Kyle Parkhurst, President (2023), called the meeting to order at 4:00pm which was held at the water plant.  Members in attendance were Jeffrey Speaker (2025), Harlan Horst (2023), Heather Lund (2024) and Mark Closterman (2024). Also in attendance were Roger Barker, Water Superintendent, and Diane Hulett, Clerk.


Harlan Horst moved to approve the minutes of the July 18, 2022 Board Meeting.  Mark Closterman seconded.  All members were in favor; motion carried.


There was no public comment.


Roger had the following information from Bartlett & West to report:  a building inspection and punch list walk down is scheduled for 9/9, the mechanical subcontractor is scheduled to begin installation on 9/6 and the chemical feed manhole has been manufactured and is ready for delivery.


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 and transfers.  Heather Lund seconded.  All members voted to approve; motion carried.

After the recent resignation of Vice President, Troy Lesan, the board was reorganized as follows:  Kyle Parkhurst, President; Jeffrey Speaker, Vice President; Harlan Horst, Secretary; Heather Lund and Mark Closterman, Directors.  Updating the bank signature cards was tabled until next meeting to reflect these changes.

Viking Valley Association has approached the district about providing water to three lots in the Goose Court area which were not tapped into the main when the lake was developed.  Roger will be meeting with Decker Construction to determine an approximate cost.  Jeffrey Speaker made a motion to authorize Roger to move forward with installing a 2″ line and associated valves on the three lots and negotiate any upgrades which will be at VVA’s expense.  Harlan Horst seconded.  All voted in favor; motion approved.


Superintendent Report:

Roger reported that he attended the MRWA Apprenticeship graduation in Lebanon, MO.  He also noted that Gary and Travis recently completed their Operator Certification classes and took the test on August 10th with results being available in 4-6 weeks.

Kyle Parkhurst, President, announced the next meeting would be September 20, 2022 at the water plant.  The meeting was adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Harlan Horst