Minutes of May 15, 2017 Board Meeting - The Mattabassett District - Cromwell CT

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Mattabassett District, Cromwell, CT

Meeting Minutes

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Minutes of May 15, 2017

Roll Call of Members
The monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of The Mattabassett District was held Monday, May 15, 2017, in the Administration Building. Chairman John Dunham called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. A roll call was taken and a quorum was present. Present from the Town of Cromwell were Directors Bonnie Anderson, Doug Sienna and Tom Tokarz. Present from the Town of Berlin were Directors Robert Argazzi, John Dunham and James Fallon. Present from the City of Middletown were Directors David Bauer and Joseph Samolis. Present from the City of New Britain were Directors Paul Catanzaro, Peter Centurelli and Mary Marrocco. Also present were Edward T. Lynch Jr. - District Counsel, Arthur Simonian - Executive Director, Michelle Ryan - District Engineer, Brian Warman - Operations Manager and Bill Adkins - Maintenance Manager. Middletown Directors Dale Aldieri and Tom Serra and New Britain Directors Tonilynn Collins and Timothy Stewart were absent.

Approval of April 18, 2017 Minutes

MOTION: Mr. Bauer moved to approve the minutes of April 18, 2017.

Mr. Centurelli seconded the motion.

Discussion

RESOLVED: The motion was approved with Mr. Sienna abstaining.

Treasurer's Report

MOTION: Mr. Sienna moved to accept the Treasurer's Report as presented.

Mr. Fallon seconded the motion.

Discussion

RESOLVED: The motion was approved unanimously.

Budget Statement

MOTION: Mr. Sienna moved to accept the Budget Statement as presented.

Mr. Bauer seconded the motion.

Discussion

RESOLVED: The motion was approved unanimously.

Check Register - April, 2017

No motion required.

Staff Reports

MOTION: Mr. Sienna moved to accept the Staff Reports as presented.

Mr. Centurelli seconded the motion.

Discussion

RESOLVED: The motion was approved unanimously.

Executive Director's Staff Actions:

1) The Executive Director will add the insurance payment for the GAC Fire to offset the GAC expense account.

Engineering Committee

MOTION: Mr. Sienna moved to accept the Engineering Committee Report as presented.

Mr. Catanzaro seconded the motion.

Discussion

RESOLVED: The motion was approved unanimously.

Finance Committee

No Report

Human Resources Committee

No Report

Property Management

No Report

Public Relations Committee

No Report

District Project Construction Committee

No Report

Counsel's Report

No Report

New Business

1) Two Recognition Awards were issued by the District and Board; to Elizabeth Walters, retiring Laboratory Manager and the District Employees for 12 months without a lost day.

2) Safety Excellence Award - Place a sign outside for the employees to see when they drive into the plant that acknowledges the plant's safety record.

3) Follow-up with Travelers on the status on the Cromwell Fire Department's claim.

Communications

The Executive Director reviewed the two articles in the Board package.

Adjournment

MOTION: Mr. Bauer moved to adjourn.

Mr. Tokarz seconded the motion.

RESOLVED: The motion was approved unanimously.

The meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.

The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Building, Cromwell, Connecticut.