North Kootenai Water District

 

September 20, 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 (12:34)

                                 Laura McAloon, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             None

                                                            

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 09/06/07 Board Meeting.

2.         Bills for August, 2007.

3.         Financial Statements for August, 2007.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

Ayes:  Directors Davis, Berger, Crimmins, Moore

Abstain:  Director Fairhurst

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

       None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.         09/18/07 Letter – Chicken Hill Estates:

 

Wants to post cash bond in deposit for one year with interest going to them.  Accept proposal.

 

Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Attorney to respond to developer.

 

2.         09/11/07 Letter – Rich Joy, 2704 Upper Hayden Lake Road:

 

He has hired a contractor to make property repairs.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

New report handed out and discussed.

 

 

Staff:

 

6.       Wal-Mart:

 

Store completion expected in May, 2009.

 

F.         District Attorney – Laura McAloon:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

None.

 

2.         Lakeland School/Pond’s:

 

Resolutions 2007-09, accept Annexation Petition and set Public Hearing for 10/18/07.

 

              Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

              Approved unanimously.

 

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

 

1.            Water Service – 3207 E Ohio Match Road:

 

               Customer to extend 4” water line to western boundary of property as condition of service.

 

               Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

               Approved unanimously.

 

2.            Finucane Property – Well Lot:

 

Convoluted ownership.  NKWD will quit claim western side of parcel and developer will quit claim parcel infringement on well lot (lot 6).

 

3.            Project Progress Report (added):

 

               Handed out and discussed.

 

H.       District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         HHOA Project:

 

Into liquidated damages on 09/17/07.  Contractor paying extra charges for engineer.  Reviewed dollar expenditures. 

 

Approve Pay Request #6 for $227,812.66.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Crimmins – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

2.         Gozzer Ranch:

 

Tate wants to be phased out of operating sewer system by 10/20/07.  NKWD prospective operator still not committed.

 

3.         Panhandle Mobil Estates:

 

Association president doesn’t think take over will fly with residents.

 

4.         Sewer Personnel:

 

See H2 above.

 

5.         Gem Shores/Hayden Haven:

 

Received 29 of the 55± petitions required.  Annexation requires 60% of land area.  May need title reports.

 

6.         Point Hayden Main Replacement:

 

S.I. is the contractor.  The pipeline is 80% complete.

 

7.         Water Stations:

 

Coeur d’Alene has 3 bulk water stations of which 2 will close for winter.  NKWD will look into developing water stations.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

Jack Berger – Diamond Bar rate meeting on 11/26/07.  Director Berger will attend informally.

 

Added:

 

State Highway 41 Main:

 

Approve balancing Change Order #2 $6,038.97.

Approve/Pay final Pay Request #3 for $27,486.66.

 

       Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

       Approved unanimously.

 

       DG&S Company did project for a total cost of $549,733.24.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:08 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary of the Board/Treasurer