North Kootenai Water District

 

May 4, 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

                                 Linda Davis, Director/President

                                 Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Maimie Moore, Director

                                

       Excused:            Tom Crimmins, Director

 

       Staff Present:      Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                 Bob Covington, District Attorney

                                 Mike Galante, District Manager

        

       Visitors:             None

 

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Bills for April 2006.

2.         Financial statements for April 2006.

3.         Minutes of 04/20/06 and 04/25/06 Board Meetings.

 

Hold Items 1 & 2; approve Item 3 with changes to 04/25/06.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

       None.

 

E.         Treasury Report / 3 Year Capital Improvements:

 

No discussion.

 

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

 

1.         Hillside Reservoir:

 

Pre-bid conference on 05/04/06.  Four of the six plan holders attended.

 

2.         Lancaster Realignment:

 

Working on plans for main lowering.


 

3.         Croffoot Park:

 

City of Hayden accepted Avondale’s proposal which is more costly.  Attorney to get Hayden’s 04/20/06 Council meeting minutes.

 

4.         Point Hayden Mains:

 

L.I.D. meeting on 05/15/06 at 6:00 p.m. at Hayden Lake City Hall.

 

5.         Selkirk Meadows:

 

Analysis of impact not yet done.

 

 

G.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         HHOA Project:

 

Norm’s may not be able to do project this year.  Mike Sperlie’s company may do work as Norm’s sub-contractor (if possible under law).  Engineer to look at doing main replacement and repaving ditch.

 

2.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Agreement not yet finalized.  Task staff to create draft agreement for review.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

NKWD is not yet a sewer district and cannot operate sewer system over 2,500 gpd.  05/15/06 start up of sewer system.  100 condo’s in Arrow Point plus one commercial and 17 residential connections will be added at a later date.

 

3.         Leisure Park:

 

Proposal submitted on 05/01/06 and well received by homeowners association.  They want until 06/15/06 to make decision.  NKWD to hold to 06/01/06 deadline.

 

4.         Hayden Pines – Well Problem:

 

Rehab well pump, motor, and casing for estimated $6,000.00.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

5.         Wal-Mart:

 

$3,000.00 deposited by Wal-Mart.  Previous charges not yet paid.

 

H.        District Attorney – Bob Covington:

 

1.         Lancaster Well #3:

 

Holt denied responsibility.


2.         Water Rights – Sierra Club Protest:

 

Hearing delayed to 06/20/06 to 06/22/06.  NKWD having difficulty finding expert witnesses.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

1.     Director Fairhurst excused from 05/11/06 Special Meeting.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:21 P.M.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore - second

       Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer