VI. Approval of January Minutes: Chairman Hart asked for approval of the January minutes.  Board Member McKinnon made a motion to approve. Board Member Ridgway seconded the motion.  The vote was unanimous.

 VII. Citizens Input: None

 VIII. Discussion of Rate Increases:  GM Reblin asked BBWA Attorney Mark Logan to discuss rate increase.  Attorney Logan stated there is two components of a rate increase, we have a process in place if we increase our budget to change the rates we go through a notice to the 2 counties (Taylor and Dixie), a public hearing process and then we adopt our budget. GM Reblin is to consider what index for the rate increase and bring back the information to the next board meeting.

IX. Discussion of Indigent Fund: After a brief discussion, the board decided not to make any changes at this time.

X. Mark Reblin:

     1. Update on Water/Sewer Projects: Septic to Sewer project is set to start next week, putting in the force main lines. The sewer plant expansion is waiting on the control panels. The water line upgrade/meter replacement project should be going out for bid within a month.

XII. Board Members’ Request: Board Member Della Poali asked if we have purchased a mini excavator as discussed at the prior meeting. GM Reblin stated not yet he is still looking for one.

XIII. Announcement: Next board meeting March 2, at 5 pm.

XIV: Adjournment: Board Meeting adjourned at 6:10 pm.


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Laura Valentine, Clerk                                                      Howard Hart