North Kootenai Water District

 

January 7, 2010

 

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

                                 Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

 

       Excused:            Jack Hern, Director

 

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

                                 Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

       Visitors:             None

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 12/17/09 Board Meeting

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Election of Officers for 2010:

 

2009 Officers re-elected for 2010 term.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

D.        Oral Communications:

 

       None.

 

E.         Written Communications:

 

1.         Continue with present Board meeting schedule.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

2.         Handed out 12/24/09 letter from I.T.D. regarding Chilco extension of water system along Hwy 95 for review.

 

F.         Treasury Report:

 

Handed out and discussed revised Ten-Year Improvement Plan and Bond Improvements budget status.

 

 

 

 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

               Handed out and discussed updated Budget Status Report – 01/06/10.

 

2.         Mountain View Terrace – Task Order:

 

Correct system deficiencies as identified by IDEQ.  Approve Welch Comer Task Order #10-02 for $3,700.00.  Need plan to IDEQ by 04/22/10.

 

3.         Conservation Plan Update Resolution:

 

Handed out and reviewed draft Water Conservation Plan – 2009.

 

4.         Bond Project Expense Schedule:

 

See Item F above.  Handed out 1/6/10 recommendations from Eric Heringer.

 

5.         Ela Late Comer Agreement:

 

Not yet completed, nor met with Mr. Ela.

 

G.        District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

2.         Lakeshore Lodge:

 

Property owner wants to build 16’ high fire place directly over water line.  May build tunnel for 12” D.I. pipeline.

 

3.         CDARS:

 

No CDARS financial institutions within NKWD boundaries.  Board questions in by 01/15/10.  Mountain West representative to be at 01/21/10 meeting.

 

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

 

Send final draft to developer.

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 2:43 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345f).

 

Director Stoller – Motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Out of Executive Session at 2:52 p.m.

Discussed litigation and potential litigation.

 

I.           District Manager – Mike Galante.:

 

1.         Water Rights:

 

Water Rights permits converted to licenses by IDWR.

 

2.         Leak Detection Proposal:

 

Use in-house resources first – hold proposal.

 

 

3.         Verizon LOI:

 

May use boundary line adjustment to purchase property.

 

4.         Springrock Lane:

 

Met with Rick Brown, president of Springrock Lane Homeowners Association, he wants to work with NKWD.  No NKWD dump trucks on road, plus pay 40% of $2,000 chi seal repairs, plus join homeowners association at $300.00 per year.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

5.         Employee Manual:

 

Wait for employee manual review comments from Board.  Employee manual meeting at 12:30 p.m., 01/28/10.  Employee meeting at Welch Comer’s office on 02/11/10 at 2:00 p.m.

 

Staff:

 

9.         Selkirk Meadows:

 

New well pump - $9,848.00 and well abandonment - $4,200.00 to United Crown.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

13.      GTE Well Screen Remediation (added):

 

               Pay Request #1 to O’Keefe for $11,829.00.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

11.      4-S Ranch:

 

Now have19 applications.

 

J.         Board Members:

 

No Items.

 

K.        Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:47 p.m.

 

       Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

       Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary