North Kootenai Water District

 

December 16, 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

Alanna Grimm, Director/Secretary

Jack Hern, Director

Jim Omerso, Director/Treasurer

Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

Staff: Mike Galante, District Manager

Necia Maiani, PE, Welch Comer

Brian Werst, District Attorney, K&L Gates

 

B. Consent Agenda:

 

1.      Minutes of 12/02/10 Board Meeting

Motion made to accept minutes.

Director Hern motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously.

2.      Financial Statements for November 2010 Distributed

 

Financials postponed until January 6, 2011 meeting.

 

3.      Bills for November 2010.

 

Bills & Financials will be sent out prior to second meeting of each month.

 

C. Oral Communications:

 

Director Omerso announced that Larry Spencer contacted him to request to meet with the District Board.

 

D. Written Communications:

 

None.

 

E. Public Hearing Paul Bielec Annexation:

 

Public Hearing opened at 12:51 p.m., no written or oral communications. Hearing closed.

 

F. Treasury Report:

 

See documents on file.


 

 

G. Employee Matters:

 

None.

 

H. District Attorney - Brian Werst:

 

1.       Executive Session:

 

Into Executive Session at 12:56 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345f)

Director Hern motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.

Out of Executive Session at 1:12 p.m.

 

2.       Late Comers Agreement The Falls at Hayden Lake:

 

Awaiting response.

 

3.       Resolution Bielec Annexation:

 

Motion made to adopt Resolution 2010-14.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Hern second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

H. District Engineer Necia Maiani, P.E.:

 

1.     Project Status:

 

a.     Avondale/Point Hayden See Construction Status document dated 12/16/10 on file.

b.    Echo Beach District staff continuing electrical. Interior painting scheduled for 12/16/10.

c.     Water Rights Application No protest to the new water rights application. Was filed by BLM.

d.    Chilco Waterline Plans approved by IDEQ. Project ready to go out to bid.

e.     Springrock Booster Station - Two of the three Booster Packs have been delivered. The 3rd is scheduled to ship 01/03/11.

f.     Lancaster 4 Contractor is waiting for response from pump manufacturer. Avista does have transformer adequate to run both pumps.

 

2.     Cap Fees / Rate Analysis:

 

District staff working on budget for rate review.

 

3.     Pay Requests/Change Orders:

 

a.     Motion to approve Change Order #7, ($6,800.00), GTE Project, TML Construction; Project 100% complete.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Hern second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

b.    Balancing Quantities on Change Order #8, ($638.85), GTE, TML Construction Project.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.


 

 

c.     Motion to approve Final Pay Request #9, $22,911.56, release of retainage, TML Construction, GTE Project.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

J. District Manager Mike Galante:

1.      MDM Avondale/Pt. Hayden Waterline Project:

 

Discussed under Agenda Item I1.

 

2.      APCA Tie-In Project:

 

Received 4 bids ranging from $72,000 94,000.

 

3.      LP Waterline Project:

 

District Manager given authority to execute contract.

K.      Board Members:

 

1.      Motion made to go into Executive Session at 1:50 p.m. (Idaho Code 67-2345b)

Director Hern motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.

Out of Executive Session at 2:08 p.m.

 

L.      Adjournment:

 

Motion made to adjourn meeting at 2:08 pm.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

Alanna Grimm

Secretary