Upcoming Meetings

■ Finance Committee Meeting 

A Finance Committee Meeting (Third Budget Workshop) of the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at the principal office of the Board, 3600 First Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama. The purpose of the meeting is to review, discuss and make recommendations relative to operating and capital budgets, property matters, engineering matters related to the capital improvement program such as major plant improvements or plan upgrades or expansion, water main and pipe rehabilitation, and other issues being presented for consideration. A preliminary agenda will be posted as soon as practicable.

 

■ Special Board of Directors' Meeting 

A Special Board of Directors' Meeting of the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham has been scheduled for Thursday, November 7, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at the principal office of the Board, 3600 First Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the following:  (1)  to consent to the General Manager’s proposed hiring to fill the position of Assistant General Manager – Operations and Technical Services; (2)  to hear a presentation on the 2014-2018 Actuarial Experience Study and to approve implementation of the results; (3) to hear a presentation on the 2014-2019 Funding Results Under Alternative COLA Provisions and under Proposed Actuarial Assumptions; (4) to hear a presentation from Morgan Stanley regarding investment performance of the Pension Plan and OPEB plan; (5) to approve an agreement with Banks, Finley, White & Co. to engage in a SOC -1 audit as required in the Joint Billing and Collection Agreement Between Jefferson County and The Water Works Board of The City of Birmingham executed on February 22, 2018; (6) to consider and approve additions to the FY 2020 Consulting and Professional Services budget submittals.   A preliminary agenda will be posted as soon as practicable.

 

■ Engineering and Maintenance Committee Meeting 

An Engineering and Maintenance Committee Meeting of the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at the principal office of the Board, 3600 First Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama.  The purpose of said committee meeting is to review, discuss, and make recommendations relative to engineering matters related to the capital improvement program such as major plant improvements or plant upgrades or expansions, water main and pipe rehabilitation, and other issues being presented for consideration.  A preliminary agenda will be posted as soon as practicable. 

 

REGULAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING ACTION THAT WILL INCREASE WATER RATES

A Regular Board of Directors' Meeting and Public Hearing of the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham has been scheduled for Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 5:30 p.m., at the principal office of the Board, 3600 First Avenue North (in the Boardroom on the second floor of the main campus). Pursuant to Act No. 2015-164, Section 4(c), notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors intend to consider taking action consistent with Resolution No. 4166 which was adopted on December 23, 2003 (adoption of the Rate Stabilization and Equalization Procedure (RSE Model)) that will result in a rate increase.  At this meeting, a hearing will take place to receive comments from the public.  Said public hearing will take place prior to any vote that will result in a rate increase.  Following the receipt of public comments, in order to consider any comments that are presented, the Board of Directors reserves the right to delay taking any action that may result in a rate increase until a subsequent public meeting that is duly called and noticed consistent with Act No. 2015-164, Section 4(c).  In addition to the above proposed actions, this meeting will also be to consider and take action on other possible matters presented for Board of Directors’ approval.  A preliminary agenda will be posted as soon as practicable.

 

■ Business and Economic Development Committee Meeting 

A Business and Economic Development Committee Meeting of the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at the principal office of the Board, 3600 First Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama. The purpose of meeting is to discuss, review and make recommendations relative to business and economic development, new business opportunities, system acquisitions, and potential programs and volunteer opportunities that would add long-term value to the system, and other issues being presented for consideration. A preliminary agenda will be posted as soon as practicable.

 

■ Regular Board of Directors' Meeting 

A Regular Board of Directors' Meeting of the Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at the principal office of the Board, 3600 First Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama.  The purpose of the meeting is to consider and act on matters presented for Board approval.  A preliminary agenda will be posted as soon as practicable.