January 12, 2010



The meeting began at 6:35pm.  Attending were Jim Stewart, Dick Helmstetter, Kathy Colasardo, Lois Lund and Ed Striebel.   Also in attendance was Sue Jones.



Secretary's Report:  Jim read the minutes from the December meeting.  Dick motioned to accept the minutes with a 2nd by Kathy.


Income Statement:  WCHA had a January net loss of $409.  A motion was made to accept the income statement by Jim, 2nd by Kathy.


Water Report:  A residential service line was repaired just before January 1st near Woodland Dr and Chickadee Lane.  A repair was also made on the pressure transducer.

Water losses for the month reached 58 percent. 


Old Business:  The board agreed to a water rate increase.  The monthly minimum will be raised from $12 to $35.  The water rate schedule will also be changed from the nearest 100 gallons to the nearest 1,000 gallons making the schedule easier to follow.  The board will verify that this new rate schedule will meeting the South Dakota DENR recommendations.  The board plans to have the new rate in effect in time to get reamed at the annual meeting in April.


New Business: None. 


The next board meeting will be Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 6:30pm.


Meeting adjourned at 7:11pm

Submitted by Jim Stewart, Recording Secretary.