North Kootenai Water District

 

October 2, 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

                                Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             None

                                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 09/18/08 Board Meeting.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

Darrin L. Murphy is complaining about the property disruption on Kenneth B. Kile’s property by the developer’s (Ken Ela) contractor.

 

The fence is not on Kile’s property (St. Peters); the dust is probably coming from traffic on Dodd Road.  Attorney to write response letter to Ela (cc to Kile).

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

None.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

2.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 12:49 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Out of Executive Session at 2:06 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.

 

1.         Hayden Haven/Gem Shores Transfer Agreement:

 

Have needed title reports.  No executed agreements between Hayden Haven and Hayden Lake Recreational Water and Sewer District (HLRW&SD).  HLRW&SD may not have water rights.  Need signed affidavit from HLRW&SD.

 

3.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

Considering NKWD takeover with Discovery paying for water system improvements.  Windham owns 41 of 100 condo units.  Sewer agreement not yet signed.  No sewer easements in Catamaran or Freedom Lanes.

 

4.         Conservation Plan – Water Rights:

 

See item F2.

 

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

 

2.         Project Overview:

 

Handed out updated report and discussed.  Handed out 2008 Draft Annual Report for review.

 

1.         Hayden Well #2:

 

On hold until Wal-Mart approved.

 

3.         Water Rights:

 

See item F2.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Lancaster Road Water Main Relocation:

 

b.    SGI Pay Request:

 

       Pay Request #1 for $37,968.65.

       Bradbury to Strahorn.

       Pay Request #2 for $17,005.00 (Change Order)

 

       Approve Pay Requests #1 & #2.

 

       Director Weinstein – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

a.    SI Pay Request:

 

       Pay Request #2 for $4,535.42.

 

       Approve Pay Request #2.

 

       Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

c.    Change Order #2 (added):

 

       Approve Change Order #2 for $24,770.79, less mainline repair costs.

 

       Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

2.         Echo Beach Fence Project:

 

a.         Survey:

 

Found property corners – reduce survey costs.

 

3.         Hereford Ranch II:

 

Completed – Mr. Ela is developer.

 

4.         Dodd Road:

 

Progressing.  Approve new pump ends + appurtenances, $6,000.00±.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

5.         Springrock Lane:

 

Homeowners may request NKWD to contribute to road improvements.

 

6.         Authorize Carol Vineyard to Access Panhandle State Bank Accounts:

 

Approve.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

      

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:40 p.m.

 

       Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary