North Kootenai Water District

 

April 16, 2009

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

      Meeting called to order at 12:30 p.m. by President Crimmins. 

 

       Present:             Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                 Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Alanna Grimm, Director

                                 Jack Hern, Director           

                                 Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

 

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer (12:34)

                                 Laura McAloon, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             Ed Flanagan

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 04/02/09 Board Meeting.

2.         Bills for March 2009.

3.         Financial Reports for March 2009.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communication:

 

Ed Flanagan (4-S Ranch) asked if an original property owner gets the pro-rata share of new connection buy-in costs to a L.I.D.

 

Yes, for 5 years if address is known.  Eleven properties are signed up for L.I.D.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

None

 

F.         District Attorney – Laura McAloon:

 

1.         Annexations – Set Public Hearing for Election on May 26, 2009 for:

a.         East Seasons Acres

b.         Snowberry Court

c.         Ranch Valley

d.         Rimrock Forest Estates

e.         West Hayden Estates 1st Addition

 

Set Public Hearing for 05/07/09 for a,b,c,d,e; Resolution #2009-08.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

2.         Annexations – Resolution to Set Public Hearing for:

a.         Davis

b.         Lovlyn

c.         Woodland Heights 7th Addition

d.         4-S Ranch

e.         Ami Jo Gibson (added)

 

a.         Pass Resolution #2009-09 (Davis)

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

b.         Pass Resolution #2009-10 (Lovlyn)

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

e.         Pass Resolution #2009-11 (Ami Jo Gibson)

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

c.         Pass Resolution #2009-12 (Woodland Heights 7th Add)

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

d.         4-S Ranch – not enough petitions signed.

 

3.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:15 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:33 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.

 

4.         Sierra Club:

 

See item F3.

 

5.         Ratify Voluntary Consent Order with IDEQ:

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

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

 

1.         Annexations:

 

Handed out and discussed updated project status report (04/15/09).

 

2.         Project Overview:

 

See item G1.

 

3.         Water Rights – Capital Improvement Projects:

 

IDWR to license wells on maximum output.  Sierra Club needs to be challenged at adjudication hearing if they protest.

 

4.         IDEQ Facility Plan Task Order:

 

No discussion.

 

5.         Wal-Mart:

 

No discussion.

 

F.         District Attorney – Laura McAloon:

 

2.         Annexations – Resolution to Set Public Hearing for:

 

c.         Woodland Heights 7th Addition:

 

Rescind Resolution #2009-12.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Pass Resolution #2009-13 setting Election Public Hearing on Soft Pines annexation.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         4-S Ranch:

 

See item C.  There are 15 original parcels in 4-S Ranch; 4-S parcels should fund project plans and specifications.

 

2.         Walgreen’s:

 

Fees not yet paid, and property not yet hooked up to NKWD.

 

3.         Arrow Point/Lakeshore Lodge:

 

Developer putting together plans for agreement.

 

Staff:

 

17.   LID No. 1:

 

Developing delinquent notices and item to be on next newsletter.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

       No items.


 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:25 p.m.

 

       Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary