Beecher Metropolitan District
an equal opportunity organization

Minutes

The Regular meeting of the Beecher Metropolitan District Commission was held on Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at the District office located at G-1057 Louis Avenue, Mt. Morris Township. 

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

 

Present:                                                                                               Guests:                                  

Ms. Bradford                                                  Dana Smith                                                    

Ms. Simpson                                                  Kevin Forbes               Mr. Sumpter

Mr. Ballard - Absent                                      Tyrone McCloud        

Ms. Self                                                                                                                      

Ms. Blanks                                                                             

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 
Agenda Approval

Ms. Bradford 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

Ms. Bradford makes a motion to accept the minutes from the regular meeting on 2/08/17.

Ms. Self seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

 

NEW BUSINESS

USDA Water Phase II - Discussion

Mr. Forbes explains that the response to Beecher’s pre-application has come in for Phase II water project and the grant is lower than was previously explained to the Board.  The new loan amount is $3,389,000 and the grant is $2,611,000. 

Ms. Bradford makes a motion to move forward with the USDA Water Phase II Application.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

 
USDA Water Phase 1 Pay Application #4 Approval

Mr. Forbes explains that a motion is needed to approve the pay application for $313,606.45. 

Ms. Bradford makes a motion to approve the pay application for $313,606.45 for USDA Water Phase 1 Pay Application – 4th approval.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

 

Financial Report

The cash on hand is $2,074,897.39 as of 3/03/17.

Ms. Bradford makes a motion to accept the cash on hand.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

The bills paid in February, 2017 total $511,589.06 – Any questions or concerns.

Ms. Bradford makes a motion to accept the bill paid in February in the amount of $511,589.06.

Ms. Self seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

The bills needing approval for payment March 09, 2017 total $6,035.23 – Any questions or concerns.

Ms. Bradford makes a motion to approve the bills for payment 03/09/17 totaling $6,035.23.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion. 

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

 

BOARD COMMUNICATION

Personnel Committee

Nothing to report


Finance Committee

Nothing to report


Administrative Report

Administrative Report is discussed. 

Mr. Forbes mentions that #5 well will be pulled and inspected due to sample results.  We are working with USDA to move the well overhaul into Phase I of the project.

 

GUEST COMMENTS

 None

 
MEETING ADJOURNMENT

Ms. Bradford makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:16.

Ms. Simpson seconds the motion.

A roll call vote was taken:   4 Ayes

                                                                        ____________________________________

                                                                                   Sidney Bradford, President

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