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MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE

NORTHWEST LAKEWOOD SANITATION DISTRICT

AND THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE

WASTEWATER UTILITY ENTERPRISE

HELD

JANUARY 24, 2018


A regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Northwest Lakewood Sanitation District and the Board of Directors of the Wastewater Utility Enterprise (referred to hereafter as “Board”) was convened, on Wednesday, the 24th day of January, 2018, at 4:00 P.M., at the offices of Martin/Martin, Inc., 12499 W. Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado. The meeting was open to the public.

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 ATTENDANCE

 Directors In Attendance Were:

Anthony M. Dursey

James D. “Jim” Zimmerman

Gregory A. “Greg” Fabisiak

Catherine “CiCi” Kesler

 
Also In Attendance Were:

AJ Beckman; Special District Management Services, Inc.

 Tim Flynn, Esq.; Collins, Cockrel & Cole, P.C.

Bill Willis; Martin/Martin Consulting Engineers
 
Wayne Ramey; Ramey Environmental Compliance

Susan Opalinski; Barnes Griggs & Associates, P.C.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 Minutes: The Board reviewed the minutes of the December 27, 2017 regular meeting.

Following discussion, upon motion duly made by Director Zimmerman, seconded by Director Fabisiak, and upon vote, unanimously carried, the minutes of the December 27, 2017 meeting were approved as presented.

Resolution No. 2018-01-01; Designating the Location for Posting Open Meetings Law Notices: Attorney Flynn reviewed Resolution No. 2018-01-01; Designating the Location for Posting Open Meetings Law Notices with the Board.

Following discussion, upon motion duly made by Director Kesler, seconded by Director Zimmerman and, upon vote, unanimously carried, the Board adopted Resolution No. 2018-01-01; Designating the Location for Posting Open Meetings Law Notices. A copy of the adopted Resolution attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference.

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PUBLIC COMMENTS

There were no public comments.
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FINANCIAL MATTERS

 Claims: The Board considered approval of the payment of claims through the period ending January 24, 2018, as follows:

General Fund                                             $      21,925.97

Enterprise Fund                                          $      12,825.27

Total                                                           $      34,751.24

 
Following a discussion, upon motion duly made by Director Kesler, seconded by Director Zimmerman and, upon vote, unanimously carried, the Board approved the payment of claims for the period ending January 24, 2018, as presented.

 
Unaudited Financial Statement: Ms. Opalinski reviewed with the Board the unaudited financial statements of the District setting forth the cash deposits, investments, and budget analysis, accounts payable vouchers for the period ending December 31, 2017, the quarterly billing report, and the schedule of cash position dated December 31, 2017.  The Board requested that the quarterly billing report be revised to present the information as an aging report which will tie to the receivable amount reported on the balance sheet.

Following discussion, upon motion duly made by Director Kelser, seconded by Director Zimmerman and, upon vote, unanimously carried, the Board accepted the unaudited financial statements of the District setting forth the cash deposits, investments, and budget analysis, and accounts payable vouchers for period ending
December 31, 2017, and the schedule of cash position dated December 31, 2017, as presented.

Status of Investments: There was nothing new to report.
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 LEGAL MATTERS


Resolution No. 2018-01-02; Calling for the 2018 Regular District Election and Appointing a Designated Election Official: Attorney Flynn reviewed Resolution No. 2018-01-02; Calling for the 2018 Regular District Election and Appointing a Designated Election Official with the Board.

Following discussion, upon motion duly made by Director Kesler, seconded by Director Fabisiak and, upon vote, unanimously carried, the Board adopted Resolution No. 2018-01-02; Calling for the 2018 Regular District Election and Appointing a Designated Election Official.  A copy of the adopted Resolution attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference.

Westridge Sanitation District/Northwest Lakewood Sanitation District Easement: Attorney Flynn reported to the Board that he is in the process of scheduling a meeting with Amanda Weaver. 

Amendment to Northwest Interceptor Agreement:  Attorney Flynn reported to the Board that work on the amendment to the IGA with College Park is on hold until College Park can resolve certain outstanding issues with Red Rocks Community College and Jefferson County Schools, both of which have major facilities on property known as the Education Complex within College Park. 

Update on possible exclusion of I-70 West Business Center Property:  Attorney Flynn reported to the Board that he has reached out to Mr. Richter and has received a signed Petition for Exclusion. 

Following discussion, upon motion duly made by Director Kesler, seconded by Director Zimmerman and, upon vote, unanimously carried, the Board accepted the Petition for Exclusion of the I-70 West Business Center Property and determined to hold the Public Hearing for Exclusion at the February 28, 2018 regular meeting.

 Independent Contractor Agreement with Ramey Environmental Compliance, Inc.:  Attorney Flynn reported to the Board that a new Agreement with Ramey Environmental Compliance, Inc. is in process and will be presented to the Board at the next regular meeting.
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OPERATIONS

MATTERS

Operations Monthly Report: Mr. Ramey reviewed the monthly report (December 1-31) with the Board.  No action was required.  A copy of the report is attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference.

Engineer’s Report: Mr. Willis reviewed with the Board his report dated January 24, 2018.  A copy of the report is attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference.

Mr. Willis reported that the Capital Improvement Plan will be ready in the next few months.
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OTHER BUSINESS

4101 Miller Street:  The Board discussed the property at 4101 Miller Street.  Director Kesler informed the Board that she will discuss the property with the land brokers.
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ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Board at this time, upon motion duly made by Director Zimmerman, seconded by Director Fabisiak and, upon vote, unanimously carried, the meeting was adjourned.
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Respectfully submitted,

By ___________________________________

Secretary for the Meeting


THESE MINUTES APPROVED AS THE OFFICIAL JANUARY 24, 2018 MINUTES OF THE NORTHWEST LAKEWOOD SANITATION DISTRICT BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SIGNING BELOW:

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Anthony M. Dursey
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James D. “Jim” Zimmerman
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Gregory A. “Greg” Fabisiak
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Catherine “Cici” Kesler