7 August 2017 Wastewater Public Hearing Minutes

  1. Call to Order

Mayor Snyder called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

  1. Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Snyder led the room in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

  1. Roll Call

Council members present: Michael Just, Steve Nolte, Colten Fors, Brian Shipley, Councilman Kevin Smith was absent.

 

Staff present: City Clerk Kyle Michel, City Engineer Bob Veenstra, Planning and Zoning Chairman Mike Kappos

 

  1. Approval of the Agenda

Motioned by Just, Seconded by Nolte, motion carried unanimously.

 

  1. Public Hearing
    • Public Hearing on First Reading of Ordinance 2017-04 Amending the Elkhart Code of Ordinances Chapter 99: Sewer Use Charge

Motioned by Just to open the hearing, Seconded by Shipley, motion carried unanimously. The Mayor declared the hearing open at 7:05 p.m.

Councilmen Nolte and Shipley gave brief background on the City’s wastewater treatment facility project. Information was provided by Tom Atkinson of the Iowa DNR and engineering specifics were given by City Engineer, Bob Veenstra. An explanation of the financial analysis for the project and funding mechanisms was given by the City’s financial advisor, Matt Stoffel of PFM. Questions from the public were answered and an explanation of the Ordinance was given.

Motion by Just to close the hearing, Seconded by Shipley, motion carried unanimously. The Mayor declared the hearing closed at 8:14 p.m.

 

  1. Adjourn

Motioned by Nolte, Seconded by Just, motion carried unanimously.

Mayor Snyder adjourned the meeting at 8:15 pm.

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