Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

June 9, 2022



The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Salida Sanitary District was called to order by President Horton at 6:00 p.m. in the Salida Sanitary District Boardroom.  Other Directors present were Gary Dew, Lana Moore, Donna Murphy, and Brad Johnson.  Others present were Attorney Stewart W. James, District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar, and Secretary Linda Walker.


Members of the public were invited to address the Board, but no comments were made.


The minutes of the previous regular meeting held May 12, 2022 were unanimously approved as submitted.


Bills of the District totaling $ 113,349.61 were presented for payment.  A motion was made by Director Dew, seconded by Director Johnson, and on vote unanimously carried to adopt Resolution No. 1744, “Resolution Authorizing Payment of Bills.”


District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar’s report included the following:


1.      Discussed sewer services for the development of a proposed church at the intersection of Pirrone Road and Hammett Road.

2.      Discussed sewer services for proposed office trailers on Hope Lane, east of Salida Boulevard

3.      Attended a virtual State and Federal funding workshop for grant and loan opportunities

4.      The District’s phone system failed and alternatives are being researched.


President Horton reported that he attended a J.P.A. meeting on June 7, 2022.  He has the agenda packet from that meeting available, should anyone wish to review it.


A motion was made by Director Dew and seconded by Director Moore to schedule a public hearing on the 2022-2023 Service Charge Report for July 14, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. and adopt Resolution 1745, “Resolution Scheduling Public Hearing on Service Charge Report.”  The motion, on vote, unanimously carried.


A motion was made by Director Murphy to accept the quote for the renewal of the workers compensation insurance policy from Zenith Insurance Company. The motion was seconded by Director Dew, and on vote unanimously carried.


A motion was made by Director Johnson, seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried to approve the plans and specifications for the 2022 Sewer Collection System Repairs Project; award a Construction Contract in the amount of $46,700.00 to Conco West, Inc.; authorize a Construction Contingency of $8,000.00; and authorize the District Manager-Engineer to execute the Construction Contract.






As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned.