FIRE MOUNTAIN CANAL & RESERVOIR COMPANY

% North Fork Accounting

PO Box 414

Paonia, CO  81428

970-527-3662

Fax 970-527-3023

 

April 12, 2007

 

The monthly meeting of the board of directors of the Fire Mountain Canal and Reservoir Company was called to order by President Houseweart at 7:30 pm.  Directors present were Dixie Luke, John Stroh, Wes Spore and Dave Stiller.  Also present were Merritt Denison , Paul Schmucker, and John Burgevin.

 

The minutes were approved as read.

 

Dixie Luke motions the treasurer’s report be accepted, Wes Spore seconds and motion carries.

 

Wes Spore motions the bills be paid, Dave Stiller seconds and the motion carries.

 

Transfers are okay.

 

Superintendent’s Report:

 

General discussion on when to turn the water on Rogers Mesa; Merritt Denison is not sure what day the water will be turned on Rogers Mesa.

 

Other Business:

 

General discussion on establishing a web site in order to provide information to shareholders.  Wes Spore briefly researched the cost of hosting; Paonia.com hosting is $240 dollars per year; Wes Spore will investigate this further.

 

Vandenberg Meeting: Fire Mountain extension shareholders were generally happy with their meeting with Kathleen Ozga of Bureau of Reclamation, and being able to voice their concerns with the Vandenberg subdivision.  K Ozga of Bureau of Reclamation is working to protect extension shareholders, Fire Mountain Canal, and Delta County.

 

Mr. Greer wants to buy the other remaining sheepsfoot roller for $300 dollars.

 

Dixie Luke discussion: NFWCD is writing a grant proposal, in the amount of $200,000 dollars, to GRB Roundtable for a sedimentation study; Bruce Marvin knows a sedimentation expert.  NFWCD wants a resolution from FMC in support of this application.  Dixie Luke motions that FMC write a letter supporting the NFWCD grant application for a comprehensive study on sedimentation, Dave Stiller seconds and the motion carries.

 

John Burgevin discussion on the definition of the word “ex-officio” and the meaning of the word.  The definition of the term does not coincide with FMC’s use of the term.  FMC should use another term for its non-voting directors.

 

Wes Spore motions to keep FMC officers the same, Dave Stiller seconds and the motion carries.

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 pm.

 

 

Randall W. Fisher, Secretary