Welcome!

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Welcome to Whidbey Island Water Systems Association, a resource for all who drink water on Whidbey Island!

Our members are Municipal, Group A, and Group B water systems, private well owners, and the operators, engineers, and others who serve those water systems. 

Our quarterly member meeting are currently held via Zoom. The meeting invitation will be sent via our email list only. You must be a subscriber to the email list to receive the invitation email. Click here to subscribe!

WIWSA Member Meeting June 2021

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Member Meeting

June 17, 2021 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Via Zoom

Agenda

Call to order                     Board and guest introductions

Quorum call                     At least one-fifth of membership present

Approve Agenda             Members vote to approve the agenda

Secretary’s Report:        Randi Perry will present the Minutes for the March 2021 General Membership Meeting.  Members vote to approve the Minutes.

Treasurer’s Report:       Bethel Hart will present the Treasurer’s Report.  Members vote to approve the Treasurer’s Report.
Bethel Hart will present an update on billing and payment options

Announcements:            Update on the apprenticeship/scholarship program
Additional help on Asset Management
Next meetings

Theme of this Meeting: Water System Organization
This quarter’s topic is a panel discussion on the different ways in which water systems are governed. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of each type, covering operation and maintenance, governance, rate setting and opportunities for customer involvement.

Our guest panelists – in no particular order – are:
Joe Grogan, Town of Coupeville, municipal
Bethel Hart, Bayview Meadows, HOA
Reg Hearn, Grays Harbor Co. Water District #2, water district,
Jeff Johnson, Regional Water Cooperative of Pierce County, mutual cooperative,
Bob Hunter, Kitsap PUD, PUDs
Barbara Summers, Cascadia Water, investor owned utility and some new ideas
Jennifer Kropack will be sharing the DOH perspective
John Lovie – Moderator

Floor open for general discussion                                          

Adjourn