CALL TO ORDER

The Board meeting of the Columbia Irrigation District was called to order by President Shawver at 1:00 pm.  Present at the meeting were:

Vincent Shawver, President Clancy Flynn, Manager
Neil Martin, Vice President Bob Ingraham, Operations Foreman
Dallas Ayde, Director Lila Freshment, Recorder
Jim Gose, Director  
Sherri Thackham, Director  

Guests

None

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Director Ayde motioned to approve the agenda.  It was seconded by Director Martin.  Motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT
None

OLD BUSINESS

Recognition Procedure
The Board reviewed and discussed changes to the draft procedure.  The discussion was tabled until the next meeting

CID/KID Joint Meeting
Mr. Flynn recommended the meeting be held June 21, 2019.  The Board agreed.  Mr. Flynn will contact KID.

NEW BUSINESS

Water Start-Up Schedule
Director Thackham asked if the District needed to work out a better schedule for water start-up.  Mr. Flynn presented a time-line comparison between this year and last year which showed the District was actually a day ahead of last year.  Mr. Ingraham explained the procedure and why it is done the way it is.  Options for improvement were discussed.  Director Thackham suggested installing a suggestion box for employees.

Resolution 2019-3
Mr. Flynn reviewed Resolution 2019-3 – 2.1 Mile Lateral 2 Liner.  The grant proposal is to line 850 feet of canal heading upstream of the Escalator. Director Gose stated he felt there were other areas of the canal that were higher priority.  Director Martin motioned to approve Resolution 2019-3.  Director Ayde seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

 OPERATIONS REPORT

Mr. Flynn reviewed the water report.  He informed the board of two instances of vehicles in the canal in West Richland.  No damage was done to the canal in either case.  He stated the website is live now although there is still more information to be added.

TRAINING

As part of ongoing training, the Board viewed and discussed the webinar “The Role of an Elected Official”.

ADJOURNMENT
President Shawver adjourned the meeting at 3:14 pm.