North Kootenai Water District

 

April 20, 2006

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

A. Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

Meeting called to order at 12:34 p.m. by President Davis.

 

Present: Jack Berger, Director/Vice President

Tom Crimmins, Director

Linda Davis, Director/President

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

Excused: Maimie Moore, Director

Mike Galante, District Manager

 

Staff Present: Phil Boyd, District Engineer

Bob Covington, District Attorney

Visitors: Susan & Gordon Sylte

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Bills for March 2006.

2.         Financial statements for March 2006.

3.         Minutes of 04/06/06 Board Meeting.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Berger motion, Director Crimmins second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

Gordon Sylte proposes a 39 lot (Phase II) subdivision, Selkirk Meadows, north of Atlas Acres that he would like NKWD to operate (including Phase I 8 lots). Needs to post $2,000.00 for feasibility study. Existing well has 0.95 cfs water right.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None.

 

E.         Treasury Report / 3 Year Capital Improvements:

 

No discussion.

 

G.        District Manager Mike Galante:

 

1.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Annexation progressing. Developer wants to include Squaw Bay development.


 

2.         Gem Shores/Hayden Haven:

 

Staff reviewing possible take over.

 

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

 

1.         Hillside Reservoir:

 

Advertised for bid on 03/20/06. Special meeting on 05/04/06, at 6:00 p.m., at site to discuss project with neighbors.

 

2.         Lancaster Realignment Task Order:

 

Proceed with design of main lowering.

 

3.         Croffoot Park:

 

NKWD to get pump, motor, meter, vault, and remove existing connection in trade for 8 on-site water main and deliver 480 g.p.m. at Lancaster property line for $0.52/1,000 gallons, to be reviewed after four years.

 

Director Berger motion, Director Crimmins second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

H.        District Attorney Bob Covington:

 

1.         Lakeland School/Ponds:

 

Ponds to annex and guarantee dollar participation with Letter of Credit.

 

2. Lancaster Well #3:

Well drillers response due April 20, 2006, but not yet received.

 

3.         Leisure Park:

 

No new action.

 

4.         Water Rights Sierra Club Protest:

 

Hearing date extended to 05/31/06.

 

5.         HHOA Transition:

 

Completed except for title report.

 

6.         Capitalization Fee Ordinance:

 

Attorney to resolve E.R. usage and calculation.

 

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

 

4.         Fox Hollow:

 

Deposited $2,000.00 for study. Project on east side of Rimrock Road, south of Snowberry Court. Developer needs Conditional Will Serve Letter.

 

Staff:

 

16.      Packsaddle Booster Station/Reservoir Liner:

 

Electric not yet complete. Approve pay request for $49,501.00, less $8,030.00, plus 3 change orders, less 5% retention ($51,391.00). Hold check until all work is completed.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

President Davis left meeting at 3:16 p.m., Vice President Berger took over meeting.

 

Director Crimmins excused from next regular meeting (05/04/06).

 

I.           Board Members:

 

None.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:30 P.M.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst - second

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer