North Kootenai Water District

 

February 18, 2010

 

Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

A.        Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

      Meeting called to order at 12:35 p.m. by President Crimmins. 

 

       Present:             Tom Crimmins, Director/President

                                 Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary

                                 Jack Hern, Director

                                 Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

 

       Excused:            Alanna Grimm, Director

 

       Staff Present:      Mike Galante, District Manager

                                 Phil Boyd, District Engineer

 

       Visitors:             None

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 02/04/10 Board Meeting

2.         Minutes of 02/11/10 Special Board Meeting

3.         Financial Statements for January, 2010

4.         Bills for January, 2010

 

Approve consent agenda Items 1, 2 & 3.  Hold Item 4 to next meeting.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

1.     District Manager – Kootenai County Equalization Committee told that NKWD does not pa property taxes.  They agreed

 

2.     District Manager – NKWD lawyer presented well founded argument in Spencer vs. NKWD.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None      

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Next meeting.

 

F.         District Attorney – Mike Ormsby:

 

       Not present this meeting.

 

G.        District Engineer – Necia Maiani, P.E.:

 

1.         Project Status:

 

               Handed out and reviewed revised 02/18/10 report.

 

 

2.         Avondale Newsletter:

 

To be distributed or Board review on 03/04/10.

 

3.         Springrock & Avondale Task Order:

 

a.         Task Order 10-04, $42,200:  design, bid, inspection of Springrock Booster.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

b.         Task Order 10-03, $345,500 maximum:  design, bid, inspection of Avondale Phase 1.

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

4.         Avondale Project Bid:

 

Advertising for bids 03/18/10.

 

5.         Avondale Waterline Easement:

 

Need Avondale Golf Course easement at Brighton Court & Avondale Loop and at Avondale Loop & Parcel 003200010490 for pipeline replacement.

 

6.         System Map Books (added):

 

G.I.S. Conversion – Rimrock, Hillside, Chilco, twin Lakes & Ohio Match at no charge.  Proceed to convert remaining map books to G.I.S. system for $4,700.00.

 

H.        District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Springrock Memorandum of Understanding (MOU):

 

Not yet done.

 

2.         Employee Manual:

 

Waiting for staff comments.

 

3.         Employee Medical Insurance:

 

Need decision on Blue Shield by 03/01/10.  Rates up 22.7% this year.

 

4.         Olympia WA – Equipment Auction (added):

 

Send Brad White and Brad O’Connell (3/3/10 & 3/4/10) to look for dump truck ($35,000 to $50,000), light tower ($1,500 to $2,000), equipment trailer ($6,000 to $12,000), backhoe ($30,000 to $60,000).  Need $1,000.00 cashier’s check for auction.  President and Manager to sign checks.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

Staff:

 

11.      4-S Ranch:

 

               DEQ consent letter issued.  Applied for DEQ loan.

 

 

9.         Selkirk Meadows:

 

Abandoned existing 6” well.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No Items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:26 p.m.

 

       Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

       Motion approved unanimously by those present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary