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MUC MINUTES

JULY 23, 2015

Municipal Utilities Commission

Minutes

July 23, 2015

The Municipal Utilities Commission met in regular session on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Municipal Utilities Commission conference room at 410 Academy St., Cambridge, Md. Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley convened the meeting at approximately 6:30 pm.

Present: Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley

Norma Alschbach-MUC Commissioner

Glenn Ford-MUC Commissioner

Steve Williams-MUC Commissioner

Joe Brooks-MUC Commissioner

Jane Dorman-MUC Water Resource Administrator

Kevin Johnson-Superintendent-MUC

Ed Bramble-Assistant Superintendent

Expenditures

Expenditures for the Month of May 2015 in the amount of $206,668.66 and June 2015 in the amount of $83,947.96 were submitted for approval.

Motion to approve the expenditures for May was made by Mr. Williams, seconded by Mr. Brooks.

Approved.

Motion to approve the expenditures for June was made by Mr. Williams, seconded by Mr. Ford

Approved.

Minutes

Minutes for the MUC Meeting of May 28th, 2015 were submitted for approval.

Motion to approve minutes was made by Mr. Brooks, seconded by Mrs. Alschbach.

Approved.

Vac-tron Purchase

Mrs. Dorman provided the Commission with pricing and literature on for the Vac-tron. Mrs. Dorman and Mr. Johnson informed the Commission of the importance of the purchase of a new vac-tron verse’s the repair of the old one. Mr. Johnson and Mr. Bramble explained the time saving alone would be valuable compared to the equipment they are presently using.

Mr. Williams and Mr. Brooks requested more information concerning the type of Vac-tron presented to them. After further discussion they advised Mrs. Dorman to provide them with additional information about financing verses non-financing and to acquire other quotes from another company.

Mrs. Dorman agreed to provide the Commission with additional information at the next scheduled meeting on Thursday August 27th.

Fence Purchase

Mrs. Dorman requested approval for the automated portion of the slide gate and a new 4’ pedestrian gate to be installed at the end of Brohawn Ave. between the Maintenance Building and the Washington Street Pump Station, to be installed by Anderson Fence for the total amount of $6600.00.

Mr. Williams strongly advised adding the pedestrian gate.

With further discussion a motion to approve with pedestrian gate was made by Mr. Williams, seconded by Mrs. Alschbach.

Approved.

Truck Purchase

Mrs. Dorman requested approval to get bids on the purchase of a new truck for the purpose of hauling the excavator and at the same time would provide an additional vehicle to be used as needed and to take one of the older vehicles out of service.

Motion was made by Mr. Brooks to obtain bids and pricing for the purchase of a new truck, seconded by Mr. Williams. The Commission will decide at that time on the method of purchase.

Approved.

Superintendent’s Report

Mr. Johnson and Mr. Bramble discussed street openings and repairs. Mr. Johnson reported on the Pumpage and Billing for the Months of May and June.

*Meeting time Change. The Commission was in total agreement to change the meeting time beginning September 24th, 2015 to 5:30 pm.

With no further business, a motion was made to adjourn at approximately 7:15 pm.

Respectively submitted

Chris Donovan