North Kootenai Water District


September 3, 2009


Board Meeting Minutes



A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:


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


       Present:             Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                 Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Alanna Grimm, Director

                                 Jack Hern, Director (1:05 p.m.)

                                 Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President


       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney (12:40 p.m.)


       Visitors:             None


B.        Consent Agenda:


1.         Minutes of 08/20/09 Board Meeting

2.         Minutes of 08/27/09 Special Board Meeting.


Remove reference to $1.86 in item F1, 08/20/09 minutes.


Approve consent agenda as amended.


Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved as amended unanimously by those present.


C.        Oral Communication:


1.         District Manager reported sewer spill 227’ north of GTE Well #2.  Testing water quality.


D.        Written Communications:


1.         Use of Gym – Very low.  Monitor usage for 2 months then decide upon continuance.


E.         Treasury Report:


Hold to next meeting.


F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:


1.         Update Issuance of Bonds:


Approve non-committal application to bond bank.


Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.


1.         Update Fox Hollow Annexation:


Need annexation requests from 3 property owners in subdivision.  Possible Public Hearing on 10/01/09.


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


1.         Project Status:


See 09/02/09 project status update.  Handed out & reviewed updated 2009 bond improvement project lists.


1.         Hayden Well #2:


Seven contractors hold plans.  Put in sampling pump.  Do energy incentive analysis for $2,000±.


B.        District Manager – Mike Galante.:


1.         2010 Budget:


Add LID #1 interest expense and LID #1 repayment fund.


Wage increase for office classifications retro-active to 06/01/09:


Account Specialist II – Robin Potts – Step 1 - $15.96 per hour

Office Supervisor – Debbie Wilson – Step 6 - $22.36 per hour


Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.


Pass Resolution 2009-28 setting Public Hearing for 09/17/09 and set form of budget.


Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.


2.         Verizon - LOI:


Nothing to report.


3.         ICRMP Reimbursement:


Decision by ICRMP on 09/04/09.


4.         4-S Ranch:


See manager’s agenda report.


A.        District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:


1.         Executive Session:


Into Executive Session at 3:10 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345b).


Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.


Phil Boyd and Mike Galante left meeting.


Out of Executive Session at 4:00 p.m.


Discussed personnel matters. 


A.        Board Members:


No items.


B.        Adjournment:


Meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m.


       Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.





Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary