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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 11th day of May 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Present were Don Edwards, Ted Retzlaff, Bill Ross, Martha Rhoades, Assistant Manager Troy Callaway, and Manager Mark Hogue. Not in attendance John Wagoner, 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.

Guests: Sherri from Lengemann and Assoc. presented the Annual Audit review, after some dialogue she took questions from the board.

April Meeting Minutes approved as distributed. No corrections
Treasurer’s Report: Overview of Financials led by Mark. This included the CD updates. Motion to approve treasurer’s report by Martha -2nd Bill, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 4-0.

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 5-1-23. Read meters on 4-25-23. Worked with a contractor to get meter pits replaced, retrofit or repaired.

Office Report – 1 customer on the late list and a notice has been sent. Mark contacted this customer and they are paying on Friday May 12th.

Manager’s Report – Mark Hogue –
CD’s updated during the treasurer’s report earlier in the meeting.
Life insurance roster update and benefit forms for all employees.
Pat Smith started as a new full time employee May 8th and quit on May 10th. Jeff Clymer offered/accepted the full time position with a 60 day contract -probation period
Mark will start looking for a used ½ ton 3rd company truck. Future dialogue at the next board meeting.

Meeting Closed 8:40 pm by Board Chair Don Edwards

Ted Retzlaff, Secretary/Treasurer