North Kootenai Water District

 

August 16, 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

                                 Laura McAloon, District Attorney (12:42)

 

       Visitors:             Tom Boyer & Jaimie Keesee

                                 Randy Waddell & Bruce Waddell

                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 08/02/07 Board Meeting.

2.         Bills for July 2007.

3.         Financial Statements for July 2007.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

1.         Tom Boyer & Jaimie Keesee asked for water service and annexation of 5 acre parcel at 3207 E. Ohio Match Road.  A system extension of 220’± required for service.  Engineer to investigate.

 

2.         Randy Waddell & Bruce Waddell (The Sweep) complained that they have not had access to fire hydrants for bulk water when other companies have had access.  Manager to investigate.  Attorney to draft policy, re:  Access to Fire Hydrants for Bulk Water.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Ayes:  Crimmins, Berger, Moore, Davis

Nays:  Fairhurst

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

John Tindell (IDEQ) 08/10/07 letter regarding Arrow Point sewer system reviewed.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Hold to next meeting.

 

F.         District Attorney – Laura McAloon:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:50 p.m. – Idaho Code 67-2345 Subset 1B

 

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Phil Boyd left meeting at 1:50 p.m.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:51 p.m.

 

Discussed Personnel matters.

 

Phil Boyd returned to meeting at 1:55 p.m.

 

2.         Lakeland School/Pond’s:

 

No discussion.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

Respond to Wayne Bomar to deny request for special water rate to irrigate five landscaped acres on Strahorn Road.  President to sign.

 

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

 

1.         Finucane Property – Well Lot:

 

No discussion.

 

2.         Dodd Road Extension:

 

No discussion.

 

3.         Project Status Report (added):

 

Handed out for review.

 

4.         Atlas Acres (added):

 

Approve Pay Request #1 for Telemetry to Empire Electric for $11,709.94.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Approve Pay Request #1 for general electric to Empire Electric for $20,424.70.  Project complete.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

5.         Tree Farm Well (added):

 

Approve Pay Request #1 for general electric to Empire Electric for $27,341.24.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Approve Pay Request #2 for pump work to United Pump for $1,425.00.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

6.         Conservation Plan (added):

 

Handed out revised plan for review.

 

H.    District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         HHOA Project:

 

Pipe bursting begins 08/20 to 08/30/07.  Reservoir to be on temporary 2” fill line.  Project completion date is 08/28/07.  Incorporate into L.I.D. radio read meters.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

2.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Prospective sewer operator to tour area and Gozzer Ranch on 08/17/07.

 

3.         Lancaster Realignment:

 

Lakes Highway District will not award this year.

 

4.         Panhandle Mobil Estates:

 

Engineer waiting for maintenance records.

 

Staff:

 

7.         Wal-Mart Development Agreement:

 

Expect to resolve issues with city on 09/15/07; go to bid April 2008; project completion May 2009.  GTE Well #2 to be offline for 2 months during off season.

 

9.         Point Hayden Main Replacement:

 

Project to start on 08/29/07.  NKWD to install temporary main and service connections.

 

3.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Test each 1,000± for bacteria.

 

6.         Gem Shores/Hayden Haven Newsletter:

 

Starting to receive annexation petitions.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

None

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:33 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary/Treasurer