CALL TO ORDER

President Shawver called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. Present at the meeting were:

Vincent Shawver, President Lila Freshment, Recorder
Neil Martin, Vice President  
Dallas Ayde, Director  
Sherri Thackham, Director  

Guests: None

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Director Martin motioned to approve the agenda as submitted. Director Ayde seconded the motion. Motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT
None.

CONSENT AGENDA

Truck Purchase
Mr. Shawver explained that with the hiring of a new field employee we will be one truck short once the new manager starts. The Board discussed the purchase of a new truck. Director Martin motioned to accept the bid from Corwin Ford in the amount of $52,300.00 and take the funds budgeted in line #66 of $46,908.00 and the remaining balance of $5,392.00 from line #44 for the purchase. Director Ayde seconded the motion. Directors Shawver, Martin and Ayde voted to approve the motion. Director Thackham opposed.

Minutes of July 2, 2021
The approval of the minutes of July 2, 2021, was tabled until the meeting of August 6th.

OLD BUSINESS

Safety Meeting
Due to COVID the annual safety meeting was postponed. It was agreed the meeting will take place sometime after water season in mid-October.

Current COVID Guidelines
The Board reviewed the current guidelines.

NEW BUSINESS

Training on Roberts Rules of Order
President Shawver reviewed Roberts Rules of Order and the Board discussed areas of improvement for meeting procedures.

Manager Comp-Time
The District’s Manager Policy does not include an allowance for accruing comp-time. The Board discussed amending the policy to increase vacation time accrual for the manager. Director Thackham motioned to change the managers vacation accrual to 5.5 hours per pay period for the first ten years. Director Martin seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
President Shawver moved the meeting into a 20-minute Executive session at 2.11 p.m. to discuss the Division #4 director position and related issue of privacy. The meeting was moved back into open session at 2.31 p.m.

DIRECTOR DISCUSSION
None

ADJOURNMENT
President Shawver adjourned the meeting at 2:55 p.m.