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October 16, 2018 Board of Director's Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. In attendance were Board Members Tim Pendleton, Barry Braman, Joanne Kayser, Karen Kayser, Garry Everson, Ruby Cosby, Anna Riquelme and Site Manager, Kari Lee. No shareholders were in attendance.


The minutes of the September 18, 2018 board meeting were reviewed. Ruby Cosby moved to accept the minutes as written. Barry Braman seconded the motion. The motion passed by a vote of 7-0-0.


The September 2018 Financial Report was reviewed. Joanne Kayser moved to accept the Financial Report as presented. Anna Riquelme seconded the motion. The motion passed by a vote of 7-0-0.


Old Business:

a. The maintenance needs discussed at the last meeting are on-going and being completed as time and materials allow.

b. The check valve on well #4 was replaced as voted on during the September meeting. There was an additional cost of $233.22 for a part that needed replaced as well.


New Business:

a. The November board meeting will not be changed from the original meeting date of the 20th.

b. The Annual Financial Report was reviewed. Ruby Cosby moved to accept the Financial Report as presented. Barry Braman seconded the motion. The motion passed by a vote of 7-0-0. Copies will be made available at the office for all shareholders.

c. The Annual Budget was reviewed. Monthly, Quarterly and Annual items were approved. Items discussed that may arise that are not included in the budget pertain to the changes we are required to make to our infrastructure (required by the water master). We are looking at all options available to minimize cost as much as possible. However, please keep in mind, this is still going to be a very expensive undertaking.

d. Estimates/options were presented to add additional lights and cameras due to the recent break-ins that resulted in our fence being cut 3 times at the Site 2 location. The board chose an option. More cameras and lights will be installed asap.

No Adjournment to Executive Session as no Shareholders in attendance.


Executive Session:

a. Co Item

b. Employee items.

No Adjournment to General Session as no Shareholders in attendance.

Joanne Kayser moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by Karen Kayser. The motion passed by a vote of 7-0-0. Meeting adjourned at 8:34 pm.

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PLEASE NOTE: All Averydale employees have employee badges with photos to identify themselves.

If someone approaches you stating they are from the water company, please, ask them to show you their employee badge.

If you ever have any questions, please call the office at 661-946-2256.


Averydale employees will NEVER ask you to pay your bill out in the field.


All payments are to be made at the office by check, cash, money order or debit/credit card.


It is our goal to provide clean water and the best service to our customers while keeping you informed of all the new laws and changes coming from the governing agencies that we, as a company, must adhere to.


We always encourage any questions you may have about any of these processes.

The board would like to remind every shareholder that if you have an issue or question pertaining to AMWC, please call the office, bring your concerns to the office in writing, or attend a board meeting in person

(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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