The EBRRA Board held a regular meeting on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in the Recycling Center in Sumner.
Vice Chair Clemen called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Present - Lehmkuhl, Wedemeier, Ranard, Ducker, Daniels & Clemen. Absent: Walke. Also present was De Ann Lahmann, secretary/treasurer.
Motion Wedemeier second Lehmkuhl to approve the agenda. AA MC.
Motion Lehmkuhl second Daniels to approve the minutes from January 28, 2012. AA MC.
Motion Wedemeier second Ducker to approve the financial statement as presented by the secretary/treasurer, with the understanding that the bill for $2,960.98 from the City of Sumner be re-evaluated along with other skid steer hour billings for the past few months. AA MC.
Discussion on the marketing of product. Lehmkuhl will work with MDK on selling newsprint and cardboard.
Discussion on future service areas and the buy in amount. It was the group’s general consensus that in the future, no buy in will be required, and EBRRA will provide the service of taking the recyclable material. EBRRA will keep track of tonnage at that time and make a decision on how to handle each city/business on an individual basis.
Motion Lehmkuhl second Daniels to approve a $100 bonus to the 2 Sumner employees, 2 Readlyn employees and 1 Tripoli employee. However, Ducker said he would donate his back for future improvements to the recycling shed. RCV: Ayes – Wedemeier, Ranard, Lehmkuhl, Daniels. Nays – Clemen. Absent – Walke. Abstain – Ducker. Motion carried.
Motion Lehmkuhl second Ranard to approve payouts to each of the cities when the balance reaches $18,000. AA MC.
A new skid plate needs to be put on the baler. Mid Iowa Solid Waste will do the work.
Next meeting will be July 28, 2012 at 8:00 am.
Motion Daniels second Lehmkuhl to adjourn. AA MC. 9:30 am.
Herb Clemen – Vice Chair
De Ann Lahmann - Secretary/TreasurerEBRRA Minutes,1-28-12
The EBRRA Board held a regular meeting on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. in the Recycling Center in Sumner.
Chair Walke called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m. Present - Walke, Lehmkuhl, Wedemeier, Ranard, Ducker. Absent: Daniels & Clemen. Also present was De Ann Lahmann, secretary /treasurer.
Motion Lehmkuhl second Ducker to approve the agenda. AA Me.
Discussion on the markets and how much product the entity has sent out in the past 2 years. Total in 2010 was approximately 320 tons, and 2011 was 352.10 ton. Lehmkuhl recommends not selling any product until March when the markets should start going up.
Motion Lehmkuhl second Ducker to approve the minutes from October 1, 2011 and November 12,2011. AA Me.
Motion Ranard second Wedemeier to approve the financial statement as presented by the secretary/treasurer. AA Me.
The board would like to promote EBRRA to the public of all cities involved. Motion Ducker second Wedemeier to set an open house at the Sumner Recycling Center on March 31st from 10 am to 1 pm. AA Me.
Discussion on a quote received for maintenance on the baler. Board will discuss this at the next meeting.
Next meeting will be March 31st at 8:00 am, before the open house.
Further discussion on expanding the area EBRRA serves. This item will be placed on a future agenda.
Motion Lehmkuhl second Wedemeier to adjourn. AA Me. 8:50 am.
Gary Walke - Chair
De Ann Lahmann - Secretary/Treasurer