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August 21, 2018 Board of Director's Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 pm. In attendance were Board Members Barry Braman, Joanne Kayser, Karen Kayser, Ruby Cosby, Garry Everson, Anna Riquelme and Site Manager, Kari Lee. No shareholders were in attendance.

The minutes of the July 17, 2018 were not available for review. The minutes will be reviewed at the September 18, 2018 board meeting.

The July 2018 Financial Report was reviewed and discussed by the Board. Anna moved to accept the Financial Report as presented. Karen seconded the motion. The motion passed by a vote of 6-0-0.

Old Business:

1.Pump pressure Issue: The issue of losing system pressure was discussed again. Wes says that a part must be replaced on the booster pump at Site 1 but that will only alleviate part of the problem. Air is getting into the clear well and must be bled out. Barry did state that the bleeder line at Site 1 will need to be replaced as it is VERY slow to bleed out as it is too small. Barry and Garry will find out the size of the clear well. Further action may need to be taken upon further review.

New Business:

1.Lead & Copper Testing: AMWC water must be tested for lead and copper (state mandated). 10 samples are needed from various locations in the water district at the end point of delivery (homes and businesses). Each Board member (6 present) took a sample bottle for collection of water samples from inside their homes. The remaining 4 samples were collected by other shareholders. Thank you to all who participated in this testing. The results will be delineated next month.

Executive Session:

Ruby moved to adjourn to Executive Session at 7:46 pm. Karen seconded the motion. The motion passed 6-0-0.

1. A shareholder’s request was discussed and voted upon.

Ruby moved to adjourn Executive Session at 8:03 pm. Karen seconded the motion. Motion passed 6-0-0.

Ruby moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by Garry. The motion passed by a vote of 6-0-0. The meeting was adjourned at 8:07 pm.

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(with 24 hrs written notice per AB240).

AMWC’s Board Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the office and are open for “eligible persons” to attend upon written request that must be received in the office (via mail, email or personal delivery), at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting per AB240 (Section 2.14305.2(b)).

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