North Kootenai Water District

 

March 2, 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:             None

 

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Bills for February 2006.

2.         Financial statements for February 2006.

3.         Minutes of 2/2/06, 2/9/06, and 2/16/06 Board Meetings.

 

Hold Items #1 & #2 to next meeting.  Approve Item #3.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

President Davis updated the progress of several subdivisions in the area.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.         Mc Dougal Bros. Subdivision (English Point Road):

 

Approve Conditional Will Serve letter and Consultant Fee Deposit of $2,000.00.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

2.         Gary Schmidt:

 

Has to pay standard Mitigation Fee.  Amend Resolution 2006-01 to set Rimrock Mitigation Fee for lots outside District Boundary at $1,500.00 per lot.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously.

 


 

E.         Treasury Report / 3 Year Capital Improvements:

 

No discussion.

 

F.         District Engineer – Phil Boyd, P.E.:

 

1.         Packsaddle Booster Station/Reservoir Liner:

 

Cracks in reservoir repaired.

 

2.         Hillside Reservoir:

 

Continuing with design.

 

3.         Water Rates:

 

Send Director Crimmins letter and complete newsletter for later distribution.  Engineer working on new rate structure.

 

4.         Lakeland School District:

      

No action.  Manager to call Lakeland.

 

G.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Conservation Plan:

      

No report.

 

2.         Easement to Rimrock Road:

      

Atwood easement has been drafted.  Beutler has not yet approved.

 

3.         Audit Approval – 2004/2005 Fiscal Year:

 

Approve audit.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

4.         HHOA – Transition:

 

Asset transfer on 03/31/06; need to approve $200,000 for assets.  HHOA has 3 cfs ground water rights and 0.64 & 0.3 lake water rights.

 

Executive Session from 3:35 p.m. to 4:08 p.m.

 

Discussed personnel matters.


H.        District Attorney – Bob Covington:

 

1.         Lancaster Well #3:

 

Holt has not yet accepted service.

 

       2.     Leisure Park:

              

   Letter from Mr. Eberol distributed.

 

       3.     Honeysuckle Hills Annexation:

              

On 03/09/06 approve notice for LID.  Letters to be sent to other bidders that contract will be awarded to Norm’s.

 

       4.     Water Rights – Sierra Club Protest:

 

Hearing date on 05/01/06, 05/02/06 and 05/03/06.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

Director Berger:  

 

Board members should receive $100.00 for assignment to outside meetings retroactive to 02/01/06.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Tabled for Attorney review.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:43 P.M.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore - second

       Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer