Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

October 8, 2020


The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Salida Sanitary District was called to order by President Gary Horton at 6:00 p.m. in the Salida Sanitary District Boardroom.  Other Directors present were Gary Dew, Lana Moore, Donna Murphy, and Brad Johnson.  Others present were Attorney Stewart W. James, District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar, and Secretary Linda Walker.


Members of the public were invited to address the Board, but no comments were made.


The minutes of the previous meeting held September 10, 2020 were unanimously approved as submitted.


Bills of the District totaling $161,452.37 were presented for payment.  A motion was made by Director Dew, seconded by Director Johnson, and on vote unanimously carried to adopt Resolution No. 1716, “Resolution Authorizing Payment of Bills.”


District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar reported the following:

1.       The District’s Kubota tractor was damaged while completing repair work of the rip-rap in the lower ponds.  The District’s insurer will cover the full amount of the repairs, minus the deductible.  The tractor will undergo repairs and be available in a few weeks.

2.       The District Manager-Engineer attended the monthly, virtual Valley Water Collaborative Board Meeting.

3.       The District received the yearly crop rental check from the Van Konynenburg lease

4.       District crews cleaned approximately 7,400 feet of sewer line during the past month


A motion was made by Director Moore to approve a purchase order in the amount of $25,000 to Capitol Public Finance Group, LLC to update the Sewer Rate Study.  The motion was seconded by Director Murphy, and on vote unanimously carried.


A motion was made by Director Johnson, to approve a construction change order in the amount of $3028.00 to W.M. Lyles Co. for repairs to the concrete walls, as part of the Grit Removal and Replacement of Aeration Diffusers and Piping in Basin No. 3 project.  The motion was seconded by Director Dew, and on vote unanimously carried.


As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned.






President of the Board