CONDENSED MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING OF L. A. WATER COOPERATIVE HELD MARCH 16, 2017, AT THE GASTON FIRE HALL.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Gary Carr, Megan Corvus, Mark Franzen, Sandy Pagano, Linda Fountain, Ken Aberle, Caroline Devin, Malcolm Moreno and Mike Steffl.
STAFF PRESENT: Patricia Carr, Kris Conway
This meeting of the L. A. Water Cooperative Board of Directors was called to order at 7:00 PM by Gary Carr, Chairman.
Secretary’s Report: The minutes of the monthly board meeting on February 16, 2017 were presented in writing. MOTION by Sandy Pagano to approve the minutes of February 16, 2017 as presented. Seconded by Mike Steffl. Voted. Passed.
Treasurer’s Report: The February Financial Summary, February Balance Sheets, February Statement of Operations, and January – December Performance to Budget Report were presented in writing. MOTION by Linda Fountain to accept the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Seconded by Ken Aberle. Voted. Passed.
Business Manager’s Report: The Business Manager’s Report and February System Status Report were presented in writing. MOTION by Sandy Pagano to accept the Business Manager’s Report as presented. Seconded by Megan Corvus. Voted. Passed.
Patricia Carr stated that the City of Hillsboro has notified us that they will be raising their wholesale water rates by 1.4% effective October 1, 2017.
Operations Report: The February 16 – March 15, 2017 Operations Report, February Consumption Report and 2017 Water Loss Report were presented in writing. Kris Conway stated that 64 of the new meters have been installed. Kris also stated that Washington County will be doing a culvert project along Spring Hill Road at Sandstrom Road and Hardebeck Roads. Kris and Malcolm Moreno are to meet and discuss the location of the main line along the project sites. MOTION by Megan Corvus to accept the Operations Report as presented. Seconded by Sandy Pagano. Voted. Passed.
Annual Meeting: Discussed Annual Meeting.
Master Plan: At the last meeting, opportunity was given those interested to meet with the engineer to discuss the master plan. Ken Aberle, Gary Carr, and Malcolm Moreno went with Kris Conway to meet with the engineer and reported on their conversation. Discussed the scope and intent of a master plan.
MOTION by Megan Corvus to move forward with Westech Engineering to do a master plan. Seconded by Caroline Devin. Voted. Passed unanimously.
MOTION by Sandy Pagano to adjourn at 7:52 p.m. Seconded by Ken Aberle. Voted. Passed.