North Kootenai Water District

 

May 20, 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:             Don Skillingstadt – CLC Associates (Walmart)

                                 Brian Eiter – Dodd Road

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 05/06/10 Board Meeting

2.         Minutes of 05/13/10 Special Board Meeting

3.         Financial Statements for April, 2010

4.         Bills for April, 2010

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

1.         Don Skillingstadt – Walmart wants 75% reimbursement for relocation of 10” water main.  Depth requirement ok on old line – benefit is District wide and not needed by Walmart.

 

2.         Brian Eiter – Buying house on Dodd Road, east of Strahorn.  Needs written request for service and main extension.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

None.

 

F.         Employee Matters:

 

None.

 

G.        District Attorney:

 

No legal representation.


 

I.           District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         Honeysuckle Water Line/Walmart:

 

70 psi on 160 class PVC pipe – 700’ of new C900 10” pipe needed ($28,000).  Walmart wants 75% reimbursement.  Welch Comer to consult benefit rational model for % for 06/10 agenda.

 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

Updated 05/19/10.

 

2.         Springrock MOU:

 

Draft MOU to attorney for review.

 

3.         Lancaster Road/Hwy 95:

 

Welch Comer confirmed need to lower water line.  Work schedule:

 

a.         Relocation of 6” pipe to L.P. within next two weeks.  NKWD to provide material.

b.         ½ of casing.

c.         Other ½ of casing.

d.         12” pipe on west side of Highway

 

Attorney to rework A.C.I. contract.

 

4.         Ela – Late Comer’s Agreement (added):

 

Amend agenda to include Ela Late Comer’s Agreement.  Engineer and Manager to negotiate details of late comer’s agreement.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

I.           District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

2.         APCA/Eddie’s Water Main:

 

Tested and complete – almost ready for use.

 

3.         Equipment Auction:

 

District Manager authorized to expend the following if equipment can be found.

 

a.         Small trailer for safety equipment $1,000 to $1,500.

b.         Light trailer $1,500 to $3,200

c.         Trailer mounted generator $5,000 to $9,000

d.         Backhoe $18,000 to $30,000

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

4.         Employee Manual – Final Draft:

 

Ready for final review by 06/03/10.


 

5.         Move next meeting from 06/03/10 to 06/10/10, same time and location (added).

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

J.         Board Members:

 

None.

 

 

K.        Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:50 p.m.

 

       Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

                                                           

Richard Fairhurst

Secretary of the Board/Treasurer