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​Northwest Lakewood Sanitation District


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 FEBRUARY 24, 2021

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, the Regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of  the  
Northwest  Lakewood  Sanitation  District  and  the  Board  of  Directors  of  its Wastewater  
Utility  Enterprise  (collectively  referred  to  hereafter  as  “Board”)  was convened by Zoom
video conference and teleconference call on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 4:00 P.M.   The Zoom
Meeting and call-in information was listed in the meeting notice posted by the District and the
public was able to attend the meeting by telephone, if they so desired.

ATTENDANCE           Directors In Attendance Were:
Anthony M. Dursey Greg Fabisiak
Cici Kesler Clark Davenport

Following  discussion,  upon  motion  duly  made  by  Director  Fabisiak,  seconded  by Director  
Davenport,  and  upon  vote,  unanimously  carried,  Director  Zimmerman’s absence was excused.

Also In Attendance Were:
Steve Beck and Matt Cohrs; Special District Management Services, Inc. Tim Flynn, Esq.; Collins,
Cockrel & Cole, P.C.
Bill Willis; Martin/Martin Consulting Engineers Wayne Ramey; Ramey Environmental Compliance Walt
Frankland

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Minutes: The Board reviewed the minutes of the January 27, 2021 Regular Meeting.

Following  discussion,  upon  motion  duly  made  by  Director  Kesler,  seconded  by Director
Fabisiak, and upon vote, unanimously carried, the minutes of the January 27, 2021 Regular Meeting
were approved, as presented.

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

PUBLIC                        There were no public comments.

COMMENTS                                     

FINANCIAL MATTERS

Claims: Mr. Beck discussed the claims for the period ending February 11, 2021 with the Board as
follows:

General Fund                                              $    381,320.73
Enterprise Fund                                          $      43,713.00
Total                                                           $    425,033.73

Following discussion, upon motion duly made by Director Davenport, seconded by Director Kesler and,
upon vote, unanimously carried, the Board approved the payment of claims for the period ending
February 11, 2021.

Unaudited Financial Statement: Mr. Beck 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 January 31, 2021, the schedule of cash position dated
January 31, 2021, and the Accounts Receivable reports on collections of fees, the past due accounts
and collection efforts.

Following  discussion,  upon  motion  duly  made  by  Director  Kesler,  seconded  by Director  
Davenport,  and,  upon  vote,  unanimously  carried,  the  Board  accepted  the unaudited   
financial   statements   of   the   District   setting   forth   the   cash   deposits,
investments,  budget  analysis,  accounts  payable  vouchers  and  accounts  receivables reports
for the period ending January 31, 2021, and the schedule of cash position dated January 31, 2021,
as presented.

Bill.com discussion: Mr. Beck and Attorney Flynn discussed the Bill.com service with the Board. The
discussion was tabled until March so that Attorney Flynn can draft an indemnity clause for the SDMS
management contract.

LEGAL MATTERS    Update on 930 Alkire Street Easement:   Attorney Flynn and Mr. Willis discussed
with the Board the continued efforts to secure the required easement for the District to obtain
access to the sewer main that runs along the eastern property line of this property and a portion
of the adjacent property to the south, and which is necessary to install a new manhole that is not
located beneath either of the garage structures that are located on each side of the property line
between the two properties.  The owners of 930 Alkire Street  have  retained  legal  counsel.   Mr.
 Flynn  has  scheduled  a  time  to  discuss  the District’s requirements with the owners’ legal
counsel who is Jerry Dahl, the attorney for the City of Wheat Ridge.  The owner of the property
just to the South of 930 Alkire has  consented  to  the  District’s  surveyor  accessing  his  
property  for  obtaining  the information necessary to prepare a new legal description for the
manhole and sewer

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

main  extension  the  District  is  requesting.  Mr.  Willis  has  drafted  the  easement agreement
and Mr. Flynn is to present this to Attorney Dahl.

Third   Restated   and   Amended   Sewer   Service   Agreement   with   Applewood Sanitation
District:  Attorney Flynn discussed the proposed agreement changes with the Board and will prepare
a draft agreement to present to Attorney Scheurer that allows the  Applewood  Sanitation  District  
to  charge  each  Northwest  Lakewood  customer Applewood’s  current  sewer  fee  of  $360/SFE.   
Northwest  Lakewood  would  charge Applewood  Northwest  Lakewood’s  current  sewer  service  fee  
in  the  amount  of
$400/SFE.  The service fees could be changed by each District as long as they were no greater than
what was charged inside of each District’s territorial boundaries.   Each District would continue
to collect the property taxes from the properties within their boundaries that are served by the
other District.  The proposed new agreement would remain in effect for a period of 5 years and then
would be subject to extension at that time upon the same terms and conditions provided both Boards
were in agreement.


OPERATIONS MATTERS

Operations Monthly Report: Mr. Ramey reviewed the monthly report (January 1-31) with the Board.  A
copy of the report is attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference.

Engineer’s Report: Mr. Willis reviewed with the Board the engineering report dated February 24,
2021. A copy of the report is attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference. Mr. Willis
also discussed the 2021 Capital Improvements planning and the Denver Water Conduit Project.

OTHER BUSINESS    Website Update:  Mr. Frankland reported on website activity.

Metro  Wastewater  Board  Position:  Mr.  Beck  discussed  the  letter  from  Metro regarding  the  
lack  of  a  Board  representative  for  the  District.  Director  Davenport volunteered to
represent the Board.

Following  discussion,  upon  motion  duly  made  by  Director  Kesler,  seconded  by Director
Fabisiak, and, upon vote, unanimously carried, the Board appointed Director Davenport as the
District representative on the Metro Wastewater Board.

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
































































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Respectfully submitted,


By                                                                      Secretary for the Meeting


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