North Kootenai Water District

 

March 4, 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

Mike Ormsby, District Attorney

 

Visitors: None

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 02/18/10 Board Meeting

2.         Financial Statements for January, 2010

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

1.         Welburn Annexation 4 parcels with 2 already annexed Strahorn at Chicken Hill Subdivision. Set Public Hearing for 03/18/10.

 

2.         Carole Stringer complained abut road markings (locates) and office responses to her questions.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Handed out and reviewed updated (03/03/10) spread sheet.

 

F.         Employee Matters:

 

Jessie Camburn appreciates employee benefits. Two letters complaining abut people coming to work while sick. To be discussed at next staff meeting (03/19/10).


G.        District Attorney Mike Ormsby:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:30 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345 F and a).

Director Hern motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:50 p.m.

Discussed litigation, potential litigation, and personnel.

 

2.         Health Insurance Resolution:

 

No action.

 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

Handed out and discussed 03/03/10 project status update report.

 

2.         Avondale Newsletter:

 

Discussed draft newsletter approved with one addition regarding Hayden Lake participation.

 

3.         Avondale Project Bid:

 

Next meeting.

 

4.         Avondale Waterline Easement:

 

Golf Course ok with easement and 40 construction easement Brighton Court at Avondale Loop.

 

5.         Hayden Canyon Engineering Study:

 

Handed out and discussed draft analysis of project. Engineer to present developer with explanations.

 

6.         Lancaster #4 Bid Opening:

 

Handed out bid tabulation summary and discussed. Lawrence Construction low at $188,139.20. Award to Lawrence Construction.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

I.           District Manager Mike Galante:

 

1.         Lakes Highway District Memorandum of Understanding (MOU):

 

Handed out draft MOU for Avondale Phase I for Board review. Authorize President to sign after Attorney review.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Grimm second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

2.         Employee Manual:

 

Board to review employee comments.

 

3.         Employee Medical Insurance:

 

Manager and agent to meet and present to Board in May. Employee 40 hours per week.

 

4.         Equipment Purchase:

 

Olympia WA auction:

 

a.         Bid up to $10,000 for 2005 GMC pickup with utility box.

b.         Bid up to $8,500 for trailer mounted generator.

 

Approve Item a.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Grimm second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Approve Item b.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Hern second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

I.           Board Members:

 

No Items.

 

J.         Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:58 p.m.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Grimm second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Fairhurst, Director/Secretary