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Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting - June 24, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Clay Electric Cooperative Headquarters, Flora, Illinois beginning at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019.

Trustees present were: Frank Czyzewski, Kevin Logan, Bill Croy, Bob Pierson, Richard Rudolphi, Neil Gould, Greg Smith, Danny Schnepper, and Frank Herman. Also present were: Luke Johnson, CEO, and Tyra Cycholl, Attorney for the Board. The meeting was opened by Richard Rudolphi, who presided and Bob Pierson, Secretary, acted as secretary thereof.

The invocation was given by Danny Schnepper, followed by the pledge of allegiance.

The following proceedings were had [all action being first duly moved and seconded, and all action taken being upon the unanimous vote of the Board or without dissenting vote of abstention unless otherwise stated]:

APPROVED, the Suggested Agenda.

APPROVED, the Consent Agenda including the following:

  • APPROVED, the prior meeting minutes;
  • (a) to admit to membership those 8 applicants connected for service since the last such review by the board, and (b) cancel those 7 former members shown on the Manager’s Report since the last such review by the Board, said members no longer taking service;
  • APPROVED, the Balance Sheet;
  • APPROVED, the Work Orders;
  • APPROVED, the Disbursements;
  • REVIEWED, the Attorney Retainer;
  • REVIEWED, the Account Summary Report;
  • REVIEWED, the AIEC Regulatory Compliance.

APPROVED, the deceased estates.

APPROVED, write-offs in the amount of $2,771.22.

APPOINTED, Richard Rudolphi as the NRECA Regional meeting Delegate and Kevin Logan as the alternate.

APPROVED, Policy 800-14 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-15 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-16 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-17 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-18 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-19 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-20 as presented.

REVIEWED, the NRECA Region 5 and 6 meeting to be held in Milwaukee.

HEARD, a report from Frank Herman regarding the SIPC Meeting.

HEARD, a report by Kevin Logan on the AIEC Meeting.

WERE INFORMED, of the firepit to be donated for the Moore Memorial Scholarship.

REVIEWED, the Board Training 918.1.

WERE INFORMED, of the AIEC Annual Meeting July 31, August 1 and 2.

REVIEWED, the AIEC Annual Meeting agenda.

APPROVED, entering Executive Session at 7:52 p.m.

APPROVED, exiting Executive Session at 7:55 p.m. and returning to Regular Session.

HEARD, a financial report by Luke Johnson as to the following:

  • May 2019 Form 7;
  • May 2019 Balance Sheet;
  • May 2019 Cash Flow;
  • SIPC Power Delivered in May 2019 dated June 8, 2019;
  • May 2019 Power Factor;
  • May Power Cost Adder;
  • May Line Loss;
  • Monthly Reconciliation.

HEARD, a Safety Committee Meeting Report held June 11, 2019.

REVIEWED, the Monday morning safety meeting sheet dated June 17, 2019.

HEARD and APPROVED, the Manager’s report by Luke Johnson on the following topics.

  • June Operations Report;
  • Communications Report;
  • Upcoming meetings

REVIEWED, the June Operations Report.

REVIEWED, the Communications Report.

WERE REMINDED, of upcoming meetings on July 22, 2019, August 26, 2019, and September 23, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Clay Board Room.

There being no further business to come before the Board, said meeting was declared adjourned at 8:25 p.m.

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