North Kootenai Water District

 

July 16, 2009

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

Meeting called to order at 12:33 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

Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

Visitors: None

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 07/02/09 Board Meeting.

2.         Financial Reports for June 2009.

3.         Bills for June 2009.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Grimm second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communication:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.         07/09/09 Lake Highway District confirming the Lancaster Road Phase III rebuilding.

 

2.         Idaho Department of Environmental Quality letter regarding the need to no longer test Finucane Well for coliform due to the sewer spill nearby.

 

3.         Letter to Hayden Haven/Gem Shore residents regarding restricted water useage due to Kootenai County milfoil treatment of Hayden Lake.

 

4.         Conditional Use Permits The Falls at Hayden Lake, Tract BB-2, Gozzer Ranch and Pillar Rock.

 

Board President and District Attorney left meeting at 12:45 p.m. to meet with Brad White. They returned at 1:34 p.m.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Hold to next regular meeting.


 

F.         District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

2.         Revenue Bond:

 

Public Workshops will be held on 07/20/09, at 7:00 p.m., at Rathdrum City Hall, and, 07/27/09, at 7:00 p.m., at Hayden Lake City Hall.

 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

Handed out and reviewed updated report. GTE project will need special use permit for building.

 

3.         Ela Late Comer:

 

Handed out reimbursement calculations, $4007.00 per E.R., and run for 10 years.

 

2.         Facility Plans:

 

Chilco reviewing comments from District Manager.

Hayden done in two weeks.

 

F.         District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

3.         Public Records Charges Resolution:

 

Charge $0.08 per page, $30.00 per hour, pay for computer disk.

 

Set Public Hearing for 08/06/09 meeting.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

4.         Resolution to Hold Public Hearing on Cap Fees for Larger Services:

 

$4,200 per E.R. Set Public Hearing for 08/06/09 meeting.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

6.         Red Flag Program:

 

Needs staff training. Adopt Resolution 07/27/09.

 

5.         4-S Ranch LID Formation Resolution:

 

Set Public Hearing for 08/20/09. Pass Resolution 2009-20 Intention to Form LID#2 and Resolution 2009-21 Initiation of LID#2.

 

Resolution 2009-20

 

Director Hern motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Resolution 2009-21

 

Director Hern motion, Director Grimm second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

H.        District Manager Mike Galante:

 

1.         Personnel:

 

No discussion.

 

2.         Lakeshore Lodge:

 

Discovery may decide NKWD fees. Space for generator not yet made available. NKWD needs to file unpaid bill liens by next week.

 

3.         Wal-Mart Development Agreement:

 

Agreement from Wal-Mart is not acceptable. Wal-Mart needs to sign Will Serve Letter and need to front Phase I costs of $318,000 by 08/01/09.

 

4.         GTE Property LOI:

 

Closing on property set for 08/06/09 with ability to back out if Revenue Bond does not pass.

 

5.         Arrow Point Generator:

 

See item H2.

 

6.         Gozzer Liens:

 

List of parcels to be liened (36) handed out.

 

7.         Professional Services:

 

Nothing.

 

F.         District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 3:05 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345 b & F)

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Grimm second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Out of Executive Session at 3:56 p.m.

Discussed litigation, potential litigation, and personnel.

 

K&L Gates to represent Welch Comer in Spencer request for documents.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Grimm second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:58 p.m.

 

Director Grimm motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary