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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 9th day of December 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Present were Don Edwards, John Wagoner, Ted Retzlaff, Bill Ross, Martha Rhoades, Travis Isaacs, Eric Towle, Assistant Manager Troy Callaway, Manager Mark Hogue. All in attendance

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 7:38 p.m. and he announced the open meetings act is posted on the wall in the office.
November Meeting Minutes approved as distributed.
Treasurer’s Report: Motion to receive treasurer’s report made by John – 2nd Travis, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 7-0. No additional discussion on the Treasurer’s Report.

Assistant Manager’s Report – Troy Callaway – Troy has been doing locates, working with contractors on water main replacement on C road, working with contractors to install new services, entering payments for deposits, and he read meters on November 23rd.

Office Report – 1 customer on the late list and will be shut off if not paid by the 15th. Customer bills went out on 11-24-21.

Manager’s Report – Mark Hogue –
Should we change the way we bill for someone hitting our main if it was not called in for a locate? Lancaster sample letter not sent to board. Send letter and keep on the agenda for January.
Pumpkin Patch on C Rd and Hwy 43 (Customer called and is putting this on hold for now.)
We have had two contractors look at the 6” Water main exposed at the creek crossing on Hwy 43. Waiting on the second contractor to access this project.
New service account # 0814 at 603 286th St. Engineers have shown we have capacity. Motion to approve made by Ted – 2nd John, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 7-0
Dale Miller is done consulting at the end of this month.
Mark checking on possible funding through the counties for infrastructure improvements. Possibly use for 10” main loop on 214th.
One new item of business for January meeting Short/Long term district plans.

Regular Meeting Closed 8:00 pm by Board Chair Don Edwards
Ted Retzlaff Treasurer/Secretary
Mark Hogue Manager

Board entered Executive Session to discuss employee evaluations..@ 8:00 pm