North Kootenai Water District

 

May 1, 2008

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

      Meeting called to order at 12:31 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:             Dick Standish

                                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

Item H6 in 04/17/08 minutes should be $1,376.18.

 

1.         Minutes of 04/17/08 Board Meeting.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved:  Directors Berger, Moore, Fairhurst, and Crimmins.

Abstain:  Director Weinstein

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

Dick Standish – wants access to fire hydrants for potable water hauling.  Staff to look into bulk water station and fire hydrant access rates.

 

F.         Written Communications:

 

05/01/08 letter from Merlin Norton

 

G.        Treasury Report:

 

No discussion.

 

H.        District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

2.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:10 p.m. (Idaho Code Sec. 67-2345-F).

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Out of Executive Session at 2:08 p.m.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

Discussed potential and existing litigation.

 

1.         Gozzer – Resolution for Rate Reduction on Un-metered Lots:

 

Set Public Hearing on rates for 05/16/08 at 12:30 p.m. at Hayden Lake City Hall.  Resolution 2008-14.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

3.         Local Improvement District No. 1:

 

No action.

 

4.         Gozzer Final Agreement – Closing:

 

Pending.

 

5.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

Easement received.

 

6.         Sylte Agreement:

 

Need Title Report.

 

7.         Resolution Adopting Conservation Measures:

 

Pass Resolution 2008-15 establishing rules and regulations for water conservation.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

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

 

1.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Need E.R. count to develop Late Comer’s Agreement.  Mitigation fees not yet paid.

 

2.         Hayden Well #2:

 

Issue Notice of Award for $199,825.00 to low bidder and notice to proceed upon receiving paperwork.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

3.         Project Overview:

 

Handed out and discussed amended project list.

 

4.         HHOA Project (added):

 

Approve Pay Request #9 to Idaho Division of Environmental Quality for reimbursement ($10,000.00).  Hold until completed. 

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Corbin Hill Estates:

 

The Developer’s contractor is doing very poor job.  NKWD using extreme project observation.

 

2.         Walgreen’s:

 

Sent Ed Morse letter stating that land owner has to sign agreements – no response.

 

3.         Conservation Measures:

 

See item F1.

 

4.         Wal-Mart:

 

Wal-Mart informed of increased system improvement costs.

 

5.         Water Main Relocation – SH95 Chilco:

 

Project delayed to 2010.  May be able to place water main in area between highway and frontage road.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

3.         Local Improvement District No. 1:

 

Prepay $424,521.00, bond sale $1,225,546.00. 

 

Approve Ordinance 2008-05 authorizing issuing bond to Idaho Division of Environmental Quality.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:56 p.m.

 

       Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

       Approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Secretary of the Board/Treasurer