North Kootenai Water District

 

June 10, 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:             Ken Ela

                                 Julie Meeks (Arrow Point Condos)

                                               

B.        Consent Agenda:

 

1.         Minutes of 05/20/10 Board Meeting

 

Approve consent agenda.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.        Oral Communications:

 

1.         Ken Ela wants Late Comers Agreement, for Dodd Road main extension, finalized with reimbursement for “extras.”  Engineer and Manager to meet with Mr. Ela on 6/14/10.

 

D.        Written Communications:

 

None.

 

E.         Treasury Report:

 

Handed out and discussed updated 10-year Capital Improvement Plan and Bond Improvement budget status.

 

F.         Employee Matters:

 

None.

 

G.        District Attorney:

 

1.         Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 1:30 pm (67-2345F).

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Out of Executive Session at 1:45 pm

 

 

2.         IFI Settlement:

 

Approve IFI settlement

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

3.         APCA/Discovery Conveyance:

 

Discovery and APCA agree that APCA will pay to Discovery $150,000.

 

4.         Bulk Water Service Agreement APCA:

 

NKWD needs conveyance of 8” waterline and 6” waterline to Eddie’s.

 

5.         Resolution Adopting the Revised Employee Manual and Related Appendices:

 

Approve Resolution 2010-03 contingent upon Director Stoller and Mike Ormsby’s recommendations and existing safety policies.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

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

 

1.         Project Status:

 

Handed out and discussed updated report.

 

2.         Lancaster Road/Hwy 95:

 

ACI not yet working on waterline project.

 

3.         Ela Late Comer Agreement:

 

a.        See Item “C” above.

b.        Approve second low pressure line for western Dodd Road properties and Ela line to service eastern properties.

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

4.         Falls at Hayden Lake Late Comer Agreement:

 

Completed and ready for signing.

 

5.         Honeysuckle Water Line/Wal-Mart:

 

a.        Wal-Mart wants 75% of cost for relocation ($21,000)

b.        NKWD – 10” valve and fittings, 700’ of C900 and bedding, plus professional services

c.        $809,000 received from Wal-Mart. $75,770 for contingency, if needed, but not yet received by NKWD

d.        Pay for betterment (less than $7500)

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Hern – second.

Aye – Fairhurst, Crimmins, Hern and Grimm

No - Stoller


 

6.         Pay Requests/Change Orders:

 

a.        Pay Request #2 – 93% to Lawrence Construction for $139,237.51

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

b.        Pay Request #5 – 95% to TML Construction for $97,683.56

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

c.        Charge Order #4 to TML Construction (Cl2 room) for $1099.00

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

d.        Pay Request #7 – 100% to TML for $5071.10

 

Director Stoller – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

e.        Pay Request #1 – 6% to MDM Construction for $135,717.71

 

Director Hern – motion, Director Grimm – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

f.          Change Order #2 for MDM Construction. Change contract milestone.

 

Director Grimm – motion, Director Hern – second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

I.           District Manager – Mike Galante:

 

1.         CDARS:

 

See Manager’s agenda comments of 6/10/10.

 

2.         APCA Inter-tie:

 

See Manager’s agenda comments of 6/10/10 and G3 and G4 above.

 

3.         Discovery:

 

See G3 and G4 above.

 

4.         Mountain View Terrace:

 

Substantial deficiency – no blow-offs at dead-ends. NKWD employee project to install blow-offs.

 

5.         Twin Lakes – Lake Line Replacement Project:

 

800’ of 2” line in lake to be replaced by NKWD workforce. Director Hern and crew member to look at boat and trailer.  If ok, pay up to $7500.00


 

J.         Board Members:

 

1.        Director Shirley Stoller:

 

a.         Receive staff comments at least 24 hours before meeting.

b.         Add cold water to Board snacks.

 

2.         Director Tom Crimmins:

 

Hillside system service work may not be done by NKWD employees.

 

 

K.        Adjournment:

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m.

 

       Director Hern – motion, Director Stoller – second.

       Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

                                                           

Richard Fairhurst

Secretary of the Board/Treasurer