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1617th -- 3/14/19 -- JournalJOURNAL OF THE (1617th) MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT March 14, 2019 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 J.P. Faul, Chair(phone) B.L. Hoelscher, Executive Director Rev. R. Bobo, Vice Chair(absent) T.R. Snoke, Secretary-Treasurer A.K. Mandel S.M. Myers, General Counsel M.E. Yates M. M. Gee, Director of Finance F. Dunlap R. Unverferth, Director of Engineering J. Singer Also present were: Trustee Faul called the meeting to order at 5:00p.m. by phone and gave approval to move into open session. All were present and available at the meeting except for Trustee Bobo. Trustee Faul asked for the approval of the February 14, 2019 (1616th) Journal of proceeding minutes. The Journal was approved by Trustee Yates and seconded by Trustee Mandel. Comments by Board Chair: None ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Report of Board Committees: AUDIT Trustee Singer reported that The Audit Committee met at 7:30 AM on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. In attendance were Trustees Singer, Dunlap, and Faul. The Committee approved the minutes from the December 4 meeting. The Chairman had no comments. Personnel from the CPA firm CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP were in attendance to present the required planning communications for the auditing engagement services to be performed for fiscal 2019, which include the engagement package for the District’s entity-wide financial statements as well as the financial statements for the District’s three retirement benefit plans. The presentation included information regarding the engagement team, the new GASBs potentially impacting the District, the overall engagement plan, as well as the engagement scope and the related deliverables. During the presentation, questions were addressed by CliftonLarsonAllen as they were received from the Committee. Next, Internal Audit presented a report for a Fraud Risk Assessment engagement performed as of December 31, 2018. The engagement involved the performance of an assessment of the overall fraud risks at the District and the District’s processes in place to address such risks. The engagement received a “Generally Satisfactory” opinion. Six Opportunities for Improvement were presented and discussed with the Committee. One of the items was considered to be a high priority item. The high priority item pertained to the establishment of a Tamara Clinton MSD Danielle Sheahan Brown and Caldwell Shonnah Parades MSD Chris Davis SITE Jon Sprague MSD Lawrence Nwachukwu Basilico Marie Collins MSD Greg Patton Insituform Todd Loretta MSD Ed Laux RJN Group Tracey Coleman MSD Len Toenjes AGC Rebecca Losli MSD Dave Yates Brown and Caldwell Bentley Green Black and Veatch Tom Sullivan Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 1 formal Fraud Awareness/Prevention program. During the presentation, questions were addressed by Staff as they were received from the Committee. The meeting adjourned at approximately 8:35 am. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This concludes the Audit Committee Report. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ FINANCE Trustee Dunlap reported that The Finance Committee met on March 5, 2019 with Trustees Dunlap, Faul, Yates, and Singer in attendance. The minutes from the February 4, 2019 meeting were approved. The first item discussed on the agenda pertained to a staff request to exercise the first one-year renewal term with Accelerated Information Systems (AIS). AIS will provide content analytics cleanup to identify MSD’s largest, oldest, and duplicative electronic files. This effort will decrease service space thus reducing cost and will allow employees to readily access essential files. This will be Resolution 3493 on tonight’s agenda. Next on the agenda was a staff review of the District's Operating Fund Portfolio as of February 28, 2019. Staff indicated that the portfolio complies with the District’s Investment Policy. The next item on the agenda AON Hewitt discussed the fourth quarter plan performance related to the Pension Plan. Plan assets returned -6.6% in the fourth quarter, beating the policy benchmark of -6.8%. AON then discussed the progress and process of the Asset-Liability Study. There is no Board action required at this time. The meeting adjourned at 9:35 a.m. The next tentatively scheduled meeting is Tuesday, April 9, 2019. This concludes the Finance Committee Report. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ PROGRAM MANAGEMENT Trustee Yates reported that The Program Management Committee met on March 5, 2019 at 9:37 a.m. The meeting was attended by Trustees Yates, Singer, Dunlap, and Faul. The minutes of the February 4, 2019 meeting were approved. The agenda items to be introduced tonight were presented and discussed, including a detailed discussion regarding the following items: Ord. Number 15124 – CSO Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure Grant – Fresh Coast Community Greening. Staff provided the details of this proposed grant for the construction of four bio-retention facilities located in the Wells Goodfellow neighborhood. There was a brief inquiry from Trustee Faul regarding the actual project development plan. Staff agreed to get back to the committee on the specifics of the development. Ord. Number 15126 – Bissell Point Sludge Acceptance System – There was a brief discussion by the committee and staff regarding the specific MBE percentage and ethnicity requirements for the project. Ord. Number 15134 – Bissell & Lemay Wastewater Treatment Plants Fluidized Bed Incinerators – Staff provided the specifics for this consultant selection process. There was a discussion between staff and the committee as to reasons only one proposal was received. Staff recommended proceeding with the award of the design contract to Black and Veatch Corporation. Ord. Number 15135 – Emergency Repair No. 061 – Caulks Creek Force Main – This emergency declaration was made on February 18, 2019 to repair a failed sanitary sewer force main located near the Missouri River. Staff discussed details of the repair work performed by Gross Mechanical, Inc. Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 2 Staff then requested that Ordinance No. 15135 be Introduced and Adopted at the March 14, 2019 Board meeting. The next Committee meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. The meeting was adjourned at 10:06 a.m. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ STAKEHOLDER RELATIONS Trustee Mandel reported that The Stakeholder Relations Committee met at District Headquarters on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at approximately 10:10 a.m. In addition to public attendance, those present at the meeting included Trustees Dunlap, Faul, Singer and Yates, as well as District Directors and staff. Chairman Faul called roll, had no further comments and by motion of all Trustees present, approved the February 4, 2019 Stakeholder Committee Meeting Minutes. The first agenda item was a discussion by Marion Gee regarding a Resolution for a 45-Day Extension to Rate Commission Procedural Schedule. Pursuant to Section 7.280(f) of the District's Charter, the Board has been requested to grant a 45-day extension to the Rate Commission's Procedural schedule. This is Resolution No. 3494 on tonight's Agenda. The next item was a discussion by Rich Unverferth regarding an Ordinance for Prevailing Wage. The adoption of this Ordinance will authorize MSD staff to develop and implement rules for monitoring and enforcing a Prevailing Wage Program as defined by policy. The program shall; survey and establish new prevailing wage rates by accepting data from all sources, utilize newly created State Job Classifications, require prevailing wage on all CIRP projects, all applicable Blanket contracts, and all non-CIRP projects over $10,000, and continue with more stringent requirements on apprentice usage, allow and investigate complaints from all sources, and provide administration and enforcement on all projects. This is Ordinance No. 15136 on tonight's Agenda. The last item was an overview of the Wastewater Rate Proposal Presentation by Brian Hoelscher. The 2019 Wastewater Rate Proposal was presented by the Rate Commission on Monday, March 4, 2019. Brian explained to the Stakeholder's Committee that this proposal is consistent with all applicable laws, enhances the District's ability to provide adequate facilities and services, is consistent with and not in violation of any covenant or provision relating to any outstanding bonds or indebtedness of the District, does not impair the ability of the District to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and imposes a fair and reasonable burden on all classes of rate payers. He then compared the reduction in the projected Fiscal Year 2021 to 2024 rates as presented in the 2015 Rate Proposal to the Fiscal Year 2021 to 2024 rates as proposed in the 2019 Rate Proposal. There is no Board action required at this time. The meeting was adjourned by Trustee Faul at approximately 10:33 a.m. The next meeting date is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2019. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Comments by the Executive Director: Thank you Mr. Chair, The District’s Charter requires that all Board members receive the District’s preliminary budget by March 15th and a copy of the preliminary Fiscal Year 2020 budget was provided to you this evening. The documents consist of a preliminary budget and a budget supplement outlining the proposed capital program, both of which will be posted on MSD’s website by March 15, 2019. If possible, staff would like to hold the Finance Committee meeting on April 9, 2019 and present the preliminary budget at this time. MSD staff will contact the Board members to check on availability. The Board of Trustees may contact staff regarding the preliminary budget before, during or after the budget presentation. Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 3 Time to discuss the budget will also be available at the Finance Committee meeting that is tentatively scheduled for April 30, 2019. Staff plans on requesting that the Board of Trustees consider introduction of the preliminary Fiscal Year 2020 budget at its May 9, 2019 Board of Trustees meeting. At this Board meeting, the Trustees will also need to appoint a Finding of Fact Committee for the proposed taxes. Staff will also schedule a public meeting on the preliminary budget that evening, after the Board meeting. Second, on March 4, 2019, staff submitted to the Rate Commission and to the Board of Trustees it’s Rate Change Proposal to fund fiscal Years 2021 through 2024. Staff also made an introductory presentation to the Rate Commission on March 4, 2019 and to the Board of Trustees on March 5, 2019. All future meetings and public hearings regarding the Rate Commission process are posted on MSD’s website. All documentation and proceedings of the Rate Commission process will also be posted at this location. Finally Mr. Chairman, I would like to allow Len Toenjes, the Chairman of the Rate Commission, to speak about the Rate Commission’s request to extend their review schedule by 45 days for the current 2019 Wastewater Rate Proposal. This request is pursuant to Section 7.280 of the District Charter and is Resolution # 3494 on tonight’s agenda. Since Mr. Toenjes will be at the podium, I would also like to offer him time to comment on Ordinance # 15136 on tonight’s agenda regarding MSD’s Prevailing Wage proposal. Mr. Toenjes, the Chair of the Rate Commission, addressed and thanked the Board of Trustees and the Executive Director for allowing him to explain the Rate Commissions request for a 45-day extension to submit their Rate Commission report. Mr. Toenjes explained the need for more active and creative community outreach and that a 45-day extension has always been a Rate Commission request and should perhaps become a standard operating procedure. Mr. Toenjes also addressed the Ordinance 15136 regarding the Prevailing wage, showing his support by Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 4 noting that the Prevailing Wage Ordinance was a positive move for the district, and would be beneficial to MSD contractors, employees and customers. The Executive Director thanked the Board Chair and had no further comments. Comments from the Public: None Submission of Public Hearing Reports: None CONSENT AGENDA: The Secretary-Treasurer asked if there were any other board members who would like to pull any other items for a separate vote within the Consent Agenda. Hearing none, there was a motion for adoption. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15114 - Maffitt #5651-5659 & Roosevelt #5632-5636 Bioretention (CB 5202 & 4243) CSO VR GI (12891) Authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21753 with DJM Ecological Services for green infrastructure construction in Maffitt #5651-5659 & Roosevelt #5632-5636 Bioretention (CB 5202 & 4243) CSO VR GI (12891) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15115 - 82nd Street to I-170 Sanitary Relief (UR-08, UR- 09) (11993) Making an appropriation of Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for sanitary sewer construction in 82nd Street to I-170 Sanitary Relief (UR-08, UR-09) (11993) in the Cities of University City and Olivette, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21758 with J. H. Berra Construction Co., Inc. for sanitary sewer construction. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15116 - Clara 523 Combined Sewer Improvement (12836) Appropriating Four Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($475,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for combined sewer construction in Clara 523 Combined Sewer Improvement (12836) 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. 21763 with J. H. Berra Construction Co., Inc. for the aforesaid combined sewer construction. Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 5 Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15117 - Green Park and Lakeshire I/I Reduction (Tesson Ferry Rd and Green Park Rd) (12372) Appropriating Three Hundred Eighty Thousand Dollars ($380,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for private I/I removal and storm sewer construction in Green Park and Lakeshire I/I Reduction (Tesson Ferry Rd and Green Park Rd) (12372) in the Cities of Green Park and Lakeshire 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. 21754 with Fred M. Luth & Sons, Inc. for the aforesaid private I/I removal and storm sewer construction. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15118 - Hermitage Sanitary Relief (SKME-615) (10863) Appropriating One Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,800,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for sanitary sewer construction in Hermitage Sanitary Relief (SKME-615) (10863) in the City of Frontenac, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary- Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21759 with Unnerstall Contracting Co., LLC for the aforesaid sanitary sewer construction. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15119 - Lemay 1 Pump Station (P-301) Sluice Gate Replacement (13041) Appropriating Two Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,600,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for pump station improvements in Lemay 1 Pump Station (P-301) Sluice Gate Replacement (13041) 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. 21755 with KCI Construction Company for the aforesaid pump station improvements. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15120 - Mackenzie Public I/I Reduction (Resurrection Cemetery, Wehner Park, Kenrick Seminary, and Nerinx Hall) (12511) Appropriating Five Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($5,800,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for sanitary sewer rehabilitation in Mackenzie Public I/I Reduction (Resurrection Cemetery, Wehner Park, Kenrick Seminary, and Nerinx Hall) (12511) in the Cities of St. Louis, Webster Groves, Shrewsbury, and the Village of Marlborough, 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. 21745 with SAK Construction, LLC for the aforesaid sanitary sewer rehabilitation. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15121 - Olive/Washington – Grand to Vandeventer Combined Sewer Relief (12702) Appropriating One Million Eight Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1,850,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for storm sewer construction in Olive/Washington – Grand to Vandeventer Combined Sewer Relief (12702) 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. 21760 with Unnerstall Contracting Co., LLC, Inc. for the aforesaid storm sewer construction. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15122 - Winchester Drive 7120 Bank Stabilization (11026) Appropriating One Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollars ($190,000.00) from the Districtwide Stormwater Fund to be used for channel stabilization in Winchester Drive 7120 Bank Stabilization (11026) in the City of Northwoods, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21761 with Ideal Landscape Construction, Inc. for the aforesaid channel stabilization. Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 15123 - Snelson Drive Storm Sewer (10336) Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 6 Appropriating One Hundred Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($145,000.00) from the Districtwide Stormwater Fund to be used for storm sewer construction in Snelson Drive Storm Sewer (10336) 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. 21756 with Pace Construction Company for the aforesaid storm sewer construction. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Yates, that the consent agenda ordinance # 15114 - 15123 be Adopted. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye UNFINISHED BUSINESS ORDINANCES - NONE RESOLUTIONS - NONE New Business Name ORDINANCES Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15124, Authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into an agreement with Greenprint Retrofits, LLC for cost sharing for green infrastructure construction in CSO Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure – Fresh Coast Community Greening Site (13154) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. Proposed Ord. No. 15124 was presented and read. This ordinance authorizes the District to enter into an agreement with Greenprint Retrofits, 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 four bioretention basins. Total cost of the project is estimated at $1,200,000 and Greenprint Retrofits, LLC is requesting approximately $1,200,000 reimbursement for the cost of green infrastructure. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Mandel, that the ordinance # 15124 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15125, Making a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($120,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for pump station improvements in Royal Pines Pump Station (P-739) Replacement (12193) in the City of Maryland Heights, Missouri. Proposed Ord. No. 15125 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #20768 consists of the construction of a replacement pump station, approximately 175 lineal feet of sanitary sewers varying in size from 4-inches to 72-inches in diameter and appurtenances. The purpose of this project is to replace the existing deteriorated pump station that has reached its useful life. This project is scheduled to be completed in June 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Mandel, that the ordinance # 15125 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15126, Appropriating Three Million Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($3,400,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for wastewater treatment plant construction in Bissell Point WWTF Redundant Sludge Acceptance System (12828) 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. 21765 with Plocher Construction Company, Inc. for the aforesaid wastewater treatment plant construction. Proposed Ord. No. 15126 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #21765 consists of the construction of a new vault to house a new sludge cake receiving bin and associated cake pump. The construction cost includes demolition of the existing polymer storage tanks and relocation of various buried utilities within the excavation area. The project will also include installation of HVAC equipment and controls along with miscellaneous site work and Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 7 grading improvements. The purpose of this project is to provide a redundant sludge cake receiving facility at the Bissell Point Wastewater Treatment Facility for receiving sludge cake hauled from other MSD wastewater treatment facilities. This project is scheduled to be completed in 540 days. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Singer, that the ordinance # 15126 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15127, Making a supplemental appropriation of Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000.00) from the General Fund to be used for construction of green infrastructure in CSO Volume Reduction Green Infrastructure (11146) in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. Proposed Ord. No. 15127 was presented and read. The work to be done consists of the construction of green infrastructure facilities at various locations in the City of St. Louis. The purpose of the work is to reduce combined sewer overflows to the Mississippi River within the Bissell watershed per the Long Term Control Plan. MSD will participate in cost sharing via a Green Infrastructure Grant Program for various green infrastructure components of four private development projects. Individual project agreements will be introduced as they are finalized. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Dunlap, that the ordinance # 15127 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15128, Appropriating Six Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($620,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for pump station improvements in Earth City Shoreline Pump Station (P-704) Replacement (12155) 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. 21767 with Kelpe Contracting, Inc. for the aforesaid pump station improvements. Proposed Ord. No. 15128 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #21767 consists of the construction of a replacement pump station, approximately 305 lineal feet of sanitary sewers varying in size from 10-inches to 54-inches in diameter, and appurtenances. The purpose of this project is to replace the existing deteriorated pump station (P-704) that has reached its useful life. This project is scheduled to be completed in 180 days. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Yates, that the ordinance # 15128 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15129, Making a supplemental appropriation of Four Million Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($4,700,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for sanitary sewer construction in FF-16 Schuetz – Meadowside to Page Sanitary Relief (10601) in the City of Maryland Heights and Unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri. Proposed Ord. No. 15129 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #20708 consists of the construction of approximately 11,140 lineal feet of sanitary sewers varying in size from 8-inches to 42-inches in diameter and appurtenances. The purpose of this project is to reduce inflow/infiltration (I/I) in the Fee Fee Creek watershed. This project is scheduled to be completed in 600 days. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Dunlap, that the ordinance # 15129 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 8 Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15130, Making a supplemental appropriation of Twenty Million Dollars ($20,000,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for sanitary storage tunnel in Jefferson Barracks Tunnel (Lemay WWTP to Martigney PS) (11711) in Unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri. Proposed Ord. No. 15130 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #20489 consists of the construction of a 17,800-foot long tunnel lined with a 7-foot diameter fiberglass pressure pipe and containing instrumentation conduits; an 88-foot diameter launch shaft and a 28-foot diameter recovery shaft; several intake structures; and site work including construction of a major controlled fill. The purpose of this project is to construct 17,000 feet of 7-foot diameter deep tunnel, eliminating the Martigney (P-306) and Jefferson Barracks (P-305) Pump Stations. This project is scheduled to be completed in April 2020. Motion was made by Trustee Singer, seconded by Trustee Yates, that the ordinance # 15130 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15131, Appropriating Two Hundred Sixty-Five Thousand Dollars ($265,000.00) from the Operation, Maintenance, Construction, Improvement Fund of University City to be used for storm sewer construction in Lackland Rd. – Uceyle Ave. Storm Sewer (11304) in the City of Overland, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21768 with Wehmeyer Farms, Inc. for the aforesaid storm sewer construction. Proposed Ord. No. 15131 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #21768 consists of the construction of approximately 1,101 lineal feet of storm sewers varying in size from 12-inches to 30-inches in diameter and appurtenances. The purpose of this project is to alleviate structure flooding at 1900 Korando Avenue, yard flooding at 1900 and 1908 Korando Avenue, 1963 Uceyle Avenue, and street flooding on Oak Avenue. This project is scheduled to be completed in 150 days. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Singer, that the ordinance #15131 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15132, Appropriating Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($350,000.00) from the Operation, Maintenance, Construction, Improvement Fund of Deer Creek for cost sharing for storm sewer construction in Queen Anne Place at Sappington Storm Improvements (12767) in the City of Glendale, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into an intergovernmental agreement under Contract No. 21784 with the City of Glendale, Missouri to provide financial assistance for storm sewer construction. Proposed Ord. No. 15132 was presented and read. This ordinance authorizes the District to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Glendale, Missouri under Contract #21784. The City of Glendale is having drainage improvements designed and constructed to address backyard flooding for the homes along the North side of Queen Anne Place. The impacted area has a shallow, unimproved, and nearly flat drainage channel that extends approximately 445 feet from a 21-inch storm outlet at 865 Queen Anne Place to a 36-inch diameter storm sewer located at 1095 North Sappington Road. The improvements include 430 lineal feet of cellular concrete block channel. The estimated cost of the drainage improvements is $350,000. This project will address rear flooding at 13 residences. Motion was made by Trustee Singer, seconded by Trustee Yates, that the ordinance # 15132 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 9 Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15133, Appropriating Eighty Thousand Dollars ($80,000.00) from the Districtwide Stormwater Fund to be used for storm sewer construction in Saxonhall Drive #10965 Storm Sewer (11420) in the City of Bridgeton, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into Contract No. 21766 with J. H. Berra Construction Co., Inc. for the aforesaid storm sewer construction. Proposed Ord. No. 15133 was presented and read. The work to be done under Contract #21766 consists of the construction of approximately 114 lineal feet of storm sewers 21-inches in diameter and appurtenances. The purpose of this project is to alleviate structure flooding at 10965 Saxonhall Drive and yard flooding at 10968 Saxonhall Drive. This project is scheduled to be completed in 90 days. Motion was made by Trustee Singer, seconded by Trustee Dunlap, that the ordinance # 15133 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15134, Appropriating Five Hundred Seventy-Seven Thousand Dollars ($577,000.00) from the Sanitary Replacement Fund to be used for design in Bissell & Lemay WWTF Fluidized Bed Incinerators (12565) in the City of St. Louis 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. 21783 with Black & Veatch Corporation for the aforesaid design. Proposed Ord. No. 15134 was presented and read. This ordinance authorizes the District to enter into Contract #21783 with Black & Veatch Corporation for Engineering Design Services and for the preparation of 30% Design-Build project delivery solicitation documents for the Bissell & Lemay WWTF Fluidized Bed Incinerators (12565) project. The purpose of this project is to replace the multiple hearth incinerators and solids handling facilities with fluidized bed incinerators, sludge acceptance systems and solids handling facilities at both the Bissell Point and Lemay Wastewater Treatment Facilities to meet regulatory requirements. Black & Veatch Corporation will also provide Advisory Services during the design, construction, and start-up after the Design-Build selection is completed. Advisory Services include reviewing the Design Build progress to ensure the project stays on schedule and within budget. The construction cost estimate for this project is $371,000,000. Construction is anticipated to begin in FY2023. Motion was made by Trustee Singer, seconded by Trustee Yates, that the ordinance # 15134 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction and Adoption of Proposed Ordinance 15135, Appropriating Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000.00) from the Emergency Fund to be used for emergency repair services in Emergency Repair #061 (Caulks FM at 667 Water Works Road) (13323) in the City of Chesterfield, Missouri; and authorizing the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into an emergency construction contract under Contract No. 21785 with Gross Mechanical, Inc., for the aforesaid emergency repair services. Proposed Ord. No. 15135 was presented and read. The work done under the emergency Contract #21785 consists of the excavation and repair of approximately 65 feet of 24-inch ductile iron force main pipe and the restoration work to the existing under seepage berm and field as necessary. The existing force main broke at a high point in the line due to deterioration of the pipe. Based upon recommendation from staff, the Executive Director declared this project an emergency on February 18, 2019. The contractor, Gross Mechanical, Inc., was selected per MSD Emergency Declaration Policy. The repair has started and is expected to be complete before March 18, 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Singer, that the ordinance # 15135 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye The Secretary Treasurer asked if there was an objection to the suspension of the rule. Hearing None, Motion was made by Trustee Mandel, seconded by Trustee Singer, that the ordinance # 15135 be Adopted. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Introduction of Proposed Ordinance 15136, Repealing Ordinance No. 14624, as adopted March 16, 2017, Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 10 and enacting a new ordinance in lieu thereof establishing a new policy, in compliance with Ordinance No. 14624, for the use of prevailing wage requirements for District purchases. Proposed Ord. No. 15136 was presented and read. The adoption of this Ordinance authorizes MSD staff to develop and implement rules for monitoring and enforcing a Prevailing Wage Program as defined by policy. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Yates, that the ordinance # 15136 be Introduced. Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye RESOLUTIONS: Adoption of Resolution No. 3486 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Dennis M. Brown for his 39 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from August 27, 1979, to his retirement effective March 1, 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Mandel, Adopting Resolution # 3486 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3487 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Kevin N. George for his 22 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from August 26, 1996, to his retirement effective March 1, 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Singer, Adopting Resolution # 3487 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3488 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to James W. P. Kayser for his 11 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from April 23, 2007, to his retirement effective March 1, 2019. Motion was made by Singer Yates, seconded by Trustee Dunlap, Adopting Resolution # 3488 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3489 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to DeAndre F. Morris for his 21 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from September 22, 1997, to his retirement effective March 1, 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Singer, seconded by Trustee Mandel, Adopting Resolution #3489 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3490 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Carey L. O'Brien for his 29 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from January 8, 1990, to his retirement effective March 1, 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Mandel, Adopting Resolution #3490 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3491 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Christopher T. Reichgert for his 26 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from September 14, 1992, to his retirement effective March 1, 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Singer, Adopting Resolution #3491 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 11 Adoption of Resolution No. 3492 - Expressing the Board of Trustees’ appreciation to Michael D. Townley for his 26 years of exemplary service to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District from February 8, 1993, to his retirement effective March 1, 2019. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Singer, Adopting Resolution #3492 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3493 - Content Analytics Software and Service Resolution No. 3493 will exercise option year one (1) of the contract previously authorized by Ordinance No. 14868 adopted February 15, 2018, which authorized the Executive Director and Secretary-Treasurer on behalf of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District to enter into a contract with Accelerated Information Systems (AIS) whereby AIS will provide Content Analytics for the District. Motion was made by Trustee Yates, seconded by Trustee Singer, Adopting Resolution #3493 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Adoption of Resolution No. 3494 – Rate Commission Extension Per Section 7.280(f) of the Charter Plan of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District the Rate Commission has applied to the Board of Trustees for a forty-five (45) day extension to the Procedural Schedule to issue the Rate Commission Report to the Board of Trustees and public. Motion was made by Trustee Dunlap, seconded by Trustee Yates, Adopting Resolution #3494 Motion passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT MAY PROPERLY BE BROUGHT BEFORE THE BOARD - BOARD ELECTION The Secretary-Treasurer turned the meeting over the Trustee Faul to begin the election process. Trustee Faul began the election process by opening the floor to the City Trustees to nominate a County Trustee member to the position of Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Trustee Faul nominated Trustee Yates and Trustee Dunlap seconded the nomination. Trustee Faul asked if there were any other County Trustee nominations for the Chairman of the Board position. Hearing None, the Secretary-Treasurer polled the Trustees regarding the election of Trustee Yates as the new Chairman. Nomination passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Trustee Faul then opened the floor to the County Trustees to nominate a City Trustee member to the position of Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Trustee Yates nominated Trustee Mandel and Trustee Singer seconded the nomination. Trustee Faul asked if there were any City Trustee nominations for the Vice-Chairman of the Board position. Hearing None, the Secretary-Treasurer polled the Trustees regarding the election of Trustee Mandel as the new Vice-Chairman. Nomination passed - 5 ayes – 0 nays Poll taken: J. Faul – aye; M. Yates - aye; A. Mandel – aye; J. Singer – aye; F. Dunlap - aye Trustee Yates adjourned the meeting at 5:29 p.m. Motion to adjourn was approved by Trustee Yates and seconded by Trustee Dunlap. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Secretary-Treasurer Edited 5/6/19 Pg. 12