North Kootenai Water District

 

October 16, 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

 

       Excused:            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 10/02/08 Board Meeting.

2.         Bills for September 2008.

3.         Financial Reports for September 2008.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Motion approved by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

October 13, 2008 letter sent to Bob Williams regarding Squaw Bay water rights.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

None.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Hayden Haven/Gem Shores Transfer Agreement:

 

Draft agreement sent to Hayden Lake Recreational Water & Sewer District for review and comment.

 

3.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

Draft agreement provided to Board for review.

 

 

2.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 12:45 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:17 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.

 

4.         Conservation Plan – Water Rights:

 

See item F2.

 

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

 

1.         Wal-Mart:

 

Reviewed 10/10/08 letter regarding construction schedule.  Finish Wal-Mart plans and submit to Idaho Division of Environmental Quality and City of Hayden for permits.

 

2.         Project Overview:

 

Updated report handed out and reviewed.

 

3.         Water Rights – Capital Improvement Projects:

 

Set 11/06/08 for Public Workshop on water conservation plan goals for 2008/09 fiscal year; Public Hearing set for 11/20/08.

 

Director Berger – Motion, Director Moore – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Lancaster Road Water Main Relocation:

 

SGI needs to raise valve boxes for paving on 10/16/08.

 

2.         Echo Beach Fence Project:

 

a.         Survey:

 

Survey on hold – Quiet Title to surrounding property owners regarding legitimacy of 46 docks by Excelsior Beach Home Owners Association.  Association ok with five year lease of parking area.

 

3.         Dodd Road:

 

Water main extension completed.  October 21, 2008 – change water end of Springrock Lane pumps.  More interest in water system extensions, both east and west on Dodd Road.

 

4.         Gozzer Water Rights:

 

Gozzer Ranch has surface right “claim” prior to 1971 that is not sufficient for NKWD.

 

5.         State Fund Accounts:

 

Panhandle State Bank has not yet shown that it can beat State Fund interest.


 

6.         Profit Star Remit Plus Software:

 

Electronic deposit of scanned check payments $300.00 ± per month lease and $1,444.00 per year software fee, or, $5,599.00 purchase for software and scanner, or, $6,349.00 purchase for software, scanner, and SQL interface.

 

Approve $6,349.00 for purchase.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

      

I.           Board Members:

 

Into Executive Session at 3:10 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

       Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

       Out of Executive Session at 3:12 p.m.

       Discussed litigation.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:14 p.m.

 

       Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

       Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary