CCWSD

Custer County Water & Sewer District
713 Pleasant Street
P.O. Box 967
Miles City, MT 59301
406-234-1803

The Board of Directors of the Custer County Water and Sewer District held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 2nd, 2020 at Wilhelm Land Surveying, 713 Pleasant Street, Miles City, Montana.


Members Present:

Don Bundy, President; Jason Higgins, Secretary; Jerry Schlepp, Vice-President
LeRoy Meidinger, Board Member; Matt Bean, Board Member


Members Absent:

Bill Jensen, Board Member; Jerry Backlund, Board Member


Wilhelm Land Surveying Staff Present:

Cory Wilhelm, Manager/Operator/Secretary


Guests:

Gary Ryder, CCWSD Attorney


Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m., by Don Bundy, President.


Minutes:

LeRoy Meidinger motioned to accept the October 5th, 2020 meeting minutes as written. Jerry Schlepp seconded the motion. Discussion was called for. The motion passed unanimously.

Financial Report

There is $173.60 in the S/C & Other account that came from the Custer County Freeholder’s in October, 2005 that is earmarked for legal fee’s regarding annexation.

CD Investment #2 matures on November 15th, 2020. Jason Higgins began discussion on possible terms and interest rates. Jason Higgins recommended to roll over the existing CD to a 11-month, 0.15% interest rate. Discussion was made. Jason Higgins motioned to roll over the existing CD to a 11-month, 0.15% interest rate at US Bank. Jerry Schlepp seconded the motion. Discussion was called for. The motion passed unanimously.


Deloris Steiner – 1312 North Haynes

Cory Wilhelm refunded this account for $22.45 per month, back to July 2020 which is the date of our new rates. This refund was applied to her account as a credit.  


Annual Accounting Review

Brett Moats finished the annual accounting review and sent the documents to the State of Montana.


Resolution No. 2020-05

Cory Wilhelm prepared Resolution 2020-05 for Termination of Services on the ALTA Trailer Court which is operated by Paul Ellis. Payment has been requested by the CCWSD and Paul Ellis shows no intent of paying the outstanding balance. LeRoy Meidinger motioned to approve Resolution No. 2020-05. Matt Bean seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.  


Fire Hydrants

Cory Wilhelm listed several hydrants that do no drain back. His recommendation was to make a list of the hydrants and make sure they are drained out before winter and will be replaced when they are unusable. Cory Wilhelm will work with the City on testing these hydrants to try and fix the drain back issue.

Jason Higgins address is getting low chlorine residual readings. Cory Wilhelm flushed the hydrant until a reading was detected. This will me monitored and continuing flusging may be required.

Bills

Jason Higgins motioned to pay the vouchers. LeRoy Meidinger seconded the motion. Discussion was called for. The motion passed unanimously.   


Vouchers

City of Miles City (Baker Road Hwy)$1,191.33Check #8001
City of Miles City (Locates)$562.50Check #8002
City of Miles City (Hydrant/Valve Replacement)$1,827.11Check #8003
Energy Laboratories (Monthly Sample)$22.00Check #8004
Ferguson Waterworks (Hydrant/Valve)$2,692.92Check #8005
Mid-Rivers Communications$46.20Check #8006
Mission Communications$347.40Check #8007
United States Postal Service$55.00Check #8008
Underground Utility Notification Center$12.56Check #8009
Wilhelm Land Surveying$7,500.00Check #8010
Gary Ryder$650.00Check #8011
VOID (Printing Error)$0.00Check #8012
VOID (Printing Error)$0.00Check #8013
MDU$280.11Check #8014
TOTAL EXPENSES$15,187.13 

Meeting Time

The next meeting will be Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.


Adjournment

Jason Higgins motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 p.m. Matt Bean seconded the motion. Discussion was called for. The motion passed unanimously.

CUSTER COUNTY WATER & SEWER DISTRICTRespectfully Submitted:


______________________________                                    ______________________________
Cory Wilhelm, Manager/Operator/Secretary                    Donald Bundy, President

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