Metropolitan Water Reclamation Board Meeting - June 16, 2016
Significant Decisions Made:
Approval of funds for a 20 foot wide Inflow/Tunnel to the McCook Reservoir (Agenda Item 18-16-0629)
The Board passed a motion to adopt a policy restricting the use of toxic and persistent herbicides on landscaped areas and around facilities and infrastructure of the MWRD.
Other Items of Note:
Eleanor Prince - observer
Metropolitan Water Reclamation Board Meeting - June 2, 2016
Study Session on Pension Funding
Study Session on Rain Barrel Program
Executive Director St. Pierre presented an overview of the MWRD free rain barrel program.
Items to watch for in the future::
Observer: Priscilla Mims
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board Meeting - May 19, 2016
While the Board meeting was fairly routine the post study session to hear feedback from the author of the District’s Affirmative Action “disparity study” was not! The report itself was complimentary of the District’s goals and achievements but said it is time to use electronic tools for monitoring. Testimony from several speakers highlighted the complexity for the District:
Action of Note:
The Board expanded its prescription drug disposal hours at all of its locations to 7 days a week from 8 am to 6 pm and at its Downtown offices to 5 days a week with the same hours.
Diane Edmundson - Observer
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