North Kootenai Water District

 

March 6, 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 (12:35 p.m.)

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             Jim Frame, Honeysuckle Hills Owners Association (HHOA)

                                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 02/21/08 Board Meeting.

2.         Minutes of 02/11/08 and 02/28/08 Special Board Meetings.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

       None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

       None.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

       None.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Michael Stoddard (Hawley, Troxell, Ennis & Hawley-Boise) joined meeting by telephone as special counsel for HHOA issues.

 

Mike Ormsby left meeting at 12:38 p.m.

 

Into Executive Session at 12:46 p.m. (Idaho Code Sec. 67-2345F).

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:46 p.m.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Discussed potential litigation.

 

Mike Ormsby and Jim Frame returned to meeting at 1:48 p.m.

 

Mike Ormsby left meeting at 2:00 p.m.

 

Approve denying Jim Frame’s objections to including cost of radio read water meters in cost of L.I.D. #1.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Michael Stoddard to send letter to Jim Frame stating NKWD position based upon Stoddard’s recommendations.

 

Jim Frame to contact his Board regarding Mike Ormsby proceeding as L.I.D. #1 attorney.  Mr. Frame to respond within one week.

 

Mike Ormsby returned to meeting at 2:14 p.m.

 

2.         Local Improvement District No. 1:

 

The adoption of a Resolution disposing of the protest and an Ordinance confirming the Assessment Roll were continued to next meeting.

 

3.         Resolution Setting Public Hearing for Annexation of Corbin Hill Estates:

 

Pass Resolution #2008-07 setting Public Hearing for 04/03/08.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

4.         Resolution Setting Public Hearing for Annexation of The Pines at Haydenwood:

 

Pass Resolution #2008-06 setting Public Hearing for 04/03/08.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

5.         Gozzer Final Agreement:

 

Approve President signing agreement subject to Attorney and Manager review and approval of final form.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

6.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

Attorney to start working on draft agreement.

 

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

 

1.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Some information provided but need additional data on infrastructure.

 

 

2.         GTE Well #2:

 

Recommend re-installing pump without cleaning screen.

 

3.         Project Overview:

 

Passed out and discussed updated project status report.

 

4.         Hayden Well #2 (added):

 

Engineer to finish design.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Panhandle Mobil Estates:

 

Need income survey of area.

 

Director Fairhurst and Director Weinstein left meeting at 4:30 p.m.

 

               Attorney to prepare Resolution for Public Hearing for Annexation on April 17, 2008.

 

2.         East Native Estates Petition for Annexation:

 

No action was taken, but Attorney to prepare Resolution for Public Hearing for Annexation on April 17, 2008.

 

3.         GTE Well #2:

 

RFQ - $15,000 to clean well.  Re-install existing pump and defer cleaning.

 

4.         Staff (added):

 

Manager to hire part-time electrician with Motor Control, Scada and Wonderware experience to save on outside electrical costs.  Looking for Class 2 Operator to replace field person.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary of the Board/Treasurer