HEENEY WATER DISTRICT
MEETING MINUTES 6 JANUARY 2024
COMMUNITY CENTER HEENEY


The board meeting was called to order by Richard Seal at 10 am with Chuck Young, Jack Taylor Joe Murbach and Mark Astmann present. 

The 9 September and 9 November 2023 meeting minutes were approved by a motion from Jack Taylor and second by Joe Murbach and all members voting yes. The latest treasurer report was approved by a motion from Richard Seal and a second from Jack Taylor and all members voting yes

The budget hearing on 18 November 2023 resulted in no comments.

The resolutions to Adopt Budget, Set Mill Levies and Appropriate Sums of Money was approved by a motion from Richard Seal and second from Chuck Young and all members voting yes. The Budget was approved by a motion from Richard Seal and second from Chuck Young and all members voting yes. The budget will be submitted to DOLA by the end of the month.

Joe reviewed our budget and suggested a water fee increase of $25 per year. Richard made a motion that the increase take effect 1 June 2024, Jack seconded and all members voted yes. 

Joe Murbach to prepare a letter supporting the water fee increase of $25 per year for review and distribution to Heeney Water District. After the 30 day notice the Board will vote on the increase. 

Jack Taylor will contact RFE to clarify our financial exposure the Tasks. RFE was approved to complete Task 1 for $5,500 by a motion from Chuck Young and a second by Richrd Seal and all members voting yes. 

Joe Murbach will contact Shamrock about burning the slash piles at the spring

A motion was made to increase Don Mertis salary to $150 by Joe Murbach and a second by Mark Astmann and all members voting yes effective January 2024.

Mark reported on the 3 frozen water lines 158 and 188 Green Mountain and Marks house that were solved by adding heat and closing up the crawl space.

Next meeting will be TBA 
Chuck Young - President
Richar Seal – Director
Jack Taylor – Treasurer
Mark Astmann – Director
Joseph Murbach - Secretary