April 17 2013

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Butte-Meade Sanitary Water District was held at District Office on April 17, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by the President of the Board, Charles Yuill.

Members Present: Charles Yuill, Loren Boettcher, Bob Lewis, Merri Stapp, Clerk-Treasurer and Rick Richards, District Manager. Absent: None.

The Minutes of the March 13, 2013 meeting were read and approved.

The Treasurer’s report was given and approved on a motion by Loren Boettcher second Bob Lewis.

The Treasurer reported there are now 314 radio read meters installed.

It was noted that Trustee Boettcher’s term of office will expire this year. Loren will be taking out petitions, and will seek another term.

Manager Richards updated the Board on the Rhoden line replacement, and the Vale 3” line. Both will be started just as soon as weather permits.

Discussion was held on backflow protection valves. It was reiterated that the District is responsible for material up to and including the meter. The backflow valve would be the customer’s responsibility.

It was moved by Charles Yuill second Bob Lewis that the following bills be allowed from the the Revenue account:


Wages 14551.07; IRS, s/s 2893.23; IRS, w/h 1646.00; RDA, expansion payment 5236.00; RDA, Vale Well payment 1241.20; RDA, Tank payment 1939.00; Employees, health ins. 3601.00; National Rural Water, tele loan 675.93; First National Bank, Meter Project-accrued interest 3302.90; First National Bank, Meter Project payment 1887.04; First National Bank, Meter Project savings 2004.00; Heartland Electric, cove heaters 1928.59; AT & T, service 101.54; Petty Cash, postage, supplies, ect. 100.00; SD Federal Property Agency, supplies 65.00; Northwest Pipe Fittings Inc., supplies 360.38; SD Retirement System, fund 2400.90; Rushmore Communications Inc., Bean Well control panel 4856.00; Stereos ‘N Stuff, supplies 54.99; SD Rural Water, quarterly dues 1125.35; AT & T, service 70.94; Computer Guy, service 255.00; Meade Co. Times, subs. Renewal 57.00; Hawkins Inc., maint. 1032.61; West River Telephone, service 161.24; Butte Electric Coop, service 2260.13; Weston Engineering Inc., Vale Well pump 10877.75; SD Dept. of Revenue, 1st quarter sales tax 254.82; Jeanette Crawford, mdr 75.00; Robert Pederson, mdr 75.00; Homestead Maintenance, maint. 306.12; Servall Co., maint. 240.77; 212-79 Servicenter, vehicle exp. 1571.58; Newell Grocery, supplies 50.92; SD Dept. of Health, test fees 39.00; Black Hills Power, service 1779.88; HD Supply, supplies 6822.59; Rapid City Journal, publ. 1766.82; One Call System, locate fees 56.61; Dakota Business Center, supplies 61.32; Charlene White, mdr 500.00; Verizon Wireless, cell phones 181.59; Bunney’s Body & Collision, repair truck 2811.42.

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Upon a vote being taken the following voted yea: Charles Yuill, Loren Boettcher, Bob Lewis. There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.


Merri Stapp, Clerk Treasurer

Charles Yuill, President of the Board

Published once at the total approximate cost of $31.22.

Published Wed., April 24, 2013

Butte County Post

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