East Central Solid Waste Commission
Commission’s Office – Mora, MN
April 13, 2020
The regular meeting of the East Central Solid Waste Commission was held on April 13, 2020 at the Commission Office, Mora, MN. Chairman Greene called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
Members present at the meeting included: Chisago County Commissioner Richard Greene, Isanti County Commissioner Dave Oslund and Mille Lacs County Commissioner Phil Peterson. Pine County Commissioner Steven Hallan was present via Zoom.
Advisory Member Present – Executive Director Janelle Troupe.
Others also present via Zoon included: Bruce Rehwaldt of Foth Companies, Gerrald Nohner and Tammie Denholm of ECSWC, Gene Kramer of Arthur Township.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
All present said the Pledge of Allegiance.
Director Troupe added: Patnode Trucking
Commissioner Peterson moved to approve the amended Agenda, second by Commissioner Oslund, all in favor, motion carried (4-0).
Meeting Minutes March 9, 2020
Commissioner Oslund moved to approve the Meeting Minutes March 9, 2020 second by Commissioner Peterson, all in favor, motion carried (4-0).
Commissioner Oslund moved to approve the Claims List, Paid Claims List, and the Additional Claims List, second by Commissioner Hallan, all in favor of paying the Claims List 55 items, ($218,506.78), the Paid Claims List 9 items,($197,602.95), and the Additional Claims List 33 items ($88,783.48), all in favor, motion carried (4-0).
None at this time.
FEBRUARY 2020 FINANCIAL STATEMENT
Director Troupe reported for the month ended February 29, 2020 ECSWC realized a net income on an accrual basis of $16,307.98. On a cash flow basis for the month of February there is a decrease in cash of $176,913.42 because of capital purchases of Cambridge maintenance building and the Hinckley scale. Un-obligated cash less upcoming cash outlays at the end of the month was $3,662,537.55.
There is an increase of about 1,000 tons MSW received over 2019 year-to-date.
Commissioner Peterson moved to approve the February 2020 Financial Statement, second by Commissioner Oslund, all in favor, motion carried (4-0).
Director Troupe reported that only customers that have accounts are being allowed to dump at Cambridge Transfer Station during this period. We are remaining closed Saturdays at all sites through May 3. Commissioner Oslund moved, second by Commissioner Peterson to continue operations through May 2 with no cash customers at Cambridge and Closed on Saturdays at all sites. All in favor, motion carried (4-0).
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT
Kanabec Clean-Up Day/HHW
The event that is normally scheduled for May has been postponed to October.
The proposal on the new shop floor in Cambridge is at $43,575 from Bald Eagle Concrete. This is an increase of approximately $9,000 over the previous one without the tubing for heat. Commissioner Hallan moved to accept the proposal, second by Commissioner Peterson, all in favor, motion carried (4-0).
Joel Patnode has provided an offer to provide backup trucking service at a cost of $100 per hour with an 8-hour minimum. Commissioner Hallan moved to accept the backup plan, second by Commissioner Oslund, all in favor, motion carried (4-0).
Bruce Rehwaldt commented that there was a thermocouple problem and that it needs to be reprogrammed.
MAY MEETING DATE
The May Meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 11, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at the Commission offices.
Chairman Greene asked for a motion to adjourn at 9:45 AM, Commissioner Peterson moved to adjourn the meeting, second by Commissioner Oslund, all in favor, motion carried (4-0).
Janelle Troupe, Executive Director