SALIDA SANITARY DISTRICT
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors
October 12, 2023
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 Lana Moore, and Brad Johnson. Others present were District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar, and Secretary Linda Walker. Directors Gary Dew, and Donna Murphy, and Attorney Stewart James were absent.
Members of the public were invited to address the Board, but no comments were made.
The minutes of the previous regular meeting held September 14, 2023 were unanimously approved as submitted.
Bills of the District totaling $157,515.87 were presented for payment. A motion was made by Director Johnson, seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried to adopt Resolution No. 1767, “Resolution Authorizing Payment of Bills.”
District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar reported he received a $300.00 payment for a Will Serve Letter for the Salida Market Retail Center development project, located at Arborwood Drive and Pirrone Road.
Due to Stewart James absence, Antonio Tovar presented the Attorney’s report. The Attorney Search Committee met to discuss the next steps in the selection process. The committee is recommending interviewing the single candidate, who submitted a letter of interest, on the November Board meeting. The Board action to schedule an interview with the candidate can be found as item 7D on the agenda.
A motion was made by Director Moore to authorize the Board President to sign two letters of engagement with Johnson & Matos CPA, Inc. to complete a financial audit for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 in the amount not to exceed $8000.00 and prepare 2022-2023 Annual Special District’s Financial Transaction Report in the amount not to exceed $500.00. The motion was seconded by Director Johnson, and on vote unanimously carried.
Director Johnson moved to approve and authorize execution of a Professional Service Agreement with Black & Veatch Corporation in the amount of $820,546.00 for design services of the aerobic digester project. The motion was seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried.
District Manager-Engineer Tovar proposed an updated Facility Fee Schedule based on the Engineering News Record Construction Cost Index of July 2023. A motion was made by Director Moore, seconded by Director Johnson and on vote unanimously carried to adopt Ordinance No. 2023-1, “Ordinance Revising District’s Facility Fees.”
Director Johnson moved to schedule an interview with an attorney candidate at the Board of Directors Meeting on November 9, 2023. The motion was seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried.
As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned.
President of the Board