Minutes: May 17, 2018
Roll Call of Members
Tim Buchney - Present
Ed Snook - Absent
Ed Seger- Present
John Perry - Present
Kristin Wheaton- Present
Paul Kearney - Absent
Dave McDermott - Present (Arrived at approximately 7:40 p.m.)
Roll Call of Professionals
John Scerbo - Present
Richard Wenner - Present
Charles Ferraioli - Present
Ceren Aralp - Present (with Ms. Aralp was her assistant Kyle Gourley)
A motion to open public comment was made by John Perry and seconded by Kristin Wheaton, all were in favor. There being no public comment the public comment session was closed.
Resolution 18-35: Payment of Bills was moved by Ed Seger and seconded by Kristin Wheaton for approval. Tom Buchney, Ed Seger, John Perry, Kristin Wheaton. There were no nays or abstentions.
Approval of Minutes
April 19, 2018
Motion to approve the minutes of April 19, 2018 was made by Tom Buchney and seconded by John Perry. In favor were Tom Buchney, John Perry. Abstaining were Ed Seger and Kristin Wheaton.
Resolution 18-36 was moved by Ed Seger and seconded by Tom Buchney. In favor were Tom Buchney, Ed Seger, John Perry, Kristin Wheaton. There were no nays or abstentions.
Resolution 18-37 was moved by Tom Buchney and seconded by Ed Seger. In favor were Tom Buchney, Ed Seger, John Perry, Kristin Wheaton. There were no nays or abstentions.
Auditor’s Report - 2017 Audit
Charles Ferraioli presented his report on the 2017 audit.
There was no attorney’s report.
Ceren Aralp advised the board on the status of the asset management loan application, the status of activities regarding the sewer expansion and project schedule and a report on the review of the force main.
Executive Director’s Report
Executive Director John Scerbo discussed the benefit of retaining a qualified purchasing agent to contract with the VTMUA in order to elevate the bid threshold to $40,000 and elevate the quote threshold to $6,000. He recommended the Canning Group as the outside agency to be awarded the contract in accordance with the proposal submitted by the Canning Group. Upon the motion by Kristin Wheaton and seconded by Dave McDermott the matter was put to a vote. Voting in favor were Tom Buchney, Ed Seger, John Perry, Kristin Wheaton and Dave McDermott.
Commissioner Ed Seger requested clarification on 2% increases related to Mr. Scerbo’s contract as executive director during which time it was clarified that a 2% increase was applicable to the base rate of pay.
At 7:48 p.m. a motion was made by Dave McDermott and seconded by Kristin Wheaton to go into executive session for the purpose of discussing legal matters. Voting in favor were Tom Buchney, Ed Seger, John Perry, Kristin Wheaton and Dave McDermott. There were no nays or abstentions.
At 8:33 p.m. a motion was made by John Perry and seconded by Dave McDermott to close executive session and resume open session. All voted in favor. At 8:34 p.m. the meeting was adjourned.