President’s Report

President’s Report July 2022

President’s Report Please remember that your votes count and are important to the BLSMWC. The BLSMWC held the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting on June 4, 2022. The Director of Elections, Jeff Jones, reported that we did not have a sufficient number of proxies to achieve a quorum to conduct business, so we were unable to elect…

President’s Report May 2022

Shareholders: The BLSMWC and its Board of Directors was greatly saddened by the passing of Bob Maginnis, Former President of BLSMWC Board. Bob was elected to the board in 2006 and served as President from 2013 to 2021. He was one of the main reasons I ran (and continued to run) for the Board as…

President’s Report January 2022

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2022 – I hope it will be a good year for everyone! We ended 2021 with several storms bringing an extraordinary amount of snow to the Arnold area. I want to acknowledge the hard-working crew (Billy, Vince, and Tyler) at the water company who kept the water flowing during and…

President’s Report November 2021

Shareholders: The Board met via zoom on November 13, 2021. Discussion topics included the report from the Long Range Strategic Planning Committee (LRPC), the damage from the October storm, as well as the budget for 2022. Tom Schneider gave a thorough report for the LRPC including the 2022 rate structure, the Asset Management Plan database,…

President’s Report September 2021

The BLSMWC Board met on Saturday, September 11 via Zoom. The highlight from the meeting included the extraordinary efforts of the Long Range Strategic Planning Committee (LRPC) led by Tom Schneider who reported on the water usage throughout 2021, the status of future work to be done, and the asset management plan. For more information,…

President’s Report July 2021

Shareholders: The BLSMWC Board held its first hybrid Board meeting with Board members and employees meeting in person and via Zoom. It was great to finally meet in person afer 14 months of Zoom meetings. As you know, Dave Hicks, our General Manager for many years and 34‐year employee of the BLSMWC, retired in June.…

President’s Report June 2021

The Blue Lake Springs Mutual Water Company’s Annual Meeting was held via ZOOM on June 5th. The hope is that future Annual Meetings will be held in person. Most notable at this meeting was the final Board Meeting in Dave Hick’s long and distinguished career. Dave will move on to a well earned and deserved…

President’s Report May 2021

Going over a past number of Bubbler publications, I have mentioned rather repeatedly the need for CONSERVATION. While you might be tired of reading references to the need to CONSERVE, that need is critically before us. Not because I like talking about it but due to the lack of water from the last two winter’s…

President’s Report April 2021

Since the inception of the Bubbler (by the way … do you know what a Bubbler is or was? You can find the answer at the end of my report!) I have mentioned the word CONSERVATION or CONSERVE several times, in fact perhaps too many times. CONSERVE comes from the Latin language, which I studied…

President’s Report March 2021

The BLSMWC Board of Directors met on March 6th via ZOOM and the meeting was one of the shortest on record for the simple reason that for the past 3 ½ years meetings were driven in a large part by the improvement project which is now complete. One of the main goals of the USDA…
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