Beecher Metropolitan District
an equal opportunity organization

Minutes

 

The Regular meeting of the Beecher Metropolitan District Commission was held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the District office located at G-1057 Louis Avenue, Mt. Morris Township. 

Ms. Simpson called the meeting to order at 6:00.

 

Present:                                                                                  Guests:                                  

Mrs. Hawthorne                                                                     Kevin Forbes               Ja’Van Johnson

Ms. Simpson                                                                          Dana Smith                 Marvin Chapman

Mr. Ballard                                                                             Tyrone McCloud

Ms. Self                                                                                   Eric Southward

Ms. Blanks                                                                              Mr. Sumpter

                                                                                                 Mark Brandon

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Agenda Approval

Mr. Ballard makes a motion to approve the meeting agenda.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

Guest Comments – Agenda Items Only

None

Minutes Approval

Mr. Ballard makes a motion to accept the minutes from the regular meeting on 08/09/17.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Employee Hiring

Mr. Ballard makes a motion to hire Marvin Chapman with a start date of 09/18/17. 

Ms. Blanks seconds the motion. 

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

 
NEW BUSINESS

USDA Water Phase 1 Pay Application #9 Approval

Mr. Forbes explains that a motion is needed to approve the pay application for $63,591.06.

Ms. Simpson makes a motion to approve the pay application for $63,591.06 for USDA Water Phase 1 Pay Application – 9th approval.

Ms. Self seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

Financial Report

The cash on hand is $2,096,979.45 as of 9/08/17.

Mr. Ballard makes a motion to accept the cash on hand.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

The bills paid in August, 2017 total $321,870.269 – Any questions or concerns.

Ms. Simpson makes a motion to accept the bills paid in August in the amount of $321,870.29.

Mr. Ballard seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

Mrs. Hawthorne joins the meeting at 6:08.

The bills needing approval for payment September 14, 2017 total $11,897.34 – Any questions or concerns.

Ms. Simpson makes a motion to approve the bills for payment 09/14/17 totaling $11,897.34.

Ms. Blanks seconds the motion. 

Roll call vote taken:  5 Ayes

BOARD COMMUNICATION

Personnel Committee
Nothing

Finance Committee
Nothing 

Administrative Report

Administrative Report is discussed. 

GUEST COMMENTS
None


MEETING ADJOURNMENT

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:14.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion.

 A roll call vote was taken:   5 Ayes

 

                                                                        ____________________________________

                                                                                    Sidney Hawthorne, President

     

 

 

 

                       

 

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