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           MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
                  GENESEE WATER & SANITATION DISTRICT


HELD
       Tuesday, July 24, 2001
       At 4:00 p.m. at the District Office
       17301 W. Colfax Ave., Ste. 220
       Golden, CO 80401


ATTENDANCE

       A regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Genesee Water & Sanitation
       District of Jefferson County, Colorado was held as shown above, and in
       accordance with the applicable statutes of the State of Colorado with the
       following Directors present and acting:

       Anne J. Castle
       Mary R. Richardson
       Duane G. Williams
       Stewart McNab

       Also present were Scott Jones, General Manager; Debbie Schrimp, Director of
       Administration; John McWilliams, District Superintendent; Janet Marks, Liaison to
       the Genesee Foundation; Carolyn Salter and Lois Groves, District Residents.

       Director Simmons and Attorney Beaton were absent and excused.


CALL TO ORDER

       Chair Castle called the meeting to order and opened for discussion the first
       agenda item.


DISTRICT BUSINESS


PUBLIC COMMENTS

Chair Castle stated that the scheduled agenda would be amended to include public
comments from District residents Carolyn Salter and Lois Groves.

Ms. Salter stated that she lives on Larkspur Drive and has lived there for over twenty-
four years. She stated that over the last couple of years the smell from sewer has
gotten absolutely grotesque. She stated that she has talked to a couple of people and
has called the District. She was concerned about the sewer getting worse when the

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church taps on, and what the District had planned to do to correct the situation. She
stated that there are others who are as concerned as she is, but were unable to attend
the meeting.

Manager Jones stated that the District does have a plan in place. He explained that the
problem is in the original design of the sewage lift station built in the mid l970’s. It is a
high-volume, high-head station which means it pumps a lot of flow in short periods of
time. He continued to explain that when the lift station pumps, any air that is in the
receiving gravity sewer line is vented out, typically through the holes that are on the
manhole covers. He stated that Larkspur seems to be the most affected area and the
District has tried a multitude of things to help.

Manager Jones stated that the District’s long-term plan has been to replace the Terrace
Lift Station because it is at least twenty-five years old. The design of the replacement
station will have a larger wetwell allowing for a buffer capacity so pumping rates can be
reduced allowing for lower and more constant flow rates being delivered to the affected
sewer main. Ms. Salter asked if that would alleviate the smell. Manager Jones stated
that it would help alleviate the venting, which would keep the odors confined to the
sewer system.

Chair Castle stated that the Board has authorized funds required to replace the Terrace
Lift Station and it is on the agenda to do this year.

Ms. Groves wanted to thank the District for making a difference in her home by putting
in a service line P-trap. She stated that she has noticed a definite difference when she
goes outside to her patio. She stated that although her home is better, the sewer odors
around Larkspur are terrible.

Chair Castle asked what the time schedule was for replacing the lift station. Manager
Jones replied that the preliminary engineering work is 90% complete, but he still needed
to review the drawings from Jacobson and Helgoth Consultants, Inc.

Chair Castle told Ms. Salter and Ms. Groves she was glad that they brought their
concerns to the Board’s attention and that the Board takes this matter very seriously.

Ms. Salter and Ms. Groves left the meeting at this time.

Director McNab asked Manager Jones how long will it would take to complete this
project and what should the District do in the mean time. Manager Jones feels that it
would take at least 4 months to complete and that he felt the District has done
everything imaginable to help contain the odor.

Chair Castle asked Manager Jones to agenda the August meeting for a preliminary
schedule for construction. Chair Castle also suggested that the District write a letter to
the residents that live on Larkspur explaining that the District has done everything
imaginable and explaining what the District thinks the problem is and the steps that are
being taken to solve it.


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CONTINUED REVIEW OF DISTRICT RULES AND REGULATIONS

     After discussion, upon motion made by Director McNab, and seconded by
     Director Williams, the Genesee Water & Sanitation District Board of Directors
     moved to adopt Sections 3.5 and 3.6 as amended with the typographical
     changes and minor revisions. The motion passed unanimously with Chair Castle
     voting aye.

     After discussion, upon motion made by Director Williams, and seconded by
     Director McNab, the Genesee Water & Sanitation District Board of Directors
     moved to readopt Section 9 with a change to Section 9.11.2: A surcharge fee
     may be accessed on the discharge of special sewage as defined in Section 8.3
     as determined by the Board. The motion passed unanimously with Chair Castle
     voting aye.

     Director Richardson stated that she would like to discuss increasing the tap fees
     in Appendix A. After further discussion, review of tap fees will be discussed at the
     November Board meeting.

     Review of Sections 6, 7, 8, 11 and 12 will be postponed until the August Board
     meeting.


5-YEAR RETROACTIVE MEDICARE COVERAGE – Discussion

     After discussion, upon motion made by Director Richardson and seconded by
     Director McNab, the Genesee Water & Sanitation District Board of Directors
     agree to pay $23,224.00 to retroactively pay 5 years of the employee and the
     District’s matching percentages for Medicare benefits for Scott Jones, John
     McWilliams and Mike Green. The motion passed unanimously with Chair Castle
     voting aye.


MINUTES

     After review and discussion, it was decided to postpone approving the June
     minutes until the discussed changes were made.


LEGAL

     GENESEE STORAGE & AUGMENTATION RESERVOIR #1 - Project Status

     Manager Jones reviewed the letter from Attorney Beaton to the District. Manager
     Jones stated that to his knowledge, Hydrometrics does not have or cannot find a
     copy of the contract even though several copies were provided to Hydrometrics
     throughout the duration of construction. This is further supported within the
     context of Hydrometrics response letter dated July 9, 2001.


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    Chair Castle asked what a warranty from Hydrometrics would be worth at this
    point. Manager Jones agreed with Chair Castle and felt that the contract
    warranties were of no value to the District since 100% of job has been
    performed. Sufficient retainage exists to pay unpaid contractors and an
    installation and materials warranty on the liner itself will be provided for. The
    District knows of only one subcontractor (Colorado Lining) that has not been paid
    in full. The amount owed to Colorado Lining is $10,786.76 total. Eighty percent of
    this job was the excavation, the liner material and liner installation. Colorado
    Lining is willing to give the District their standard warranty, 5 years on the
    installation and 20 years on the material. Director McNab suggested that before
    we write to Hydrometrics the District get the warranty from Colorado Lining and
    then make sure the time is right on the advertisements.

    After discussion, upon motion made by Director Williams and seconded by
    Director Richardson, the Genesee Water & Sanitation District Board of Directors
    agree to approve the proposed settlement with Hydrometrics subject to the timing
    and warranty issues discussed above. The motion passed unanimously with
    Chair Castle voting aye. All letters are incorporated within and made part of
    these minutes by attachment.


    GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS SERIES 1993

    Manager Jones stated that the District received a Notice of Proposed Settlement
    of Class Action and Fair Hearing because the District had bought US Treasury
    Securities for the escrow fund related to a bond refunding in 1993 from Kemper
    Securities who was named in the suit. He stated that he passed the notice on to
    Attorney Beaton for his recommendation.

    Chair Castle stated that the memorandum from Attorney Beaton concluded that
    because of the whole amount being discussed was $4.5 million with attorney
    fees coming out first and then divided among all the claimants that the benefit to
    Genesee Water & Sanitation District would be minimal.

    Director McNab and Chair Castle suggested that the District complete the
    Proposed Settlement of Class Action form anyway and send it in.

    SMALL REQUEST FOR PROPERTY INCLUSION

    Manager Jones stated that Attorney Beaton had included a memorandum
    regarding a phone call that he received from Dick Scheurer, Attorney for Mr.
    Small. There was no further discussion.

MANAGER’S REPORT

    E.Q.R. Report – The EQR Report for the month of June 2001 was presented in
    writing to the Board of Directors by Manager Jones and is incorporated within


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      and made part of these minutes by attachment. Manager Jones summarized the
      District’s service plan and its relationship to the EQR Report.

      Water Withdrawn and Returned – The Water Withdrawn and Returned Report
      for the month of June 2001 was presented in writing to the Board of Directors by
      Manager Jones and is incorporated within and made part of these minutes by
      attachment.

      Director Richardson asked Manager Jones and District Superintendent
      McWilliams to test the Dakota Wells for Hydrogen Sulfide Gas levels.


SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

      The Turbidity and Disinfection Report – The Turbidity and Disinfection Report for
      the month of June 2001 was presented to the Board of Directors by
      Superintendent McWilliams and is incorporated within and made part of these
      minutes by attachment.

      2nd Quarter 2001 Discharge Report – Water Treatment Plant
      No discharges were reported during the 2nd Quarter 2001.

      The Influent Prior to Treatment Report and the Wastewater Discharge Report
      The Influent Prior to Treatment Report and the Wastewater Discharge Report for
      the month of June 2001 was presented to the Board of Directors by
      Superintendent McWilliams and is incorporated within and made part of these
      minutes by attachment.

ADMINISTRATION REPORT

      Cash Disbursements
      Ms. Schrimp presented the cash disbursements made during June 2001.

      Thereupon, upon motion made by Director McNab seconded by Director
      Richardson unanimously carried, the Cash Disbursements for June 2001 were
      approved as submitted.

OLD BUSINESS
       Manager Jones stated that he spoke to Alan Leek engineer for Riva Chase
       aka Forest Hills Metro District and at this time it is unclear as to what they
       may need in terms of water or what they are requesting from the District.

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNED
    There being no further business and upon motion duly made, seconded and
    unanimously carried, the meeting was adjourned.


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                            S. Scott Jones, Secretary of the Meeting




Anne J. Castle, President


____________________________
Mary R. Richardson, 1st Vice President


     ABSENT FROM MEETING
Dean Simmons, Secretary/Treasurer



Duane G. Williams, Vice President


____________________________
Stewart McNab, Vice President




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