Chenowith Water PUD

The Dalles, OR

August 11th, 2015

Posted on Dec 18, 2015

Agenda

PUD BOARD MEETING AGENDA

August 11th, 2015

  1. 5:30 pm: Regular Board Meeting
  2. Approval of July 14th, 2015 Minutes and Consent Agenda
  3. Public Comment – 5 minute time limit per person
  4. Ben Beseda – Engineer Report
  5. Jeb Miller –District Manager Report

OLD BUSINESS: CCTP Easement

NEW BUSINESS: Acceptance of Meter Read Program

TRAINING SEMINARS & CLASSES: OAWU Summer Conference August 17-20, 2015 Brenton Adams & Bill Van Ek

EXECUTIVE SESSION: ORS

BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS:

ADJOURNMENT:

Minutes

PUD BOARD MEETING MINUTES

August 11th, 2015

PRESENT: Tom Ashmore, Marla Skroch, Rod Peterson, Mike Elmore, Jeb Miller, Ben Beseda and Tom Peachey. Dick Kessler absent.

GUESTS: Karen Smith.

PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.

Board meeting called to order at 5:32 PM by President Tom Ashmore.

With no changes to the July 14, 2015 minutes, President Tom Ashmore approved as written.

FINANCIAL REPORT: Financials approved as presented.

ENGINEER OF RECORD REPORT: Ben Beseda presented his Engineer of Record Report. No other new items came to Ben’s attention this month.

DISTRICT MANAGER’S REPORT: Jeb Miller presented his District Manager’s Report.

Jeb presented the PowerPoint presentation showing the charts and graphs of water sold, revenue, water loss, revenue loss from unaccounted for water and totals for yearly water loss. Other slides shown were service lines connecting the Friel, Poineer Potlatch and Luna connections to the new Second Street mainline and installing the new hydrant on Second Street.

OLD BUSINESS: None.

NEW BUSINESS: The Board was given copies of the Special Districts Insurance Services (SDIS) Better and Best Practices Checklist to be completed by the Board and District Manager. By completing and submitting the checklist to SDIS, the District will get a 2% rate discount on the general insurance. Jeb will get together with Tom Peachey to go over it.

Jeb informed the Board that the office is in its final stages of getting set up to take debit/credit cards for payments. Marla requested that the swiper used to run the cards can also swipe the cards with chips.

Mike Elmore asked for updates on the WMCP project.

Discussion was held on new meter replacement program. It was noted to check in to the Tag-Along bid process.

TRAINING SEMINARS & CLASSES: Bill and Brenton will be attending the OAWU Summer Conference August 17-20, 2015 in Seaside.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Meeting convened to Executive Session at 6:20pm. Meeting returned to regular meeting at 6:33pm.

BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS: None.

With no further business, motion by Marla Skroch, second by Rod Peterson to adjourn meeting. Motion approved 4 ayes, 0 nays. Meeting adjourned at 6:30pm. Submitted By: Jeb Miller, District Manager

Approved as to content at regular meeting held September 8, 2015. By: Tom Ashmore, President Board of Director

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