North Kootenai Water District


March 15, 2007


Board Meeting Minutes


A. Call to Order/Roll Call:


Meeting called to order at 12:32 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: Mike Galante, District Manager

Laura McAloon, District Attorney

Phil Boyd, District Engineer (12:35)

Visitors: Bob Grant, 10730 Berven Bay Ct., Hayden ID 83835

B.        Consent Agenda:


1.         Minutes of 03/01/07 Board Meeting

2.         Bills for February, 2007

3.         Financial Statements for February, 2007


Approve Consent Agenda.


Director Berger motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously by those present.


C.        Oral Communications:


Bob Grant, council member for City of Hayden Lake, complained of dirty water, low pressure and leaks in the point Hayden area. He wants pipeline replaced in Point Hayden Drive, south from Berven Bay Court, and at 3001 Point Hayden Drive.


Staff to proceed with $55,000 budget and do as much as possible.


D.        Written Communications:




E.         Treasury Report:


Next meeting.


F.         District Attorney Mike Ormsby:


1. Executive Session:


Not held.


2.         Water Rights Sierra Club Protest:


No action.


3.         Conservation Plan:


Still being developed.


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


1.         SH-41 Transmission Line Twin Lakes:


Being advertised for 04/05/07 bid opening.


2.         Gem Shores/Hayden Haven:


Nothing new.


3.         GTE Easements:


Meeting on 03/15/07. GTE to send proposal.


4.         Wal-Mart:


Engineer for Wal-Mart to recommend $718,000 proposal for improvements.


5.         Capital Improvement Plan:


Ready for next meeting.


H.        District Manager Mike Galante:


1.         Gozzer Ranch:


Waste water plant start-up this week by U.S. Filter. Check for $18,000 for District expenses might be signed this week.


2.         Atlas Acres Electrical RFQ:


Notice to proceed on reservoir to be issued 03/19/07 with completion date of 05/15/07. Electrical bids to be opened 03/20/07.


3.         2005/06 Fiscal Year Audit:


Action at next meeting.


4.         Dalton Gardens Inter-tie:


Dalton Gardens wants to proceed with joint newsletter. NKWD to provide annexation petition.




10.      Panhandle Mobile Estates:


Consists of 64 residents, 2 wells with water rights, and a 20,000 gallon reservoir. Need engineering study at their expense ($2,000). Metered system. General membership meeting on 04/11/07, District Manager to attend.


11.      Dodd Road:


Engineer passed out 03/15/07 annexation letter to be given to area residents.


I.           Board Members:




J.         Adjournment:


Meeting adjourned at 2:32 p.m.


Director Berger motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously by those present.





Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer