North Kootenai Water District

 

January 21, 2009

 

SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES

 

 

A.        Call To Order/Roll Call

 

Meeting called to order at 12:00 p.m. by President Crimmins.

      

               Present:         Jack Berger, Director/Vice President                                                                                                      Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                    Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary/Treasurer

                                    Maimie Moore, Director

                                    David Weinstein, Director

                                                                                               

               Staff Present:  Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                    Mike Galante, District Manager

                                    Necia Maiani, District Engineer

                                    Mike Ormsby, District Attorney (12:10 p.m.)

 

               Visitors:          None

                                   

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 01/08/09 Board Meeting.

2.         Financial Statements for December, 2008.

3.         Bills for December, 2008.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Weinstein – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Hold to next meeting.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

4.         4-S Ranch:

 

Informational meeting scheduled for January 29, 2009, 6:00 p.m., at Hayden Lake City Hall.


 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 12:30 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

 

Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Out of Executive Session at 12:59 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.

 

2.         Sierra Club:

 

Discussed in Item F1.

 

3.         Annexations:

 

Public Hearing set for 02/05/09 for The Falls at Hayden Lake and 4-S Ranch.

 

4.         Red Flag Program:

 

Refers to customer account information.

 

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

 

1.         Project Overview:

 

Handed out and discussed updated version.

 

2.         Hayden Well Building Options:

 

Discussed different types of building construction.

 

3.         Water Rights – Capital Improvement Projects:

 

Discussed water rights and capital improvement projects.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Board Election:

 

Discussed 02/03/09 Board election.

 

2.         The Falls at Hayden:

 

Public Hearing at 02/05/09 meeting.

 

3.         Dodd Road – Late Comer’s Agreement:

 

Handed out project costs.  Staff to meet with Mr. Ela (developer) to work out details.

 

4.         4-S Ranch:

 

See above.

 

 

 

5.         Arrow Point – Water System/Lakeshore Lodge:

 

Proposal received from Arrow Point for water system take-over by NKWD.  Arrow Point to vote (50% + 1) for transfer to NKWD; Arrow Point wants to recover its original system costs, wants all necessary improvements installed and paid for by someone else.  Staff to draft a response letter indicating that Arrow Point requirements are unacceptable to NKWD.

 

6.         Highway 95 – Chilco Improvements (added):

 

Project to go in 2010; may get State to pay for waterline relocation.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No comments.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 2:35 p.m.

 

       Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Bond Election Workshop (2:35 p.m.):

 

Discussed proposed projects.  Proceed with bond issue; including recasting of original purchase of system bonds for May, 2009, election.

 

       Workshop Meeting Adjourned at 3:56 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary