North Kootenai Water District

 

September 18, 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 (12:40 p.m.)

 

Visitors: None

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 09/04/08 Board Meeting.

2.         Minutes of 09/11/08 Special Board Meeting.

3.         Bills for August 2008.

4.         Financial Reports for August 2008.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Moore motion, Director Weinstein second.

Motion approved unanimously with Director Crimmins abstaining on item #B1.

 

C.        Public Hearing 2008/09 Fiscal Year Budget:

 

Open public hearing at 12:31 p.m.

 

Public Hearing properly posted; no written or oral comments received.

 

Closed public hearing at 12:32 p.m.

 

D.        Oral Communications:

 

District Manager The Arrow Point water system has 136 customers, 2 wells, and a 60,000 gallon storage tank. Discovery to pay $250,000 to $500,000 for any of four different improvement scenarios for connecting to NKWD. Benefits to NKWD are great.

 

Arrow Point wants Conditional Will Serve letter listing conditions. Approve Conditional Will Serve letter.

 

Director Weinstein motion, Director Moore second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 


G.        District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

2.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 12:58 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F).

 

Director Weinstein motion, Director Moore second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:40 p.m.

 

Discussed litigation.

 

 

E.         Written Communications:

 

Claim of Mr. Curb for broken water main on Avenue 5A (Twin Lakes) sent to ICRMP.

 

F.         Treasury Report:

 

Updated plan handed out and reviewed.

 

G.        District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

4.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

Ready for signing. Hold to next meeting.

 

1.         Hayden Haven/Gem Shores Transfer Agreement:

 

Question about water rights transfer (Hayden Haven Water Co. has 0.7 cfs surface right and Hayden Lake Recreational Water & Sewer District (HLRWSD) has 0. cfs water right).

 

$6.00 per month built into rate structure to repay HLRWSD $40,500 at 4.5% over 14.85 years.

 

Approve form of agreement plus three conditions.

 

Director Berger motion, Director Moore second.

Motion approved with Director Weinstein abstaining.

 

Conditions: 1. Water Rights issue resolved.

2. Extend note to 15 years.

3. Land transfer agreed to.

 

5.         Conservation Plan Water Rights:

 

Discussed under G2.

 

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

 

1.         Hayden Well #2:

 

Approve Boart Pay Request #2 for $130,909.05 (93%).

 

Approved Pay Request.

 

Director Weinstein motion, Director Moore second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 


2.         Project Overview:

 

Handed out updated report and discussed.

 

3.         Water Rights:

 

No discussion.

 

I.           District Manager Mike Galante:

 

1.         Lancaster Road Water Main Relocation:

 

Approve S.I. Pay Request #1 for blasting for $4,774.13.

 

Approved Pay Request.

 

Director Berger motion, Director Weinstein second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

2.         Hayden Well #2 Pay Request:

 

Well complete, see item #H1.

 

3.         Echo Beach Fence Project:

 

Property survey is costly. Property owners willing to pay for fencing; need long term lease for parking. Recommend 5 year lease with renewal option for 5 years with 30 day cancellation.

 

4.         Hereford Ranch II:

 

Water line begun on north side of Lancaster Road between Strahorns.

 

5.         Dodd Road:

 

May only get 22 psi at upper Dodd Road.

J.         Board Members:

 

Engineer and Attorney to only attend second meeting in month starting in November, 2008.

 

K.        Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:05 p.m.

 

Director Berger motion, Director Weinstein second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary