//October 20, 2018 WAS Board Minutes

October 20, 2018 WAS Board Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
WELL AUGMENTATION SUBDISTRICT
OF THE
CENTRAL COLORADO WATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICT

October 16, 2018

The regular meeting of the Well Augmentation Subdistrict of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy District was held on Tuesday October 16, 2018, at the office of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy District located at 3209 W 28 St, Greeley Colorado. The meeting was called to order at 10:03 AM, and the following Directors were present: Randy Knutson, President; Chad Schafer, Vice President; Vern Kammerzell, Treasurer; Frank Eckhardt, At Large; Everett Kissler; Ralph Anders; Jim Reasoner; Steve Bruntz; Doug Dill; Don Rosenbrock; Gary Herman; Tom Brown; Dave Bernhardt; and Bret Schmidt. Alan Axton was absent.

Others present were: Randy Ray, Executive Director; William Mihelich, District Engineer; Danyelle McCannon, Financial Analyst; Lynn Kramer, Contracts Manager; and Brad Grasmick and Kelly Custer of Lawrence, Jones, Custer and Grasmick. Special guests were: Don Diones from George K. Baum.

President Randy Knutson opened the meeting.

ACCEPT INTO THE RECORD THE CONSENT CALENDAR, FINANCIALS, AND MINUTES OF AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER AS PRESENTED.

Motion: Dave Bernhardt
Second: Everett Kissler
MOTION CARRIED

PUBLIC DISCUSSION 

Don Diones spoke to the Board about the upcoming election.

ACTION ITEMS

APPROVE THE CONTRACT REVISIONS TO WAS CLASS D IRRIGATION WATER ALLOTMENT CONTRACTS #836 Isvar Farms, LLC; #842 McGlothlin Farms LLC; #963 Reigle, Joellen M. Living Trust.

Motion: Dave Bernhardt
Second: Ralph Anders
MOTION CARRIED

APPROVE THE CONTRACT REVISIONS TO WAS CLASS B IRRIGATION WATER ALLOTMENT CONTRACTS #289 Platteville Town; #290 Platteville Town; #291 Platteville Town.

Motion: Everett Kissler
Second: Dave Bernhardt
MOTION CARRIED

Legal Action

There was none.

Legal Reports

Brad Grasmick reviewed the resume.

MOVE TO OPPOSE CASE # 18CW3161 LLOYD LAND.

Motion: Everett Kissler
Second: Ralph Anders
MOTION CARRIED

Move to allow brad to continue negotiatING the 1940’s agreement on central’s behalf.

Motion: Everett Kissler
Second: Ralph Anders
MOTION CARRIED WITH FRANK ECKHARDT ABSTAINING

Subdistrict Action:

Explore options for joining the firestone urban renewal association.

Motion: Gary Herman
Second: Everett Kissler
MOTION CARRIED

ADJOURN FOR LUNCH AND RECONVENE

Billy Mihelich provided the Board with an update on the City of Evans IGA. The engineering analysis of the water looks favorable, so Central will proceed with the IGA.

Billy has also been coordinating with the City of Aurora to extend the term of the current lease, as well establish as a new lease for excess water.

Last month staff was directed to negotiate with C-DOT for a Right of Way purchase. C-Dot countered with another figure and staff is directed to accept that offer.

Committee Action:

There was none.

Staff Action:

MOVE TO APPROVE THE RECHARGE LEASE WITH WIGGINS AT $40 PER Acre foot.

Motion: Everett Kissler
Second: Dave Bernhardt
MOTION CARRIED

Presidents Report

President Knutson thanked Board members who have volunteered for Yes for Water.

Subdistrict Report:

Billy Mihelich presented the updated pumping data through September and went over the winter planning report which includes augmentation well pumping and reservoir releases. Current storage volumes were also discussed.

Secretaries Report:

Wildland Hydrology will propose a stream management plan at the Walker property. Wayne Eckas and JUB Engineering have data collection underway and the design process has begun at Walker.

Randy Ray provided the current updates on Chatfield. The outlet project at Shores goes out to bid soon and a list of proposals will be brought to the Board for review.

The November committee meetings will all be held on the same day, as a combined meeting.

The upcoming Board Calendar was reviewed.

Unscheduled Business

There was none.

The regular meeting was adjourned at 2:42 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Danyelle McCannon,
Financial Analyst

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