OPEN MEETING — January 21, 2020


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 Mark White (2021). Troy Lesan (2021) was unable to attend. Also in attendance were Roger Barker, water superintendent, and Diane Hulett, clerk.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES — Jeffrey Speaker moved to approve the minutes of the Dec. 17, 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 provided an update on the engineering study and expenditures billed to date from Bartlett & West.

NEW BUSINESS — Financial Report: The financial reports and bills were reviewed and discussed. Harlan Horst moved to approve the December financial reports as submitted and approve the bills. Jeffrey Speaker seconded. All members voted to approve; motion carried.

DISCUSSION — Superintendent Report: Roger reported that a recent DNR inspection was completed. He also provided information and approximate costs on needed improvements to the plant controls. A motion was made by Jeffrey Speaker and seconded by Harlan Horst to give Roger the authority to spend up to $7,500 at this time toward the improvements. Roger informed the board that he attended the Jan. 12, 2020, Viking Valley Association board meeting where he gave a report and answered questions.

Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be Feb. 18, 2020, at 4 p.m. at the water plant. The meeting was adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Jeffrey Speaker

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