North Kootenai Water District

 

November 16, 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

                                 Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Necia Maiani, P.E.

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney (12:48)

        

       Visitors:             Bill Padgett, 1336 W. Cardinal Ave., Hayden ID 83835

                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 11/02/06 Board Meeting

2.         Bills for October 2006.

3.         Financial Statements for October 2006.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

Mr. Padgett asked for water service three weeks ago and found out that previous owner had put service in his name and left sprinkler system on and used $170.27 worth of water.  Office staff must have responsibility agreements signed by all new owners.  Forgive $170.27 on Account #1014190-02.

 

       Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

Mark’s Marine contesting water bill.  Meter re-read three times without change and checked for leaks.  Owner thinks meter is defective. 

 

Uphold original billing.

 

Director Fairhurst – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

E.         Treasury Report / 3-Year Capital Improvements:

 

Discussed 11/16/06 spreadsheet provided by Engineer.

 

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

 

1.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Send 11/16/06 draft letter to Mr. Holloran after review and editing by Attorney.

 

       Director Fairhurst – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present

 

2.         SH-41 Transmission Line – Twin Lakes:

 

Nothing new, pipe alignment to be reviewed with Manager.

 

3.         Wal-Mart:

 

Development needs 4,000 g.p.m. at 20 p.s.i. for 4 hours and 1,600 g.p.m. at 47 p.s.i. for 4 hours.  Reviewed four options to meet requirements.  Move forward with negotiations.

 

G.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         HHOA Project (Necia Maiani):

 

No change in project status.

 

Approve Pay Request #3 for $236,000 that includes Change Order #3 ($22,835), Change Order #4 ($13,129), Change Order #5 ($12,564), and Change Order #6 ($677), all of which are included in approval.

 

Director Fairhurst – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

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

 

4.         Gem Shores/Hayden Haven:

 

               Nothing new.

 

G.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

2.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Pressure main is being connected to Spring Rock pump station.  NKWD over-sizing cost is included in late comer’s agreement without “sunset”.

 

3.         Dodd Road:

 

Pipe alignment to be in roadway at west end of project.  Send newsletter to potential participants and arrange informational meeting.  Proceed with area master plan.

 

Director Fairhurst – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

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

 

Reviewed past revenue spreadsheet from each area.  Hayden Irrigation District would have substantial improvement costs and not showing much interest in transfer.


 

5.         Billing Hardware/Check Scanner:

 

Hold to next regular meeting.

 

6.         Walgreens Store – Will Serve Letter:

 

Approve Conditional Will Serve letter with Attorney review and comment and Annexation Public Hearing for 12/7/06 at 12:30 p.m. (Resolution #2006-09).

 

Director Fairhurst – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

7.         Chicken Hill Estates (added):

 

Approve Annexation Public Hearing for 12/7/06 at 12:30 p.m. (Resolution #2006-10).

 

Director Fairhurst – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

H.        District Attorney:

 

1.     Into Executive Session at 3:43 p.m.

       Out of Executive Session at 4:02 p.m.

 

       Discussed matters of potential litigation and Agenda items H2-H5.

 

       Rescind previous approval of Leisure Park temporary connection to NKWD.

 

               Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

               Approved unanimously by those present.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

None

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:20 p.m.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer