OPEN MEETING — November 21, 2019

Call to Order — Kyle Parkhurst, President (2020), called the meeting to order at 4 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, and Diane Hulett, clerk.

Approval of Minutes — Troy Lesan moved to approve the minutes of the Oct. 15, 2019, Board of Directors meeting. Harlan Horst seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.

Public Comment — There were no visitors in attendance for public comment.

Old Business — Roger updated the board on the progress of the engineering study and informed the board that Mark Baltzer from Bartlett and West visited the plant recently to collect data.

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

The final bond payment was made this month. A motion was made by Troy Lesan and seconded by Jeffrey Speaker to transfer the unused balance in the Debt Service account to the General account and make an additional payment on the Lease Purchase agreement with the funds. All members were in favor; motion carried.

Discussion — Superintendent Report: Roger gave a recap on the MRWA Fall Conference which he attended at the end of October. He also reported on two major leaks which were discovered last month. Both were found very quickly thanks to the radio read meter technology which saved the homeowners hundreds of dollars. Roger also informed the board on the new Diamond Maps program which will be utilized to map the distribution system.

Executive Session — A motion was made and seconded at 6 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 6:20 p.m.

Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be Dec. 17, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the home of Harlan Horst. The meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Jeffrey Speaker

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