City of Waterloo Gas Committee met Oct. 7.
Here is the minutes provided by the committee:
The meeting was called to order by Alderman Notheisen at 6:15pm. In attendance were committee members Aldermen Darter, Thomas, Trantham and Heller. Also in attendance from the City were Alderman Row, Alderman Buettner, Tim Birk, Shawn Kennedy and Mayor Tom Smith.
Minutes from the July 1st meeting were previously approved at the July Utility Meeting.
Tim and I updated the committee on the current lawsuit with MRT.
Chairman Notheisen distributed the planned purchase of Natural Gas Futures and led a discussion about said purchase. A motion was made by Alderman Thomas and seconded by Alderman Trantham. The purchase recommendation was approved with a vote of 4-1, with Alderman Darter voting no.
Tim updated the committee on the progress of installing automated metering for our gas customers. We now have installed over 95% of existing residential meters and will continue to work toward completion by the end of October or the middle of November.
Motion to adjourn was made by Alderman Thomas and seconded by Alderman Heller. Motion passed 5-0. Meeting was adjourned at 6:25.