North Kootenai Water District

 

July 19, 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

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer (12:44 p.m.)

                                 Laura McAloon, District Attorney (12:36 p.m.)

 

       Visitors:             None

                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 07/05/07 Board Meeting.

2.         Minutes of 07/09/07 and 07/17/07 Special Board Meetings.

3.         Bills for June 2007.

4.         Financial Statements for June 2007.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

Bovino Consulting Group – request for sewer service at Arrow Point.  Engineer to investigate.

 

E.         Treasure Report:

 

None.

 

F.         District Attorney – Laura McAloon:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:06 p.m. – Idaho Code 67-2345 Subset 1B

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Phil Boyd left meeting at 1:06 p.m.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:14 p.m.

 

Discussed Personnel matters.

 

Phil Boyd returned to meeting at 1:18 p.m.

 

2.         Selkirk Meadows:

 

Attorney drafting agreement for transfer of water system and petition for annexation of seven properties.

 

Staff:

 

8.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Transfer agreement drafted and waiting for developer to sign.  NKWD may use Blue Water Technologies as interim operator of sewer system.

 

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

 

1.         Conservation Plan:

 

Review comments not yet received from Attorney.

 

Staff:

 

9.         Panhandle Mobil Estates:

 

System review handed out.  Entire system needs replacement.  Need engineers cost estimate.  May finance by L.I.D.

 

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

 

2.         Capital Improvement Plan:

 

Handed out 3 year plan for review.

 

3.         Finucane Property – Well Lot:

 

Well lot transfers and re-divisions are in a mess.  Engineer to check size (40’ x 200’) and procedure for transfer of surplus property.

 

       4.     Tree Farm Electrical (added):

 

               Meter monitoring and water level Change Order to Empire Electric ($6,055.00).

 

               Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

               Approved unanimously.

 

H.    District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         HHOA Project:

 

Project close out date is 07/30/07.  Contractor estimates finish on 09/17/07.  Pipe bursting will be same cost and time as laid in place.  Authorize Change Order for pipe bursting up to $175,000.00.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Estimated project costs at close out handed out for review.


 

2.         Lancaster Realignment:

 

$150,000.00± for 800’ of pipeline realignment.

 

3.         LP Water Line:

 

Manager met with Paul Bielec and told him that NKWD would not participate in cost of 12” pipeline.

 

4.         Professional Placement Services for Gozzer Operator:

 

Hire agency to look for Class 3 sewer operator.  Welch Comer to provide contract operations for Gozzer Ranch sewer system.

 

5.         Hayden Rec Lift Stations:

 

Transfer previous approval of lift station water connection to Forest Ridge Subdivision lift station.  No blanket approval of future connections.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

6.         Chateau de Loire:

 

Attorney to draft Memorandum of Understanding for systems operations per 07/19/07 letter to Gary Young.

 

Staff:

 

2.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Engineer to determine project costs for “Late Comers” Agreement and other costs.

 

 

H.    District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

7.         Atlas Acres (added):

 

Approve Pay Request #4 for $15,651.11

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

(motions added 08/02/07 by Sec. Fairhurst)

 

8.         SH-41 Project (added):

 

Attorney and Engineer to form L.I.D. ($60,000.00) for Lakeland School District and The Ponds Subdivision.

 

Staff:

 

6.         Wal-Mart Development Agreement:

 

Wal-Mart to issue check for $64,100.00 engineering costs within two weeks.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

None


 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:41 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer