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1633rd -- 6/11/20 -- JournalRev 9/28/20 Pg. 1 JOURNAL OF THE (1633rd) MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT June 11, 2020 The Trustees of the District met in Room 109 at 2350 Market on the above date. Present at the meeting were: Board of Trustees Staff Members M.E. Yates, Chair B.L. Hoelscher, Executive Director J. Faul T.R. Snoke, Secretary-Treasurer J. Singer (online) S.M. Myers, General Counsel A. Fehr M. M. Gee, Director of Finance R. Wilson R. Unverferth, Director of Engineering Vacant Also present were: There was no closed session this Board meeting. At 5:00p.m. Trustee Yates called for roll and all were present. Trustee Singer was present online. Trustee Yates then asked for the approval of the May 14, 2020 (1632nd) Journal of proceeding minutes. The Journal was approved by Trustee Faul and seconded by Trustee Fehr. Trustee Yates then motioned to go into open session. Comments by Board Chair: None ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Report of Board Committees: AUDIT COMMITTEE Trustee Fehr reported that The Audit Committee met at 7:30 AM on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. In attendance were Trustees Fehr, Faul, Singer, Wilson, and Yates. The Chairman had no introductory comments. The Committee approved the minutes from the March 31st meeting. Internal Audit presented a report for an audit engagement that involved a review of the administrative processes utilized by the District to manage its’ Public Affairs Division. For the testing of contracts and expenditures, a scope period of July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2019 was utilized. The engagement received a “Satisfactory” or “clean” opinion. One Opportunity for Improvement was presented and discussed with the Committee. The recommendation focused on the need to finalize and publish the Communication Plan for Crisis Situations that currently is in development. The Committee requested that Staff provide a previously prepared cost-analysis of the Public Affairs function. The cost-analysis reviews and analyzes the use of outside contractors versus the use of in-house employees. Internal Audit completed the meeting by presenting a schedule of projected agenda items for upcoming Audit Committee meetings. During the presentations, questions were discussed and addressed as they were received from the Committee. The meeting adjourned at approximately 8:00 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, June 30, 2020. This concludes the Audit Committee Report. Tamara Clinton MSD Elaine Laura O’Fallon Park Comm Development Shonnah Paredes MSD Tracey Coleman MSD Jon Sprague MSD Sean Hadley MSD Michael Murphy SEIU Local 1 Tom Sullivan Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 2 PROGRAM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE Trustee Wilson reported that The Program Management Committee met on June 2, 2020 at 8:02 a.m. The meeting was attended by trustees Faul, Yates and Wilson; and Fehr and Singer via phone. The minutes of the May 5, 2020 meeting were approved. The agenda items to be introduced tonight were presented and discussed, including a detailed discussion regarding the following items: Ordinance No. 15422 – Gravois Trunk Sanitary Relocation – Staff discussed this unplanned supplemental appropriation to an existing project being constructed by Kolb Grading, LLC. The funding is necessary to provide an additional $750,000 for de-watering and soil stabilization of the project area to allow for the project to proceed. The contractor encountered higher than expected groundwater conditions within Gravois Creek caused by excessive rainfall. Ordinance No. 15423 – Staff provided details of a CSO Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure grant being awarded to reduce combined sewer overflows to the Mississippi River. Staff discussed the grant being awarded to King Cora LLC for the construction of one volume reducing bioretention basin on the property. Ordinance No. 15427 and Ordinance No. 15428 – Easement Condemnation Requests. Staff gave an update on the status of the easement acquisitions on 4 parcels of ground on two separate projects. Staff continues to coordinate with the property owners, but requests approval to move forward with condemnation in order to keep these two Consent Decree projects on schedule. Staff anticipates completing the acquisitions with these owners without the use of condemnation. Other Business – As requested, staff provided an update to the committee regarding the Jefferson Barracks Tunnel project. Staff refreshed the committee regarding the purpose of the project, the contractor SAK Construction, the differing site conditions encountered, the options to complete the project, and staff’s recommendation for moving forward. The committee had previously requested that staff develop a proposal for consideration to have an independent consultant review the existing geotechnical information and proposed plan to move forward. Ordinance No. 15379 was considered at the March 16th meeting. This Ordinance failed approval and staff continued negotiations with the contractor SAK. This update outlined the future phasing of the project, the specific cost considerations for each phase and appropriation requests the Board will see at the July committee and board meetings. Staff answered numerous questions and offered further discussion prior to and at the upcoming committee meetings. The next Committee meeting is tentatively scheduled for June 30, 2020. The meeting was adjourned at 9:03 a.m. ~~~~~~~ FINANCE COMMITTEE Trustee Fehr reported that The Finance Committee met on June 2, 2020 with Trustees Fehr, Singer, Yates, Faul and Wilson in attendance. The minutes from the May 5, 2020 meeting were approved. The first item on the agenda was a report by staff on the District's Operating Fund Portfolio as of May 29, 2020. Staff indicated that the portfolio is in compliance with the District’s Investment Policy. Next on the agenda AON Hewitt discussed the first quarter plan performance related to the Pension Plan. Plan assets returned -13.0% in the first quarter, which was below the policy benchmark of -11.7%. AON representatives also discussed the asset allocation and the performance of the Pension Plan, Defined Contribution Plan, and Deferred Compensation Plan thru April 30, 2020, noting that performance improved in April and again in May. The next item was a staff request to transfer fund balances from several Debt Service Funds to Debt Service Fund 2012A, 2019B, 2019C and the General Fund. These types of transfers are conducted on an annual basis to adjust for differences in actual and budgeted debt payments that occur due to the timing of the issuance of senior and subordinate bonds. This will be Resolution #3603 on tonight’s agenda. Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 3 The last item, Update on Excess Liability Coverage, was pulled from the agenda. Staff indicated a future communication will be sent to the Committee. There is no Board action required at this time. The meeting adjourned at 9:37 a.m. The next tentatively scheduled meeting is Tuesday, June 30, 2020. This concludes the Finance Committee Report. Comments by the Executive Director: NONE Comments from the Public: (The Secretary-Treasurer, Tim Snoke, read the comments submitted via email by noon of the board meeting. He notified the Board that these letters would be placed into record and the Journal) • Michael Murphy and Danny Homan – SEIU Local and AFSCME • Jon Karhoff – IBEW Local 1 Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 4 The Executive Director addressed the Board to ask if they are ok with giving staff a chance to have a discussion and respond to the letter. The Trustees will receive a copy of the response as well. Trustee Yates agreed to this process. • Ms. Elaine Laura – 4436 Enright Ave Ms. Laura approached the Board and handed out copies of the newspaper article re: the bond issue that would have gone to the polls, but was pulled from the June ballot due to the lack of time allowed to adequately educate the public on the proposition. Ms. Laura stated that she was told that this was not the reason for the bond removal, but she wanted to clarify to the Board that she was correct. Submission of Public Hearing Reports: Trustee Faul read the Finding of Fact Committee report: At the Budget, User Charge, Capital Improvement and Replacement and Tax Rate Public Hearing held on May 14, 2020 a Finding of Fact Committee consisting of Trustees Faul, Singer, Fehr, and Wilson as an alternate were appointed to determine that the proposed taxes should be levied, assessed and collected as recommended by staff. Committee members Faul, Singer, and Fehr have reviewed the proposed tax rates and concluded that these taxes are necessary to be levied, assessed and collected in the amounts requested to meet the District’s operating and capital requirements of both the District and of the various sub-districts. Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 5 CONSENT AGENDA: The Secretary-Treasurer asked if there were any board members who would like to pull any items for a separate vote within the Consent Agenda. Hearing none, the Secretary – Treasurer moved the Consent Agenda forward for Adoption. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15392 - Baden Cityshed Mitigation Basins (Calvary, Frederick, Partridge and Tillie) (13232) Making an appropriation of Six Million Dollars ($6,000,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for combined sewer construction in Baden Cityshed Mitigation Basins (Calvary, Frederick, Partridge and Tillie) (13232) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21907 with J. H. Berra Construction Co., Inc. for combined sewer construction. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15393 - Brookshire Sanitary Relief (Brookshire Dr to Cougar Dr) (12104) Appropriating Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for sanitary sewer construction in Brookshire Sanitary Relief (Brookshire Dr to Cougar Dr) (12104) in the City of Florissant and Unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21906 with Fred M. Luth & Sons, Inc. for the aforesaid sanitary sewer construction. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15394 - Capilia Sanitary Relief (Grant Rd to Capilia Dr) (12111) Appropriating One Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,800,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for sanitary sewer construction in Capilia Sanitary Relief (Grand Rd to Capilia Dr) (12111) in the Cities of Crestwood and Grantwood Village, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21903 with Fred M. Luth & Sons, Inc. for the aforesaid sanitary sewer construction. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15395- Carson Villa, Rosary Lane and Thurston I/I Reduction (12112) Appropriating Two Million Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($2,450,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for private I/I removal in Carson Villa, Rosary Lane and Thurston I/I Reduction (12112) in the Cities of Bel- Nor, Bel-Ridge, Ferguson, and Calverton Park, and Unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21904 with Wehmeyer Farms, Inc. for the aforesaid private I/I removal. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15396 - Vance Rd Pump Station (P-472) Upgrades (12490) Appropriating Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($4,500,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for pump station improvements in Vance Rd Pump Station (P-472) Upgrades (12490) in the City of Valley Park, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21896 with KCI Construction Company for the aforesaid pump station improvements. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15397 - Whitney Pointe Dr. #2210 Channel Improvements (11618) Appropriating Six Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars ($660,000.00) from the Districtwide Stormwater Fund to be used for channel stabilization in Whitney Pointe Dr. #2210 Channel Improvements (11618) in the City of Clarkson Valley, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21905 with Wehmeyer Farms, Inc. for the aforesaid channel stabilization. Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 6 Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15398 - Keat Properties Agreement (Various MSD Projects) Authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into an agreement with Keat Properties, LLC to provide financial assistance for cost-sharing for sanitary sewer construction in Keat Properties Agreement (Various MSD Projects) in the City of Olivette, Missouri. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15399 - Construction Management Services – Lower and Middle RDP Tunnel Facilities (11152) Making a supplemental appropriation of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for construction management services in Construction Management Services – Lower and Middle RDP Tunnel Facilities (11152) in Various Locations within the District; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to amend Contract No. 11024 with Shannon & Wilson Inc. for the aforesaid construction management services. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15400 - Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel (Clayton Rd to RDP) – Pump Station (Design Supplemental) (12615) Making a supplemental appropriation of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for design in Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel (Clayton Rd to RDP) – Pump Station (Design Supplemental) (12615) in the City of Shrewsbury, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to amend Contract No. 10733 with Parsons Water & Infrastructure, Inc. for design. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15401 – Classification Plan Repealing Ordinance No.15327, as adopted on December 12, 2019, and enacting a new Ordinance prescribing changes to the Classification Plan to include the removal of obsolete positions and retitling existing positions. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15402 – Compensation Plan Repealing Ordinance No. 15328, as adopted December 12, 2019, and enacting a new ordinance prescribing changes to the Compensation Plan to update title, schedule and grades as well as the addition and removal of various positions to better align with the department’s function. These are the only changes to the existing Compensation Plan adopted by Ordinance 15328 on December 12, 2019. Trustee Faul asked for clarification regarding Ord. 15401 and 15402 and whether the Ordinances would only affect the Class C and unclassified staff full time employees. The Executive Director agreed and explained that the changes were only name changes and did not affect the duties, terms / conditions or wages of employment. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15403 – Property and Boiler & Machinery Insurance Coverage Awarding a contract to F.M. Global Insurance Company (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Property and Boiler & Machinery Insurance Coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15404 - Excess Flood & Earth Movement Insurance Coverage Awarding a contract to F.M. Global Insurance Company (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Excess Flood & Earth Movement Insurance Coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15405 - National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to execute all documents necessary in order to procure flood insurance from the National Flood Insurance Program (FEMA and Selective Insurance Company) (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) during the period July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 for the building and contents at certain specified District locations. Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 7 Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15406 - Excess Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage Awarding a contract to Midwest Employers Casualty Company (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Excess Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15407 - Fiduciary Liability Insurance Coverage Awarding a contract to Federal (Chubb) Insurance Company (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Fiduciary Liability Insurance Coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15408 - Commercial Crime Insurance Coverage Awarding a contract to Travelers Casualty & Surety Company of America (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Commercial Crime Insurance Coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15409 - Underground Storage Tank Insurance Awarding a contract to Missouri Underground Storage Tank Insurance Fund for the District’s Underground Storage Tank Insurance coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15410 - Major Facility Pollution Liability Insurance Coverage Awarding a contract to Zurich (Steadfast) Insurance Company (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Major Facility Pollution Liability Insurance Coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15411 - Blocked Main and Overcharged Line Back-Up Insurance Program Awarding a contract to Zurich (Steadfast) Insurance Company (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Blocked Main and Overcharged Line Backup Insurance coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15412 - Auto Liability Insurance Program Awarding a contract to The Phoenix Insurance Company (Travelers) (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Auto Liability Insurance Program coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15413 - Contractors Equipment (Inland Marine) Insurance Program Awarding a contract to Markel American Insurance Company (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Contractors Equipment (Inland Marine) Insurance Program coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15414 - Owners Pollution Protective Insurance Program Awarding a contract to AIG Specialty Insurance Company (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Owners Pollution Protective Insurance Program coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15415 - Cyber Liability Insurance Program Awarding a contract to ACE American Insurance Company (Chubb) (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Cyber Liability Insurance Program coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15416 - Combined Liability Insurance Program Awarding a contract to Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund (MOPERM) (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Combined Liability Insurance coverage from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15417 - Public Official Excess Liability Awarding a contract to ACE American Insurance Company (Chubb) (Charles L. Crane Agency, agent) for the District’s Public Official Excess Liability Coverage from July 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 8 Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15418 - Wastewater User Charge Ordinance Repealing and superseding Ordinance Nos. 14395 adopted June 9, 2016 and enacting a new ordinance in lieu thereof for purposes of providing funding for the wastewater system. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15419 - 2020 Tax Levy for the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District and its various Sub Districts Repealing Ordinance No. 15285 adopted September 25, 2019, and enacting a new Ordinance in lieu thereof, adjusting the previously fixed taxes by determining the amount of taxes which shall be levied, assessed, and collected in the year 2020 on all taxable tangible property in the District within the corporate limits of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County, respectively, and in Subdistricts within the corporate limits of St. Louis County as follows: Coldwater Creek Trunk Subdistrict, Gravois Creek Trunk Subdistrict, Maline Creek Trunk Subdistrict, Watkins Creek Trunk Subdistrict, Subdistrict No. 89 (Loretta-Joplin), Subdistrict No. 342 (Clayton-Central), Subdistrict No. 366 (University City Branch of River des Peres Stormwater Subdistrict), Subdistrict No. 367 (Deer Creek Stormwater Subdistrict), Subdistrict No. 369 (Sugar Creek), Subdistrict No. 448 (Missouri River - Bonfils), Subdistrict No. 449 (Meramec River Basin - M.S.D. Southwest), Subdistrict No. 454 (Seminary Branch of River des Peres), Subdistrict No. 455 (Black Creek), Subdistrict No. 1 of the River des Peres Watershed (Creve Coeur-Frontenac Area) and Subdistrict No. 7 of the River des Peres Watershed (Wellston Area); and the Board of Trustees, in accordance with Charter Section 7.310 authorizes the Director of Finance to certify as to the amount of taxes which shall be levied, assessed and collected within the corporate limits of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County and for the aforementioned Subdistricts Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15420 - FY 2021 Budget Appropriations Repealing and superseding Ordinance No. 15170 adopted June 13, 2019, and making appropriations for the current expenses of the District in the General Fund, the Water Backup Insurance and Reimbursement Fund, the General Insurance Fund, the Sanitary Replacement Fund, the Stormwater Operations, Maintenance and Construction Improvement Funds, the Emergency Funds, the Debt Service Funds, and the Wastewater Revenue Bond Service Funds for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021, amounting in the aggregate to Three Hundred Forty-two Million Two Hundred Thirty-seven Thousand One Hundred Thirty-nine Dollars ($342,237,139) to pay interest falling due on bonds issued, the costs of support, operation, and maintenance of the District and its various subdistricts, and emergencies, and shall state the District’s objectives for the succeeding five years and include objective targets by which to measure the District’s performance in meeting these objectives in accordance with the requirements of this Proposed Ordinance to be introduced May 14, 2020. Motion was made by Trustee Wilson, seconded by Trustee Fehr, that Ordinance Nos. 15392-15420 be Adopted. Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye UNFINISHED BUSINESS Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15348 - CSO Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure – Iron Workers Union Hall (13393) Authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into an agreement with International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental Iron Workers Local 396, for cost sharing for green infrastructure construction in CSO Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure – Iron Workers Union Hall (13393) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. Due to the Board having only 2 City Trustees present, Trustee Faul explained his vote and the continued move for the ordinance. He then invoked the Rule of Necessity to allow, but explained had there been a full board, he would have normally abstained. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Singer, that Ordinance Nos. 15348 be Adopted. Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 9 NEW BUSINESS ORDINANCES Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15422, Making a supplemental appropriation of Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for sanitary sewer construction in Gravois Trunk (Whitecliff to RDP) Sanitary Relocation Phase VI (Buckley Rd to Union Rd) (11766) in Unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to appropriate additional funds to Contract No. 21777 with Kolb Grading, LLC for sanitary sewer construction. Proposed Ord. No. 15422 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #21777 consists of the construction of approximately 1,994 lineal feet of sanitary sewers varying in size from 8-inches to 54-inches in diameter and appurtenances. The purpose of this project is to relocate a portion of the existing 54-inch trunk sanitary sewer that is at risk of failure within the Gravois Creek watershed. This project is scheduled to be completed in 300 days. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Faul, that Ordinance No. 15422 be introduced. Motion passed – 4 ayes 1 abstention Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - abstained Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15423, Authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into an agreement with King Cora LLC, for cost sharing for green infrastructure construction in CSO Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure – NBC Lounge (13378) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. Proposed Ord. No. 15423 was presented and read. This ordinance authorizes the District to enter into an agreement with King Cora LLC to provide financial assistance through a Green Infrastructure Grant Program for construction of green infrastructure. The purpose of this project is to reduce combined sewer overflows into the Mississippi River per the Long Term Control Plan. This project will reduce runoff volume with the installation of one (1) bioretention basin. Total cost of the project is estimated at $43,000 and King Cora LLC is requesting approximately $43,000 reimbursement for the cost of green infrastructure. Motion was made by Trustee Wilson, seconded by Trustee Fehr, that Ordinance No. 15423 be introduced. Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15424, Appropriating One Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars ($160,000.00) from the Districtwide Stormwater Fund to be used for storm sewer construction in Kayser Ave. – Waller Ave. Storm Sewer (11545) in Unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21895 with Aztec Construction Specialties LLC for the aforesaid storm sewer construction. Proposed Ord. No. 15424 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #21895 consists of the construction of approximately 448 lineal feet of storm sewers varying in size from 12-inches to 18-inches in diameter, and appurtenances. The purpose of this project is to alleviate rear yard flooding at 207 and 209 Waller Avenue, and at 204 and 206 Kayser Avenue in Unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri. This project is scheduled to be completed in 150 days. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Fehr, that Ordinance No. 15424 be introduced. Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15425, Appropriating Six Million Dollars (6,000,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund and Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000.00) from the General Fund to be used for repair and replacement of manholes, sewers, and other infrastructure in Infrastructure Repairs (Wastewater) (2021) (12987) in various locations throughout the District; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to appropriate funds for small infrastructure repair projects to be bid through purchasing for repair and replacement of manholes, sewers, and other infrastructure. Proposed Ord. No. 15425 was presented and read. The work to be done consists of the repair/replacement and construction of manholes, sewers, and other infrastructure as identified by the Operations and Engineering departments at various locations throughout the District. This work is part of the District’s ongoing CMOM program and complies with the acute defect repair requirements outlined in the Consent Decree. Motion was made by Trustee Wilson, seconded by Trustee Faul, that Ordinance No. 15425 be introduced. Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 10 Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15426, Appropriating One Hundred Sixty-Eight Thousand Dollars ($168,000.00) from the Districtwide Stormwater Fund to be used for storm sewer construction in Louisiana and Holly Hills Storm Sewer (11522) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21887 with Aztec Construction Specialties LLC for the aforesaid storm sewer construction. Proposed Ord. No. 15426 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #21887 consists of the construction of approximately 44 lineal feet of combined sewers 12-inches in diameter, approximately 277 lineal feet of storm sewers 12-inches in diameter, and appurtenances. The purpose of this project is to alleviate chronic flooding of two garages and rear yard flooding of nine properties on Alaska Avenue, Louisiana Avenue, and Holly Hills Avenue in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. This project is scheduled to be completed in 150 days. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Fehr, that Ordinance No. 15426 be Introduced. Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15427, Declaring the necessity for the acquisition of easements and temporary easements in certain real property within The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District for the purpose of construction of sewers and related appurtenances in the project known as E. Watson Sanitary Relief (Rudson Ln to Richview Dr) (12152) in the Cities of Crestwood and Sunset Hills, Missouri to serve the needs of residents of the area, and authorizing staff to proceed with further condemnation efforts related to the project, including but not limited to the purchase and/or the filing of all necessary court pleadings or documents to commence and prosecute formal legal proceedings for the acquisition of said easements and temporary construction easements. Proposed Ord. No. 15427 was presented and read. This ordinance authorizes the staff to proceed with further condemnation efforts including the filing of all necessary court pleadings or documents leading to the acquisition of permanent easements and temporary construction easements on two (2) parcels of ground located in the Cities of Crestwood and Sunset Hills, Missouri. The easements and temporary construction easements are needed to construct this project, which consists of the construction of approximately 4,450 lineal feet of 12-inch to 15-inch sanitary sewers and appurtenance. The purpose of this project is to alleviate wet weather building backups and overcharged sanitary sewers and provide for the elimination of one (1) constructed SSO (BP-409). Currently, the District has been unable to negotiate a settlement with the owners. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Faul, that Ordinance No. 15427 be introduced. Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15428, Declaring the necessity for the acquisition of easements and temporary easements in certain real property within The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District for the purpose of construction of sewers and related appurtenances in the project known as Midland Sanitary Relief (Midland Blvd to Sims Ave) (12352) in the City of Overland, Missouri to serve the needs of residents of the area, and authorizing staff to proceed with further condemnation efforts related to the project, including but not limited to the purchase and/or the filing of all necessary court pleadings or documents to commence and prosecute formal legal proceedings for the acquisition of said easements and temporary construction easements. Proposed Ord. No. 15428 was presented and read. This ordinance authorizes the staff to proceed with further condemnation efforts including the filing of all necessary court pleadings or documents leading to the acquisition of permanent easements and temporary construction easements on two (2) parcels of ground located in the City of Overland, Missouri. The easements and temporary construction easements are needed to construct this project, which consists of the construction of approximately 2,530 lineal feet of 8-inch to 18-inch sanitary sewers and appurtenance. The purpose of this project is to alleviate wet weather building backups and overcharged sanitary sewers and provide for the elimination of two (2) constructed SSOs (BP-095 & BP-145). Currently, the District has been unable to negotiate a settlement with the owners. Motion was made by Trustee Wilson, seconded by Trustee Fehr, that Ordinance No. 15428 be introduced. Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 11 RESOLUTIONS: Adoption of Re solution No. 3599 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Martin T. Carroll for his 39 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from August 18, 1980, to his retirement effective June 1, 2020. Motion was made by Trustee Faul, seconded by Trustee Wilson, Adopting Resolution # 3599 Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3600 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Laura B. Joiner for her 12 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from April 28, 2008, to her retirement effective June 1, 2020. Motion was made by Trustee Wilson, seconded by Trustee Faul, Adopting Resolution # 3600 Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3601 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Mary A. Midkiff for her 27 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from December 14, 1992, to her retirement effective June 1, 2020. Motion was made by Trustee Fehr, seconded by Trustee Wilson, Adopting Resolution # 3601 Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3602 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Raymond Perkins for his 28 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from July 1, 1991, to his retirement effective June 1, 2020. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Wilson, Adopting Resolution # 3602 Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3603 - TRANSFER FUND BALANCE Transferring fund balances. This resolution will transfer Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2816 to the General Fund 1101; One Million Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1,050,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2818 to the General Fund 1101 and Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($900,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2818 to Debt Service Fund 2817 and One Million Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($1,095,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2818 to Debt Service Fund 2830 and Three Million Four Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($3,425,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2818 to Debt Service Fund 2831; One Million Six Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1,650,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2819 to the General Fund 1101; Five Hundred Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($545,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2822 to the General Fund 1101; Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2825 to the General Fund 1101; One Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($135,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2826 to the General Fund 1101; and Sixty Thousand Dollars ($60,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2827 to the General Fund 1101. This resolution will also transfer One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2823 to the General Fund 1101; Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2824 to the General Fund 1101; Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000.00) from Debt Service Fund 2828 to the General Fund 1101; One Million Eight Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($1,825,000.00) from the Debt Service Fund 2829 to the General Fund 1101. These transfers are based on an internal review and adjust for differences in actual and budgeted debt payments due to the timing of the issuance of senior and subordinate bonds. This is an annual process Motion was made by Trustee Faul, seconded by Trustee Wilson, Adopting Resolution # 3603 Motion passed – 5 ayes Poll taken: M. Yates – aye; J. Faul – aye; J. Singer – aye; R. Wilson – aye; A. Fehr - aye Rev 9/28/20 Pg. 12 ITEMS PROPOSED FOR INTRODUCTION AND ADOPTION AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING -NONE ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT MAY PROPERLY BE BROUGHT BEFORE THE BOARD Trustee Yates adjourned the meeting at 5:24 p.m. Motion to adjourn was approved by Trustee Faul and seconded by Trustee Fehr. ~~~~~~ Secretary-Treasurer