May 4, 2023  

An emergency meeting of the Board of Public Works was held on May 4, 2023 at 2:00 pm in the General Manager’s office at 106 W. Bourke Street, Macon, MO 63552. Those in attendance were President Brian Terry, Vice President David Ausmus, Board Member David Wilt, Board Member Scott Lucas, General Manager Stephanie Wilson, and Assistant General Manager and Manager of Energy Resources Ben Stueve.

President Brian Terry called the meeting to order at 2:00 pm.

The first agenda item was Discussion of Transition of General Manager Duties. A list of critical items and timelines were shared by General Manager Stephanie Wilson. Edits were made to the list based on conversation. Assignments were made for Macon Municipal Utilities staff for various task items. Regarding Board of Public Works assignments, all were in agreeance that Vice President David Ausmus will attend City Council and Macon County Economic Development Board meetings until a new General Manager is hired. An exit interview was also conducted.

Next was Discussion of Recruitment Process for Hiring a General Manager. The Board edited the job description and discussed approach for advertising. Local avenues as well as other platforms will be utilized.

At 5:25 pm a motion was made by Board Member David Wilt, seconded by Vice President David Ausmus, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion passed with four votes for and none against.