North Kootenai Water District

 

May 18, 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

                                                                                    

       Excused:            Maimie Moore, Director

 

       Staff Present:      Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                 Bob Covington, District Attorney

                                 Mike Galante, District Manager

        

       Visitors:             Art Macomber, John Sylte, Gordon Sylte, Sue Goodrich

 

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 05/04/06 Board Meeting and 05/04/06 & 05/11/06 Special Meetings.

 

Approve Item 1; hold 05/11/06 minutes to next meeting.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – 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 – Bid Results:

 

Award contract to low bidder – TML Construction.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.


 

2.         Lancaster Realignment:

 

Lakes Highway District is having trouble getting right-of-way for widening.

 

3.         Point Hayden Mains:

 

City of Hayden Lake is going to do “straw” poll to determine interest in forming L.I.D. for road improvements.

 

4.         Selkirk Meadows:

 

Developer proposing 48 connections.  Existing well with .95 cfs water right (425 gpm).  Willing to provide new tank, fire pump, generator, telemetry, transfer partial water right and well.

 

Into Executive Session at 1:35 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 2:05 p.m.

 

Discussed requirements for subdivision connection to Atlas Acres system.  Issue Conditional Will Serve letter with above requirements plus developer to lay pipe for connection and 0.95 cfs water right.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

G.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         HHOA Project – Award – Lakes Hwy:

 

Norm’s to get sub-contractor.  Award contract to Norm’s.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

Original agreement with Lakes Highway District was for them to provide $200,000 worth of work and H.H.O.A. to provide $50,000 cash for improvements to Lower Hayden Lakes Road after water main replacement.

 

2.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

No annexation agreement yet, no movement on their part.  Developer is now selling sewer capacity.

 

3.         Leisure Park – 06/15/06 Extension:

 

Deadline will be held to original 06/01/06 date.  Hayden Lake Irrigation District will not provide emergency fire service connection.

 

4.         Hayden Pines – Well Problem:

 

Re-perforated and developed well casing.  Will be test pumped to determine capacity.

 

5.         Adopt New Rates:

 

Adopt proposed rate structure effective with 06/15/06 billing.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

6.         Spirit Lake East:

 

Idaho Division of Environmental Quality wants North Kootenai Water District to take over system.

 

7.         Hayden Orchards/Valley Green to Hayden Lake Irrigation District:

 

Board agreeable to transfer, but only after Gem Shores/Hayden Haven acquisition.

 

H.        District Attorney – Bob Covington:

 

1.         Lancaster Well #3:

 

Still waiting for reply from Holt.

 

2.         Water Rights – Sierra Club Protest:

 

Our expert witness, David Shaw, at $115.00 per hour, needs well water levels and consumption data.

 

Staff:

 

13.      Packsaddle Booster Station/Reservoir Liner:

 

Approve change orders and payment of retention.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

15.      Lakeland School/Ponds:

 

Authorize annexation agreements and issue Will Serve letter to school district.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

11.      Easement to Rimrock Road:

 

Authorize signing easement agreements with Brendis, St. Peter, and Atwood.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

       Added: 

 

               Annual Service Material Purchase:

 

              Three bidders; H.D. Fowler low at $17,923.00.  Award to low bidder.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.


 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:55 P.M.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins - second

       Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer