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Southside Water and Sewer District

P.O. Box D, Sandpoint, Idaho 83864

February 20, 2019


Call to Order and roll call: Chairman Jim Haynes opened the meeting at the Waterlife Discovery Center at 2:00 pm and a roll call confirmed that Brent Sleep, Diana Erickson (via phone), Mike Mooney and Kass Larson were also present.

Others Present: Operator Brad White and Treasurers Julia MacDonald and John Austin. Guest was Doug Bopp. 

Approval of Minutes: The minutes for the January 16, 2019 meeting were unanimously approved as submitted following a motion from Mr. Larson, and second by Mr. Sleep.


Water Reclamation Report: Chairman Haynes presented the report and there was no discussion.

Treasurer’s Report: The Board heard from Ms. MacDonald for the month of January, the fourth month of the FY 2018-19 fiscal year. She also presented the monthly and year-to-date totals, with a comparison to the current budget.  Mr. Mooney asked a question about the reconciliation report and how it might tie in better with the key financial report.

Maintenance Report: Mr. White discussed his activities for the month, and maintenance issues he had worked on. The Board discussed pump issues and directed Mr. White to determine the total costs of pumps, and their install.

Engineering Report: In the engineers’ absence, Chairman Haynes presented the report (attached), noting there were no pending action items.

Old Business:

Cross Connection Control Program Ordinance: The Board reviewed the attached ordinance # 19-01, and directed staff to send out mailers on the timeline for compliance, and to set a public hearing on the Ordinance for March 20, 2019 at 1:30 pm. The Board thanked Mr. Larson for his good work on the project

New Business:


Contract for Water Systems Management: The Board approved the contract, for weekend and vacation coverage, following a motion by Mr. Mooney and second by Mr. Sleep.

Internet Access for the Maintenance Shop: Mr. White discussed the need for internet at the shop. After discussion, the Board directed that he utilize his phone with a hot spot. Mr. Larson noted he would assist in that effort.

Strategy for Cross Connection Control Program Implementation: The Board considered the implementation timeline (attached) and directed staff.

Seasonal Worker: Mr. White discussed the need for a summer seasonal part-time or temporary worker.  After discussion, the Board directed staff to search for someone to fit the seasonal needs of the district.

Adjournment: A motion by Mr. Sleep and second by Mr. Mooney was made to adjourn the regular meeting of the Board of Directors at 2:56 pm. Motion carried unanimously.


Respectfully Submitted and Approved: 


John Austin, Julia MacDonald  




Jim Haynes                                                    

Chairman of the Board