September 9, 2020

A special meeting of the Board of Public Works was held on September 9, 2020 at 5:30 pm via GoToMeeting. Those in virtual attendance were President John Neer, Vice President J.D. King, Board Member Brian Terry, Board Member David Ausmus, and General Manager Stephanie Wilson.

President John Neer called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.  Under old business, the Approval of Contractor and Equipment for the Headworks Project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant – Change Orders #1 and #2 to be included to comply with Missouri Department of Natural Resources Rural Sewer Grant Qualification Requirements was discussed.   Approval of the contract for the project was delayed while eligibility for a $500,000 Rural Sewer Grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources was being determined. Based on preliminary approval for the grant from MDNR if contract language was updated per Change Orders #1 and #2 to be in compliance with the eligibility requirements, Vice President J.D. King made a motion, seconded by Board Member David Ausmus, to accept the bid from David Ross Construction in the amount of $3,838,513.00 which includes equipment and construction. The motion allowed for General Manager Stephanie Wilson to sign the contract and change orders and to recommend to the City Council of Macon, Missouri that Mayor James “Talt” Holman also sign per grant requirements. The motion carried with three votes for and none against. Board Member Brian Terry abstained. 

With no other busines to discuss, President John Neer adjourned the meeting at 5:46 pm.