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Minutes of Regular Meeting
October 3, 2006
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session October 3,2006. Directors in attendance were Chairman Larry Bland, Vice Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Urban Eberhart, Paul Weaver and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Paul Green, Bob Main, Ben George, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented with the addition of an Executive Session by a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the September 5, 2006 meeting were approved by a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck presented a water update explaining the last schedule day for delivers would be October 13, 2006. Discussion followed with the consensus the last date for deliveries be set for October 15, 2006.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining work continues on the South Branch 9.9 pipeline.
Ken distributed an amendment for an extension to the 2006 YTAHP contract commencing on October 1, 2006 and be completed on November 30, 2006 in the sum of $10,000.00. Discussion followed with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri authorizing the extension of the 2006 YTAHP contract as presented with the stipulation all paid time including annual leave, comp time and holiday pay not exceed the $10,000.00 total. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken apprised the Board director terms for Paul Weaver, Director Division 5, and Larry Bland, Director Division 4, will expire in January 2007. Petitions of nomination with applicable signatures must be submitted to the Secretary Manager by 5 p.m. November 6, 2006.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following land segregations for pre approval subject to meeting the general guidelines. Vaquero Valley LLC Sec 6 Twn. 19 Rng. 16; Timothy Dosier Sec.1 Twn. 19 Rng. 15; Michael Schrader Sec.35 Twn. 20 Rng. 15; Don Akehurst Sec. 20 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; Gerald Sandeno Sec. 29 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Joseph King Sec.8 Twn. 16 Rng. 20; John Wiesen Sec 33 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; Sherwood Inv. LLC Sec. 19 Twn. 18 Rng. 20; Paul Weaver Sec. 34 Twn. 19 Rng. 18. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the segregations as presented subject to meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed with Paul Weaver abstaining.
Ken Hasbrouck presented the 2007-2009 Union Contract proposal for review explaining
a response to the Union is due by October 10, 2006.
Discussion followed with the consensus Board members would submit their recommendation to Ken by October 9, 2006.
Ken apprised the Board the WSWRA Conference will be held in Spokane November 8 - 10, 2006 and requested approval to send a representative if he cannot attend. Discussion followed with the consensus KRD send a representative to WSWRA.
Ken presented information on pumping plant screens. Discussion followed with the consensus additional information be obtained.
Barbara Pettit apprised the Board a CD matures October 12, 2006 explaining she will obtain interest rates and contact Board members.
Moving to Other Business Ken apprised the Board Ron Jarmin is out on L&I for approximately 6 months with an injured shoulder and Joe Gilbert submitted his resignation to accept a job with Kittitas County. Ken apprised the Board Jon Mengelos was involved in a single vehicle accident with the KRD dump truck. Jon received minor bumps and bruises and the dump truck received approximately $9,000.00 damage with approximately $2,500.00 damage to Twin City property. The insurance company was notified and repairs are in progress.
The Board adjourned to Executive Session to discuss Legal Issues for 10 minutes at 1:34 p.m. with a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously. The Board returned to Regular Session at 1:44 p.m. with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Oct. 5th River Ops/Manager Yakima
Oct. 10th KCWP KRD
The Summary Vouchers for July expenses Vouchers #27809-27925 in the sum of $148,074.80 were approved with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The Directors monthly vouchers were presented for signatures and checks distributed accordingly.
All Business having been concluded the meeting adjourned.
Larry Bland - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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