CONDENSED MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING OF L. A. WATER COOPERATIVE HELD OCTOBER 19, 2017, AT THE GASTON FIRE HALL.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Gary Carr, Megan Corvus, Ken Aberle, Linda Fountain, Thomas Gunn, Mark Franzen and Don Wicks. BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Caroline Devin and Mike Steffl
STAFF PRESENT: Patricia Carr and Kris Conway
MEMBERS PRESENT: Brent Adams, John Henslee, and Malcolm Moreno
This meeting of the L. A. Water Cooperative Board of Directors was called to order at 7:01 PM by Gary Carr, Chairman.
Secretary’s Report: The minutes of the monthly board meeting held on September 21, 2017 were presented in writing. MOTION by Megan Corvus to approve the minutes of September 21, 2017 as presented. Seconded by Thomas Gunn. Voted. Passed.
Treasurer’s Report: The September Financial Summary, September Balance Sheets, September Statement of Operations, and January – December Performance to Budget Report, were presented in writing. MOTION by Thomas Gunn to accept the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Seconded by Megan Corvus. Voted. Passed.
Business Manager’s Report: The Business Manager’s Report and September System Status Report were presented in writing. MOTION by Linda Fountain to accept the Business Manager’s Report as presented. Seconded by Megan Corvus. Voted. Passed.
Operations Report: The Field Manager’s Report, the 2017 Water Loss Report and September Consumption Report were presented in writing. Kris Conway gave a verbal overview of the work done since the last board meeting. MOTION by Megan Corvus to accept the Operations Report as presented. Seconded by Ken Aberle. Voted. Passed.
Withycombe Pump Station fencing update: Down payment has been made to Rick’s Custom Fencing. Work is scheduled to start by November 27th.
Dump truck: Ken Aberle and Kris Conway went to the City of Hillsboro to inspect the dump truck they are selling. MOTION by Linda Fountain to purchase the 2003 Chevy 3500 dump truck for $10,000.00 from the City of Hillsboro regardless of whether or not the F150 is included. Seconded by Ken Aberle. Voted. Passed.
East Gaston Bridge: Kris Conway explained the leaks repaired on the line hanging on the bridge on East Gaston Road and how the line should be moved. Engineer is working on plans and cost estimates.
Brent Adams addressed the board regarding his request to move his water meter and the costs incurred.
MOTION by Ken Aberle to have Brent Adams pay for the cost of installing the new meter minus the actual meter cost ($468.65) and bill the new customer for the cost of enlarging the trench to install his meter. Seconded by Don Wicks. Voted. Passed. Thomas Gunn voted Nay.
MOTION by Linda Fountain to adjourn at 9:17 p.m. Seconded by Megan Corvus. Voted. Passed.
Executive Session convened at 9:20 p.m. and adjourned at 10:00 p.m.