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The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Rural Water District No. 2 of Cass County, Nebraska was held at 108 So. 4th Street, Elmwood, Nebraska on the 10th day of August 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Present were Don Edwards, Ted Retzlaff, Bill Ross, Martha Rhoades, Travis Isaacs, Kiel Lawrence, Assistant Manager Troy Callaway, and Manager Mark Hogue. Not in attendance, John Wagoner

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by newspaper publication and posting at the District Office, two of the designated methods of giving notice, as shown by the Affidavit of Publication (Certificate of Posting Notice) attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting and an agenda were emailed to the Chairman and all members of the Board and are attached to the minutes. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

Chairman Don Edwards called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. and he announced the open meetings act is posted on the wall in the office.

July Meeting Minutes distributed and approved.
Treasurer’s Report: Overview by Mark of financials. Motion to approve treasurer’s report by Martha -2nd Kiel, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 6-0.

Assistant Manager’s Report – Troy Callaway – Troy Callaway – Troy has been working on locates, Took monthly routine samples and Checked and recorded chlorine residual everyday. Did well drawdowns on 8-1-23. Read meters on 7-25-23. Worked with Jeff to get meter pits, retrofit or repaired that failed to read on the 25th. Troy has also been working on the 3 year lead and copper samples. Troy may have more notes to share at the meeting.

Office Report – 4 customers on the late list and a notice will be sent if not paid by the 15th. Customer bills sent on 7-26-23.

Manager’s Report – Mark Hogue –
CCRWD2 plan for future emergency drought mitigation on hold
ROW permit for account #0820 at 245 N 162nd St has been approved by Lancaster County.
Motion to approve language adjustments made by Alan Wood to the 2023 BUC Form made Ted -2nd Travis, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 6-0
Mark discussed how Jeff has been doing a good job with exercising valves, setting GPS points, flushing hydrants and helping Troy to retrofit meter pits.

Meeting Closed 7:52 pm by Board Chair Don Edwards

Ted Retzlaff, Secretary/Treasurer