North Kootenai Water District

 

December 6, 2007

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

 

A. Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

Meeting called to order at 12:30 p.m. by Vice-President Berger.

 

Present: Jack Berger, Director/Vice President

Tom Crimmins, Director

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

 

Excused: Maimie Moore, Director

 

Staff Present: Mike Galante, District Manager

Phil Boyd, District Engineer (12:34 p.m.)

Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

Visitors: Tom DePew, Jerry House, Art Macomber, Judy Parmer

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 11/15/07 Board Meeting.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Public Hearing:

 

1.         Prairie Village Annexation:

 

Hearing opened at 12:34 p.m.

Properly posted; no written or oral comments.

Hearing closed at 12:34 p.m.

 

2.         Gem Shores/Hayden Haven Annexation Election:

 

Hearing opened at 12:36 p.m.

Properly posted; no written comments.

Gerry House stated that H.L.R.W. & S.D. Board in support of moving ahead with election.

Hearing closed at 12:37 p.m.

 

D.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 


E.         Written Communications:

 

1.         Board Member Applicants:

 

Atwood out of District boundaries. Townsend withdrew application. Ostfeld, Weinstein, Shaver, Hoffman, and Stoller remain.

 

Set interviews for 12/20/07 meeting, and set meeting start time to 11:00 a.m.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

F.         Treasury Report:

 

No discussion.

 

G.        District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Moved to end of meeting.

 

2.         Hayden Haven/Gem Shores Election:

 

Adopt Resolution #2007-19.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

3.         Sylte Agreement:

 

Working on.

 

4.         Gozzer Final Agreement:

 

Working on.

 

H.        District Engineer Phil Boyd, P.E.:

 

1.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Waiting for value of off-site and on-site improvements.

 

2.         GTE Well #2:

 

40 mandrel test passed effective diameter 10.125. ; Wal-Mart to be notified of need to post additional money. Store opening May, 2009. Fire flow needed when combustibles are on site.

 

3.         Fire Service Rates:

 

Working on.

 

4.         Project Status Report (added):

 

Update handed out and discussed.


 

Staff:

 

12.      Point Hayden Bond/Payment:

 

Bond not yet received holding payment.

 

I.           District Manager Mike Galante:

 

1.         Lancaster #3 VFD:

 

Damaged parts no longer available from ABB supplier. Purchase new up to date drive ($22,000 value) for $6,820.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

2.         Vehicle Purchase:

 

No action.

 

3.         Echo Bay Petition for Annexation:

 

Hold to January 17, 2008 meeting.

 

4.         Board Member Applications:

 

See Item E-1.

 

5.         Generator for Atlas Acres (added):

 

Approve final Pay Request of $1,266.30.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

6.         Tree Farm (added):

 

Approve Pay Request #2 to Empire Electric for upgrades - $7,902.81 ($1,032.95 retainage).

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

7.         Tree Farm Well #2 (added):

 

Approve Pay Request #2 to Empire Electric for $1,439.01 ($1514.75 retainage).

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

8.         Atlas Acres (added):

 

General Electric Approve Pay Request #2 for $1,074.99.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.


 

9.         GTE Well Testing (added):

 

Approve Pay Request #1 to United Pump for $6,792.50.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

G.        District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 3:02 p.m. Idaho Code 67-2345 Subset 1B.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

Out of Executive Session at 4:00 p.m.

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

Discussed potential litigation.

 

J.         Board Members:

 

1.         Fairhurst Revise By-Laws:

 

Removed from agenda.

 

K.        Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m.

 

Director Crimmins motion, Director Fairhurst second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary of the Board/Treasurer