APRIL 10, 2019

Call to Order:   The Budget Committee meeting of the Southwest Lincoln County Water PUD was called to order at 10:47 AM, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by Larry Anthony.

Present:   Budget Committee members present were Donald Tucker, Robert Whitson, Gary Hodges, Andy Bacigalupo, William Turner, Lee Parr, Larry Anthony, Colleen Pedroza and Victor Bayley. Also present were David Whitlock, Carla Young, Michael Hempen and Megan Jones. Dick Esler and Pete Gintner were absent.

Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020:   Megan Jones presented the Budget Message for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. At Larry Anthony’s request, the Budget Committee discussed the budget proposed by the Budget Officer, Carla Young, page by page. On page 3.1 the Committee asked where the $50,000 for construction was going? That will be going to new lines and meters. On page 3.2, line item 16, the Committee asked what the $30,000 was allocated for? That is for a vacuum excavator needed in the field. After discussion, the following changes were noted: page 3.3, line 4 change from $3,000 to $1,000, line 7 on same page, change from $3,000 to $2,000. The Committee would like the $3,000 change be put in the Reserve Fund. On page 3.7, line item 5 now totaling $63,000. Gary Hodges made a motion to accept the budget as presented with Carla Young correcting any clerical errors and making the changes as amended. Donald Tucker seconded the motion and the budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 was approved unanimously by the Budget Committee.

Budget Hearing:   The Budget Hearing for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 is set for May 8, 2019. Carla Young will send the notice to the News-Times. The Budget Hearing is set for the May 8, 2019 Board meeting.

Adjournment:   Larry Anthony adjourned the Budget Committee meeting at 11:25 AM.


Gary Hodges, Board of Directors