Sweetwater Springs Water District

Board of Directors Meeting



(*In order discussed)



Board of Directors Meeting


March 13, 2008

7:30 p.m.



Board Members Present:                                 Wanda Smith

                                                                        Victoria Wikle

                                                                        Susan Keach

                                                                        Gaylord Schaap

                                                                        Ken McLean


Board Members Absent:                                                                                 

Staff in Attendance:                                         Chuck Howell, General Manager

                                                                        Julie Kenny, Secretary to the Board


Others in Attendance:                         Lloyd Guccione

Nhu Le

John Uniack





The properly agendized meeting was called to Order by President Victoria Wikle at 7:30 p.m.


The GM added an Emergency Item to approve a construction warrant for a past due bill.  Director Smith moved to approve the construction warrant in the sum of $5,000 to R-E Corporation.  Director Keach seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.



II.    ADMINISTRATIVE (7:32 p.m.)

A.         (7:32 p.m.)  Discussion/Action re

(1) Ad Hoc Committee: General Manager recruitment (WS/VW); and

(2) Ad Hoc Committee: General Manager transition (SK/GS)


Director Wikle introduced this item.  Director Smith provided further overview.  Extensive discussion ensued.  Public comment was made by Lloyd Guccione.  Public comment was made by John Uniack.  Public comment was made by Nhu Le.  Further discussion ensued.


Director Keach moved to retain the services of Bob Murray & Associates and to authorize the General Manager to enter into a professional services agreement with Bob Murray & Associates for the purposes of assisting the Board of Directors to recruit a General Manager.  Director Smith seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.


At 9:15 p.m., President Wikle introduced the General Manager transition portion of the item.  Discussion ensued.  Public comment was made by Lloyd Guccione.





The meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Julie A. Kenny

Clerk to the Board of Directors



Wanda Smith:               ______________           _          ______

Victoria Wikle:               ______________           _          ______

Gaylord Schaap:           ______________           _          ______

Ken McLean:                 ______________           _          ______

Susan Keach:               ______________           _          ______