North Kootenai Water District

 

November 20, 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 (1:16 p.m.)

                                Mike Ormsby, District Attorney (1:09 p.m.)

 

       Visitors:             Eric Heringe – Seattle NW Securities

                                 Bill Jerrel – Seattle NW Securities

                                                

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 11/06/08 Board Meeting.

2.         Bills for October 2008.

3.         Financial Reports for October 2008.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Change January 2009 meeting dates to:   01/08/09 at 12:30 p.m., and, 01/22/09 at 12:30 p.m.; due to holidays.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Public Hearing – Setting Water Conservation Plan Goals for 2008/09 Fiscal Year:

 

Public Hearing opened at 12:36 p.m.

 

Public Hearing properly noticed; no oral comments.  Written comments – Art Sestak sent letter, dated 11/08/08, suggesting drought resistant landscaping and better public education about conservation.

 

Public Hearing closed at 12:38 p.m.

 

D.        Oral Communications:

 

1.         Approve $980.00, plus travel, to send District Manager to G.I.S. seminar in Seattle.

 

Director Moore – motion, Director Weinstein – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

2.         Eric Heringe and Bill Jerrel – Bond Underwriters with SNW, gave presentation on bond underwriting in Idaho; including background, refinancing, and new bond issues.

 

E.         Written Communications:

 

None.

 

F.         Treasury Report:

 

Handed out and reviewed revised report.  Set 12/15/08, at 12:00 noon, at Welch Comer’s office for Bond Election Workshop.

 

Director Moore left meeting at 2:08 p.m.

 

G.        District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 2:14 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Out of Executive Session at 3:25 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.

 

2.         Arrow Point Transfer Agreement:

 

No discussion – see attorney letter for November 2008.

 

3.         Conservation Plan – Water Rights:

 

No discussion – see attorney letter for November 2008.

 

4.         Resolution – Set Public Hearing on 12/04/08 Regarding Adopting New Annexation Fees:

 

Hold to later meeting – staff to re-write.

 

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

 

1.         Wal-Mart:

 

Nothing new.

 

2.         Project Overview:

 

Handed out and reviewed revised status report.

 

3.         Water Rights – Capital Improvement Projects:

 

Nothing to report.

 

I.           District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Walgreen’s:

 

Ed Morse signed Will Serve letter and will pay $86,000.00 impact fee when construction begins.

 

 

 

2.         Echo Beach Fence Project:

 

Property being surveyed.

 

3.         Dodd Road – Late Comer’s Agreement:

 

Developing agreement boundaries.

 

4.         Gozzer Water Rights:

 

Nothing new.

 

5.         Hayden Well #2:

 

Video completed.

 

6.         The Falls at Hayden:

 

46 lot (1 irrigation) subdivision on English Point Road.

 

7.         4-S Ranch – Letter of Intent:

 

Draft comments on District Managers letter.

 

8.         Lancaster Road Water Main Relocation (added):

 

Pay Request #3 to S.I. Construction for $21,602.54.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Change Order #3 to S.I. Construction for ($2,031.28) for District labor and material.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Balancing Change Order to S.I. Construction for ($2,105.00).

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Pay Request #4 to S.I. Construction for retainage, $3,539.08.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

J.         Board Members:

 

No comments.

 

K.        Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:45 p.m.

 

       Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary