OPEN MEETING — February 18, 2020

CALL TO ORDER — Kyle Parkhurst, President (2020), called the meeting to order at 4 p.m. Members in attendance were Harlan Horst (2020), Mark White (2021), and Troy Lesan (2021). Jeffrey Speaker (2022) was unable to attend. Also in attendance were Roger Barker, water superintendent; Gary King, operator; Diane Hulett, clerk; Mark Baltzer, Bartlett & West engineer; and Robert Hayes, guest.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES — Harlan Horst moved to approve the minutes of the Jan. 21, 2020, Board of Directors meeting. Troy Lesan seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT — There was no public comment.

OLD BUSINESS — Mark Baltzer from Bartlett & West gave a presentation on the completed engineering study. After review by the board, a motion was made by Harlan Horst and seconded by Mark White to accept the Engineering Study Report as presented. All members voted to approve; motion carried. Roger reported that the official DNR Inspection Report had been received with no major issues to report.

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

The bank signature card was updated to reflect the recent change in director.

The audit figures from Karlin & Long were presented for review. Troy Lesan made a motion to approve the 2019 Audit. Harlan Horst seconded. All members voted in favor; motion carried.

Amendments to the annual budget were discussed. Troy Lesan made a motion to amend the 2020 Operating Budget as presented. Mark White seconded. All members voted to approve; motion carried.

DISCUSSION — Superintendent Report: Roger reported that the carbon in the GAC units will need to be replaced prior to May 1. He also informed the board that he will be attending the upcoming MRWA Annual Conference.

Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be March 17, 2020, at 4 p.m. at the water plant. The meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Harlan Horst



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