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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 14th day of October 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Present were Ted Retzlaff, Bill Ross, Martha Rhoades, Travis Isaacs, John Wagoner, Eric Towle, Assistant Manager Troy Callaway, Manager Mark Hogue, and Accountant Beth Korcek. Not in attendance Don Edwards

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.

Vice-Chairman John Wagoner 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.
No September meeting / Motion made to approve August Meeting Minutes made by Eric – 2nd Ted, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 6-0. No corrections
Treasurer’s Report:. General comments by Beth: ledgers, bookkeeping process. Beth will come 3-4 monthly meetings annually. Motion to receive treasurer’s report made by Bill – 2nd Eric, Roll Call Vote – Motion approved 6-0. 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 when he gets a chance, and he read meters on September 23rd.

Office Report – Budget committee met on 9-22-21. Full board budget review. 12 customers on the late list and will receive a notice if not paid by the 15th. Customer bills went out on 9-24-21.

Manager’s Report – Mark Hogue –
Old Cheney water main replacement continues.
New truck estimate from Lee Sapp, trade difference is $9300: The money is in the budget for the truck replacement.
The board approved the application for service approval for account #0809 at 861 S. 262nd St.
The board approved the application for service approval for account #0810 at 5000 N. 176th St.
Water loss report comparison 15%-20% is considered acceptable per standards.
Further water loss discussion; on using summer help (Luke) for meters, winter vs summer, old meters vs new meters. Review water loss annually in March.
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. This is informational at this time.
Employee vacation time carry-over vs payout? Review of current policy for CCRWD2. No action at this time.
Well #4 not working due to a leak at the pitless adapter. Waiting on Layne to come fix it.

Regular Meeting Closed 8:28 pm by Board Vice-Chair John Wagoner
Ted Retzlaff Treasurer/Secretary
Mark Hogue Manager