Unofficial Minutes – Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

5:00 pm

Lake Delhi Office

Delhi, IA 52223

 

The regular meeting of the Combined Lake Delhi Recreational Facility and Water Quality District was held and called to order at 5:00 pm by President Althoff.

Present: Burger, Althoff, Thompson, Leonard and Scherrman. Beals via Zoom

Absent: Staebell

Visitors: Dan Reyner, Pat Colgan and Doug Herman. Visitors via Zoom: Randy Rattenborg, Andrew Judd and Ed Schmidt.

Support Staff via Zoom: Laurie Kramer and Lori Tucker.

Althoff asked for a motion to approve the meeting agenda. A motion was made by Leonard, second by Thompson to approve the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Burger to open the public hearing on proposed amendment to the FY24 budget at 5:01 pm, second by Beals. All ayes. Motion carried. It was explained the purpose is to prepay $250K for GO Bond debt. A motion to close public hearing at 5:04 pm was made by Thompson, second by Scherrman. All ayes. Motion carried

A motion was made by Burger to approve the budget amendment for FY24, second by Beals. All ayes. Motion carried.

A motion to approve minutes from previous meetings was made by Scherrman, second by Burger. All ayes. Motion carried.

The Board reviewed claims from the General Fund (81000) as presented. Claims included utilities, maintenance contract, clerical expense, lobbyist expense, copier expense, software consulting expense, lawn care expense, legal fees and bond fees. Claims totaled $8,579.84 from the General Fund. A motion was made by Thompson, second by Scherrman to approval all claims.   All ayes. Motion carried.

April financial reports were presented. The General Fund had revenues of property tax $32,161.10, and interest of $10,420.03, totaling $42,581.13. Expenditures for April were $259,448.19, ending April at $2,286,047.51. The Debt Service Fund had revenues of $233,880.90 from property tax and interest, and no expenditures, ending April at $546,954.52. The Dam Improvement Fund had no revenues and no expenditures ending April with a $70,000.00 balance. The Lake Improvement Fund had $1,070.30 in interest revenues and $17,702.58 in expenditures, ending April with a balance of $248,693.13. The Grant #2 Fund had revenues of $1,482.98 and no expenses, ending April with a balance of $392,229.62. A motion was made by Leonard, second by Beals to receive and file the April financial report. All ayes. Motion carried.

Andrew Judd presented updates on the dredge project.

A motion was made by Leonard, second by Thompson to send back the balance of Grant #1 in the amount of $232,625.13. All ayes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Beals, second by Scherrman to transfer $10k from the Dam Improvement General Fund to Dam Improvement Fund that is to be used for emergencies as required by the 28E Agreement with County dated 2014. All ayes. Motion carried.

A motion to table action on the rental of Lost Beach area for apparel sales was made by Leonard, second by Burger. All ayes. Motion carried. Insurance requirements and donation to LDRA have not been received.

A motion by Scherrman, second by Leonard to retain Terpstra Hoke & Associates to audit and provide a compilation report for FY24. All ayes. Motion carried

A motion was made by Leonard, second by Scherrman to approve Brannon Monument bid for Wall of Recognition, including half down-payment $36,149. Ayes: Burger, Althoff, Leonard, Scherrman and Beals. Nay: Thompson. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Leonard, second by Burger to approve contract with J & M Display for fireworks on August 10, 2024 and prepaying to secure 8% discount. All ayes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Burger, second by Leonard to move forward with contract forfeiture of real estate contract between District (formerly LDRA) and Shawn Monroe. Payment had not been made. All ayes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Scherrman, second by Beals to allow the LDRA to use trustee property for Jammin’ in June event on June 1, 2024. All ayes. Motion carried.

Committee Updates:

Water Quality – previously covered

Community Events, Activities, and Wall of Recognition – Lake Delhi Golf Outing is May 17th; Jammin in June is on June 1st at Lost beach; Christmas on the Lake is August 3rd and the fireworks are August 10th with a rain date of August 11th.

Dam Operations & Property Management – Grant status will dictate how funds will be spent before April, 2025.

Finance & Budget – New loan schedule will be presented following refunding balance.

Legislative – no report.

Public Comment – Burger and Thompson terms are expiring on July 31, 2024. The election is scheduled for July 23, 2024. Randy Rattenborg reported gate #1 opened slightly with recent rain. Overhead hoist inspection will happen next week.

A motion to adjourn was made by Burger, second by Beals. All ayes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

 

 

 

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