North Kootenai Water District

 

October 15, 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

 

       Excused:            Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

                                

       Visitors:             None

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 10/01/09 Board Meeting

2.         Minutes of 10/08/09 Special Board Meeting

3.         Financial Statements for September 2009

4.         Bills for September 2009

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

       None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

       None.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

None.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby (not in attendance):

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Not held.

 

2.         Resolution Setting Bond Issuance:

 

Pass Resolution 2009-36; $8,000,000.00 at 4.5% maximum interest.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller, second.

Motion approved unanimously.


 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

Handed out and discussed 10/15/09 project status report as revised. 

 

               Hayden Well #2 – redesign for V.F.D. and get costs.

 

5.         Lancaster Well #4:

 

Advertise well drilling for bid.  IDEQ site approved 10/15/09.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante.:

 

2.         4-S Ranch/Boot Hill Neighbor:

 

Let petitioners organize project.  Judy Whitmarsh wants 5+ acres on Boot Hill ~ with well ~ to be served from Dodd Road main; over 2,000’ water line easement from meter on Dodd Road.  Willing to pay fees. 

 

Serve secondary lots on Dodd Road with proof of utility easement to property.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Ayes:  Hern, Grimm, Crimmins, Stoller

Nays:  Fairhurst

 

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

 

2.         Capitalization Fee Review – New Ordinance:

 

Revise fee based Resolutions and Ordinances into one new Ordinance.

 

3.         The Pines at Haydenwood:

 

Water Rights – county approval before NKWD approval. 

 

IDEQ files indicate corrosive well water, high lead and copper levels and possible surface water influence. 

 

25 lots annexed into NKWD, 5 wells.  May expand Hayden Haven/Gem Shores water treatment plant at Pines expense and use Hayden Lake water rights.

 

4.         NKWD Construction Standards:

 

Redo construction and operational standards.

 

6.         Dump Truck/Passenger Car Road Loading:

 

Springrock Lane.  NKWD usage no more than 1 household use.  Talk to Hayden Canyon developer regarding transmission main alignment.

 

7.         Hayden Well #2 (added):

 

Approve Change Order #1 ($5,453.00).

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

 


H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Walgreen’s:

 

Need as-built drawings, signed conveyance, and easement plus completed punch list for public water before sign-off for Certificate of Occupancy.  Store scheduled to open 10/21/09.

 

3.         Off-site Computer Backup:

 

$54.95 per year for complete daily backup.

 

4.         Employee Manual:

 

Review City of Meridian personnel manual and ICRMP vehicle use.

 

5.         GTE Well Remediation RFQ:

 

Open 10/19/09.  Approve President signing with Engineers recommendation or reject as non-responsive and negotiate.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

6.         Selkirk Meadows:

 

Demo and rebuild well house with NKWD staff and contract with well driller for pump installation.

 

7.         Allegra Agreement:

 

Sign agreement for bill processing.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

8.         SEP:

 

To include $42,000 reduced from original $90,000 for radio read meters, move pumps from Springrock to Chilco and VFD at Hayden Pines, all within 5 years.  Telephone conference on SEP with IDEQ on 10/27/09.

 

9.         Hayden Well #2 VFD (added):

 

Amend Task Order #08-02 ($10,400.00).

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

Director Hern and Director Grimm to meet with employees regarding personnel matters.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:09 p.m.

 

       Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary