OPEN MEETING — August 18, 2020


Call To Order — Kyle Parkhurst, President (2023), called the meeting to order at 4 p.m. Members in attendance were Harlan Horst (2023), Jeffrey Speaker (2022), Troy Lesan (2021), and Mark White (2021). Also in attendance were Gary King, operator, Diane Hulett, clerk, Mark Baker with JBLB Insurance, and David and Jane Bowerman. Roger Barker, Water Superintendent, was unable to attend.

Approval of Minutes — Troy Lesan moved to approve the minutes of the July 21, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting. Harlan Horst seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.

Public Comment — There was no public comment.

Old Business — Gary informed the board that the district is still waiting on a reply from DNR regarding the requested variance and approval of the final engineering report.

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

Mark Baker with JBLB Insurance was in attendance to go over bids for the district’s liability insurance coverage. After review, a motion was made by Harlan Horst and seconded by Troy Lesan to accept the proposal from Missouri Rural Services/Star Insurance Company at a cost of $9,052 plus an additional $27 for terrorism coverage, resulting in an annual premium of $9,079. All voted to approve; motion carried.

Propane bids were submitted for review. Troy Lesan moved to accept the bid from Landes Propane. Mark White seconded. All members voted in favor; motion approved.

David and Jane Bowerman, prospective lot owners, were in attendance to inquire about the possibility of connecting water to their property located outside the district boundaries.

Discussion — Superintendent Report: There was no superintendent’s report.

Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be Sept. 15, 2020, at 4 p.m. at the water plant. The meeting was adjourned at 6 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Jeffrey Speaker

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