North Kootenai Water District

 

February 28, 2008

 

SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES

 

 

A.        Call To Order/Roll Call

 

Meeting called to order at 12:34 p.m. by President Crimmins.

      

               Present:         Jack Berger, Director/Vice President                                                                                                      Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                    Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary/Treasurer

                                    Maimie Moore, Director

                                    David Weinstein, Director

                                

               Staff Present:  Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                    Mike Galante, District Manager

                                    Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

                                   

               Visitors:          Jim Frame (Honeysuckle Hills Owners Assoc. (HHOA))

              

B.        Agenda Items:

 

1.         Local Improvement District No. 1:

 

a.         Review Protest Filed by Jim Frame:

 

District Attorney is searching for an independent law firm to offer opinions and represent NKWD in conflict of interest potential law suit.

 

c.         Disposition of Protests on Assessment:

 

Pass Resolution #2008-05 repealing Resolution #2008-04.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

Ayes:  Directors Fairhurst, Moore, Crimmins, Weinstein & Berger

 

d.         Adoption of an Ordinance Confirming the Assessment Roll:

 

Pass Ordinance #2008-03 repealing Ordinance #2008-01.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Ayes:  Directors Moore, Weinstein, Berger, Crimmins & Fairhurst

 

Mike Ormsby was excused from the meeting for the following discussion.

 

Jim Frame (HHOA) – original plans and specifications did not include radio read meters and objects to their inclusion.

 

Jim Frame left meeting at 1:40 p.m.


 

b.         Board Discussion Regarding Legal Counsel’s Possible Conflict of Interest:

 

Independent counsel  - hire Mike Stoddard, of Hawley & Troxel, to review and access HHOA suit, review LID formation and notice to property owners, annexation agreement, and, Hayden Well Co. asset sale.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Mike Ormsby returned to the meeting and other business was discussed.

 

C.        Adjournment:

 

       Meeting adjourned at 2:35 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

       Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

                                                                                     

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary of the Board