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Beginning March 1 there will be NO fee for on-line payments. If you are not already set up, call BMWC's office to set up your account for on-line bill pay.


Bond Madison Water will be launching a payment round up program modeled after Southwestern Electric Cooperative's Operation Round-Up. Members choosing to participate in this tax deductible, charitable program will have their monthly bills rounded up to the next dollar. In addition, funds can also be accepted from outside individuals or organizations. The funds collected will be distributed to not-for-profit and charitable organizations in the Water Company's general service territory. If you wish to participate, call the office, include a note with your next payment or e-mail becky_bmwc@allpointnetworx.com.

Bond Madison Water Company Board Members Don and Tom

"Longest serving Director & Officer, Treasurer Tom Eyman presenting plaque to retiring Director, President Don Grimm"

23rd Annual Meeting Minutes - March 5, 2019

Don Grimm announced that drawings would be conducted throughout the meeting for bill credits or Cardinal baseball tickets with Applebee's gift cards. Gary Kreutzberg of Highland won the first prize drawing of a $50 bill credit courtesy of Bond Madison Water Company.

Attorney Jeffrey Mollet reported that the 1% quorum had been met with 33 contract holders in attendance.

Don Grimm, President, called the 23rd Annual Meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Vice-President, Bob Schrumpf.

The second drawing of the evening of a $50 bill credit from Bond Madison Water Company was won by Kelly Haller of Pocahontas.

Don Grimm then introduced members of the Board, Engineer, Legal Counsel, Contractor and employees. He then turned the meeting over to Mike VonderHaar, Secretary of the Board, who provided proof of the Annual Meeting Notice and pointed out that the 2018 Annual Meeting minutes were included on the agenda. Kelly Haller made motion to accept the minutes. Lou Simpson 2nd. Motion carried.

The third drawing for Cardinal tickets courtesy of Midwest Municipal Supply and an Applebee's gift card courtesy of Juneau and Associates was won by Sherry Chase of Marine.

Tom Eyman, Treasurer presented Don Grimm with a plaque commemorating nineteen years serving on the board (ten of those years serving as President) his 19 years as a director. Tom discussed projects that were spearheaded by Don during his tenure including ten years as President of the Board.

Mr. Eyman then submitted the Treasurer's Report directing the membership to review the Cashflow and Balance sheet printed on the agenda. Any questions could be answered at the meeting or the office could be contacted later. With the financial reports being in good order, Bernice Lurkins made motion to approve them. Kelly Haller 2nd. Motion carried.

The fourth prize drawing was held with Max Kaegy of Greenville winning a $50 bill credit courtesy of Bond Madison Water Company.

Bob Massa of Juneau and Associates took the floor and reported on the projects BMWC has undertaken to keep the system up to date. Bob Massa, Mr. Mollet, the Board and Sandy then took questions from the floor. Bob Schrumpf commended Sandy Kuhn on her persistence and success in obtaining 75% loan forgiveness from IEPA on the 1.2-million-dollar pump station and loop extension project.

The fifth prize drawing was held with Stan Frey of Highland winning a $50 bill credit courtesy of Bond Madison Water Company.

Attorney Jeffrey Mollet then presented the slate of nominees and explained voting procedure. Incumbents Tom Eyman, of Bond County and Bob Schrumpf of Madison County are each running for a three-year term. Rich Accornero has been nominated by the Village of Pocahontas for a 3-year term representing the bulk users-Only bulk users will vote. All Bond County and Madison County candidates are running unopposed. Mr. Mollet asked for a motion to accept the slate as presented. Lou Simpson made motion to accept. Max Kaegy 2nd motion. Motion carried. Mr. Mollet asked for a vote by acclamation for Bond and Madison County Directors. Jeff Tischhauser so moved. Stan Frey 2nd motion. Motion carried.

Rich Accornero was presented as unopposed nominee for bulk water representative. Sue Kovach representing Pocahontas moved to accept the nomination of Rich Accornero, Darren Apken of Marine 2nd motion. Motion carried. Mr. Mollet asked for a vote by acclamation by Bulk Users. Don Grimm of Hamel so moved, Darren Apken of Marine 2nd motion.

President Don Grimm asked if there was any unfinished business. None stated. The President then asked if there was any new business for discussion. None stated.

The final drawing of the evening for Cardinal tickets courtesy of Jared Haukap and the St. Louis Cardinals and an Applebee's gift card courtesy of Juneau and Associates was won by Brian Touchette of Greenville. Winners of Cardinal memorabilia donated by Jared Haukap were then drawn from the remaining ticket holders.

Stan Gifforn made motion to adjourn meeting. Stan Frey 2nd motion. Meeting Adjourned.

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