Dave Richards, Chairman
Kate McGuinness, Trustee
Tom Prosek, Trustee
Keith Hanson, Gen. Mgr./Treasurer
Steve McIntosh, Systems Manager
Bryauna Alderin, Office Manager/Clerk
Steve Rawley, Accountant
Gary Keddington, Accountant
The Salt Lake County Service Area #3 Board of Trustees meeting was called to order by Chairman Richards at 9:03am.
MEETING MINUTES APPROVAL Two corrections were made to the April 16th 2019 minutes. Financial reports date correction and that Mr. Prosek brought the meeting to order, not Mr. Richards. Mr. Richards made a motion approving the meeting minutes from April 16th 2019 board meeting minutes as corrected. Mr. Prosek seconded the motion and it was unanimously carried.
SYSTEMS OPERATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT-
Notice of Election Declaration Candidacy- Mr. Hanson went over the Notice of Election Declaration of Candidacy for 2019 election. Interested parties can come to the office June 3rd -7th. from 8:30am-4:30pm to fill out the Declaration of Candidacy. Salt Lake County Service Area #3 has one position up for election. A copy is attached to the minutes.
Hired System Operator- The Salt Lake County Service Area #3 has hired Mr. Kasey Carpenter as a Full-Time hourly Systems Operator as of May 13th 2019. Mr. Hanson also hired a new part time maintenance helper Austin Epler. They both will be a great addition to the team.
ASST Flagger Certification- Salt Lake County Service Area #3 employees will all attend ASST Flagger certification training Thursday May 23rd, 2019.
Iron Blossam Water main repair- Mr. Hanson went over the water leak located just downstream from the Iron Blossam lodge. The leak was in a section of bad pipe within a pressure reducing vault. Mr. Hanson discussed some history of the main water line; Snowbird installed a single line system from the Peruvian source to Snowbird Center and down and out to the Creekside day lodge. Original line was put in 47 years ago. The Salt Lake County Service area plans to abandon existing vault in place and replace with new larger vault, 8” ductal pipe and pressure reducing valve, at an estimated cost of $100,000. doing this will not only repair the leak it will also make access to the vault much safer for future maintenance and repairs.
Snowbird Snowmaking line- Snowbird has approved an additional suction line for Snowmaking system to the Peruvian pump station from the Wasatch Drain tunnel. It will increase the available water volume to the Snowmaking system.
Town of Alta Meetings- Mr. Hanson has attended several meetings with the Town of Alta to discuss budgets. It has been discovered the Enterprise fund for the water owes approx. $400,000 to the General fund. Money has been on the books as owed since early 70’s. Mr. Hanson is working to help them get the water and sewer departments to stand alone. Town of Alta plans to increase Water rates by 20% and Sewer rates by 17.5% this fiscal year. Mr. Hanson discussed the Town of Alta surplus water contract, Mr. Hanson stated there needs to be consistency with the surplus water contracts with Salt Lake City.
Wasatch Drain Tunnel Lease- Salt Lake County Service Area #3 pays Snowbird annually for Tunnel access. $300.00 for use of the tunnel and $5.00 for the original distribution system. The 20-year lease was extended in 2006 for another 20 years. Contract expiration May 2026.
IRS- Mr. Hanson discussed the current issue with the IRS our filing of the Quarterly 941 form was submitted with the wrong date. Correction paper work has been submitted. It is a continuing issue that we are working on daily.
TREASURER’S REPORT Mr. Hanson reviewed with the Board of Trustees, the Balance Sheet Previous Year Comparison report beginning January 1st 2019 through April 30st, 2019. The Profit and Loss Budget vs. Actual through April 30st 2019 and Check Details beginning April 16th, 2019 through May 20th, 2019. These reports are emailed to members of the board, prior to this board meeting for their review. Financial reports are prepared by Salt Lake County Service Area #3. Copies of financials are attached to the minutes.
APPROVAL OF BILLS PAID Mr. Richards moved that the bills listed on April 16th 2019 through May 20th 2019 payment registers, as presented by Mr. Hanson hereby be authorized and ratified to be paid by the office manager. Tom Prosek seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. Copies of the approved bills are attached to the minutes.
ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to be discussed, Mr. Richards made a motion to adjourn was made, seconded and unanimously carried at 10:10 a.m.
Salt Lake County Service Area #3-Snowbird