Special Meeting Minutes

Sterling, Colorado, March 29, 2011

MINUTES of a special meeting of the Board of Directors of The North Sterling Irrigation District held at their office in Sterling on March 29, 2011 at 8:00 a.m.

Directors David Hernandez, Dave Breidenbach, James Aranci, and Secretary James Yahn were present.  Also present was Dick Dickson, water broker, for United Water and Sanitation District.

Mr. Dickson gave a power point presentation explaining the plans and purpose of United Water and Sanitation District.  He also answered several question from the board and secretary.

At approximately 8:50 a.m. the group left for the Brighton area to visit some of the infrastructure United has put in place over the last 6 years.  The group met with Drew Damiano, a project analyst for United, at approximately 10:40 a.m.  Mr. Damiano gave the group a tour of United’s diversion structure, holding reservoirs, and pumping plant and explained their operation.

Mr. Damiano also showed the group East Cherry Creek Valley’s treatment plant and United’s Beebe Draw wells and recharge pond.  The group left for the 70 Ranch recharge project at about 11:45 a.m.  The group visited a recharge well on the 70 Ranch and the location of one of the recharge ponds.  At this time Mr. Damiano left while the rest of the group travelled to the Sublette recharge facility near Orchard.

The group stopped and ate very large hamburgers at A.J.’s in Goodrich before travelling back to the office.  The group arrived back at the office at approximately 4 p.m. at which time Mr. Dickson left.  The board briefly discussed their initial impressions and the meeting was then adjourned at 4:10 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

James T. Yahn, Secretary

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