MINUTES OF JOINT FACILITIES MEETING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS PARKWAY UTILITY DISTRICT
June 29, 2022
THE STATE OF TEXAS §
COUNTY OF HARRIS §
PARKWAY UTILITY DISTRICT §
The Board of Directors (the “PUD Board”) of Parkway Utility District (the “District”) met in a special session jointly with Greenwood Municipal Utility District Board of Directors (“GUD Board”) (collectively the “Boards”) at 6:30 p.m. on June 29, 2022, at 11702A Tidwell Rd, Houston, TX 77044 and via teleconference. A roll call was taken of the persons present:
Brenda McNeil, President
Alphonso (“Al”) Rettig, Vice President
Ron Everhart, Assistant Secretary
Gloria Woods, Director
All members of the Board for Parkway Utility District (“PUD”) were present via teleconference, except for Director Woods, thus constituting a quorum. All members of the Board for Greenwood Utility District (“GUD”) were present in person, thus constituting a quorum. Also attending all or parts of the meeting via teleconference were; Mr. Jeffrey Bishop and Mr. Jayson Taylor of Quiddity, engineers for PUD; Mr. Josh Maas with M. Marlon Ivy & Associates (“MMIA”), operators for PUD; Mr. Gary Syzek of Systems Project Management, General Manager for PUD; Mr. Reginald Wilson and Ms. Meghan Koett of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP (“NRF”), attorneys for PUD. Mr. Ronald Anderson III of A&S Engineers, Inc. (“A&S”), engineer for GUD; and Mr. Elliot Barner, of Radcliffe Bobbitt Adams Polley PLLC (“RBAP”), attorney for GUD attended in person.
Pursuant to Section 551.054, Texas Gov’t Code, as modified by the temporary suspension of certain provisions thereof, notice of the meeting was posted on the District’s website within the time limits prescribed by law. A certificate of such posting is attached hereto as Exhibit A. The agenda packet was posted on the website as items became available incompliance with the guidelines issued by the Texas Attorney General.
Call to Order. Mr. Barner called the meeting to order and proceeded with the meeting business:
1. Authorize teleconference meeting: Board finding of existence of emergency or public necessity making the convening at one location of a quorum of the government body difficult or impossible and permitting a meeting by teleconference pursuant to Section 551.125 of the Texas Open Meetings Act. Upon motion by Director McNeil, seconded by Director Rettig, after full discussion and the question being put to the Board, the Board voted unanimously to find the existence of an emergency or public necessity, i.e., Delta variant of COVID-19, making the convening at one location of a quorum of the government body difficult or impossible and permitting a meeting by teleconference pursuant to Section 551.125 of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
2. Public Comments. There were no public comments.
3. Update on facilities jointly owned with Greenwood Utility District including:
a. Regional Wastewater Treatment facilities (“RWWTF”), including:
i. Update on status of site clearing, grubbing, and detention for WWTP Expansion Project. Mr. Anderson stated he is awaiting paperwork to close out the project and release final funds to the contractor.
ii. Update on status of RWWTF Outfall. Mr. Anderson stated proposed scope of work and bid items have been circulated between the engineers for review. He stated once in agreement with all parties, it will be submitted to CSA for a change proposal. Discussion ensued.
iii. Review operations, including status of use of permitted capacity. Mr. Anderson stated there is no updated at this time.
b. Surface Water Transmission Facility (“SWTF”), including:
i. Update on status of sixteen in water Line Along Tidwell road Project.
Mr. Anderson stated the change order has previously been presented to both Boards from Reddico to complete the tie in with the City line. He stated Reddico is ready to move forward with remobilize and complete the final tie in. Discussion ensued.
Upon motion by Director Everhart, seconded by Director Rettig, after full discussion and the question being put to the PUD Board, the Board voted unanimously to approve the change order to allow the contractor to finish the work.
Upon motion by Director Primeaux, seconded by Director Hall, after full discussion and the question being put to the GUD Board, the Board voted unanimously to approve the change order to allow the contractor to finish the work.
ii. Update on Status of SWTF Project. Mr. Anderson stated the two pay applications were approved by both Boards at their last meeting. He stated he is continuing to inquire about the final delivery date for there is no official documentation provided from the supplier. Mr. Anderson stated he is hopeful the project is to be complete by the end of November. He stated construction progress is actively continuing.
iii. Review Operations, including discuss surface water consumption.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE BOARD, the meeting was adjourned.
The foregoing minutes were passed and approved by the Board of Directors on July 13, 2022.
/s/ Brenda McNeil
President, Board of Directors
/s/ Ron Everhart
Secretary, Board of Directors