Butte-Meade Sanitary Water District

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APRIL 14 2021

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Butte-Meade Sanitary Water District was held at the District Office on April 14th, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., led by the Pledge of Allegiance.  The meeting was called to order by the President of the Board, Bob Lewis at 8:05 a.m. 

Unless otherwise noted, all Board action was by unanimous decision.

Members Present: Bob Lewis, Brian Stambaugh, Gary Velder, Judy Heisler, Penny Oedekoven , Hope Komes Clerk Treasurer, Mike Wolff, District Manager. Absent: None.

Motion by Bob Lewis, second Brian Stambaugh to adopt the agenda, motion carried.

The Minutes of the regular March 10th meeting were read and approved on a motion by Brian Stambaugh, second Gary Velder . All voted yea. The Minutes of the special March 22nd meeting were read and approved on a motion by Bob Lewis, second by Brian Stambaugh, motion carried.

The Treasurer’s Report and bills were approved on a motion by Judy Heisler, second Brian Stambaugh, motion carried.

Motion made by Bob Lewis and 2nd by Gary Velder to update the handbook, motion carried.

A motion was made by Bob Lewis and second by Gary Velder to appoint Hope Komes as Clerk-Treasurer, motion carried.

Independent Audit will be arriving in the middle of May to begin the yearly audit. 

Manager Wolff presented his monthly repair and maintenance report which included:

  • A small main break in the Vale area with repairs being completed along with a smaller break near the Belle Fourche River.
  • FMG is still working on the hydraulic study but does have the model up and running.
  • Ag & Natural Resources stated that there were no COVID monies available for water systems but suggested we get on the state water plan. 
  • Gathering needed materials for the Arpan Road Project. We will begin this as soon as possible.
  • New taps to be installed.
  • 2 basement removals completed.
  • The office building sill plates are in need of repair due to water drainage issues.
  • New pump and motor have been ordered for the Reid Well.
  • Vale Well pump will need to be replaced in the fall.
  • Motion made by Brian Stambaugh, second by Gary Velder to have Mike look into either surplusing or auctioning unused office/pipe items, motion carried.

On a motion by Brian Stambaugh, second Gary Velder, the meeting was adjourned at 9:36 am.


Hope Komes           Bob Lewis

Clerk-Treasurer       President of the Board