As part of their new roles as executive superintendent and assistant superintendent of the Upper Montgomery Joint Authority, respectively, Jennifer Leister and Greg Young will be responsible for tracking current and future change orders to the current $29 million upgrade at the wastewater treatment plant.
At Tuesday's monthly meeting, Member Michael Perlow Jr. recommended that Leister and Young set up teams to monitor the situation.
Leister and Young's immediate responsibility will be to be oversee the implementation of a $168,000 change order approved by the board. "The staff has a lot of work to do to keep track of this," Perlow said.
Following an executive session, the board voted unanimously to promote Leister from acting to executive superintendent at the plant, located at 1100 Mensch Dam Road in Upper Hanover, with a salary of $80,000. Without dissent, they also appointed Young as the assistant superintendent with a $58,000 salary.
The second change order for the project includes the demolition of a trickling plant, the relocation of and addition piping, the installation of new gates at the chlorine tank, additional windows at the operations building, and increased screening, according to Ken Kohlnrenner, the project manager from Woodard and Curran.
According to board President Bill Ingram, the additional work won't ...