Public Water Supply District No. 3 Of Daviess County
Open Meeting — September 15, 2020
Call To Order — Kyle Parkhurst, president (2023), called the meeting to order at 4 p.m. Due to an increasing spread of the coronavirus in the area, the meeting was held at the Lions Club Pavilion outside the lower level of the Viking Valley Association Clubhouse. Members in attendance were Harlan Horst (2023), Jeffrey Speaker (2022), and Mark White (2021). Troy Lesan (2021) was unable to attend. Also in attendance were Charlie Zitnik with DA Davidson, Roger Barker, water superintendent, and Diane Hulett, clerk.
Approval of Minutes — Harlan Horst moved to approve the minutes of the Aug. 18, 2020, Board of Directors meeting. Jeffrey Speaker seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.
Public Comment — There was no public comment.
Old Business — Roger informed the board that DNR approved the Final Engineering Report, as well as the Design Standards Exception Request submitted by the engineers. The final reimbursement payment was also received from DNR. Additional information was received by the Daviess County Clerk with regard to the CARES Act application. Harlan Horst made a motion that the governing body of PWSD#3 of Daviess County adopt the Daviess County Intergovernmental Agreement to participate in the 2020 CARES Act Funding program as presented, and further motioned to appoint Kyle Parkhurst, president, to sign the agreement on the board’s behalf. Jeffrey Speaker seconded. Four members voted to approve with none opposed. Motion passed.
New Business — Financial Report: The financial reports and bills were reviewed and discussed. Jeffrey Speaker moved to approve the August financial reports as submitted and approve the bills. Harlan Horst seconded. All members voted to approve; motion carried. Charlie Zitnik with DA Davidson discussed financing options with the board for any future improvements that may be needed.
Discussion — Superintendent Report: Roger reported that due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the area, stricter social distancing is being implemented between employees. The decision was also made to once again keep the office door closed to foot traffic. Customers are encouraged to use the drop box for payments and, if assistance is needed, call the number posted on the door.
Kyle Parkhurst, president, announced the next meeting would be Oct. 20, 2020, at 4 p.m. at the water plant. The meeting was adjourned at 6 p.m.