North Kootenai Water District

 

July 17, 2008

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

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

 

       Present:             Jack Berger, Director/Vice President

                                 Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Maimie Moore, Director

                                 David Weinstein, Director

 

       Excused:            Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                Laura McAloon, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             None

                                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 07/03/08 Board Meeting.

2.         Minutes of 06/26/08 Special Board Meeting.

3.         Bills for May 2008.

4.         Financial Reports for May 2008.

 

Approve with Minutes of 07/10/08 Special Meeting added, and, items B3 & B4 removed.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

District Manager reported that Gozzer Ranch is paying enough to cover operation & maintenance of system.  Billed $51,000, paid $36,000 for one month.

 

Bob Williams of Gozzer Ranch to bring interim operating agreement balance current on 07/21/08.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.         07/17/08 letter from IDEQ approved transfer agreement for Gozzer wastewater reuse, permit #LA-000143-01.

 

2.         Approved $11,138.04 restocking material bill from H.D. Fowler.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

3.         Jim Fink – Fire Department tested fire hydrants in Rimrock system and plugged irrigation system and meter.  Send repair costs to Lakes Fire Protection District for reimbursement.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

None.

 

F.         District Attorney – Laura McAloon:

 

1.         Wal-Mart:

 

Received edits to Will Serve letter.

 

2.         Gozzer Ranch – Vacant Lots:

 

James Brothers / Bob Williams – O & M Agreement near completion.  Part of SCADA system never completed.

 

3.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:40 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:56 p.m.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Approved unanimously by those present.

 

Discussed litigation.

 

4.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

Draft agreement sent to Arrow Point, but not yet returned.

 

5.         Sylte Agreement:

 

Title search to be done on 100’ x 100’ well site lot.

 

6.         Conservation Plan – Water Rights:

 

Approve Resolution #2008-23.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

Ayes:  Directors Weinstein, Moore, Berger

Nays:  Director Fairhurst

Absent:  Director Crimmins

 

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

 

1.         Forest Ridge Subdivision:

 

Developer has not yet paid $68,000 mitigation fee.  No more hook ups until paid.

 

2.         Hayden Well #2:

 

Under construction as of 07/15/08.

 

3.         Project Overview:

 

Updated version handed out and reviewed.

 

4.         Water Rights:

 

Progressing.

 

5.         Capitalization Fees:

 

Public Hearing on 08/07/08.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Walgreen’s:

 

Nothing from Ed Morse.

 

2.         Arrow Point Generator/Gozzer Generator RFQ:

 

Not yet received.

 

3.         Corbin Hill Estates:

 

NKWD needs to receive $40,000 mitigation fee and final as-builts and agreements.  Chilco pump house needs renovation.

 

4.         Lancaster Realignment:

 

Water line in Lancaster Road damaged ($2,500) by Saunders Construction when installing gas service.

 

Staff:

 

7.         Water Stations:

 

No progress.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:33 p.m.

 

       Director Moore – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

       Approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary