North Kootenai Water District

Special Board Meeting Minutes

October 14, 2011 10:00 a.m.


Call to Order/Roll Call:


Meeting called to order at 10:06 a.m. by President Crimmins.


Present: Tom Crimmins, Director/President

Shirley Stoller, Director/Vice President

Jim Omerso, Director/Treasurer

Staff Present: Mike Galante, District Manager

Karen Osterdock, District Engineer

Robin Potts, District Staff


Visitors: None


Excused: Alanna Brooks, Director/Secretary

Jack Hern, Director

Brian Werst, District Attorney



1. Review Lancaster Road Bids and Award Contract:


Mr. Galante and Ms. Osterdock presented the bid information and discussed the plans for the emergency Lancaster Road pipe replacement. There were four responsive bidders. The bids ranged from $451,402 to $644,000. Each bid had been reviewed by Welch Comer.


Staff recommended to the Board that they accept the low bid and issue a Notice of Award to L&L Cargile, Inc.


A motion was made to accept the bid as presented by L&L Cargile, Inc. and issue a Notice of Award to same contractor in the amount of $451,402 for emergency line replacement on Lancaster Road from 500 west of Warren Road to Ferndale Road.


Director Omerso motion, Director Stoller second.

Motion approved unanimously by those present.


There was then discussion of the current Project List to include the new Lancaster Road Emergency Line Replacement. For budget purposes, certain items on the list will have to be excluded. Staff was directed to come back to the Board with recommendations.




Motion was made to adjourn meeting.


Director Stoller motion, Director Omerso - second.

Motion approved unanimously.


Meeting adjourned at 10:47 a.m.





Alanna Brooks