North Kootenai Water District

 

September 4, 2008

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

Meeting called to order at 12:34 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

Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

Visitors: None

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

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

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Moore motion, Director Weinstein second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Hold to next regular meeting.

 

F.         District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Hayden Haven/Gem Shores Transfer Agreement:

 

Agreement passed out for review; needs exhibits from staff. May need Title reports for Improvements Transfer. Need copies of equipment warranties. Engineer to check for $6.00 in rate structure to repay Hayden Lake Recreational Water & Sewer District $40,000 deficit.

 

2.         Wal-Mart:

 

Final Will Serve letter sent to Wal-Mart for review and signing.


 

4.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

E.P.A. will not send letter releasing NKWD from liability for 05/23/08 sewer spill. To be included in agreement holding Arrow Point Homeowners Association responsible for any related costs.

 

5.         Conservation Plan Water Rights:

 

Discussed in item #F3.

 

3.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:35 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F).

Director Weinstein motion, Director Moore second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

Out of Executive Session at 2:15 p.m.

Discussed litigation.

 

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

 

1.         Hayden Well #2:

 

Completion put on hold; waiting for Wal-Mart, Discount Tire, and Wal Green contributions.

 

2.         Project Overview:

 

Updated report handed out & reviewed.

 

3.         Water Rights:

 

Engineer to compare water right purchase costs to existing and potential litigation costs.

 

H.        District Manager Mike Galante:

 

1.         Lancaster Road Water Main Relocation:

 

Third relocation (Deer Park to Calico Meadows) completed. Old pipe damaged by equipment.

 

S.I. Pay Request for replacement east of Rimrock Road, $41,104.60, includes all but retainer.

 

Approved Pay Request.

 

Director Weinstein motion, Director Moore second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Hayden Well #2 (added):

 

Approve Pay Request #1, $45,158.25, to Boart Longyear.

 

Director Weinstein motion, Director Moore second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

2.         Draft Budget 08/09:

 

Study session on 09/11/08 at 9:00 a.m. to be held.

 

3.         Strahorn Sewer Job:

 

S.I. doing work for Hayden Lake Recreational Water & Sewer District.

J.         Board Members:

 

No items.

 

K.        Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:40 p.m.

 

Director Weinstein motion, Director Moore second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary