Butte-Meade Sanitary Water District

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Butte Meade Water District - Minutes of the Board of Trustees
Butte & Meade Counties
December 8th, 2021

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

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

Members Present: Gary Velder, Penny Oedekoven, Richard Harmon, Judy Heisler, Mike Wolff, Dallas Conner.  Bob Lewis was absent.

Motion by Penny Oedekoven, second Judy Heisler to adopt the agenda, motion carried.

The Minutes of the regular November 10, 2021 meeting were read and approved.  Motion by Judy Heisler and second by Gary Velder, motion carried.

The Treasurer’s Report and bills were approved on a motion by Richard Harmon, second Gary Velder, motion carried.

Old Business:

  • Office Updates – Pitney Bowes system is setup and being used.

New Business:

  • Server – Dallas presented quotes to the board for consideration.  Two companies came out and looked over the current setup.  Both recommended new cabling, computers, server, firewall, switch, software.  After discussion by the board, Gary Velder moved to accept the bid from Marco, seconded by Judy Heisler. Motion carried.
  • Employee Handbook – Dallas received a quote from Alternative HR to look over the current handbook and make necessary changes.  Judy Heisler moved to accept the quote, second by Gary Velder.  Motion passed.
  • Appoint board Voting Delegate – Judy moved to table this item until the full board is present.  Richard Harmon seconded the motion, motion carried.

Manager Wolff‘s Report:

  • Sales over 20 million gallons ahead of last year.
  • The 8,000 feet by Vale is completed.
  • Horse Creek & Dry Creek bore are both completed.
  • Annual Tech Conference – Mike would like to attend the Annual Tech Conference in Pierre.  Gary moved to approve reimbursement to Mike to attend the conference.  Richard seconded, motion passed.



Motion by Penny Oedekoven, second Gary Velder, the meeting was adjourned at 9:20 am.

ATTEST:    Dallas Conner                                       Bob Lewis 

               Clerk-Treasurer                                  President of the Board

ATTEST:    Dallas Conner                                                  Clerk-Treasurer 

                  Bob Lewis                                                    President of the Board