Chairman Kwan Wong called the regular meeting of the Utility Board to order at 7:03 p.m. in the Council Chambers Room at City Hall, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, WA.
Chair Kwan Wong, Vice Chair Tim OíConnell, Mary Grady, Stephen Milton, Tom DeBoer, William Pokorny, were present. Council Member Dave Wisenteiner was absent
City Staff: Jason Kintner, Public Works Director, Asea Sandine, Recording Secretary were present.
Motion: Board Member DeBoer moved to approve the minutes from the October 10, 2017 meeting. Board Member Milton seconded the motion. The Board unanimously approved the minutes.
Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) IMPLEMENTATION UPDATE
Kintner reviewed and highlighted the departmentís planned and unplanned projects for 2017. He stated the department continues to work towards EAM project implementation. The EAM is scheduled to go live in the first quarter or early second quarter of 2018. He shared that currently staff are reviewing workflows, standardizing work, and implementing business processes. He advised the next steps that will include: technical configuration, user testing, and performance metrics. Kintner also presented other projects scheduled for 2018 such as: closing out the Water Advisory Action Plan, completing the SCADA master plan, finalizing the General Sewer Plan, completing Lakeline Access feasibility, Sewer Pump Station access evaluation and the Glennhome water main replacement project.
OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT
The Board reviewed the 16-minute video and signatures were obtained.
2018 DRAFT WORK PLAN
Kintner outlined the proposed 2018 Draft Work Plan with the Board. In addition to the scheduled topics, there was Board consensus to add a work plan item regarding rate methodology. Kintner also shared that the General fund discussion with the Citizen Advisory Group (CAG) is set to kick off in January 2018. He concluded by sharing that there are proposed changes to the King County Solid Waste Plan and that he would update the Board as information becomes available.