North Kootenai Water District

 

August 20, 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

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             James Mulligan – Ohio Match Customer

                                 Sandy Young – The Falls at Hayden Lake

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 08/06/09 Board Meeting

2.         Financial Statements for July 2009.

3.         Bills for July 2009.

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communication:

 

1.         James Mulligan – Requesting relief from costs of water service leak on property.  Use standard leak policy for May, June, July and August billings.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.         Annexation request and request for service for Fox Hollow subdivision (Rimrock Road), consisting of 60 lots.  A Public Hearing will be held on 09/17/09.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Attorney to review documents.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

None.

 

 

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

2.         The Falls at Hayden Lake – Late Comer’s Agreement:

 

The Agreement is not yet ready.  The Developer will front $50,000.  The Will Serve letter has been signed.  Approved Late Comer’s agreement.  Finalize Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 15 days; $398,000 yet due.  Approve development agreement; $50,000 down, 15 day delay on balance.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Approve Late Comer’s Agreement in principal and authorize President to sign final agreement.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

3.         4-S Ranch:

 

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) wants L.I.D. before loan commitment.  The 4-S Ranch wants a 30 year loan term.  DEQ wants additional town meeting on 09/09/09 or 09/10/09.

 

5.         Twin Lakes Dock Association – Dismissal:

 

Document executed – NKWD no longer named in suit.

 

4.         Employment Decision/Employee Manual:

 

To be handed out to Board for review.  Adopt by resolution.  Original draft from ICRMP.

 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

See 08/19/09 project status report.

 

2.         Bond Market/SRF Analysis:

 

District Engineer to check into alternate sources of funds for revenue bonds.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Wal-Mart:

 

Open building bids on 09/10/09.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 2:30 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345b).

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Phil Boyd and Mike Galante left meeting.

 

 

 

Out of Executive Session at 4:55 p.m.

 

Discussed personnel. 

 

Uphold discipline of Brad White as proposed by District Manager.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Ayes:  Director Hern, Director Grimm, Director Crimmins

Nays: Director Fairhurst, Director Stoller

 

Establish Construction/Maintenance III position with $23.26 as top step in matrix.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Establish employee review committee, Director Crimmins and Director Stoller.

 

Mike Galante returned to meeting.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

3.         ICRMP Reimbursement:

 

Determination by ICRMP next week.

 

4.         City of Hayden – Special Use Permit:

 

City has approved special use permit for well building.

 

2.         Verizon LOI:

 

Try to negotiate elimination of free water.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 5:14 p.m.

 

       Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary