North Kootenai Water District

 

August 17, 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

Tom Crimmins, Director

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

Maimie Moore, Director

 

Excused: Linda Davis, Director/President

Staff Present: Phil Boyd, District Engineer (12:38)

Bob Covington, District Attorney (12:40)

Mike Galante, District Manager

Visitors: None

 

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 08/03/06 Board Meeting

2.         Bills for July 2006

3.         Financial Statements for July 2006

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None

 

E.         Treasury Report / 3-Year Capital Improvements:

 

Hold to next meeting.


 

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

 

1.         Hillside Reservoir:

 

First wall pour complete, second wall pour 08/18/06, third wall pour next week. Add $5,500.00 for valved connection for future use.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

Approve Pay Request for $140,169.12.

 

Director Moore motion, Director Crimmins second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

2.         Gozzer Rate Analysis:

 

Working on operating costs projections.

 

G.        District Manager Mike Galante:

 

1.         HHOA Project:

 

Job progressing; may need to replace class 160 P.E. service lines. Having trouble with compaction. Approve Change Order #2 (no cost change).

 

Director Moore motion, Director Crimmins second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

2.         Budget 2006/07:

 

Publish 2004/05, 2005/06 and 2006/07 budgets.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

3.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Attorney working on annexation for District Court, but, not to be finalized until final agreement with Gozzer. Need Arrow Point legal description for annexation.

 

4.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Re-poured thrust blocks and added retainer glands on fire hydrants.

 

H.        District Attorney Bob Covington:

 

1.         QLPE Discussion:

 

Document completed. No fee structure yet developed.

 

2.         Lancaster Well #3:

 

Holt Drilling never answered Discovery. Asked judge for hearing date.


 

3.         Water Rights Sierra Club Protest:

 

Hearing did not occur on date set (08/14/06), no settlement. Status conference held yesterday. Formally submit conservation plan on 09/11/06. Tentative hearing date set for 10/16/06. We need to develop long term demands in conservation plan. Settlement conference in first week of September.

 

4.         IDEQ Loan Application:

 

Loan approved. Accept loan and sign request.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

5.         Dalton Gardens Inter-tie:

 

Need to conduct annexation meeting with Honeysuckle Beach property owners. Work with Dalton Gardens, RE: Annexation Information Letter.

 

6.         Ordinance 99-4:

 

No discussion.

 

Staff 17. Lakeland School District:

 

Contractor taking water from fire hydrant.

 

Into Executive Session at 3:04 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 3:11 p.m.

 

Discussed personnel.

 

H.        District Attorney Bob Covington:

 

3.         Water Rights Sierra Club Protest:

 

Formally submit conservation plan with or without Sierra Club meeting. Amend current application to total of 4 cfs because of increased demand.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:14 P.M.

 

Director Moore motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer