North Kootenai Water District

 

June 19, 2008

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

      Meeting called to order at 1:05 p.m. by President Crimmins. 

 

       Present:             Jack Berger, Director/Vice President

                                 Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                 Maimie Moore, Director

                                 David Weinstein, Director

 

       Excused:            Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             None

                                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 06/05/08 Board Meeting.

2.         Bills for May 2008.

3.         Financial Reports for May 2008.

 

Approve Consent Agenda.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.         John Larango, 1732 E. Woodstone Dr. – Requesting relief for large water bill, not leak related, but believes due to faulty timer on sprinkler system.  He lives out of state.  District Attorney to draft letter to Mr. Larango requesting more information.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

None.

 

Staff:

 

10.      Lancaster Road Realignment (added):

 

Motion to accept SI bid of $45,373.

 

Jack Berger – motion, Maimie Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

Motion to accept meter cost (9 meters at $750 each) to SI Construction.

 

Maimie Moore – motion, Jack Berger – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

District Manager expressed satisfaction with Lakes Highway over their willingness to cooperate with the District on future projects.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Wal-Mart Will Serve Letter:

 

Wal-Mart will likely get plan approval from Hayden.  Board questioning the exact nature of District Will Serve letter regarding the engineering of improvements and issues of indemnification for Wal-Mart.

 

2.         Gozzer Ranch – Vacant Lots:

 

Empty lot payments issue is still unresolved.  Current billing is still in place.  District Engineer to write Discovery soliciting money for new generator sets.

 

H.        District Manger – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Arrow Point Generator/Gozzer Generator RFQ:

 

District Engineer to write Discovery soliciting money for new generator sets.

 

Issue generator set bid for Gozzer to Western States Equipment in the amount of $49,700.

 

Jack Berger – motion, Maimie Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

Authorize Manager to procure service agreements for sets.

 

Jack Berger – motion, Maimie Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

7.         Honeysuckle Hills – LID #1 (added):

 

Authorize Manager to sign Lien releases for Local Improvement District #1.

 

Jack Berger – motion, Maimie Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

3.         Executive Session:

 

None.

 

4.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

No discussion.

 

5.         Sylte Agreement:

 

No discussion.

 

6.         Conservation Plan – Water Rights:

 

Discussion of water usage goals and possibly citing specific reduction numbers.

 

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

 

1.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

No discussion.

 

2.         Hayden Well #2:

 

No discussion.

 

3.         Project Overview:

 

No discussion.

 

4.         Water Rates, Capitalization Fees, Base Rate Revisions:

 

No discussion.

 

5.         Water Rights:

 

See F6.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

2.         Corbin Hill Estates:

 

No discussion.

 

3.         Lakeshore Lodge Fire Protection:

 

Andy Holloran has requested domestic & fire flow for Lakeshore Lodge Condo’s.  Steve Cordes conferred with District Manager regarding ample capacity.  Discovery would pay for 8” main from Jackleg Trail to Lakeshore Lodge.  Discovery conveys 1.3 cfs water right for Squaw Bay to NKWSD.

 

4.         Leak Letters - Multiple:

 

Notify customer.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:57 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

David Weinstein, Director