North Kootenai Water District

 

January 5, 2006

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

A. Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

Meeting called to order at 12:30 p.m. by President Davis.

 

Present: Jack Berger, Director/Vice President

Tom Crimmins, Director

Linda Davis, Director/President

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

Maimie Moore, Director

 

Staff Present: Phil Boyd, District Engineer

Bob Covington, District Attorney

Mike Galante, District Manager

Visitors: John Rittenbach President, Leisure Park

Larry Spencer

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Bills for December 2005 hold to next meeting.

2.         Financial Statements for December 2005 hold to next meeting.

3.         Approve minutes of 12/01/05 and 12/15/05 Board meetings.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Berger second.

Approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

1.         John Rittenbach Leisure Park has 239 existing residences and plans to add 161 more. Uses two wells 30 hp and 60 hp. Connection to NKWD is supposedly for emergency domestic and fire fighting purposes. No written agreement can be found.

 

2.         Larry Spencer Developing 21 lots on 17 acres on Upper Hayden Lake Road in Honeysuckle Hills. Needs letter stating project is within NKWD boundaries and policies on new projects. Proceed with engineering study - $2,000 deposited.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.       Frank Brendis 01/01/06 letter regarding easement to Dodd Road. Hold to next meeting.

 

Staff 7. Easement to Rimrock Road Set meeting between Jack Smetana, John Beutler, Phil Boyd and Mike Galante regarding proposed easement. Phil Boyd to get accurate Dodd Road/Rimrock Road elevation and elevation at Chilco tank site.


 

E.         Election of Officers for 2006:

 

1.       President Linda Davis.

 

Director Moore motion, Director Berger second.

Approved unanimously.

 

2.       Vice President Jack Berger.

 

Director Moore motion, Director Crimmins second.

Approved unanimously.

 

3.       Secretary/Treasurer Richard Fairhurst.

 

Director Berger motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously.

 

F.         Treasury Report / 3 Year Capital Improvements:

 

Hold to next meeting.

 

G.        District Engineer Phil Boyd, P.E.:

 

1.         Ohio Match Well #2:

 

Engineer studying pay request hold to next meeting.

 

2. Packsaddle Booster Station/Resevoir Liner:

 

Re-bid on reduced scope estimated at $35,000.

 

TML - $49,501, United Pump - $53,926, no bid from Worst or H2O Well.

Award to TML.

 

Director Berger motion, Director Crimmins second.

Approved unanimously.

 

3.         North Chilco Subdivision (Fred Sharp):

System needs standby storage. Engineer to get reservoir site elevation.

 

Approve conditional will serve letter with pump station improvements and standby storage percentage fees.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Berger second.

Approved unanimously.

 

4.         Twin Lakes Reservoir:

No action.


 

H.        District Manager Mike Galante:

 

1.         Conservation Plan:

Use draft plan for I.D.W.R meeting at 10:00 on 01/06/06.

 

2.         Hillside Reservoir Curtain Drain:

Completed. 60 gpm pump in use. Approve payment of $16,492.96 to contractor.

 

Director Moore motion, Director Berger second.

Approved unanimously.

 

3.         Lower Loch Haven Manor:

 

Honeysuckle Hills assets have not yet transferred to NKWD. Approve conditional will serve letter.

 

Director Berger motion, Director Crimmins second.

Approved unanimously.

 

4.         Cedar Hills Estates:

 

See item C2.

 

5.         Kita Acres:

 

Manager to handle.

 

I.           District Attorney Bob Covington:

 

1.         Lancaster Well #3:

 

Trying to serve Holt.

 

2. Ordinance Change for Large Subdivisions:

Review for next meeting.

3. Ranch Valley Water Annexation:

Public Hearing set for 01/19/06 meeting.

 

4. Honeysuckle Hills Annexation:

 

Judgment given and annexation complete. Transfer of assets on 03/31/06. Norms wants $200,000 to hold bid.

 

J.         Board Members:

 

None


 

K.        Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:43 P.M.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Berger - second

Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer