MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING OF L.A. WATER COOPERATIVE HELD November 24, 2021 VIA ZOOM ONLINE.
Board Members Present: Linda Fountain, Ken Aberle, David McAdams, Tom Gunn, Megan Corvus
Board Members Absent: Malcolm Moreno, Don, Wicks, Lisa Dutz, Amber Morgan
Staff Present: Laurie Lago
This meeting of the LA Water Cooperative was called to order at 6:13pm by Ken Aberle, Vice Chair
Secretary’s Report – The minutes of the October 2021 meetings were presented in writing.
Treasurer’s Report – Presented in writing.
Motion to push to next meeting so research can be done to verify P&L Net Income and Balance Sheet Net Profit by Dave McAdams. Seconded by Tom Gunn. Voted & Passed
Motion to approve by Linda Fountain. Seconded by Dave McAdams. Voted & Passed
Field Report – Report presented in writing is below:
Muddy Gulch Leak – leak on line just below Muddy Gulch tank was repaired.
Withycombe Pumps – re-installed pump that was leaking and pulled pump that was making noise. Turbine inside is in very bad shape. New part will take 4 to 6 weeks so we are operating with 2 pumps at Withycombe. Third pump is just as old as the current one that is being repaired, we will pull it and have it checked when we re-install the current one being repaired.
Bridgefarmer PRV – Finally received parts for failed PRV at Bridgefarmer and repair was completed.
Pump House Winterization – Crew has been working on winterizing all pump houses and Reservoir transducers to prevent freezing issues.
Customer water usage limits and rate information – On Hold
Mainline Re-alignment in Rock Quarry – In Process
Service Line – abandon and move – draft response letter from laywer submitted for approval
Motion to send letter with typo and easement width changes by Dave McAdams. Seconded by Linda Fountain. Voted & Passed
- Leak Credits
Motion to approve – Tom Gunn. Seconded by Dave McAdams. Voted & Passed
- Meter re-location on Springhill Rd – previously discussed, customer would like letter of approval if conditions met, vote needed.
Motion to approve for a timeframe of 1 year from today, as long as all conditions outlined in email are met by Tom Gunn. Seconded by Linda Fountain. Voted & Passed
- Draft Budget for Review – pushed to December meeting
- Capital Improvement Projects for 2022 – pushed to December meeting
Motion to adjourn by Tom Gunn. Seconded by Linda Fountain. Voted & Passed
Meeting Adjourned at 6:29pm