CONDENSED MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING OF L. A. WATER COOPERATIVE HELD JANUARY 24, 2019 AT THE GASTON FIRE HALL.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Don Wicks, Ken Aberle, Tom Gunn, Linda Fountain, Lisa Dutz, Mark Franzen, and Mike Steffl
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Megan Corvus and David McAdams
STAFF PRESENT: Kris Conway and Kyle Culley STAFF ABSENT: Patricia Carr
MEMBERS PRESENT: Cam Lutz, John Henslee and Malcolm Moreno.
This meeting of the L. A. Water Cooperative Board of Directors was called to order at 6:00 PM by Don Wicks, Chairman.
Secretary’s Report: The minutes of the monthly board meeting held on December 27, 2018 were presented in writing. Motion by Mark Franzen to accept the minutes of December 27, 2018 as presented. Seconded by Ken Aberle. Voted. Passed.
Lisa Dutz asked for some clarification regarding the fees the Board had approved in November. She asked that her vote be changed from Aye to Nay. This change did not affect the outcome of the vote, but it will be so noted for history. (Bylaws – 3.14 Presumption of Assent – last sentence says, “The right to dissent shall not apply to a Director who voted in favor of an action.”)
Treasurer’s Report: The complete Financial information was not available for this meeting. It will be reviewed and discussed at the February meeting.
Business Manager’s Report: The Business Manager’s Report and December System Status Report were presented in writing. Discussion. Motion by Ken Aberle to accept the Business Manager’s Report as presented. Seconded by Tom Gunn. Voted. Passed.
Field Manager’s Report: The Field Manager’s Report, Water Loss Report, and December Consumption Report were presented in writing. Kris Conway gave a verbal review of the Field Manager’s Report.
Kris Conway and Kyle Culley provided an update on the cause of the significant water loss at the intersection of Parmele and Laurelwood roads. 2” PVC pushed out of slip joint at 90º corporation.
Motion by Linda Fountain to accept the Field Manager’s Report as presented. Seconded by Tom Gunn. Voted. Passed.
Capital Equipment Expenditures: Pending final version of Water Master Plan.
Holly Hill Chlorine Residual Report Update: Kris Conway stated the changes for the chlorine mitigation program have been provided to Westech. The situation is improving. An emergency plan will be included in the final chlorine mitigation program.
Facebook page: MOTION by Mark Franzen to delete the Facebook page. Seconded by Mike Steffl. Discussion. Voted. Passed.
Linda Fountain to see that the page is deleted.
Ken Aberle will spearhead updating the L. A. Water Cooperative’s website. Kris Conway to talk with Patricia Carr regarding gathering information and setting up a time to meet with Ken Aberle.
Reservoir Inspections: Kyle Cully provided an update on the 8 reservoirs that were inspected December, 11-13, 2018. Prioritizing the work needed will be completed when the final 6 reservoirs have been inspected.
MOTION by Tom Gunn to adjourn at 7:35 p.m. Seconded by Ken Aberle. Voted. Passed.