North Kootenai Water District

 

June 21, 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

                                 Laura McAloon, District Attorney (1:03)

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer (12:45)

 

       Visitors:             None

                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 06/07/07 Board Meeting

2.         Bills for May, 2007

3.         Financial Statements for May, 2007

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

       None

 

H.    District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         HHOA Project:

 

Lakes Highway District wants to repave full width of Lower Hayden Lake Road.  Project required to pave ˝ of roadway – remove from Norm’s contract, give value to Lakes.

 

Starting Tobler/Half Mile roads.  Installing temporary services and issued preventative boil order. 

 

On June 4, 2007, there were 52 contract days left; probably won’t make deadline.

 

Liquidated damages are $500 per day.  Engineer to make $500/day work for his costs.  Contractor is working 6 days per week.  The contractor will be required to pay for extra day’s inspection.  NKWD asking bid cost for pipe bursting.

 

2.         Point Hayden Main Replacement:

 

A Memorandum of Understanding prepared and waiting to be signed.  NKWD commitment is $55,000 with anything over to be paid by the City of Hayden Lake.

 

3.         Twin Lakes Well:

 

New pipeline is into well field.  New #2 pump will be installed on 06/25/07.  Pipeline is 30 days ahead of schedule.

 

Twin Lakes Golf Course Clubhouse – need to move 400± of 4” pipe out of new parking lot work area; replace with 8” in Fir Lane.  Golf Course may pay for labor.

 

4.         Lakeland School/Pond’s:

 

Letter of Credit from the Pond’s developer is $102,421.  Need to find Lakeland agreement to $60,000 L.I.D.  The Pond’s obligated to L.I.D. by annexation agreement.

 

5.         Chateau DeLoire:

 

Development is on Hwy 97.  Preliminary engineering study by Rob Tate presented.  A Memorandum of Understanding for NKWD to own & operate water and sewer systems to be developed.  NKWD to get costs up front for engineering review expenses.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Discussed 3-year Capital Improvement Plan.

 

F.         District Attorney – Laura McAloon:

 

       1.     Executive Session:

 

               Into Executive Session at 1:52 p.m.  (Phil Boyd left meeting at 1:52 p.m.)

               Out of Executive Session at 3:14 p.m.  (Phil Boyd returned to meeting at 3:15 p.m.)

 

Discussed personnel matters.

 

Director Fairhurst left meeting at 3:15 p.m., Director Crimmins continued taking minutes.

 

2.         Water Rights – Sierra Club Protest:

 

Tried to get progress update but Attorney (Peter) not available.

 

3.         Conservation Plan:

 

Nothing new.

 

Staff:

 

       10.   Gozzer Ranch:

 

Scheduling an on-site review.  Transfer of water & sewer assets is moving forward.  NKWD may consider options to contract operation if operator is not on staff.

 

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

 

1.         SH-41 Transmission Line – Twin Lakes:

 

Project ahead of schedule – main to be pressure tested.

 

2.         Conservation Plan:

 

Draft by 07/01/07.

 

3.         Capital Improvement Plan:

 

Reviewed by Board.

 

4.         Panhandle Mobil Estates:

 

Review in progress.

 

Staff:

 

2.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Staff to review request of waiver of Capitalization fees for 2 irrigation meters.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

       No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:09 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer