North Kootenai Water District

 

June 18, 2009

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

      Meeting called to order at 12:32 p.m. by Vice President Stoller. 

 

       Present:             Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Alanna Grimm, Director

                                 Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

 

       Excused:            Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                 Jack Hern, Director

 

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney (12:42)

 

       Visitors:             Steve Kolb – Twin Lakes

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 06/04/09 Board Meeting.

2.         Financial Reports for May 2009.

3.         Bills for May 2009.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communication:

 

1.         Mike Galante – North Idaho College offering course in landscaping with native plants.  Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls are offering $48.00 credit on water bill for successfully completing class.  Hold to next meeting.

 

2.         Mike Galante – Bud Ford has been paying property tax on GTE well site that has never been transferred to NKWD.  Ford is willing to quit claim property to NKWD.

 

3.         Steve Kolb – local property owner near Twin Lakes Echo Beach spoke against leasing well property for parking and presented petition signed by 75 local properties against lease.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

2.         Parking Lot Lease Twin Lakes/Echo Beach:

 

Do not proceed with opinion poll or property lease.  Bid for fence with two gates - $7,972.00.  NKWD will build the fence and deny the request to lease the property to the Dock Association.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Hold to next regular meeting.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:28 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345F)

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:45 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.

 

2.         Parking Lot Lease Twin Lakes/Echo Beach:

 

See Page 1.

 

3.         Revenue Bond Election:

 

Date of election:  08/04/09.  The polling places will be the District office and the Twin Lakes fire station.  An informational newsletter to be sent in mid to late July.  Need to set a public information meeting.

 

4.         Sierra Club Resolution:

 

Finished.

 

5.         Public Records Charges:

 

Manager and attorney to develop fees.

 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

Discussed 06/18/09 project update status memo.  GTE Improvements – Engineer to ask City of Hayden to abandon sewer easement north of Well #2.

 

2.         4-S Ranch:

 

Drafting new agreement.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Lakeshore Lodge:

 

Discussed project update status memo.

 

2.         Wal-Mart:

 

Ready to proceed with project on 08/01/09.  Needs NKWD to finalize agreement – break project into three segments:

 

1.         Hayden Well #2 - $380,000

2.         GTE Improvements

3.         Store to be finished on 04/15/10 – needs fire protection by then.

 

       Manager to go to bid on item #1 when Wal-Mart fronts costs.

 

 

 

4.         ITD Utility Hearing – Chilco:

 

Hearing to be held on 06/24/09.

 

5.         Bovino Parcels:

 

Arrow Point Bovino Property to get three sewer services from Discovery.  Needs sewer line extension.  Notice of Lien letters sent to delinquent property owners – 27 parcels / $33,000±.  File liens by 07/31/09.

 

3.         Selkirk Meadows Well Pump Replacement:

 

Pump selected; waiting for costs from United Pump.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

       No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 2:55 p.m.

 

       Director Grimm – motion, Director Fairhurst – second.

       Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary