North Kootenai Water District
June 21, 2007
Board Meeting Minutes
Meeting called to order at 12:30 p.m. by President Davis.
Present: Jack Berger, Director/Vice President
Tom Crimmins, Director
Staff Present: Mike Galante, District Manager
Laura McAloon, District Attorney (1:03)
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.
H. District Manager – Mike Galante:
1. HHOA Project:
Lakes Highway District wants to
repave full width of
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.
New pipeline is into well field. New #2 pump will be installed on 06/25/07. Pipeline is 30 days ahead of schedule.
4. Lakeland School/Pond’s:
Letter of Credit from the Pond’s
developer is $102,421. Need to find
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.
Discussed 3-year Capital Improvement Plan.
F. District Attorney – Laura McAloon:
1. Executive Session:
Executive Session at 1:52 p.m. (
of Executive Session at 3:14 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:
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.
District Engineer –
Transmission Line –
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.
2. Forest Ridge Subdivision:
Staff to review request of waiver of Capitalization fees for 2 irrigation meters.
I. Board Members:
Meeting adjourned at 4:09 p.m.
Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.
Approved unanimously by those present.