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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 8th day of June 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Present were Don Edwards, John Wagoner, Ted Retzlaff, Bill Ross, Martha Rhoades, Assistant Manager Troy Callaway, and Manager Mark Hogue. Not in attendance, Travis Isaacs, Kiel Lawrence

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.


May Meeting Minutes approved with one correction in the assistant managers report.
Treasurer’s Report: Overview of Financials and CD’s touched on by Mark. Mark continues to review financials with Lengemann and Associates. Motion to approve treasurer’s report by John -2nd Ted, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 5-0.

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 6-1-23. Read meters on 5-25-23. Worked with Jeff to get meter pits, retrofit or repaired. Worked with contractors to repair a water main leak on 310th and Fletcher.

Office Report – 1 customer on the late list and a notice will be sent if not paid by the 15th. Customer bills went out on 5-26-23.

Manager’s Report – Mark Hogue –
Used truck for 3rd district field employee. -Motion to give manager authority to spend $25,000 to purchase a 3rd pickup made by Ted -2nd John, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 5-0
Update by Mark and Troy on the addition West of Eagle on 202nd near district water tower “ Eagle Landing” Motion to not pursue providing water to Eagle Landing made by Martha -2nd Bill, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 5-0
Update on well draw downs current status by Mark. The wells continue to show lower pumping levels. Mark and Troy will continue to monitor the situation

Meeting Closed 8:28 pm by Board Chair Don Edwards

Ted Retzlaff, Secretary/Treasurer