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Job Description for SLPPOA Water System Operator

Job Summary/Scope
This is an entry-level flexible-shift position involving semi-skilled work in
connection with water filtration and pumping to provide safe drinking water for
residents of Sierra Los Piños (SLP). Candidate will be available on-call 24/7 to
address any problems which may rise and should reside within 25 miles of SLP.
The community of Sierra Los Piños is located at mile marker 33 on NM State Road 4.

April 18 Membership Meeting Repurposed

Dear Member:
The special meeting scheduled from 2-4 PM on April 18, will be for informational purposes only. It will be
conducted over the online electronic platform known as Zoom. To participate, please be sure to have
downloaded the Zoom app onto the electronic device you expect to use for this virtual meeting of the

Excess Water Use Explanation

Members of SLPPOA:

Attached is more explanation as to how the board and a special appointed committee came to conclusions of recommending a charge for excessive water use.

Harold Corn, SLPPOA Water Volunteer

Paul Lisko, SLPPOA President

Water System 2 Planned Outage a Success ... so far!

Thanks to all of you on Water System 2 for your cooperation and patience. It was a long but successful Saturday.

The PRV (Pressure Regulator Valve) and two gate valves were removed and new ones installed inside a confined space, each 70-100 lbs. The parts had to fit, bolted together within an exact space, end-to-end with gaskets between each flange. The PRV was in very bad shape being clogged with much pumice type sand.

Water System 2 Planned Outage SATURDAY! *** RESCHEDULED ***

Our key player with the NMRWA (New Mexico Rural Water Association) has asked us to reschedule. With moisture and colder weather predicted to come in next week, the SLPPOA President Paul Lisko & I agree to try for SATURDAY.

The urgency of this repair is strong due to the circumstances (the condition of the PRV and a recently discovered leak). Please stay tuned.

SLPPOA Water System 2 Planned Outage TOMORROW!

ALL of SLPPOA's Water System 2 will be affected as the 4 in PRV (Pressure Regulator Valve) will be replaced TOMORROW, 4/10/2020. System 1 will not be affected by this outage.

We will begin draining the System 2 at 8 am by isolating the storage tanks. You (Redondo Vista, lower Los Griegos, Cerro Pelado, Aspen, Outliers, Lauer Lane, & Calypso members) can help drain by drawing water after isolation at 8am. We must drain all water from storage tanks to the booster/PRV area to allow access to the underground PRV area.

A message from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Sorry to those who already have this, but I suspect a lot of you have not made it onto the state's email list.

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My Fellow New Mexicans:

Today I announced further actions to encourage you to stay home, which is what our state really needs from you so we can remain a step or two ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic. A new public health order taking effect at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, closes all non-essential businesses. Our goal is to give you little reason to go out where you could inadvertently spread or become infected with the virus.

Special Meeting for April 18

Saturday April-18 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Dear Member:
Given recent recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control, the NM Department of Health
and other related agencies, conducting any sort of public meeting with more than ten persons in
physical attendance is being strongly discouraged. To this end, the special meeting for the
Association scheduled for Saturday, April 18, which was called to review, discuss and vote upon
proposed bylaw amendments, may have to be suspended from that sort of venue.

Ballots for Bylaws Amendments

Dear Member:

Timely message about cinders

Per Dave Stuedell:
Cinders are available for the roadside cinder containers at the SLP Fire station.

From me: The cinders are on the north end of the lot, on SLP property. If you leave a vehicle on the lot, please keep it in the same area so you don't block egress of fire trucks.The east side and the northeast corner are tight for us.

John Fredlund

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