ORO VALLEY STORMWATER UTILITY COMMISSION
Thursday, September 15, 2016
HOPI CONFERENCE ROOM
11000 N. LA CANADA DRIVE
Chair Michael Stankiewicz called the meeting to order at 4 p.m.
|Michael Stankiewicz, Chair |
Jim Mikolaitis, Vice Chair
David Parker, Commissioner
Frederick Wayand, Commissioner
Oro Valley resident Nancy O'Connor had a question on when the meeting will be scheduled to discuss the floodplain issue at Shadow Mountain Estates.
Assistant Director of Community Development and Public Works (CDPW) Aimee Ramsey advised Mrs. O'Connor that the meeting was scheduled for September 27, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hopi Conference Room.
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Parker and seconded by Vice Chair Mikolaitis approve the August 18, 2016 regular session minutes without any changes.
Motion carried, 4-0.
CDPW Director & Town Engineer Paul Keesler updated the commissioners of the next employee to be hired for the Stormwater Utility Department.
Two candidates were interviewed for the Stormwater Commission vacancy. A recommendation will be presented to Town Council at the October 5, 2016 town meeting.
CDPW Stormwater Engineer Justin Turner and Mrs. Ramsey discussed and answered questions regarding the updated MS4 Annual Report.
Mr. Turner confirmed that the status of the draft of the Town Code Chapter 17 will be in October/November.
Mr. Turner gave an update of upcoming meetings and events.
Pima County Regional Flood Control District Advisory Committee - scheduled the 3rd Thursday of the month
Arizona Flood Plain Managers Association have scheduled their bi-annual meeting November 8-10, 2016
Mrs. Ramsey informed the commissioners of the next State of the Town that will be held on October 20, 2016. A formal invitation will be sent out at a later date with more information.
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Parker and seconded by Commissioner Wayand approve that Sun City Oro Valley receive a 25% discount on their Stormwater Utility fee.
Motion carried, 3-0.
Chairman Stankiewicz abstained from voting as he is a resident of Sun City Oro Valley.
Mr. Keesler informed the commissioners that they are at a 100% stage for the Your Voice, Our Future General Plan. It will be going to the Mayor and Town Council next week for final adoption. Once the Council votes on it, it will be placed on the November 8, 2016 general election ballot for the residents to vote on.
Mrs. Ramsey commented on the Stormwater financials.
Stormwater Project Manager John Lynch discussed the project improvement to Catalina Ridge 115 ft section of the Drainage Channel that has gone out for bid.
Mr. Turner talked about the 4 Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) that have been submitted to Pima County.
Catalina Ridge Channel Reconstruction Project - Priority 1
Carmack Wash Basin Management Plan - Priority 2
Peglar Wash Basin Management Plan - Priority 3
Highlands Wash Basin Management Plan - Priority 4
The next regular session meeting has been scheduled for October 20, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the Hopi Conference Room.
The agenda for the October 20, 2016 regular session meeting was discussed and approved.
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Parker and seconded by Commissioner Wayand adjourn the meeting at 5:40 p.m.
Motion carried, 4-0.