North Kootenai Water District

 

April 06, 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 March 2006.

2.         Financial statements for March 2006.

3.         Minutes of 3/16/06 and 3/30/06 Board Meetings.

 

Approve Item #3 and hold Items #1 and #2 to next meeting.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Ayes:  Moore, Fairhurst, Berger, Davis.

Nays:  None

Abstain:  Crimmins

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

Excuse Director Moore and District Manager from 04/20/06 meeting.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

       Three letters were received protesting the formation of the HHOA L.I.D.:

 

1.       K. John Young, 9382 Clarkview Place:  Resolved by Manager.

2.       Patsy M. Small, Lot 109A:  Received late

3.       Elton Dempsey – LID #443:  Overridden by Board.

 

E.         Treasury Report / 3 Year Capital Improvements:

 

Hold to next meeting.


 

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

 

1.         Packsaddle Booster Station/Reservoir Liner:

 

In operation, problem with SCADA resolved.

 

2.         Hillside Reservoir:

 

Design being completed.

 

3.         Lancaster Realignment – Task Order:

 

Approve Task Order #06-02 for design to lower 400’ of water main.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

G.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Croffoot Park:

      

Ratify 04/05/06 letter from District Manger to City of Hayden.

 

2.         HHOA – Transition:

 

Meters read on 03/31/06.  Transfer papers to be signed at 10:00 a.m. on 04/07/06.  Lake water right (0.93 cfo) will be converted to ground water right by NKWD.

 

3.         Wal-Mart Engineering Fee Letter:

 

Bill Wal-Mart for outstanding costs plus $3,000.00 retainer.  Ratify 04/03/06 letter by District Manager.

 

4.         Set Budget Hearing:

 

Public Hearing for 2006-07 fiscal year set for 1:00 p.m. on 08/03/06 at NKWD.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

5.         Eagle View Estates – Rate Structure:

 

When project design is complete determine pre-paid depreciation and O & M from Engineering study.

 

Staff:

 

14.      Easement to Rimrock Road:

 

Documents prepared for Brendis and St. Peter ready to be signed.  Developer ready to pay for Atwood easement but wants to talk to Neal first.


 

H.        District Attorney – Bob Covington:

 

1.         Lakeland School/Ponds:

 

School District cost - $220,000.  The Ponds developer to put up financial guarantee for his costs.

 

Accept on-site school mains as part of public water system.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

       2.     Lancaster Well #3:

              

   Litigation pending, reply from Holt due 04/20/06.

 

3.         Leisure Park:

 

Interim agreement signed.  Water rights are held by Leisure Park and Eborall, limited to 260 connections; currently at 231 and exceeding allowed withdrawal.  Engineer to prepare proposal for special meeting on 04/25/06.

 

4.         Water Rights – Sierra Club Protest:

 

Into Executive Session – 3:22 p.m.

Out of Executive Session – 3:36 p.m.

Discussed water rights protest hearing.

 

5.         Annexation of New Parcels:

 

Resolution ready for signing.

 

Staff:

 

7.         Twin Lakes Village vs. NKWD:

 

Hearing for Ford on 04/10/06 at Magnuson’s office at 9:00 a.m.  RE:  How much does Ford owe Potts?

 

1.         East Seasons Road Reservoir:

 

               Engineer working on plans.

 

8.         Ohio Match Well #2:

 

Plans to Idaho Division of Environmental Quality.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

None.


J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:48 P.M.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore - second

       Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer