OPEN MEETING — December 17, 2019

Call To Order — Kyle Parkhurst, President (2020), called the meeting to order at 6:50 p.m. Members in attendance were Jeffrey Speaker (2022), Harlan Horst (2020), and Troy Lesan (2021). Randy Tague (2021) was unable to attend. Also in attendance were Roger Barker, water superintendent, Gary King, operator, and Diane Hulett, clerk.

Approval Of Minutes — Troy Lesan moved to approve the minutes of the Nov. 21, 2019, 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 — The final 2020 budget figures were reviewed. Jeffrey Speaker moved to approve the 2020 budget and Troy Lesan seconded. All voted to approve; motion carried.

New Business — Financial Report: The financial reports and bills were reviewed and discussed. Harlan Horst moved to approve the November financial reports as submitted and approve the bills. Troy Lesan seconded. All members voted to approve; motion carried.

A letter of resignation was received from Randy Tague to be effective immediately. Troy Lesan moved to accept the resignation and Harlan Horst seconded; all voted in favor. A motion was then made by Troy Lesan and seconded by Jeffrey Speaker to appoint Mark White to fill the unexpired term of Randy Tague as Sub-District #1 Director. All members were in favor; motion carried.

A motion was made by Troy Lesan to accept the 2020 Equipment Lease Agreement from Viking Valley Association. Harlan Horst seconded. All voted to approve; motion carried.

Discussion — Superintendent Report: Roger reported on leaks during the past month and gave a brief recap on computer repairs that will need to be addressed soon.

Executive Session — A motion was made by Troy Lesan and seconded by Harlan Horst at 7:30 p.m. for the board to enter executive session to discuss personnel. Roll Call: Kyle Parkhurst-yes; Troy Lesan-yes; Jeffrey Speaker-yes; Harlan Horst-yes. The board returned to regular session at 8 p.m.

The board and employees expressed thanks to Harlan and Jeannie Horst for hosting the Christmas dinner meeting. Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be Jan. 21, 2020, at 4 p.m. at the water plant. The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Jeffrey Speaker

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