ORO VALLEY STORMWATER UTILITY COMMISSION
Thursday, June 16, 2016
HOPI CONFERENCE ROOM
11000 N. LA CANADA DRIVE
Chairman Michael Stankiewicz called the meeting to order at 4:00 pm
|Michael Stankiewicz, Chair |
Jim Mikolaitis, Vice Chair
John Lynch, Commissioner
Frederick Wayand, Commissioner
||David Parker, Commissioner |
MOTION: A motion was made by Vice Chair Mikolaitis and seconded by Commissioner Wayand approve the May 19, 2016 regular session minutes with the following addition to the financial report discussion. A question was raised by Commissioner Lynch about the discontinuity of the ending reserve balance for the end of FY 14/15 to the beginning of FY 15/16. Mr. Todnem will provide a report to the commission
Motion carried, 4-0.
Assistant Director of Community Development and Public Works, Aimee Ramsey spoke to the commissioners about the new Stormwater Analyst and Project Manager positions which have been posted on the Town of Oro Valley Website.
Ms. Ramsey indicated that we will be hiring a replacement Stormwater Inspector.
New Stormwater Engineer, Justin Turner was introduced to the Commissioners.
Ms. Ramsey shared and discussed a Draft of the Annual Work Plan for 2016-2017
Additional discussion on this item continued after Item 5.
The commission asked if there was any additional feedback from the community on the Stormwater fee rate increase to take effect on July 4, 2016.
A question was raised about the search for a new Town Manager. Discussion followed.
Stormwater Manager, Mike Todnem said there were no events to report on at this time.
There were no speakers from the public.
Mr. Todnem said there were none at this time.
Ms. Ramsey reported that it is in the process of being finalized.
Mr. Todnem discussed the May financials relating to the state grant revenues being finalized.
Discussion regarding the financial difference from the June 2014-15 and the revision of the September 11, 2016 report. Mr. Todnem will investigate the issue with the Finance Department.
There was a discussion about the confusion in wording between Town Code Chapter 15 and Chapter 17. Ms. Ramsey indicated that the Town Code document is being updated.
Mr. Todnem discussed the project of providing protection for a resident along the Lomas de Oro wash.
Mr. Todnem told the commission of an issue at Logan's Crossing regarding the equestrian trail.
Stormwater Engineer Justin Turner explained the Rivers Edge project.
Mr. Todnem discussed a project that Stormwater is working on in Shadow Mountain Estates.
There was a discussion about the financial aspect of these projects.
Additional discussion on this item continued after Item 9
Mr. Todnem presented the Commissioners with certificates of appreciation for their work on the Stormwater Utility Rate Analysis.
A proposal by Chairman Stankiewicz to cancel the next meeting for July 21, 2016 was discussed and the next meeting date was set for August 18, 2016.
The agenda items for the next regular session meeting on August 18, 2016 were discussed with the following changes:
Add as item 3: Discussion of the draft of the MS4 Annual Report
Add as Item 4: Discuss/review the draft of the Town Code Chapter 17 modifications
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Lynch and seconded by Commissioner Wayand adjourn the meeting at 5:16 pm
Motion carried, 4-0.