MINUTES OF DEERHAVEN WCID MEETING
Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 9:00 A.M.
Park Pavilion, 410 Lagoon Loop, Horseshoe Bay, Llano County, Texas
A special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Deerhaven Water Control and Improvement District was held on the 22 day of August at 9:A.M. at the Park Pavilion, 410 Lagoon Loop, Horseshoe Bay, Llano County, Texas. Notices of the time, place and the subject of the meeting and the actions to be taken at the meeting were posted at the places and for the time required by the laws of the State of Texas.
Tim Dykes Ralph Hendricks Jeff Rudenstein David Wuest Joe Becraft
Also in attendance was Tom Armagost, General Manager.
- President Tim Dykes called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
- Approve minutes from June 27, 2020After reviewing the minutes a motion was made by Director Rudenstein and Seconded by Director Becraft to Approve these minutes. The motion carried unanimously.
- Approve bills and invoices:
Tom Armagost presented a bill from McLeod & Howard in the amount of$200.00 for legal services. A motion was made by Director Dykes and seconded by Director Hendricks to approve this invoice. The motion carried unanimously.
- Discuss/approve Letter Agreement for 2020 tax collection
A motion was made by Director Wuest and seconded by Director Becraft to authorize the 2020 collection fee in the amount of $1,200. The motion carried unanimously.
- Discuss proposed budget for FY 2020-2021.
Considerable discussion of the proposed budget ensued. Director Becraft was concerned about adding a contingent reserve. Tom Armagost stated that the proposed fee for the Annual Audit would most likely increase due to having to seek another Accounting Firm to perform the annual audit. He was to contact a firm which the Llano County MUD in Blue Lake has selected. No changes were made at this time and a motion was made by Director Wuest and seconded by Director Dykes to approve the proposed budget. The motion carried unanimously. .
- Discuss/propose tax rate for Set date for tax hearing, authorize publication of Hearing notice.
After discussion, a motion was made by Director Rudenstein and seconded by Director Hendricks approving the current tax rate of $0.229 per $100 of appraised value for 2020, keeping the tax rate the same as 2019, and setting the date of
September 1ihfor the hearing and authorized publishing the hearing notice in the
Llano News. The motion carried unanimously.
7a. Adopt Order calling Election for November 3, 2020 for election of two Directors. After discussion, a motion was made by Director Becraft and seconded by Director Rudenstein to Call the Election. The motion carried unanimously.
7b Approve agreements with Llano County for election services and to conduct a joint election. No action was taken as the two Directors whose terms expire have agreed to remain on the Board for the next four years. Therefore the election will be cancelled at the September meeting.
7c. Ratify the Appointment of Election Agent.
After discussion a motion was made by Director Becraft, and seconded by Director Wuest for Secretary Rudenstion’s appointment of Tom Armagost as Election Agent. The motion carried unanimously.
7d. Approve such other action as may be necessary to proceed with November 3, 2020. election.
There were none.
- Such other matters as may come before the Board.
Tom Armagost informed the Board that he received a letter from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality informing the District has fulfilled the requirements of the Commission Order effective on May 25, 2020. A copy of the letter was emailed to Attorney Corbett as he was instrumental in getting this matter resolved.
There being no further business to come before the Board, A motion was made by Director Dykes and seconded by Director Rudenstein to adjourn. The motion carried unanimously.