North Kootenai Water District

 

February 7, 2008

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

 

A.    Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

      Meeting called to order at 12:30 p.m. by President Crimmins. 

 

       Present:             Jack Berger, Director/Vice President

                                 Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                 Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Maimie Moore, Director

                                 David Weinstein, Director

 

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             Steve Soper, Dean Logsdon, Don Skillingstad

                                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 01/17/08 Board Meeting.

2.         Minutes of 01/31/08 Special Board Meeting

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

Steve Soper – Panhandle Mobil Estates:  area residents have been informed about possibility of grants.  Reviewed draft letter to area residents.  Grants may not fund replacement of depreciated system but may fund upgrades.  Informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. on 02/21/08 at Garwood School Library.  Draft letter to be mailed on 02/11/08 to residents on mailing list.

 

Dean Logsdon, CLC Associates – Wal-Mart:  City of Hayden needs NKWD statement that Wal-Mart and North Kootenai Water District are working together for project approval before issuing a building permit.  Provide draft of Improvement Funding Agreement.

 

Approve signing of letter to City of Hayden.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

       Approved unanimously.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

District Manager handed out Lakes Highway District improvement project list for Board discussion.

 

I.N.C. requested Will Serve letter for the Ponds Development.  Manager to provide letter.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Handed out updated report and Board discussed.

 

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 2:03 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345-F).

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously

 

Phil Boyd left meeting.

 

Out of Executive Session at 2:16 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously

 

Phil Boyd returned to meeting.

 

Discussed litigation.

 

2.         Resolution Confirming Gem Shores/Hayden Haven Election:

 

No one appeared to vote – remains ‘Status Quo’.  Look into rescheduling election.

 

Director Fairhurst left meeting ill.

 

3.         Gozzer Final Agreement:

 

               Nothing new.

 

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

 

1.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Nothing new.

 

2.         GTE Well #2:

 

Manager will try to obtain a quotation to get improvements without formal bid.

 

3.         Project Overview:

 

Updated overview handed out and discussed.

 

4.          Lancaster Road Water Realignment – Phase 1 (added):

 

Amend Task Order #2005-05 to $7,000.00.

 

               Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

               Approved unanimously by those present.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Panhandle Mobil Estates:

 

See Item ‘C’ above.

 

2.         Wal-Mart Development Agreement:

 

See Item ‘C’ above.

 

 

3.         Gem Shores/Hayden Haven:

 

See Item ‘F2’ above.

 

4.         Will Serve Letter for Walgreen’s:

 

Manager will revise letter to Smock and Morris.

 

5.         Pay Requests (added):

 

a.         Approve Pay Request #1 for $58,637.40 to S.I. Construction for Point Hayden.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

b.         Approve Pay Request #3 for $1,514.75 to Empire Electric for Tree Farm.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

c.         Approve Pay Request #3 for $1,131.56 to Empire Electric for Atlas Acres.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

d.         Approve Final Pay Request #3 for $1,032.25 to Empire Electric for Atlas Acres Booster Station Telemetry Panel.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:48 p.m.

 

       Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

       Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary of the Board/Treasurer