Minutes of Regular Meeting of Southern Black Hills Water
Sentinel Federal Credit Union, Custer, South Dakota
Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Southern Black Hills Water System was held at the Sentinel Federal Credit Union, Custer, South Dakota on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
Chairman Wick called the meeting to order at approximately 1:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL– The following Board Members were present: Baird, DeFries, Seaboldt, Smith, Kraus, Beard, Peplinski and Wick. Others in attendance were Don Peterson and Ted Schultz.
AGENDA – Motion by Peplinski, 2nd by Seaboldt to approve the agenda. Motion approved unanimously.
MINUTES - Motion by Kraus, 2nd by Seaboldt to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of February 22, 2018. Motion approved unanimously.
TREASURER’S REPORT – Don Peterson presented the treasures report. The report was reviewed by the board members. Motion by Smith to approve the report as read and move $45,000 from the general checking to the Rural Development account, 2nd by Baird. Motion approved unanimously.
Casey Well Permit
An $1150 permit fee must be submitted to DENR for the Casey Well. Motion by Baird, 2nd by Seaboldt to submit the fee. Motion approved unanimously.
Don reported that the water reports have been sent out for Paradise Point, Spring Creek and Rushmore Ranch. The 2017 SBHWS water report has been linked on the website.
The Policy Handbook is close to completion and needs to be reviewed. Kraus, and Peplinski along with Wick volunteered to review the handbook.
Don Peterson reported that the Forest Service permit for 300 gpm will be submitted.
Don Peterson reported there is $550,000 in the SWRMS account and will have to be spent by May 2019 or the monies will revert back to the government. Possible uses would be to add backup generators at locations not currently having one.
Ted Schulz of AE2S provided information on possible well sites, water towers and pipelines to support the Rushmore Ranch, Paradise Point and Spring Creek Acres water supply. The different sites, their pros and cons as to location, well depths and their benefits were laid out on the topo maps that Ted provided. After discussion, Smith made a motion to have AE2S obtain costs on the well sites, pump house, tanks and pipeline and submit to the board. 2nd by Seaboldt. Motion passed unanimously.
A No New Business
E. Public Questions & Comments
There were no public questions or comments.
The next meeting of the Southern Black Hills Water System Board will be April 19, 2018, 1:00 PM at Sentinel Federal Credit Union in Custer.
ADJOURNMENT - Motion by Peplinski, 2nd by Kraus to adjourn the meeting at approximately 2:20PM. Motion approved unanimously.