Butte-Meade Sanitary Water District

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August 11th, 2021

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Butte-Meade Sanitary Water District was held at the District Office on August 11th, 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, Gary Velder, Penny Oedekoven, Judy Heisler, Mike Wolff, Dallas Conner and Richard Harmon.Motion by Bob Lewis, second Penny Oedekoven to adopt the agenda, motion carried.The Minutes of the regular June 9th, 2021 meeting were read and approved on a motion by Bob Lewis and second by Gary Velder.  Motion carried. The Minutes of the regular July 14th, 2021 meeting were read and approved on a motion by Penny Oedekoven and second by Judy Heisler.  Motion carried. The Treasurer’s Report and bills were approved on a motion by Judy Heisler, second Gary Velder, motion carried.

Old Business:

  • Appoint Trustee: Richard Harmon was sworn in as the new Trustee.  Oath was given by Kim Marzolf.
  • 2022 Budget is in the works, it will be finished soon.
  • Storage area for files was discussed.  Mike & Dallas will work to resolve.

New Business:

  • Approve Resignation of Hope Komes: On a motion made by Bob Lewis, seconded by Judy Heisler, motion carried. Action was tabled for payout on unused person hours until next meeting.
  • Hire Dallas Conner to fill clerk position, remove Hope as a signer on all accounts & add Dallas as a signer: On a motion made by Judy Heisler, seconded by Penny Oedekoven, motion carried.
  • Auditor General Acceptance Letter:  Update on the audit was given, a letter has been received stating that the state has approved the audit.

Manager Wolff‘s Report: 

  • Sold 19 million gallon in July, 15.5 million more the prior year to date.
  • 2 new leaks found overnight & will be taken care of immediately.
  • Reported on Western Dakota Water Development meeting attended in July.
  • Ask for board approval for purchase of a vehicle available on the SD Federal Property. Motion made by Gary Velder, seconded by Judy Heisler, to purchase vehicle for $32,000. Old pickup will have utility bed removed & original box replaces and will be sold at surplus.  Motion carried.

On a motion by Judy Heisler, second Penny Oedekoven, the meeting was adjourned at 9:30 am.

ATTEST:    Dallas Conner                                      Bob Lewis 

               Clerk-Treasurer                                  President of the Board

ATTEST:    Dallas Conner                                        Clerk-Treasurer 

                  Bob Lewis                                             President of the Board