Draft Minutes

December 11, 2013


The meeting began at 6:35pm and was held at the Black Hawk Fire Department building.  Attending were Dick Helmstetter, Randy Alexander, Evan Hutchings, Jim Stewart, Carol Crozman, Lois Lund, Ed Streibel.


Secretary's Report:  Jim read the minutes from the November meeting.  Dick motioned to approve the minutes, second by Carol and they were approved 5-0.


Income Statement:  Evan made a motion to have separate water system and water project income reports.  Dick seconded the motion and it was approved 5-0.  Jim made a motion to accept the income report and was seconded by Evan and it was approved 5-0.


Water Report:  The water loss for November was 17.2 percent which is the lowest loss rate since 2003.  Repairs were made to the chlorine pump.  A resident had asked about water hardness measurement and Ed said that those numbers are available from the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources web site:   The link is:  http://denr.sd.gov/des/dw/PDF/pwshandbook/0042hbk.pdf


Jim motioned to accept the water report with a second by Carol and it carried 5-0.


Road Report:  Because the road district was dissolved into the sanitary district the district's insurance company sent an audit form to be filled out and Evan is handling.  Randy volunteered to refill sand barrels. 


Water Project:  Ted Schultz of CETECT wishes to meet with the board and a January 2 date was tentatively set. 


Old Business:  Randy will called Dale Hansen, the district's legal counsel, to confirm transfer of assets from the old homeowner's association to the sanitary district.   Alan Akers, a Meade County commissioner spoke with Randy about the county's purchase of a wood chipper and the county will bring it to Woodland Hills in the spring to clear up the debris along Woodland Drive.   There was a discussion of electrical generators for the water system. Given the cost and expense of operating those generators Evan motioned to table the discussion.   Jim seconded the motion and the board voted 5-0 and no further action will be taken regarding generators. 


New Business: Jim made a motion to improve the heater at the Lark Lane building.   There was no second.



Dick made a motion to adjourn the meeting with a second by Evan and the board adjourned at 8:06pm.

The next trustees meeting will be held January 8, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Lark Lane building if the temperatures permit.

Submitted by Jim Stewart, Recording Secretary.