North Kootenai Water District

 

January 21, 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

                                 Jack Hern, Director

                                 Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

 

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

 

       Visitors:             Brad Rasor – Mountain West Bank

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 01/07/10 Board Meeting

2.         Financial Statements for December, 2009

3.         Bills for December, 2009

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

Brad Rasor discussed CDARS operation and answered Board questions.  He handed out a CDARS Bond Investment spreadsheet (Item G6); 18 month maximum on CD blocks (ladder per handout); retain $1,474,077 in State Pool, invest $6,682,000 in CD blocks.

 

A sub-committee to be formed and comprised of:  Director Stoller, District Engineer, District Manager, and District Office Supervisor.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

Avista Energy Efficiency Evaluation on V.F.D. on Hayden Well #2 completed. 

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Next meeting.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session – Via Phone Conference:

 

Not held.

 

 

 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

               Handed out and discussed 01/20/10 Project Status Report update.

 

2.         Avondale Phase 1 Roadway Construction:

 

Lakes Highway District (LHD) wants to participate in rebuilding disturbed roads on west side of Avondale Lake.  Need Memorandum of Understanding (M.O.U.) with LHD.  Reviewed 01/21/10 letter to LHD regarding Avondale Phase 1 road improvements; send letter.

 

3.         Conservation Plan Final Draft:

 

Add projects to be funded with conservation fund (page 7).  Add flushing frequency (page 15).

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         SEEP Training:

 

Requires all field employees to be certified in storm water implementations (EPA), at $200.00 per person, or $175.00 with Welch Comer.  Required for working in Lakes Highway District.

 

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

 

3.         Conservation Plan Final Draft (cont’d):

 

Conservation Plan Final Draft should be stand alone report.  Welch Comer to revise report with Board comments and resubmit to Board.

 

4.         Hayden Canyon – Task Order 10-01:

 

Engineering study ($2,200.00) for impact and mitigation fees.  Approve.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

5.         Lancaster 4 – Authorization to Bid:

 

Approve mechanical improvements to bid.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

6.         SNW/CDARS Bond Investment Spreadsheet:

 

See Item C.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

2.         Springrock Lane:

 

Road easement for road rebuilding by NKWD for Hayden Canyon.  Need M.O.U.

 

3.         Employee Manual:

 

Board meeting on 01/28/10 for review.

 

4.         CDARS:

 

See Item C.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No Items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:25 p.m.

 

       Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary