WATER UTILITY COUNCIL

About the Committee

The Water Utility Council/Government Affairs Committee may consist of up to seven members, six of whom shall be either representatives of Section Utility Members or individual members of teh Section who are also employees of an Iowa utility. The seventh member shall be a Section officer, each Regional Organization may be invited to participate.

Duties of the Water Utility Council include:

  • The Iowa Water Utility Council, shall develop programs to initiate, evaluate, respond, and comment, within the framework of Section and policies, on legislative, regulatory, and other matters which directly affect water utilities;
  • Encourage provision of better water service to the consuming public. The Council shall also bring to the attention of the Board, and the membership as directed by the Board information on these governmental or regulatory issues;
  • If, in the opinion of the Council, legislative or regulatory matters arise which require expenditures beyond funds available to the Council, the Council, with the concurrence of the Section Board of Trustees, shall be authorized to solicit funds from Section Utility Members to specifically respond to the matters in question;
  • The Chair shall present a written report on Council activities to the Section Board of Trustees. This report shall also be presented to the Section membership at the Section Annual Conference.

The Board of Trustees liaison for the committee shall be the Chair-Elect.


 

Committee News and Events

Water Utility Council Mission Statement


 

Contact Us

Tim Wilson, Chair
Marshalltown Water Works
tim@marshalltownwater.com

Jon Martens
Atlantic Municipal Utilities
j.martens@a-m-u.net

Barbara Wagner
City of Cedar Rapds
BarbaraW@cedar-rapids.org

John Meads
Council Bluffs Water Works
jmeads@cbwaterworks.com

Brade Puetz
City of Sioux City
bpuetz@sioux-city.org

Steve DuVall