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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 12th day of December 2020 at 7:30
p.m. Present were Don Edwards, Ted Retzlaff, John Wagoner, Bill Ross, Martha Rhoades, Travis Isaacs,
Eric Towle, Manager Mark Hogue and Assistant Manager Troy Callaway
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 is attached to the minutes. All proceedings
hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.
President –President 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.
October Minutes approved.
Treasurer’s Report : . Motion to receive treasurer’s report made by John – 2nd Martha, Roll Call Vote
Motion approved 7-0. No additional discussion on the Treasurer’s Report.
. Assistant Manager’s Report – Troy Callaway installed new service in Wabash, replaced hydrant on
320th and Waverly Rd., Fixed stop box on Stable Dr. and doing daily locates.
Office Report – Money received from all customers but one. Mark will contact them before shutting off
1. 10” main project on hold until next budget year.
2. Amandla LLC no additional info.
3. Mark will follow up with the attorney on the draft for new documents for assigning BUC
and application for service.
1. Budget: Board discussion / amended printing budget. Motion made by Bill to approve
budget – 2nd Travis, Roll call vote Motion approved 7-0.
2. Small Data Tech. from Waverly ( Meter Data software ) Motion made by Travis to
approve changing from Neptune to Small Data Tech if the district has not already paid for
the software and maintenance fees for 2021 and Mark can find the money in the approved
budget to pay for the change. – 2nd John. Roll call vote Motion approved 7-0.
3. CD at AEB matured on 10-29-20 new term is 12 months @ .40%
4. CD at Frontier matured on 11-18-20 new term is 6 months @ .25%
5. CD at First State matured on 12-6-20 new term is 18 months @ .45%
6. Discussion about Microcomm quote for updating our onsite equipment for SCADA. It
was the consensus that as long as the district has it in the budget to do this work.
7. Meeting with engineers about GIS and system expansion for Mickle Farms.
8. Evaluation of Employee Troy Callaway by Manager Mark
9. Summary of the year and answering questions by Manager Mark
Regular Meeting Closed 9:04pm by Board Chair Don Edwards
Ted Retzlaff Treasurer/Secretary
Mark Hogue Manager