January 15, 2019


CALL TO ORDER: Kyle Parkhurst, President (2020), called the meeting to order at 4:10 p.m. Members in attendance were Jeffrey Speaker (2019), Arlo Aschbrenner (2020), and Randy Tague (2021). Troy Lesan (2021) was unable to attend. Also in attendance were Roger Barker, water superintendent, and Diane Hulett, clerk.

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Arlo Aschbrenner moved to approve the minutes of the Dec. 12, 2018, Board of Directors meeting. Jeffrey Speaker seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried. 

 PUBLIC COMMENT: There were no visitors in attendance for public comment.

OLD BUSINESS: Health insurance plans were discussed. A motion was made by Jeffrey Speaker and seconded by Randy Tague to change the health insurance provider from Blue Cross Blue Shield to Lifestyle Health Plan. All voted in favor; motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS: Financial Report: The financial reports and bills were reviewed and discussed. Randy Tague moved to approve the December financial reports as submitted and approve the bills. Arlo Aschbrenner seconded. All members voted to approve; motion carried. Current CD rates were submitted from four different sources. A motion was made by Jeffrey Speaker to renew the district’s CDs with BTC Bank at the best possible rate for a term of 36 months. Results from the Water Rate Study done by Liz Grove with MRWA were presented. The recommendation from the study was that rates should be raised; however, the board chose to forego any increase at this time.

DISCUSSION: Superintendent Report: Roger reported that he will be attending the upcoming quarterly MRWA board meeting and annual Water Rally in Washington, D.C. He also updated the board on operations.

Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be Feb. 19, 2019, at 4 p.m. at the water plant. Jeffrey Speaker moved to adjourn at 6 p.m. Arlo Aschbrenner seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.

Respectfully Submitted,
Jeffrey Speaker

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