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

Vincent Shawver, President Lila Freshment, Recorder
Neil Martin, Vice President
Dallas Ayde, Director
Jim Gose, Director
Matthew Morrell, Director

Guests: Sherri Thackham, Sheila Thackham.

Manager Evaluation
Each Board Member individually presented their manager evaluations and discussion followed.  Evaluations were based on a numbering system 1 to 5, averaged, and will be presented to Manager Ellison by Director Shawver on Friday, August 25, 2017.  Several comments were discussed, but one more concerning than others was made by Director Gose.  He stated that during the last review process Manager Ellison was instructed to implement a key log and a tool inventory which has not been completed.

Matthew Morrell left the meeting at 1:45 pm.

Policies & Procedures
The Board reviewed a list of policies and determined the following policies need to be written or reviewed and will be submitted to the Manager at the September 1, 2017 regular meeting of the meeting.

Adding Land and Relinquishing Land in the District

Board of Directors Bylaws

Purchasing and Spending Authority

Emergency Procedures for a Canal Break

Employee Handbook and Union Contract

While discussing whether the District needed a policy for handling customer complaints, Director Martin addressed the Huitt/OJ Smith property ROW issue. Martin stated he was contacted by Mr. Smith about not being able to obtain satisfactory information from CID concerning the right-of-way.

There being no further business to discuss by the Board, President Shawver adjourned the meeting at 2:35 pm.