SALIDA SANITARY DISTRICT
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors
April 12, 2018
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Salida Sanitary District was called to order by President Gary 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 Mike Gilton, and Secretary Linda Walker.
Members of the public were invited to address the Board but no comments were made.
The minutes of the regular meeting held March 8, 2018 were unanimously approved as submitted.
Bills of the District totaling $164,419.91 were presented for payment. A motion was made by Director Murphy, seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried to adopt Resolution No. 1672, “Resolution Authorizing Payment of Bills.”
Manager Gilton’s report consisted of the following items:
1. The District Manager will be on vacation from April 23 through May 9.
2. A meeting was held with Meras Engineering to discuss the District’s aquatic plant maintenance routine for the lower ponds
3. The new location of the brochures at the library seems to be more effective.
4. The District received an Automated External Defibrillator
5. The District is shopping for a new tractor, the current tractor is thirty years old.
6. Every year the operation of the plant seems to improve, in particular the ICEAS tanks and solids processing.
7. The District appears to be accumulating a cash reserve, the District Manager will report on that next month.
8. The Post Properties private liftstation pumps failed last month.
A motion was made by Director Dew to approve the renewal of Gexpro support services from May 8, 2018 – May 8, 2019, for $5472.16. The motion was seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried.
Attorney James and District Manager Gilton updated the Board on the proposed particulars of a new agricultural lease with Van Ruler Orchards Inc.
A motion was made by Director Dew authorizing the District Manager to sign a Beekeeper Service Program proposal from Medora Corporation for the District’s Solar Bees. The price option selected for the service agreement is an upfront one-time payment of $14,393.00 for a three year term. The motion was seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried.
Concerning the upcoming vacancy in the position of District Manager, President Horton appointed Director Dew, and Director Moore to a committee who will bring back to the Board, recommendations for the job description of the District Manager, and recommendations for a procedure to fill the upcoming vacancy in the position of District Manager.
As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned.
President of the Board