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Minutes of Regular Meeting
January 3, 2012
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session January 3, 2012. Directors in attendance were Chairman Larry Bland, Paul Weaver, Urban Eberhart and Fred Schnebly. Also in attendance were Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck, Kathleen Satnik, Roger Satnik, Keli Bender, Janeice Jump and Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower.
The Agenda was approved as presented with a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
Director Fred Schnebly executed his Oath of Office.
This being the time for the reorganization of the Board a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Fred Schnebly approved the nomination of Ed Wakkuri, Chairman and Paul Weaver Vice Chairman. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck was appointed Secretary-Manager for 2012 with a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Fred Schnebly. The motion passed unanimously.
Jeff Slothower was appointed Legal Counsel for 2012 with a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the December 6, 2011 and December 15, 2011 meetings were approved with a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck distributed the reservoir system status report explaining the reservoir storage is looking good with the snow pack below normal.
Ken Habrouck presented the maintenance update explaining the field crews are on layoff.
Moving to KCWP Update, Kathleen Satnik apprised the Board the annual water quality meeting is scheduled for February 9, 2012 at Hal Holmes. Discussion followed with the consensus Paul Weaver be appointed to the KCWP Board.
Ken Hasbrouck presented updated information on the Taneum-Bruton Project explaining work continues toward a final contract.
Urban Eberhart presented updated information from the Upper County DWRP meetings. Discussion followed.
Urban Eberhart presented information from the YRBWEP meeting. Discussion followed.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the 2012 first half USBR O & M Payment in the sum of $185,000.00. The USBR payment was approved as presented by a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Fred Schnebly. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board the 2012 meeting date resolution was published in the Ellensburg Daily Record. Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board he notified the USBR regarding trespass issues. Barbara Pettit presented computer upgrade options including remote access through Compu Tech in Wenatchee or replacing the current machine. Roger Satnik addressed the remote access concerns. Discussion followed with the consensus KRD purchase a new machine and continue with the Level 2 service for $650.00. Continuing under Other Business Ken presented an application from Peter and Lonny White for exclusion of assessed acres from the KRD. Ken apprised the Board he will do a site review. Lengthy discussion followed.
Upcoming Meetings: Jan.11th River Ops. Yakima
Jan. 17th L&I KRD
Jan. 26th Joint Board Yakima
The Summary Vouchers for November expenses vouchers 35307-35429 and 9900069-9900072 in the sum of $355,770.02 were approved with a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Urban Eberhart. 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.
Paul Weaver - Vice Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary Manager
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