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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 November 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  Present were, Don Edwards, Ted Retzlaff, Eric Towle, Todd Hall, Travis Isaacs, Martha Rhoades, Manager Dale Miller, Assistant Manager Troy Callaway and Office Manager Tina Douglas.  John Wagoner was absent from the meeting.

                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. 

                Minutes were approved as distributed.

Treasurer’s ReportTed Retzlaff presented the treasures report.  Dale informed the Board of Directors that he renewed one of the Districts CD’s at American Exchange Bank for a higher interest rate.  With the Boards permission, Dale would like to cash out one of the Districts CD’s from State Farm.  We would pay a penalty for cashing out early but will make up for it with a higher interest rate.  Travis Isaacs moved to accept the treasurers report and to pay the bills.  Seconded by Eric Towle.  Motion carried. 

Assistant Manager’s Report:         On October 23rd Troy replaced an miu at Carr’s home in Eagle.

                Meters were read on October 24th

                Troy took CL to the wellhouse on October 25th.

                On October 26th Terry Kuhl from Lancaster came out with their locator to get depths on hwy 63 at Bluff Road where we bored the new line.  Because of the minimal depth the line will have to be re-bored.

                Troy took drawdowns on November 1st and reported that everything is looking really good.

                On November 5th Troy changed out the injector at the wellhouse.  This is part of monthly maintenance. 

                Troy replaced a pit and put the meter back in at 19219 Adams Street.  He also installed a new service outside of Eagle for a new home off Trinity Drive.

                Routine samples were taken on November 8th at Don Edwards home and Brian Douglas’s home.

                Troy has also been busy doing locates and pit checks.

Administrative Assistant’s Report:  – 28 delinquent letters were mailed on October 10th with an October 23rd shut off date.  Money has been received by all. 

Manager’s Report:  —

                OLD BUSINESS:

  1. Bulk Water Sales ~ Travis Isaacs moved to discontinue bulk water sales until further notice.  Seconded by Martha Rhoades.  One abstention.  Motion carried.
  2. 10” Main ~ We have the permit and the review fee has been sent to the Nebraska Department of Health.  Our next step in to acquire easements. 
  3. CD Rates ~ *See Above – Treasurers report.
  4. Budget ~ Budget to be approved at December meeting.
  5. Dales Surgery ~ Dale will be having back surgery sometime around the end of 2018 – beginning of 2019.  He will be off for approximately four to six weeks.
  6. SCADA ~ Tabled


  1. Employee Evaluations ~ Dale performed employee evaluations for Troy and Tina.  The Board was sent an employee evaluation form for Dale.

                Regular meeting adjourned at 8:04 p.m.

The Board of Directors met in Executive session at 8:04 p.m.

Tina Douglas

Office Manager