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Governance Committee Meeting - 1. Call to Order - Ellen Boardman, ChairpersonDISTRICT OF COLUMBIAWATER AND SEWER AUTHORITYBoard of DirectorsMeeting of the Governance CommitteeWednesday, September 9, 20209:00 a.m.Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 1 202-753-6714Conference ID: 964 148 033#AGENDA1. Call to Order . Ellen Boardman, Chairperson2. Roll Call . Linda Manley, Secretary to the Board3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program Update .Korey Gray, Compliance Officer4. Blue Drop FY20 Q3 Update . Thomas Kuczynski, President Blue DropVice President, Information Technology5. Executive Session * .Ellen Boardman, Chairperson6. Adjournment .Ellen Boardman, Chairperson* The DC Water Board of Directors may go into executive session at this meeting pursuant to the District of ColumbiaOpen Meetings Act of 2010, if such action is approved by a majority vote of the Board members who constitute aquorum to discuss: matters prohibited from public disclosure pursuant to a court order or law under D.C. Official Code§ 2-575(b)(1); contract negotiations under D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(2); legal, confidential or privileged mattersunder D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(4)(A); collective bargaining negotiations under D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(5);facility security under D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(8); disciplinary matters under D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(9);personnel matters under D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(10); proprietary matters under D.C. Official Code § 2575(b)(11); train and develop members of a public body and staff under D.C. Official Codes § 2-575(b)(12); decisionin an adjudication action under D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(13); civil or criminal matters where disclosure to thepublic may harm the investigation under D.C. Official Code § 2-575(b)(14), and other matters provided in the Act.1

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerFY 20 Program UpdatePresented to theGovernance CommitteeEllen Boardman, ChairpersonSeptember 9, 202012

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerDC Water Works ProgramProgram Goals Seventy-Five percent (75%) of new jobs created by contracts or procurements entered into by DC Water with contractors will be filledby local residents.o New Jobs mean both union and non-union job openings, including vacancies created as a result of internal promotions,terminations or other separations, and expansions of the contractor’s workforce.23

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerNew Opportunities filled through Water Works (October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020)DC Water Works New Hire Goal: 75% for User Jurisdiction Total Number of Positions Filled: 43** Includes one DC Water Skills Trainee who started a newbusiness (Family Roof Landscaping) DC Water Works Hires: 14o Contractor Filled: 28 Total User Jurisdiction Residents Hired: 42o Total DC Residents Hired: 16 Total Outside User Jurisdiction: 125LaborerPositionsDC - 12PGC - 8MC – 37ServicePositionsFC -2OUJ - 09DC - 3PGC - 2TechnicalPositionsDC - 0PGC - 6MC – 2MC – 1FC - 0FC -1OUJ - 0OUJ –1Special Projects1DC – 1PGC -0MC – 0FC -0OUJ - 043

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerNew Opportunities filled through Water Works (October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020)DC Resident Hires by WardTotal DC Resident Hires: 16DC Resident Hires By WardWards 1,2,3 – 0 New HiresWard 4 – 3 New HiresWard 5 – 3 New HiresWard 6 – 1 New HireWard 7 – 4 New HiresWard 8 – 5 New Hires45

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerNew Opportunities filled through Water Works – Three Year ReviewLocal Resident New Hire Goal: 75%(98%)(89%)(92%)56

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerStrategic Partner ReferralsDC Water Works maintains a set of Strategic Partners consisting of: Government agencies, community-based organizations, privatecontractors and union-affiliated groups that act as referral partners for contractor employment and training opportunities.In FY 20 the Strategic Partners contributed to the placements of 12 individuals on DC Water projects or training programs.PartnerNumber ofPlacementsPlacement Type(s)Constituent Services Worldwide (CSW)3Laborer – 3District Department of Employment Services (DOES)3Technician – 1, Laborer – 2District Department of Public Works (DPW)1Laborer -167

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerGreen InfrastructurePursuant to the MOU between DC Water and the District, there is a goal that 51% of new hires on GI projects in the RockCreek and Potomac River sewersheds with Green Infrastructure (GI) should be District residents.DC Water partnered with the University of the District of Columbia and Washington Parks and People to train and prepareDistrict residents to successfully complete the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) exam.Curricula was developed in partnership with DC Water, the Water EnvironmentFoundation, and other partners across the nation.In FY 2020, there was one cohort.Results:FY 2020 12 enrolled/ 4 graduated (33%) GI New Hire Goal: 51% District Residento Achievement: 75% of the graduates were employed.CohortEnrolledStart DateTest Date9126/22/20207/31/2020Graduated Employed43Employed with Employed with Employed withDC Water GI DC Water non-GI non DC WaterContractorsContractorsContractors11178

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerSummer Youth Employment Program DC Water’s Department of Facilities in partnership with the District Department of Employment Services selectedtwelve District residents for a 6 week On the Job Training program. Participants were assigned to one of the followingdepartments: Paint Shop, Buildings and Grounds, and Sewer Services.o Program Duration – June through July 2020 Program was extended by DOES thru August 2020o Participants were fully subsidized by the District Department of Employment Serviceso Participants had a dedicated mentor from the District Department of Employment Serviceso In addition to the On-the-Job experience, individuals will also participate in classroom-style training inclusive of: Conflict Resolution Workplace Safety Job Readiness Status:o Program Completedo All participants enrolled in DC Water Works 2 Participants employed full time89

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerSenior Community Service Employment Program The Senior Community Service Employment Program is a federal program administered by DOES to help olderAmericans get back into/remain active in the workforce. It is a part-time work-based training program whereparticipants gain career skills through an on the job training experience. DC Water participated in this program for the first time this year and accepted one participant to supportMaterials Management with Maximo administration/support.o Program Duration – One Yearo Work Hours –9:00 am to 12:00 pm (up to 20 hours per week)o Participants are fully subsidized by the District Department of Employment ServicesProgram Status: 1 Participant Enrolledo 1 Participant left the Program (Budget issues related to Covid-19)910

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerDC Water Apprenticeship Program Apprentices started September 2019. 2,000 of On-the-Job Learning per yearMinimum 144 hours of classroom training In its first year, DC Water enrolled 14 apprentices.o All 14 are on pace to successfully complete the first year!Trade# ofApprenticesLength ofApprenticeshipUpon CompletionHVAC24 YearsJourneymen AC MechanicsPlumbing24 YearsJourneymen Plumbers licensed in DCQuality Assurance (Fleet)25 YearsAutomotive Service Excellence (ASE) TechniciansUtility Services22 YearsJourneymen Utility Service WorkersWaste Water63 YearsLicensed Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators1110

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerSection VActivities and Accomplishments1112

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerFY 2020 Outreach Activities October 2019: Invitation only Targeted Employer Day and Interviews (2 hired). October 2019: Committee on Labor and Workforce Development Public Oversight Roundtable on The Review of The Departmentof Employment Services’ Workforce Development Programs: Local Adult Training and the DC Infrastructure Academyo Testimony provided by Korey Gray November 2019: National Apprenticeship Week - Panelist. November 2019: Committee on Labor & Workforce Development Public Oversight Roundtable on a Review Of The Departmentof Employment Services’ Workforce Development Programs: Project Empowerment and DC Career Connections.o Testimony provided by Korey Gray, and apprentices Damon Sams and Richard Salmon February 2020: Invitation only Targeted Employer Day and Interviews (2 hired). March 2020: Committee on Labor & Workforce Development Performance Oversight Hearing for the Department of Employmentservices and Regarding the Office of Apprenticeship Information and Training.o Testimony provided by Linda Fennel1213

Governance Committee Meeting - 3. DC Water Works! FY20 Program UpdateDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityDavid L. Gadis, CEO and General ManagerFY 2020 Compliance and Development Program Achievements Recovered 92,770 in payroll restitution for contractor employees. Three (3) new certified firms became primes with DC Water. Eighteen (18) certified firms became new subcontractors on DC Water Projects.o Three (3) certified firms increased their contracts on DC Water Projects. Participated in ten (10) business opportunity roundtables for Construction, Industrial Suppliers, and IT Service providers. Continued implementation of the Revised Business Development Plan. Received two recognitions:o Most innovative Leader for Minority Business Award – Maryland Washington Minority Contractors Associationo Champion for Women Business Enterprises - Women’s President’s Education Organization Completed a re-design of the Compliance Program web page: https://www.dcwater.com/strength-partnership1314

Governance Committee Meeting - 4. Blue Drop FY20 Q3 Update - Thomas KuczynskiBlue DropUpdateSeptember 202015

Governance Committee Meeting - 4. Blue Drop FY20 Q3 Update - Thomas KuczynskiThe Blue Drop TeamFrancesca ValenteVice PresidentApril ThompsonDirector of Bloom MarketingVictoria AlleyneBloom Sales ManagerHolly KiserAgricultural Sales RepresentativeLovesha GrahamEvents Coordinator“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” Helen Keller16Adam LawrenceOffice Administrator

Governance Committee Meeting - 4. Blue Drop FY20 Q3 Update - Thomas KuczynskiGeneral Update Completed update to Bloomsoil.com Began discussions with Cambi to provide pre-sales support and consulting for newCambi projects17

Governance Committee Meeting - 4. Blue Drop FY20 Q3 Update - Thomas KuczynskiBloom UpdateFY20 Bloom target is 60,000 tonsCumulative sales have exceeded FY19 total sales but havefallen behind FY20 targets, current annual forecast isestimated at 47,500 tons or 80% of the annual goal. Sales of Bloom through the end of July are 41,227 tons against a target of 47,446.Unusually wet summer resulted in 8,500 tons of lost sales. A slow down inblending and landscaping due to Covid-19 further impacted sales targets.The Frederick Douglas Bridge Project received its first order of Bloom on 08/24Estimated savings to Blue Plains through the end of July are 1.7 million includingthe reduced cost of land applicationContinued discussions with WSSC about marketing a portion of their biosolids(Bloom) from Blue PlainsWorking with DC Water on a possible Public Private Partnership (PPP) for drying,blending and bagging of BloomConducted four webinars focused on landscapers, farms, turf and nutrientmanagement; average attendance was 25 18

Governance Committee Meeting - 4. Blue Drop FY20 Q3 Update - Thomas KuczynskiHQO - Events Update All events for calendar 2020 have been cancelled due to Covid-19 Wedding for July 2020 has been rescheduled for July 2021 Wedding interest remains strong, but no new events have been scheduleddue to Covid-19 uncertainty Completed new Lookbook marketing brochure for HQO Events19

Governance Committee Meeting - 4. Blue Drop FY20 Q3 Update - Thomas KuczynskiIP Update Suez payments Still waiting for IRS approval for both Blue Drop & DC Water Smart Fountains Flint deployments have been put on hold due to Covid-19 Pipe Sleuth Continued Pilot with Northumbrian in the UKWorking with Redzone Robotics to integrate with their assessment solutionIn discussions with City of