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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 November 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Present were Don Edwards, Ted Retzlaff, Bill Ross, Martha Rhoades, Travis Isaacs, Eric Towle, Assistant Manager Troy Callaway, Manager Mark Hogue. Not in attendance John Wagoner

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 7:32 p.m. and he announced the open meetings act is posted on the wall in the office.
Motion made to approve October Meeting Minutes made by Travis – 2nd Eric, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 6-0. With one grammar correction under manager’s report new business line item number three.
Treasurer’s Report: Motion to receive treasurer’s report made by Travis – 2nd Eric, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 6-0. No additional discussion on the Treasurer’s Report.
Budget Review: Motion to approve the 2022 budget by Ted – 2nd Bill, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 6-0

.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 October 26th.

Office Report – 7 customers on the late list and will be shut off if not paid by the 15th. Customer bills went out on 10-27-21.

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? Mark checked with Lancaster Rural and obtained a sample letter. Mark will send out sample letter for board review. Final review at December meeting.
Mickle Farms addition. The engineers study showed we have capacity for the Mickle Farms Subdivision with 32 new acreages on the Northwest corner of 226th and Fletcher. Nothing new.
Well#4 back in service 11/8/21. Was leaking at the reducer before the pitless adapter.
Pumpkin Patch on C Rd and Hwy 43. Discussion on whether this is a building or complex. More information to come.
Water/Sewer agreement with Eagle Lake. Motion to avoid/decline agreement by Travis – 2nd Martha, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 6-0 to decline.
6” Water main exposed at creek crossing on Hwy 43 feeds Woodland Hills area. Mark will follow up with more information when available.
Lien paid off on Wabash property; the new owner of the property now has an active account with CCRWD2.

Regular Meeting Closed 8:25 pm by Board Chair Don Edwards
Ted Retzlaff Treasurer/Secretary
Mark Hogue Manager