REGULAR MEETING
ENGLEWOOD WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
201 SELMA AVENUE
MAY 19, 2011 @8:30 A.M.

Board of Supervisors:
Steve Samuels, Chair
Taylor Meals, Vice-Chair
Sydney Crampton
Phyllis Wright
Paul Manke

Staff:
Michael J. Ray, Administrator
Robert H. Berntsson, District Counsel
Teresa L. Herzog, Administrative Assistant

1.      The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call to establish a quorum.

2.      ANNOUNCEMENTS – None

3.      SERVICE AWARDS – Chair Samuels presented a 5 year service award to Human Resources Coordinator Cynthia Draine with thanks and congratulations.

4.      PUBLIC INPUT – None

5.      CONSENT SECTION – Chair Samuels asked for comments, objections and/or corrections to the consent section, hearing none,

Mr. Meals moved, “To accept the Consent Section as presented.” Seconded by Mr. Manke 

Unanimous                                                                                                  11-05-19 CS A         
                                                                                                                       
6.      ACTION ITEM - None                                                                        

7.      DISCUSSION ITEM
a. Mid-year Budget Review – staff reviewed the hand out.

8.      ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT – Michael J. Ray

 

 

        a.  WASTEWATER OPERATIONS – Philip E. Wagoner
1.  DEP workshop- attended the workshop May 10th reviewing hurricane and reuse protocols.
2. Flows - are 1.2 MGD, staff is starting the maintenance schedule.                                        3. Headworks – still waiting for a start date from Siemens.
4. Trainee – our High School trainee Cole Keaser will become a full-time employee next week and will be ready to sit for the State exam soon.
5. Annual report – has been returned to Atkins for submittal to DEP.

b.  TECHNICAL/OPERATIONS SUPPORT MANAGER – Jarl ‘Jay’ D. Linden, PE
Mr. Linden reviewed his written report with updates.
1. Reclaimed Water Aquifer Storage Recovery – because of high demand and low flow, we ran out of reclaimed water and began drawing from the ASR well on May 18th.    
2. Annual Hydrobiological Monitoring Report – Administrator Mike Ray and Water Operations Manager Roger Quick will meet with SWFWMD May 25th to discuss the results of the report.
3. Sarasota County Sidewalk Project Phase I – 50% complete, staff is making adjustments as necessary.
4. Sarasota County Water Interconnect – Kuxhausen Construction was the apparent low bidder, the project came in under our estimate; we will not have to add to the budget for this project.
5. V9-A Vacuum Sewer and Watermain Replacement Project – is proceeding; the easement resolution will be prepared for the June 16th meeting.                        
6. Elsie Quirk Library Drainage Project – resumed construction on May 17th.

        c.  FINANCE DIRECTOR – Sonia Zoeller
1. Investment Report – as of April 30, 2011 there is $13.1M in reserves and investment accounts are averaging 2.75% in returns.  
2. FY12 budget - is being worked on for August discussion.
3. FRS – nothing is official until July 1, but if the changes take effect, employees will be responsible for contributing 3% toward their retirement. Currently EWD contributes 10.77% for regular FRS employees.
4. Payroll Software – has been purchased, training will begin next month.   

Mr. Ray continued, Wastewater Operations Manager Philip Wagoner and I attended the May 17th meeting with DEP about the odor control matter. No fine was issued and we have 6 months to correct the problem. A minor permit modification was request, it will be done in-house. Mr. Ray concluded the Administrator’s report stating that he, Mr. Meals and Ms. Crampton will be attending the Water Summit June 1st in Sarasota.

9.      ATTORNEY’S REPORT – Robert H. Berntsson - none

10.    OLD BUSINESS - none

11.    PUBLIC COMMENT – none

12.    NEW BUSINESS - none

13.    BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS – Chair Samuels thanked Ms. Herzog and the Board for their participation in the Drop Saver poster contest.  

14.    ADJOURN @ 9:41 am

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Taylor Meals

/tlh