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Storm Water Management Board Meeting Minutes 2022

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07-20-2022 Storm Water Management Board

July 20, 2022 Storm Water Management Board Special Meeting Minutes

CALL TO ORDER:

Bryan Blazak, Town Council Liaison, called the St. John Board of Storm Water Management Special Meeting to order on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 6:06 p.m.

Mr. Blazak introduced each of the Board members.

ROLL CALL:

Board Members present: Robert Csanyi, Bill Manousopoulos, and Joseph Gomeztagle.

Also present: Bryan Blazak, Town Council Liaison, Bob Valois, Staff Liaison, Joseph Wiszowaty, Town Manager, Jason Dravet, and Jonathan Dykstra, Robinson Engineering.

Each member provided a short synopsis of their background and their vision for the Board.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS:

Mr. Blazak called for the election of officers. Mr. Gomeztagle made a motion to nominate Robert Csanyi for President. Mr. Manousopoulos seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously with 3 ayes and 0 nays. Mr. Blazak turned the meeting over to Mr. Csanyi as President.

Mr. Manousopoulos made a motion to nominate Joseph Gomeztagle for Vice President. Mr. Csanyi seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously with 3 ayes and 0 nays.

NEW BUSINESS:

Mr. Csanyi asked for suggestions as to the day and time for the regular meetings. Mr. Gomeztagle recommended the Board meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Mr. Manousopoulos made a motion to schedule the regular meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Mr. Gomeztagle seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously with 3 ayes and 0 nays.

REPORTS AND CORRESPONDENCE:

Staff
Mr. Wiszowaty informed the Board that the Town Council approved Robinson Engineering as the Storm Water Management engineering firm. Robinson Engineering will be working with Cender Dalton to conduct a study and provide a report to the Board to determine what assessments are associated with Storm Water Management. He introduced the engineer, Jonathan Dykstra, who then proceeded to provide his background and experience. He explained the kickoff meeting and how Cender Dalton has laid the groundwork and schedule in relation to the Storm Water Utility fee. Mr. Wiszowaty explained there are items that need to be coordinated with regards to planning and development.

Mr. Wiszowaty thanked each of the members for volunteering their time to serve on the Board.

Bob Valois, the Staff Liaison, explained that the Town is up to date on the Notice of Intent (NOI), following an audit. The corrections have been made and submitted to IDEM.

Member – Joseph Gomeztagle
Mr. Gomeztagle asked about the minutes of meetings. Mr. Wiszowaty responded that the minutes will be done by Anastasia Lowery.

Mr. Gomeztagle also asked about virtual attendance, if needed. Mr. Manousopoulos responded that the virtual attendance was allowed during the emergency period, but has since lapsed. The Board discussed the possibility and options for virtual attendance. Mr. Dravet explained there is an Ordinance for Virtual Meetings and a discussion ensued with regards to process per the Ordinance.

Mr. Gomeztagle asked about attorney representation for the Board. Mr. Wiszowaty explained that it would be the Town Attorney, if necessary.

ADJOURNMENT:

Mr. Manousopoulos made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Gomeztagle seconded the motion. The special meeting was adjourned at 6:21 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted:

Anastasia Lowery, Recording Secretary
St. John Board of Storm Water Management

Approved This 17th Day of August, 2022:

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Robert Csanyi, Board of Storm Water Management, President

08-17-2022 Storm Water Exhibit.pdf

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