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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING HELD AT THE DISTRICT OFFICE ON MARCH 10, 2020
Those present for the meeting were: BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Jimmy R. French, Gen. Mgr. Otha Hailey, Vice President
Annette Williams, Controller Tommy Hollingsworth, Secretary
Greg Jones, Attorney Oscar Coody
Jamie Timberlake, Operations Mgr. Elizabeth Q. Lindsay
Keesha Halliburton, Administrative Sec. Billy McKay
Brendon Gaspard, Pan American Engineers Clyde Moore, Board President
Marion Simpson Jr.
D. W. Williams
The meeting was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Clyde Moore, President of the Board of Commissioners.
Robert Sibley gave the invocation.
Oscar Coody led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Roll was called with nine Commissioners present.
The reading of the minutes of the regular Board meeting held on February 25, 2020 was dispensed with and Elizabeth Q. Lindsay made a motion to accept the minutes as printed. Oscar Coody seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Jimmy French, General Manager, reported that all taps and leaks are up to date. He also reviewed the Consumption and Revenue report and the Water Audit report.
Tommy Hollingsworth made a motion to approve a quote from Precision Inspection in the amount of $8,500.00 for washout of the tank at Alpine. D. W. Williams seconded the motion.
There was a roll call vote as follows: Billy McKay; Aye, Tommy Hollingsworth; Aye, Marion Simpson Jr.; Aye, Otha Hailey; Aye, D.W. Williams; Aye, Elizabeth Q. Lindsay; Aye, Robert Sibley; Aye, Oscar Coody; Aye, Clyde Moore; Aye. Aye-9, Nay-0 9-0
Tommy Hollingsworth made a motion to accept the General Manager’s report. D. W. Williams seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Robert Sibley, Chairman, Personnel Committee, stated the next Personnel Committee meeting will be held March 17, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
Otha Hailey, Chairman, Finance Committee, stated the next Finance Committee meeting will be held March 16, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
Brendon Gaspard, Engineer, Pan American Engineers, reported on the status of ongoing projects in the District.
Tommy Hollingsworth made a motion to accept the Engineer’s report. Elizabeth Q. Lindsay seconded the motion. Motion carried.
There being no other business Marion Simpson Jr. made the motion to adjourn. Oscar Coody seconded the motion. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 10:22 a.m.