September 4, 2020
The meeting of the WAS Committee of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy District was called to order at 1:43 PM on Friday, September 4, 2020 by David Bernhardt at Platteville Town Hall at 400 Grand Ave in Platteville. Committee members present were Randall Knutson, Steve Bruntz, David Bernhardt, and Gary Herman. Board member absent was Bret Schmidt. Staff members present were Randy Ray, Ruthanne Schaffer, and William (Billy) Mihelich. No guests were present.
The Committee discussed the status of our current auditing firm.
Randy and Billy reviewed items discussed in the annual Staff & Consultant Planning Retreat.
Randy gave an update on his negotiations with FRICO to use their bypass structure.
Staff has been working with constituents to build two more recharge ponds that are already in the recharge decrees. Consensus was to split the credits on the ponds 2/3 GMS and 1/3 WAS.
The Committee discussed purchasing additional GIC shares.
The Committee reviewed a potential farm purchase that could be a great reservoir location.
Randy gave an update on Walker Recharge. Discussion was held regarding the electrical set up cost and how to have Orphan Wells of Wiggins reimburse Central for their share.
RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD TO SEEK REIMBURSEMENT FROM ORPHAN WELLS OF WIGGINS BY USING A PERCENTAGE NEEDED BY OWW OF THE TOTAL HORSE POWER DEMAND OF THE WALKER PROJECT AND HALF OF THE COST FOR UPGRADING 20 POLES TO THREE PHASE POWER.
Motion: Randy Knutson
Second: Gary Herman
MOTION CARRIED WITH STEVE BRUNTZ ABSTAINING
Randy gave an update on the 2020-2021 budget and reviewed the balances in accounts.
Chairman David Bernhardt adjourned the meeting at 4:05 P.M.
Sr Water Accountant