North Kootenai Water District

Board Meeting Minutes

July 21, 2011 12:30 p.m.

 

A.      Call to Order/Roll Call:

 

Meeting called to order at 12:28 p.m. by President Crimmins.

 

Present: Tom Crimmins, Director/President

Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

Alanna Grimm, Director/Secretary

Jim Omerso, Director/Treasurer

Jack Hern, Director

 

Staff Present: Mike Galante, District Manager

Necia Maiani, District Engineer

B. Consent Agenda:

 

1.     Minutes of 07/07/11 Board Meeting

 

Director Stoller made a motion to accept Consent Agenda with the following changes to the minutes: Change item K, note roll call vote to unanimously, listed by name.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

C.      Oral Communications:

 

None.

 

D.      Written Communications:

 

Letter from Evergreen Condo HOA regarding main break. The motion was made to approve $200 credit for excess usage charge caused by break, $200 site restoration reimbursement.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Letter to Inland Timber requesting permission to access property to replace new line.

 

Letter to Mr. Burnell, DEQ, confirming that NKWD does not wish to pursue a drinking water grant for 4-S Ranch.

 

Letter to Phil Noel, Carlin Bay POA, to clarify potential annexation issues.

 

Letter to Michael Shopka regarding sewer connections to the Gozzer Ranch wastewater plant.

 

United Crown Pump Drilling: Suggested to Mike to install a vertical line shaft turbine.

 
E.      Treasury Report:

 

See Summary Sheet for Board Review on file.

 

F.      Employee Matters:

 

None.

 

G.     District Attorney Brian Werst:

 

Excused.

 

H.      District Engineer Necia Maiani:

 

1.   Avondale Phase 2

 

Bid package will advertise for bid beginning Tuesday, July 26.

 

2.   Avondale Phase 1

 

Waiting for MDM to schedule walk through and address Lake Forest Drive.

 

3.   Change Orders/Pay Requests

 

Motion to approve Pay Request #12 - $40,123.92 to MDM Construction for Spring work on Avondale/Pt. Hayden waterline, representing 92% work done.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Motion made to approve Change Order #4 ($563) TML Construction for the Springrock Booster Station and pay Pay Request #6 $16,995.07 representing 100%. Director Omerso second, motion approved unanimously.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Omerso second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

4.   Water Conservation Plan Update

 

Motion to approve 2010 Water Conservation Plan Review.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Hern second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

5.   MOU/Lakes Highway District

 

Money given to Lakes Highway District from NKWD is to be spent on the roads on this project.

 

6.   Facility Plan Amendment Chilco Service Area Task Force

 

Motion made to approve Task Order #1109, Chilco Facility Plan Amendment and EID, $7500.

 

Director Stoller motion, Director Hern second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

I.       District Manager Mike Galante

 

1.   Wildflower PRV/Re-zoning Rimrock Pressure

 

Six individual PRVs installed on Sherwood Court.

 

2.   Hwy 95 Chilco

 

Pre-construction conference on Monday. Clearing has begun $152,000 coming from ITD. NKWD to pay $150,000. Nine petitioners on board.

 

3.   Carlin Pay POA

 

CBPOA appears to be interested. See letter to Phil Noel on file.

 

4.   Western States Block Heaters Proposal

 

Motion ws made to approve purchase of Western States Heater Blocks $4,944 including Avista rebate $2000.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Omerso second

Motion approved unanimously.

 

5.   2011-2012 Budget - Update

 

Motion was made to set a Public Hearing for September 15, 2011.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Omerso second

Motion approved unanimously.

 

J.      Board Members:

 

Director Stoller NKWD needs clarification for 2011 candidate filing guidelines.

K.      Adjournment:

 

Motion made to adjourn meeting.

 

Director Hern motion, Director Omerso - second.

Motion approved unanimously.

 

Meeting adjourned at 2:28 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Alanna Grimm

Secretary