Meeting Minutes Sep 2023
In attendance: President Ross Holloway, Vice President Larry Long, Secretary Ron Wright, Treasurer Tim Standeford, Director Daryl Swinney, General Manager Herb Cook, Nik Kile with Barnes and Thornburg, Corby Thompson with Krohn and Associates, and member Laura Head.
The meeting was called to order at 8:00AM by Ross Holloway. The Minutes of the Directors meeting held on August 15, 2023 were presented for review/approval. Ron Wright moved the minutes be approved as presented. The motion was seconded by Larry Long and carried unanimously with Ross Holloway abstaining. Herb Cook gave the Treasurer’s Report. Larry Long made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Daryl Swinney seconded the motion and carried unanimously. Herb Cook gave the Operation’s and Manager’s Report. Larry Long made a motion to approve the Operation’s and Manager’s Report. Tim Standeford seconded the motion and carried unanimously.
Corby Thompson and Nik Kile spoke briefly to the Board about the rate increase as well as the loan to build the new water treatment plant. Laura Head was present to ask questions about the rate increase as well as asking about looking at updating the Corporation bylaws. Ross Holloway asked Mrs. Head to send ideas she may have in an email to Herb Cook and the Board will start updating the bylaws.
- New Water Treatment Plant: Herb Cook reported to the Board that IDEM has approved the plans for the new water treatment plant. The plans have been submitted to the State for building approval and are still awaiting approval. Ross Holloway made a note to Herb that once the new well head protection plan is approved by IDEM to forward it to the county as well as the Town of Mooresville to have on file. Herb also reminded the Board that the bid packets from contractors are due to the morning of the meeting in October.
- Echo Lake Phase III: The Board approved for Herb to start Phase III of the Echo Lake Rehab project. This will include new main and services on Echo Lake Center Drive.
- Employee Wages: The Board approved pay raises for 3 employees at the previous meeting.
- Standpipe Fencing: Herb Cook reported to the Board that the fence around the yard at the Keller Hill Road booster station is the original wooden privacy fencing and has rotted beyond repairs. Herb provided 3 quotes to the Board to replace the fence with six (6) foot tall galvanized chain link fencing with privacy slats. Daryl Swinney made a motion to approve Nick Raymon Landscaping’s bid for the fence removal and replacement. Ron Wright seconded the motion and carried unanimously.
With no other business to discuss, Tim Standeford moved for adjournment. The motion received a second from Ron Wright and carried, unanimously. The next monthly Directors meeting will be Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at 8:00AM. The meeting was adjourned at 9:15 AM.