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Minutes of Regular Meeting
October 2, 2007
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session September 4, 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, Jack Clerf, Craig Clerf, Keli Bender, Paul Green, Bob Main, Kathleen Satnik, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented by a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Deviating to Cascade Irrigation District MOU Jack Clerf addressed the Board regarding the Draft MOU between Cascade Irrigation District and the Kittitas Reclamation District. Discussion followed with the consensus the KRD Committee of Jim Schnebly and Urban Eberhart will meet with the Cascade Irrigation District committee of Jack Clerf and Ben Kern before the November 2007 Board meeting to review and discuss the Draft MOU. Jack Clerf left the meeting at this time.
Returning to the agenda the minutes of the September 4, 2007 meeting were approved by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Bob Main apprises the Board KRD is in the process of cutting back on water to the District and deliveries to the landowners. Discussion followed with the consensus the shut off date be set for October 15, 2007.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining the crews are currently working on installation of pipelines.
Moving to KCWP Update Kathleen apprised the Board the current DOE 319 Grant ends December 31, 2007 and there continues to be funding available for qualified projects. Kathleen presented information and requested approval for the submission of two grant applications for DOE funding for the next funding cycle starting with 2009. Discussion followed with the consensus the grant applications be approved for submission.
Moving to Land Reclassification/Relinquishment Guidelines Keli Bender apprised the Board there is a meeting with the USBR staff scheduled for October 11th at the KRD office.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following segregations for preapproval subject to meeting the general guidelines. Dearld Martin Sec. 6 Twn. 16 Rng. 20; Sharon Finley Sec.29 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Jimmy Boswell Sec.3 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Jerry Marchel Sec. 3 Twn.17 Rng. 20; Matthew Coe Sec.8 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Timothy Tennert Sec.34 Twn. 20 Rng. 15; Robert Walker Sec.3 Twn. 19 Rng. 15. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Larry Bland approved the segregations subject to meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a crossing permit request from Dennis Johnson Sec. 32 Twn.17 Rng.19. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Larry Bland approved the crossing permit request as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a request from KCCD/Manastash to abandon the Anderson Dam for removal. Discussion followed with the consensus KRD sign the agreement.
Moving to Other Business Barbara Pettit presented a delinquent accounts report
for review and discussion explaining check was returned on one of the foreclosure
status accounts and a payment plan has been submitted for approval. Legal Counsel
John Gilreath suggested the Board accept the payment plan as presented with
the understanding any non-payment according to the payment plan will result
in additional legal action. Barbara Pettit apprised the Board there has been
no contact from the State Auditor's Office regarding the completion of the 2005-2006
audit. Barbara continued explaining a CD will mature on October 12th and directors
will be contacted with rates. Ken presented a request for the purchase of a
new truck through the State Pool. Discussion followed with the consensus a new
truck be purchased through the State Pool. Ken presented a turnout request from
Craig Clerf Sec.1 Twn.17 Rng.19. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by
Paul Weaver approved the turnout request as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Craig Clerf left the meeting at this time.
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The Board adjourned to Executive Session for 15 minutes at 2:00 p.m. to discuss
legal issues with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland. The
motion passed unanimously. A 10-minute extension was announced at 2:15 p.m.;
a 15-minute extension was announced at 2:25 p.m.; a 10-minute extension was
announced at 2:40 p.m. The Board returned to Regular Session at 2:50 p.m. with
a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The Summary Vouchers for August expenses Vouchers #29193-29303 & 29314 in the sum of $142,956.26 were approved with a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Paul Weaver. 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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