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MINUTES OF November 8, 2016

In Attendance: Board members Garry Solmonson, Bill Biermann, and Mark Wright.
Absent: Marc Mastroianni
Guest: Jess Quinlan

Meeting convened at 7:05 p.m. by  Bill Biermann, Vice President.
Bill welcomed the new board members. Noel Provost resigned from the board.

Approval of Minutes from October 11, 2016. Recommended approval by Garry and seconded by Mark.  All board members approved.

The board of Directors positions were discussed and the following is the new board for 2017.
           Garry Solmonson – President and Collections Officer
           Bill Biermann – Vice President and Secretary
           Marc Mastroianni – Treasurer
           Mark Wright – Operations and Maintenance Officer

A.    Treasurer Report:  As of Oct. 31, 2016:   CD: $ 1018.68   Checking: $ 46,748.05, Repair & Replacement: $ 28,619.18
B.     Invoices and Expenditures:
Ellen Fishers  Bookkeeping invoice – Oct. 2016 - $ 400.00  
Dougherty Oct. 2016 invoice: $ 4,449.57
PG&E: $ 964.39 (Oct. 2016)
AT&T:  $ 72.61 (Oct. 2016)   
Dougherty: Backflow device repairs $ 606.38  
Noel Provost (registered notices) $ 45.24
Garry Solmonson: Lien filing fee $ 28.00

Water System Operations and  Maintenance Report:
Monthly report from water operator:
Total amount of water used by all shareholders for October 2016 was 474,130 gals. Total gallons pumped was 587,530 gals.
Well #1: No operational problems. Well #1 is the online well.
Well #2:  No operational problems. Backup for Well #1.  
Report of other Issues: None
Executive Session:
a.     Shareholders monthly usage report:  Of the 48 Shareholders, No homeowner exceeded the recommended 20,000 gal. limit for October 2016.
b.     Collection report – Past due account status:  Delinquent  First Notices will be sent to H07 and H23. Second notices are being sent to F01, H11,
and P10. Third notice is being sent to P08.
c.      Individual Shareholder issues: P10 presented his position as to why he is not responsible for his excessive water usage.
Continued Issues:
WATER HOLDING TANK CLEANING - Status as of Nov. 8th: The Holding Tank filling was completed on Nov. 1, 2016. Water samples were taken and sent to the lab. Results came back negative and the 125,000 gal tank was put back on line today, Nov 8th.
New Issues/Information:
Discussion on Compensation for board members: This item was discussed and the board voted not to receive compensation at this time.
Filter system and meter installation in pump house: A quote was requested by Dougherty on Nov. 2nd.
Insurance update: New rate for insurance policy will be $849.00.
Next Board meeting:
           Date:  (Tue) January 10, 2017               Time: 7:00 p.m.
           Location:  Sunnyslope Water District at 3570 Airline Highway

Meeting Adjourned at  8:35 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,  
Bill Biermann,  Vice President / Secretary, BRMWC
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