Butte-Meade Sanitary Water District

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Butte Sanitary Meade Water District - Minutes of the Board of Trustees
Butte & Meade Counties
February 14, 2024

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Butte-Meade Sanitary Water District was held at the District Office on February 14, 2024, 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 8:00 a.m.

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

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

Motion by Bob Lewis, second by Gary Velder to adopt the agenda.  Motion carried.

The Minutes of the regular January 10, 2024, and special February 1, 2024, meetings were presented and approved on a motion by Richard Harmon, second by Penny Oedekoven.  Motion carried. 

The Treasurer’s Report and bills were approved on a motion by Bob Lewis, second Penny Oedekoven.  Motion carried.

Old Business:

  • Well Update – Loan closing is set for February 2, 2024.


New Business:

  • Well Bid – Discussion was held on awarding the bid for the Snoma Rd Well.  Board decided to gather additional information before awarding the bid.

Office Manager Report:

  • Walls in the office will fixed and painted soon.  The building should be done settling after the repairs last fall.
  • Discussion was held on disgruntled customer.  


Manager Report:

  • Mike Wolff gave a recap of the ATC Conference in Pierre.
  •  CLA valve at the Booster will be replaced in the next few weeks.
  • 10 – 12 meters & one pipe from the meter to the house froze.  Todd & Don worked Saturday & Sunday to get the meters replaced and helped get the pipe thawed.
  • The motor at the Vale Well burned up.  Switched motor and replaced contacts.  It is working for now but will need to update soon.
  • Fixed a hole in the Simons Tank.
  • Took Jason Pettyjohn to see the Junction so he can start designing the reconstruction for that project.


Motion by Penny Oedekoven, second Richard Harmon, the meeting was adjourned at 8:50 am.

ATTEST:    Dallas Conner                                       Bob Lewis 

               Clerk-Treasurer                                  President of the Board

ATTEST:    Dallas Conner                                                  Clerk-Treasurer 

                  Bob Lewis                                                    President of the Board