Special Meeting of Avon Lake Board of Municipal Utilities

There will be a special meeting of the Avon Lake Board of Municipal Utilities on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Location for the meeting is 201 Miller Road, Avon Lake, Ohio 44012.

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We are currently looking for an Underground Asset Locator. Under the direction of the Engineering Services Manager, carries out all work activities as related to the Ohio Utilities Protection Service (O.U.P.S.) program. Takes all required field measurements and photographs and updates all databases/records as needed for asset management of critical facilities. Due to the importance of response time for emergency locates, the Underground Asset Locator must be able to respond by telephone to a work call within 15 minutes from the receipt of said call. For more information on the position, check out the full job description below.

Underground Asset Locator – JobDescr-Underground Asset Locator

To apply for the Underground Asset Locator position, applications may be obtained from the City of Avon Lake’s website or in-person from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Avon Lake Municipal Building, 150 Avon Belden Road, 2nd Floor, Avon Lake, Ohio beginning Monday, December 4, 2017.  All applications are due to the Civil Service Commission no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018.


We are currently looking for our next Chief of Utility Operations. For more information on the position, visit www.mileslehane.com/search115.

Chief of Utility Operations – JobDescr-Chief of Utility Operations


We are currently looking for the right person to be our first Analyst/Assistant. What is it? It is a person who likes working with numbers. The ideal person would have accounting knowledge and also have an ability to look to analyze trends, etc. to see where we might want to focus to help reduce unnecessary expenses. This ideal person could help identify the best funding sources and “make numbers talk” so that we can more easily see revenues and expenses. Sound like it may be interesting? Contact us at the email address below.

Analyst/Assistant – JobDescr-Analyst/Assistant


We are also looking for an entry-level Engineer. The ideal candidate has just graduated with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering technology and is interested in a lot of different areas. This engineer will be responsible for GIS and drafting work, assist with launching our new asset management program, inspect construction projects, and do a variety of more-mundane, but equally important, things.

Engineer – JobDescr-Engineer

The positions will be opened until filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@avonlakewater.org.





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Request for public comment: Elyria Interconnection

Avon Lake Regional Water intends to create an interconnection with Elyria Municipal Water Supply System to supply water to Avon Lake Regional Water in the event of reduced water production by Avon Lake Regional Water. We will be requesting up to $3 million from the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) for this project that will both provide backup water services to Avon Lake Regional Water and the City of Elyria. This project will be paid for jointly between Avon Lake Regional Water (40%), the Rural Lorain County Water Authority (40%), and the City of Elyria (20%). Avon Lake Regional Water’s share will be paid through revenues collected by water fees.

Ohio EPA will administer loan preparation. Construction will be undertaken by contractors selected by competitive bidding. Construction will begin 2018 and be completed 2019. Avon Lake Regional Water will receive a blended interest rate of the standard (currently 1.84%) and the HAB-response rate of 0%.

EPA Environmental Report on Avon Lake Regional Water’s Elyria Interconnection Project
After the public comment window has closed, the Ohio EPA will make available for public review an environmental report of this project. Once ready, the document may be viewed here, Ohio EPA’s website at: http://www.epa.ohio.gov/defa/ofa.aspx  (“Documents Available for Review and Comment” – WPCLF Documents for Review and Comment”) and at our administrative offices at 201 Miller Road in Avon Lake. If you would like to receive either an electronic copy via e-mail or a paper copy of the document via U.S. mail, please contact Linda Merchant-Masonbrink of Ohio EPA at either: L.Merchantmasonbrink@epa.ohio.gov or (614) 644-3656.

Please contact Todd Danielson, Chief Utilities Executive, 440-933-6226, if you want more information or have questions or comments. Comments should be received no later than December 27, 2017. Comments can be sent three ways:

Via telephone (440) 933-6226
Via e-mail (contact@avonlakewater.org)
Via Facebook message (facebook.com/avonlakewater.org)

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