North Kootenai Water District

 

June 1, 2006

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

A.    Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

      Meeting called to order at 12:30 p.m. by Vice President Berger. 

 

       Present:             Jack Berger, Director/Vice President

                                 Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Maimie Moore, Director

                                                                                    

       Excused:            Tom Crimmins, Director

                                 Linda Davis, Director/President

 

       Staff Present:      Phil Boyd, District Engineer (12:35)

                                 Bob Covington, District Attorney

                                 Mike Galante, District Manager

        

       Visitors:             None

 

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

       Hold to next meeting

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

       None.

 

E.         Treasury Report / 3 Year Capital Improvements:

 

No discussion.

 

G.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Fox Hollow:

 

Secure 20’ easement to Dodd Road from Brendis and St. Peters for three water services and three capitalization fees held in escrow until water main becomes available to service sites.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

               Approve 05/30/06 Welch Comer letter.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.


 

2.         HHOA Project – Award – Lakes Hwy:

 

Revised bid by Norms - $1,253,000.00.

 

Approve 06/01/06 draft agreement with Lakes Highway District.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

3.         Leisure Park:

 

No agreement yet.

 

4.         Hayden Orchard/Valley Green to Hayden Lake Irrigation District (HLID):

 

Proceed with newsletter to constituents.  Previous feasibility study on transfer had been done.

 

5.         Easement to Rimrock Road/Dodd Road:

 

See Item G1.

 

6.         Eagle View Estates:

 

Staff drafting letter to Marty Frantz.

 

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

 

1.         Lancaster Realignment:

 

Design moving ahead slowly (by end of June).  Lakes Highway District plans to start road in August.

 

2.         Point Hayden Mains:

 

City newsletter going to residents.

 

3.         Selkirk Meadows:

 

Route connecting pipeline on Atlas Road with late comer’s agreement for developer.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

4.         East Seasons Road Reservoir:

 

Engineer to design pre-fabricated tank installation.

 

Staff:

 

10.      Hillside Reservoir:

 

Meeting between contractor, homeowners, and Welch Comer on 06/05/06 at 6:00 p.m.

 


 

H.        District Attorney – Bob Covington:

 

1.         Lancaster Well #3:

 

17 days left on Discovery.  New submersible motor shorted to ground.  Back in service.  Replaced under warranty.

 

2.         Water Rights – Sierra Club Protest:

 

NKWD’s expert witness is David Shaw.  Tentative hearing date is now 07/14/06.

 

3.         Dalton Gardens Inter-tie:

 

Dalton attorney still needs to get three pipeline easements.

 

4.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Katherine McKinley holding petition for annexation; needs proposed rate structure within 30 days.  Staff to develop tentative rate structure at developers expense ($10,000.00 deposit).

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

5.         Lakeland School/Pond’s:

 

All documents signed and in place.  8” connection to Rice Road is needed, our contribution will be $6,750.00 plus school district has to fix fire hydrant runs, add 12” valve, and redo thrust blocks.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

      

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:53 P.M.

 

       Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

       Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer