Greater Pine Island Water Association Inc.
 
                      
        

Minutes

THE FOLLOWING MINUTES ARE DRAFT ONLY.  THEY HAVE NOT BEEN OFFICIALLY APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

                                         REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 19, 2017

 

 

 

Present:    John Cammick, President; Ross Halbleib, Vice President; Paul Brown,

                 Treasurer (via video cam); Tim Saulsbery, Secretary; Frank Potter;

                  Will Peratino (via video cam); Edward Serrell; Mike Dreikorn (via video

                  cam); Laurie Adams, General Manager; Renee'    Clark, Recording Secretary;

                  Rich Parsons, Financial Manager.

 

Absent:     John West

 

Also Present:   Beverly Grady (via video cam)

 

The meeting was called to order at 3:00 PM. by President Cammick.  After considering the proposed agenda,  Mr.  Saulsbery moved, seconded by Mr. Potter  for approval of the agenda.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

The minutes of the Regular Meeting of October 31, 2017 were presented.  Dr. Halbleib    moved, seconded by Mr. Saulsbery  for approval of the minutes as presented.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

The Treasurer's Report was presented by Rich Parsons.  Mr. Parsons reviewed various items relating to revenue and expense.  Mr. Saulsbery  moved, seconded by Mr. Potter  for approval of the Treasurer’s Reports as presented. The motion carried unanimously.

Exhibit 54 (October)  Exhibit 55   (November)

 

The General Manager’s Report was presented.   Exhibit  56  

Mrs.  Adams reported:

 

1.      Discussion with development professionals for quotes to RFP for building of equipment building at Center.

2.     Answer from RMA Geologic Consultants re: arsenic levels on Pine Island.

3.     Matlacha Isles line upgrade-survey complete, bids to be sent in February.

 

The Operations Report were presented.  Exhibit 57 (October)     Exhibit  58 (November)

 

Mrs. Adams presented the revised Safety Manual.  (See original in file)  Mr. Dreikorn moved, seconded by Mr. Saulsbery for adoption and approval of the Safety Manual dated November 6, 2017.  The motion carried unanimously.  Exhibit 61

 

The Annual Meeting Ballot Package was presented for approval. Exhibit 59   Mr. Potter moved, seconded by Dr. Halbleib for Board approval of the proposed amendment to By-Law Article VIII, Section 1. A to be submitted to the membership for approval at the Annual Meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Potter moved, seconded by Mr. Serrell for Board approval of the proposed amendment to By-Law Article VIII, Section 4 to be submitted to the membership for approval at the Annual Meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Potter moved, seconded by  Dr. Halbleib for Board approval of the proposed amendment to By-Law Article VIII, Section 9 to be submitted to the membership for approval at the Annual Meeting.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Dr. Halbleib moved, seconded by Mr. Potter for approval of the Annual Meeting agenda as amended replacing “Salute to the Flag” with “Pledge of Allegiance”.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Potter moved, seconded by Mr. Serrell for approval of the Ballot and candidate resumes.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Mr. Saulsbery presented Exhibit 60   as the proposed Ballot Counting Committee for the  2018 Annual Meeting.  Dr. Halbleib moved, seconded by Mr. Potter for approval of the 2018 Ballot Counting Committee as presented.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Mrs. Adams advised that the Lee County Commission hearing for GPIWA’s requested up to 2% rate increase per year for four years and one time miscellaneous fee increase was held earlier today and approved by the Commission.  Exhibit 62    Mr. Saulsbery moved, seconded by Dr. Halbleib to approve a 2% water rate increase and increase to miscellaneous fees effective January 1, 2018.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Mrs. Adams proposed an end of year bonus for each employee of $375.00. Exhibit 63  Dr. Halbleib moved, seconded by Mr. Saulsbery to authorize a net $375 bonus to every employee.  The motion carried unanimously.  

 

There being no further business before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at

4:20 PM.

 

 

 

                                                            Tim Saulsbery, Secretary