Karpiak to approve the financial reports. AVIF
Motion by Odgers, supported by Wareham for payment of the bills in the amount of $1669.35. AVIF
Public Comment: None at 6:04 pm
Motion by Wareham, supported by Gardner to approve the agenda with the addition under new business, a. equipment needs, and the deletion of #4, the treasurer’s report. AVIF
a. Operator’s Report: A written report was submitted. Pumpage report was submitted. Mattfolk reported the water tests were good, the red tags were delivered in Dollar Bay and Tamarack City and he turned on one service.
b. Secretary’s Report: Written report. Stefanich reported that the water bills went out on April 3rd. The water consumption for Dollar Bay was 2,709,200 gallons with 2,698,804 gallons billed. The water consumption and billed amount for Tamarack City was 371,000 gallons and the sewer consumption was 359,500 gallons. Residents with delinquent bills will receive letters stating if they are not current with their water accounts then their water service will be turned off as soon as the weather permits. This includes all fees and penalties.
a. Update on water ordinances: The committee met with the township attorney, Nick Daavettila, on April 16, 2018.
b. Equipment needs: Mattfolk requested a $10,000 budget to replenish his inventory of parts needed for repairs. He also would like a laptop for water reads that will have a Sensus program in which to detect if meters are being tampered with, find leaks, and for reports. Karpiak requested he brings to the May meeting a list of parts/cost and the specs for a computer. The board agreed. Mattfolk also requested the purchase of four new meters at the cost of $960.00. Motion to allow Mattfolk to purchase the meters by Wareham, supported by Odgers. AVIF.
Motion to adjourn by Gardner, supported by Wareham at 6:18 pm. AVIF
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