May 15, 2018: CALL TO ORDER — Kyle Parkhurst, president (2020), called the meeting to order at 4 p.m. Members in attendance were Troy Lesan (2021), Jeffrey Speaker (2019), and Arlo Aschbrenner (2020). Also in attendance were Roger Barker, water superintendent, and Diane Hulett, clerk.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Arlo Aschbrenner moved to approve the minutes of the April 17, 2018, Board of Directors Meeting. Troy Lesan seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.
There were no visitors in attendance for public comment.
Jeffrey Speaker made a motion to accept the final 2017 audit from Karlin & Long. Troy Lesan seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.
A motion was made by Troy Lesan and seconded by Arlo Aschbrenner to proceed with the proposed financing to contract with Smart Meter Utility Solutions for radio read meters, not to exceed $122,396.68, and Continental Utility Solutions, Inc. for billing software, not to exceed $18,350.00. The financing terms with Government Capital Financing will be 12 years at 3.616%. All members voted in favor; motion carried.
Financial Report: The financial reports and bills were reviewed and discussed. Troy Lesan moved to approve the April financial reports as submitted and approve the bills. Arlo Aschbrenner seconded. All members voted to approve; motion carried.
Superintendent Report: Roger reported on the Jefferson City Days event he recently attended on behalf of MRWA. He also provided information on the most recent eColi results which have been far below action levels, and gave a recap on the rate study service that is provided by MRWA.
Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be at 6 p.m. on June 26, 2018, at the water plant. Troy Lesan moved to adjourn at 8 p.m. Arlo Aschbrenner seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.