North Kootenai Water District

 

April 2, 2009

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

      Meeting called to order at 12:31 p.m. by President Crimmins. 

 

       Present:             Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                 Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

 

       Excused:            Alanna Grimm, Director

                                 Jack Hern, Director

 

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             None

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 03/19/09 Board Meeting.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communication:

 

None

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

No change.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 12:37 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:11 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Sierra Club:

 

Authorize NKWD President and NKWD Manager to sign settlement documents and pay $5,000.00 to Sierra Club.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

3.         LID No. 1 – Sell Back:

 

Made board changes to Draft Resolution and Agreement.  Pass Resolution #2009-04.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

4.         Resolution Setting Public Hearing:

 

a.         Avondale 8th – Resolution #2009-06

b.         Chanticleer Estates – Resolution #2009-05

d.         Pillar Rock – Resolution #2009-07

c.         Solomito – Same as ‘d’ above

 

Pass Resolutions #2009-05, 2009-06, 2009-07 setting Public Hearing for the 05/07/09 Board meeting.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

5.         IDEQ Consent Order:

 

Authorize President to execute Consent Order for negotiated civil penalties for past NKWD practices if President, Attorney, and Manager, after review of final draft, approve.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

6.         Notice of Annexation Elections:

 

Consider at 05/07/09 Board meeting a Resolution setting 05/26/09 as election date for all areas having 20% signup.

 

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

 

1.         Annexations:

 

Engineer to mail to the non-respondents a notice/petition to be completed and returned.  Any questions will be addressed at a town hall meeting.

 

2.         Project Overview:

 

Handed out and reviewed (04/01/09) project status report.

 

5.         Wal-Mart Mitigation Fee Update:

 

Approve 04/02/09 letter with corrections to Wal-Mart.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

3.         Water Rights – Capital Improvement Projects:

 

Discussed in item G2.

 

4.         IDEQ Facility Plan Task Order:

 

Discussed in item G2.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         LID No. 1 – Delinquent Notice:

 

62 LID assessments outstanding ($17,500.00) that have been noticed twice.  03/20/09 was the deadline.  Send delinquent notices.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

2.         4-S Ranch:

 

Hold another meeting with 14 parcel owners on 04/09/09 to notify of petition results and new costs.

 

3.         Arrow Point – Water System/Lakeshore Lodge:

 

Nothing new – not willing to do supplemental connection to fire system.

 

4.         Walgreen’s:

 

Underground contractor no longer on job.

 

5.         Flower/Seed Mix – Conservation Plan:

 

Cost is $0.55 per packet.  Buy 700 flowers and 300 grass seed packets.

 

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

 

1.         Annexations:

 

George Anderl (Hillside) wants 40 acre parcel at end of Lookout Drive annexed.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

Director Stoller – Peak Fitness looks good.  Review use of facility quarterly.  Includes Fitness instructors and two nutritional reviews.  NKWD cost is $24.00 per month/per employee for 10 employees.  Blue Shield may pay 20%.  Any extra cost to be paid by employee. 

 

Approve Employee Fitness Plan.

 

       Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

       Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:18 p.m.

 

       Director Stoller – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

       Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary