Kyle Parkhurst, President (2026), called the meeting to order at 4:00pm which was held at the water plant. Members in attendance were Jeffrey Speaker (2025), Harlan Horst (2026), and Mark Closterman (2024). Heather Lund (2024) was unable to attend. Also in attendance were Gary King, Water Superintendent, and Diane Hulett, Clerk.
Mark Closterman made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 25, 2023 Board Meeting. Jeffrey Speaker seconded All members were in favor; motion carried.
There was no public comment.
Gary provided the following updates on the water plant upgrade: the electrician has completed all wiring for the Variable Frequency Drives and Ross Construction is scheduled to be on site 5/22-5/24 to install the first raw water pump; curbs at the front of the building have been installed, additional gravel has been spread, and downspouts at back of building have been buried; the installation of the security equipment should begin in another couple of weeks; as of today, all office equipment and files have been moved to the new building – an announcement will be posted on Facebook informing customers of the new location.
Gary reported that the cost for construction of a 12’ x 4’ conference table was $1735. He also reported that Diane was able to purchase used office chairs at a cost of $10/chair which saved the district a substantial amount. Harlan Horst made a motion to accept the bid for the table construction and approve the expense for chairs. Mark Closterman seconded. All members were in favor; motion carried.
Financial Report:
The financial reports and bills were reviewed and discussed. Harlan Horst moved to approve the April financial reports as submitted and approve the bills and transfers. Jeffrey Speaker seconded. All members voted to approve; motion carried.
Budget amendments were submitted for review. Harlan Horst made a motion to accept the amended budget as presented. Mark Closterman seconded. All members voted in favor; motion carried.
A letter of resignation was received from Heather Lund on 5/11/23 to be effective immediately. Harlan Horst moved to accept the resignation and Jeffrey Speaker seconded; all voted in favor.
Superintendent Report:
Gary reported that Decker Construction had to repair the line previously installed in the Goose Ct area due to using the wrong part which created a leak. He also noted that Brian Hollein, lead engineer with Bartlett & West, stopped by to view the plant last week.
Kyle Parkhurst, President, announced the next meeting would be June 27, 2023 at the water plant. The meeting was adjourned at 4:45pm.

Respectfully Submitted,
Harlan Horst