ORO VALLEY STORMWATER UTILITY COMMISSION
Thursday, August 18, 2016
HOPI CONFERENCE ROOM
11000 N. LA CANADA DRIVE
REGULAR SESSION AT OR AFTER 4 P.M.
Chairman Michael Stankiewicz called the meeting to order at 4 pm.
|Michael Stankiewicz, Chair |
Jim Mikolaitis, Vice Chair
Frederick Wayand, Commissioner
||David Parker, Commissioner |
It was noted by Chairman Stankiewicz that Commissioner Lynch resigned from the Stormwater Utility Commission.
Oro Valley Resident Nancy O'Connor raised a question about issues in her neighborhood.
Oro Valley Resident John Adams questioned whether the washes have been surveyed in his neighborhood.
Oro Valley Resident Neil O'Connor asked whether the area west of Rolling Hills has been designated as a floodplain.
MOTION: A motion was made by Vice Chair Mikolaitis and seconded by Commissioner Wayand approve the June 16, 2016 regular session minutes without any changes.
Motion carried, 3-0.
Community Development and Public Works Stormwater Division Manager Mike Todnem introduced the new Project Manager John Lynch and also Engineer Justin Turner. Mr. Todnem told the commissioners that a new GIS Information Technician and Stormwater Inspector are on board as well.
Mr. Todnem said one more draftsman is yet to be hired.
Mr. Todnem indicated that September 30, 2016 is the submittal date for the MS4 report.
Mr. Todnem discussed the draft of the Chapter 17 revisions which he indicated will be ready in late October.
Stormwater Engineer Justin Turner discussed the revisions with the commissioners and changes that are needed to it.
Mr. Todnem said there were no meetings or events to report on at this time.
A renewal credit application was submitted by Sun City home owner's association. Bob Mariani spoke to the commissioners about the initiatives their home owner's association has done to assist Oro Valley Stormwater.
A hand out was supplied to commissioners with updates.
Mr. Todnem said the June 2016 financials for the end of the fiscal year were being verified and will be updated in September.
Mr. Todnem discussed the July revenues. He indicated that there was a billing error for some businesses.
Commissioner Jim Mikolaitis inquired about the deficit/surplus from May to June 2016. Mr. Todnem said he will discuss the details with Wendy Gomez in the Finance Department.
Mr. Todnem discussed the rain on Tuesday night, August 16, 2016 and a similar event that happened the week before in Sun City. He indicated there was no local flooding but there were downed trees and debris.
Mr. Todnem talked to the commissioners about other projects which include installing gabions for sediment control and flood control.
Mr. Todnem explained that a channel has failed and they are working with the Home Owner's Association and looking to do repairs.
Community Development and Public Works Director Paul Keesler addressed the needs at Shadow Mountain Estates.
The next regular session meeting has been scheduled for September 15, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the Hopi Conference Room.
The agenda for the September 15, 2016 regular session meeting was discussed and approved.
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Wayand and seconded by Vice Chair Mikolaitis adjourn the meeting at 5:04 p.m.
Motion carried, 3-0.