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Minutes of Regular Meeting
January 2, 2007
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session January 2, 2007. Directors in attendance were Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Urban Eberhart, Paul Weaver, Larry Bland and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Ben George, Paul Green, Roger Satnik, Kathleen Satnik, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented with a motion from Urban Eberhart seconded by Jim Schnebly. The motion passed unanimously.
Directors Paul Weaver and Larry Bland executed their Oaths of Office.
This being the time for the reorganization of the Board a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland approved the nomination of Ed Wakkuri, Chairman and Urban Eberhart Vice Chairman. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck was appointed Secretary-Manager and John Gilreath was appointed Legal Counsel for 2007 with a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the December 5, 2006 and December 19, 2006 meetings were approved by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck presented a water update explaining the inflows to the reservoirs have decreased with the cold weather. Ken continued explaining the snowpack and reservoir capacity continue to report above normal.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining crews are on layoff due to weather and will be recalled as soon as weather permits.
Moving to KCWP Update Kathleen presented information of the 2007 water quality sampling schedule explaining water quality samples will be taken weekly on Tuesdays.
Barbara Pettit distributed the 2007 USBR Overhead rate information explaining
it has been submitted to the USBR for approval.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board an offer has been received from Dan Nelson on a parcel of KRD owned property located in Sec. 5 Sec. 19 Rng. 16. Discussion followed with the consensus the Board will visit the site before continuing discussions.
The 2007 WSWRA Dues in the sum of $19,893.58 was presented for approval. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Larry Bland approved payment of the 2007 WSRRA Dues as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
The 2007 USBR O & M payment in the sum of $178,538.50 was presented for approval. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver approved the USBR O & M payment as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Hasbrouck presented information on the Wipple Pumping Plant screens explaining the estimated cost is $95,383.02. Discussion followed with a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly approving Resolution 2007-1 for sole source purchase of the screens. The motion passed unanimously.
Barbara Pettit presented the 2007 Maintenance Agreement with Compu Tech in the sum of $1,705.00. Discussion followed with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland approved the 2007 Maintenance Agreement with Compu Tech as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Barbara Pettit apprised the Board a CD will mature at Central Valley Bank on January 12, 2007.
Moving to Other Business Directors Jim Schnebly and Urban Eberhart executed affidavits of lost instruments for lost checks.
Continuing under Other Business Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board he received a request from Cascade Irrigation District for KRD to wheel water for Cascade Irrigation District for power production. Lengthy discussion followed with the consensus additional information is needed regarding the request.
Jan. 12th River Ops. Yakima
Jan. 22nd WTWG USBR-Yakima
The Summary Vouchers for November expenses Vouchers #28166-28223 28225-28278 in the sum of $172,058.27 were approved with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
The Directors monthly payroll vouchers were presented for signatures and checks distributed accordingly.
All Business having been concluded the meeting adjourned.
Ed Wakkuri - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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