North Kootenai Water District

 

May 3, 2007

 

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

                                 Maimie Moore, Director

 

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

 

       Visitors:             Gordon Sylte

                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 04/19/07 Board Meeting

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

1.         Gordon Sylte – Selkirk Meadows Subdivision:

 

Selkirk Meadows (Atlas Acres) second phase complete, working on third phase (done in 6 weeks).  Gordon objects to $1,600 Capitalization Fee.  He was told that the Cap Fee would be $300±.  Forty-nine (49) lots with 0.3 cfs and 0.95 cfs water rights to be transferred to NKWD.  Engineer to evaluate Cap Fee and present at next meeting.

 

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

 

5.         Impact Fee vs. Mitigation Fee:

 

County Commissioners to hold joint meeting on impact fee on 05/10/07 at 6:00 p.m.

Impact Fees – Sustaining existing service.

Mitigation Fees – Improvements to existing system.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.         Letter from the Griswell’s (04/25/07) asking for $909.09 for repair of basement damage caused by water main leak.

 

Approve request.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

Ayes:  Directors Crimmins, Davis, Berger, and Moore

Nays:  Director Fairhurst

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Corrected 3 year report handed out and discussed 10 year report handed out for review.

 

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

       1.     Executive Session:

 

              Into Executive Session at 1:53 p.m.

               Out of Executive Session at 2:35 p.m.

 

               Discussed legal advice.

 

Approve agreement with Mr. Kuebler, re:  re-platting Honeysuckle Hills building site at no cost to NKWD.

 

               Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

               Approved unanimously.

 

4.         Wal-Mart Development Agreement:

 

Development Agreement handed out for review.

 

5.         Election of Directors:

 

Only two filings and no write-in candidates.  Cancel election and declare Tom Crimmins and Linda Davis elected for six year terms.

 

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

 

1.         SH-41 Transmission Line – Twin Lakes:

 

Approve Change Order #1 – remove trees at Scarcello Road - $4,555.00 and reduce contract for realignment – ($6,430.00).

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Approve Change Order #2 – Add $9,500.00 for open cut of highway.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

2.         Rice Road Project:

 

Completed.

 

3.         Conservation Plan:

 

Being worked on.

 

4.         Capital Improvement Plan:

 

See Item E.

 

5.         Impact Fee vs. Mitigation Fee:

 

See above.

 

Into Executive Session at 3:00 p.m.

Out of Executive Session at 3:33 p.m.

Discussed personnel matters.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Sewer plant operating well.

 

2.         Panhandle Mobile Estates:

 

Engineering study to be started in two weeks.

 

3.         Verizon Proposal:

 

Staff to prepare purchase proposal for land.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

4.         Hayden Rec. Water & Sewer/NKWD Meeting:

 

Meeting scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on 05/04/07 at Hayden Lake City Hall.  Reviewed newsletter.

 

5.         Engineering Costs Breakdown:

 

Handed out for review.

 

Staff:

 

2.         Selkirk Meadows:

 

Pay Request #2, Lawrence Construction dated 04/30/07 for $84,222.38 for Atlas Acres Reservoir #2.

 

               Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

              Approved unanimously.

 

               Approve Change Order #2 for $1288.00 on Rice Road main lowering.

 

               Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

              Approved unanimously

 

               Approve Pay Request #1 for $33,181.60 to S&L Underground for Rice Road main lowering.

 

               Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

              Approved unanimously

 

I.           Board Members:

 

       No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:18 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer