OPEN MEETING — May 19, 2020

CALL TO ORDER — Kyle Parkhurst, President (2023), called the meeting to order at 4 p.m. Members in attendance were Harlan Horst (2023), Mark White (2021), Troy Lesan (2021), and Jeffrey Speaker (2022). Also in attendance were Roger Barker, water superintendent, Gary King, operator, Diane Hulett, clerk, and Shad Mort, guest.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES — Harlan Horst moved to approve the minutes of the April 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 — A second review of the Rules & Regulations was completed with no changes made at this time.

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

Shad Mort requested board approval to install water on property adjacent to the church which is outside of the district. No action was taken until Roger can speak with the district’s attorney.

The board discussed the possibility of paying a larger amount on the lease purchase payment due July 1. A decision was made to wait until later in the year to better assess the district’s financial position.

DISCUSSION: Superintendent Report — Roger provided information to the board on the cost to replace the water line servicing Lake Viking Church. Jeffrey Speaker made a motion and Harlan Horst seconded to authorize replacement of the line with 2″ pipe up to a cost of $6,000. All members were in favor; motion carried. He also informed the board that the sandblasting and painting on the GAC units has been completed. Roger reported that information was recently shared with the Lake Viking Fire Department regarding fire hydrant locations, and he noted that the Consumer Confidence Report for last year is now available online at

Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be June 16, 2020, at 4 p.m. at the water plant. The meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Jeffrey Speaker


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