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Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting - May 28, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Clay Electric Co-operative, Inc. (CECI) was held at the Clay Electric Co-operative Headquarters, Flora, Illinois beginning at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

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

The invocation was given by Richard Rudolphi, 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.

HEARD, from Collin Moseley regarding the Youth to Washington experience. Thereafter at 7:10 p.m. Collin Moseley left the meeting.

APPROVED, the Consent Agenda including the following:

  • APPROVED, the prior meeting minutes;
  • (a) to admit to membership those 14 applicants connected for service since the last such review by the board, and (b) cancel those 17 former members shown on the Manager’s Report since the last such review by the Board, said members no longer taking service;
  • APPROVED, the Work Orders;
  • APPROVED, the Disbursements;
  • REVIEWED, the Attorney Retainer;
  • APPROVED the insurance certificates:
  • REVIEWED the Account Summary Report;
  • REVIEWED, the Federated Member update;

REVIEWED, the AIEC Regulatory Compliance.

WERE INFORMED, Windstream has filed Bankruptcy.

APPROVED, Policy 100-2 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-11 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-12 as presented.

APPROVED, Policy 800-13 as presented.

REVIEWED, the CFC Quarterly Loan Payment.

REVIEWED, the Strategic Plan.

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

REVIEWED, the PSCG news article.

WERE INFORMED, SIPC did a flyover report.

HEARD, a report from Luke Johnson regarding the SIPC managers meeting.

HEARD, a report by Kevin Logan of the AIEC meeting.

REVIEWED, the invitation to the Family Event at the AIEC Annual Meeting.

WERE INFORMED, of the Aces Conference Agenda with the meeting to be held on May 30-31.

APPROVED, entering Executive Session at 8:15 p.m.

APPROVED, exiting Executive Session at 8:31 p.m. and returning to Regular Session.

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

  • April 2019 Form 7;
  • April 2019 Balance Sheet;
  • April 2019 Cash Flow;
  • SIPC Power Delivered in April 2019 dated May 8, 2019;
  • April 2019 Power Factor;
  • April Power Cost Adder;
  • LMR Credits.
  • April Line Loss;

Monthly Reconciliation.

HEARD, a General Safety Report for the month of April 2019.

REVIEWED, the Monday morning safety meeting sheet dated May 20, 2019.

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

  • March Operations Report;
  • Apprentice to URD School;
  • Communications Report;

Upcoming meetings

REVIEWED, the April Operations Report.

WERE INFORMED, an apprentice completed the URD School at AIEC.

REVIEWED, the Communications Report.

WERE REMINDED, of upcoming meetings on June 24, 2019, July 22, 2019, and Aug. 26, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Clay Board Room and the Safety Committee Meeting on June 11, 2019 at 
11:30 a.m.

There being no further business to come before the Board, said meeting was declared adjourned at 8:55 p.m.