North Kootenai Water District


January 29, 2009





A.        Call To Order/Roll Call


Meeting called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Crimmins.

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

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary/Treasurer

Maimie Moore, Director

Staff Present: Phil Boyd, District Engineer

Mike Galante, District Manager

Necia Maiani, District Engineer

Mike Ormsby, District Attorney


Visitors: See sign in sheet.

B.        Agenda Items:


1.         Board Seat Elections Possible Change in Election Date For Biennial Board:


Received letter of resignation from Dave Weinstein, dated 01/26/09. Resignation accepted with regrets.


Mike Ormsby and Tom Crimmins gave brief history of election and annexation problems. Mike Galante spoke to annexation history and problems. He spoke to county elections department and Idaho Secretary of State. New revised ballots sent to absentee voters for re-voting; if received back by 8:00 p.m. on 02/03/09, then original ballot will be destroyed, if not, original ballot will be counted only for qualified candidates.


2.         Extension of Two Board Seat Terms To Certification of New Board Election:


No action.


3.         4-S Ranch Engineering Information:


Engineer gave presentation on needed improvements for service to 4-S Ranch and L.I.D. process. Mike Galante gave brief history of District and Dodd Road service area. Questions from public were answered. Staff will send newsletter to Morgan Lane, Dodd Road and 4-S Ranch and set up public information meeting.


4.         Annexation Fees For Avondale 8th Addition And Other Existing Sub-Divisions Within Current Service Area:


No action.


1.         Board Seat Elections Possible Change in Election Date For Biennial Board:


Motion made to postpone 02/03/09 election to May.


Director Moore motion, Director Berger second.


Ayes: Directors Moore & Berger

Nays: Directors Crimmins & Fairhurst


Because of tie vote, election will be held as scheduled.


C.        Adjournment:


Meeting adjourned at 8:22 p.m.





Richard Fairhurst, Secretary of the Board