North Kootenai Water District


February 5, 2009


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


       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer


       Visitors:             Jack Hern, Shirley Stoller, Alanna Grimm, Tami Hern, William Stoller, Larry Spencer


B.        Consent Agenda:


1.         Minutes of 01/22/09 Board Meeting.

2.         Minutes of 01/21/09 Special Meeting.

3.         Minutes of 01/29/09 Special Meeting.


Approve consent agenda.


Director Moore – motion, Director Berger – second.

Motion approved unanimously.


C.        2009 Board Elections:


1.         Canvassing Elections:


Approve Resolution 2009-01.


Director Berger – motion, Director Moore – second.

Motion approved unanimously.


       Protest by Larry Spencer – meeting posting not being done properly.


  Jack Hern, Alanna Grimm, and Shirley Stoller were sworn in as newly elected directors replacing Jack Berger, Maimie Moore, and vacancy.


D.        Public Hearing:


1.         Annexation of The Falls at Hayden Lake

2.         Annexation of 4-S Ranch


Items 1 & 2 postponed to a ‘To Be Determined’ later date.


Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.




Set 03/05/09 regular meeting date for the Public Hearing for ‘The Falls at Hayden Lake’.


Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.


E.         Oral Communications:




F.         Written Communications:


1.         Accept Ela (Dodd Road) water main extension conveyance and bond.


Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.


2.         Letter from Twin Lakes Village regarding the need for a fire hydrant and sprinkler system at the Twin Lakes Clubhouse.  They will pay for improvements by 03/01/09.


3.         Letter sent to Idaho Transportation Department requesting a hearing on NKWD receiving financial help relocating existing water line.


4.         Letter sent to Arrow Point Association regarding requirements and problems in NKWD taking over water system.


G.        Treasury Report:


Updated version handed out by Engineer who gave history to new board members and discussed.


H.        District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:


       Hold items to next meeting.


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


1.         Project Overview:


Handed out updated version and discussed.


2.         Hayden Well Building Options:


City of Hayden needs site improvement plans for building permit and for Idaho Department of Environmental Quality approval.


3.         Water Rights – Capital Improvement Projects:


Discussed in Item I-1.


4.         Gozzer Rates:


Nothing to report.


J.         District Manager – Mike Galante:


1.         Dodd Road – Late Comer:


Late Comer’s Agreement (Ela) near completion.




2.         4-S Ranch:


Handed out draft newsletter for Dodd Road and Boot Hill property owners.  Special meeting to be held on 02/18/09 at 7:00 p.m. at Hayden Lake City Hall to present issues to public.


3.         Arrow Point – Water System/Lakeshore Lodge:


See Item F-4.


4.         Walgreen’s:


Construction has started.  Mitigation and other fees not yet paid.


K.        Board Members:


       Into Executive Session at 2:48 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.


Out of Executive Session at 3:02 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.


L.         Adjournment:


Meeting adjourned at 3:04 p.m.


       Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.






Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary