- Minutes of Regular Meeting of Southern Black Hills Water
Sentinel Federal Credit Union, Custer, South Dakota
Thursday November 29, 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, November 29, 2018.
Chairman Wick called the meeting to order at approximately 1:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL– The following Board Members were present: Baird, DeFries, Kraus, Peplinski, Seaboldt and Wick. Members Smith and Beard were absent. Others in attendance was Don Peterson, Talbot Wieczorek, Kevin Smith and Dustin Dale.
AGENDA – Motion by DeFries, 2nd by Peplinski to approve the agenda. Motion approved unanimously.
MINUTES - Motion by Peplinski, 2nd by Seaboldt to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of October 25. Motion approved unanimously.
TREASURER’S REPORT – Don Peterson presented the treasures report. The report was reviewed by the board members. Motion by Baird to approve the report as read. 2nd by Peplinski. Motion approved unanimously.
Talbot Wieczorek reported on the Mountain Meadows Purchase Agreement. The agreement has been finalized and is waiting signature by the Chairman Ted Wick. Motion by DeFries to have the Chairman sign the Agreement. 2nd by Beard. Motion passed unanimously.
Kevin Smith and Dustin Dale AE2S presented the “2019 Water Rate Revenue Evaluation” and the “Combining Water System Master Planning and Financial Planning to Create Long Term Success” reports. Kevin and Dustin presented the reports and the board discussed the details.
Don Peterson informed the Board that the Backup generator concrete pad has been poured at Rushmore Ranch.
Don Peterson informed the Board that the Back Up generator for the Casey Well has been purchased.
Don Peterson reported that there had been a leak at the Walley Pit and has been fixed.
Don Peterson reported that all the older copper valves are being replaced with stainless steel valves. The older copper valves had been failing so replacement was required.
Don Peterson reported back to the board on the possibility of having a coin operated water point at Rushmore Ranch. Don noted that he is working with Rushmore Ranch and Jay Smith is researching the costs of the required equipment.
Don informed the Board that Mitch will show the Casey Well Presentation at the Hydrology conference.
Don Peterson asked the Board for their preference on voting for the Class B West River Director. After discussion, Don voted for the Rapid City representative.
The Annual meeting Hermosa Area Systems will be 1-4 PM January 19 at the Hermosa School
The next meeting of the Southern Black Hills System Board will be December 20, 2018, 1:00 PM at Sentinel Federal Credit Union in Custer.
ADJOURNMENT - Motion by Peplinski, 2nd by Seaboldt to adjourn the meeting at approximately 3:45 PM. Motion approved unanimously.