North Kootenai Water District


October 4, 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

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney


       Visitors:             None


B.        Consent Agenda:


1.         Minutes of 09/20/07 Board Meeting.


Approve Consent Agenda.


Director Crimmins – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.


C.        Oral Communications:




D.        Written Communications:


1.         Jim & Judy Erlander – 3106 Hayden View Drive:


Received letter dated 09/27/07 complaining about main Hillside tank overflowing onto their property.  NKWD working on problem – customer satisfied after 10/03/07 meeting.


E.         Treasury Report:


Revised report handed out for review.


F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:


1.       Executive Session:


None required.


2.       Lakeland School/Pond’s:


No discussion.


3.       Resolutions (added):


Pass Resolutions #2207-10 Boyer Annexation, #2007-11 Hemlock Hills Annexation, #2007-12 setting Public Hearing for Hayden Ridge Annexation on 11/01/07.


Director Crimmins – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.


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


Handed out revised project status report for review.


1.         Water Service – 3207 E Ohio Match Road:


See item F3.


2.         Finucane Property – Well Lot:


Preparing Quit Claim deeds for approval.  Site needs to be improved.


3.         Hayden Ridge:


Needs analysis handed out for review.


4.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:


Testing fire hydrant flows on 10/04/07.


H.       District Manager – Mike Galante:


1.         HHOA Project:


Final paving waiting for good weather.


2.         Gozzer Ranch:


No discussion.


3.         Panhandle Mobil Estates:


Engineering project needs study handed out for review.


4.         Sewer Personnel:


No current firm prospects.  Maybe Grade 2 from Lewiston, Grade 4 from Kennewick.  Revamped organization chart being prepared.


5.         Gem Shores/Hayden Haven:


No discussion.


6.         Point Hayden Main Replacement:


Pipelines installed & grubbing for ballast, waiting for paving (10/12/07).


7.         Hemlock Hills:


See item F3.




8.         Verizon Proposal:


Verizon staff in favor of land deeded to NKWD in exchange for 4 capitalization fees & $3.50 per sf purchase of additional property.


I.           Board Members:




J.         Adjournment:


Meeting adjourned at 2:25 p.m.


       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Approved unanimously.







Richard Fairhurst, Secretary of the Board/Treasurer