REGULAR MEETING – October 7, 2009

A regular meeting of the Board of Directors for El Rancho Florida Metropolitan District was held on October 7, 2009, at 5:30 PM at 755 E. Second Avenue.  Board members present were:
Steve Swisher – President
Tony Rocha – Secretary
David Shipps – Treasurer
Also present for the meeting were Marsha Moreland – Administrator and Ray Smith – Water Operator. The meeting was called to order at 5:30 PM.

A motion was made, moved and passed to approve the minutes of September 2, 2009.

A motion was made, moved and passed to approve the payables as listed below.

FEDERAL LICENSING INC. 95.00 4758 Operations Acct.
Marsha Moreland 1909.90 4759
John Krispin 442.43 4760
State of Colorado 100.00 4761
Qwest 40.43 4762
Durango Herald 27.72 4763
Pride Weed Control 192.74 4764
Summit Supply 27.40 4765
La Plata Electric 482.00 4766
American Water Works Assoc. 82.87 4767
UNCC 38.50 4768
South Durango Sanitation District 45.00 4769
Ray Smith 1777.35 4770
Total A/P 5,261.30

Ray agreed to do monitoring of the test wells again once a month.  He said the tank is maintaining 22’ in the tank levels with over flow of the tanks at 24’.  The pumps are running 10 hours a day compared to 20 hrs. /day previously.  He stopped blending the water one week after Labor Day and had started it on Mothers Day.

Ray discussed with the Board about blocking off the area by the pump houses but he needs to be
To access the site with his truck and other service vehicles.  There is a 145 deviation in the amount of water sold vs. produced.  The system is running at 86% with 75,000 gallons stored in the water lines.

The Board reminded Ray that they wan locks on the hatch at the top of the new tank and on all the pump houses.

All action on making a decision on the RFPs was tabled at this time.

WEBSITE FOR THE DISTRICT: The new website is www.elranchoflorida.org.  It will be available to anyone who wants to log on can do so on November 1st.  It will post all the minutes for the current year, previous year, board members & terms, budget, resolutions, rates, HOA information, maps, etc.

BUDGET 2010:
Marsha Moreland, Budget Officer, presented the budget for 2010 to the Board.  She reviewed it briefly due to time restraints and will discuss it further at the next meeting.

There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 7:00 PM.

______________________________________, Secretary