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Minutes of Regular Meeting
October 5, 2004
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session on October 5, 2004. Directors in attendance were Chairman Urban Eberhart, Vice Chairman Jim Schnebly, Larry Bland, Ed Wakkuri and Brad Haberman. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Kathleen Satnik, Roger Satnik, Ken Hasbrouck, Tina Webster, Jack Carpenter and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Brad Haberman. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the September 7, 2004 meeting were approved as corrected with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board the Bureau of Reclamation declared a 100% water supply for 2004 on September 28, 2004. Discussion followed with the consensus the water turn off date be set for October 15th.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining fall maintenance will be scheduled based on the October 15th turn off date.
Moving to KCWP Kathleen Satnik apprised the Board work is finishing up work under the current DOE 319 Grant explaining the work is on time and within budget. Kathleen further explained she is working with the Kittitas Environmental Education Network planting trees at the Helen McCabe Park. Kathleen presented the new DOE 319 Grant Agreement for 2005-2007 for review and comments. Kathleen apprised the Board the water quality lab is fully accredited for TSS and Turbidity. Jack Carpenter presented the KCCD/KRD/KCWP Manastash contract effective October 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004 in the sum of $17,500.00 for approval. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the Manastash contract as presented. The motion passed unanimously. Jack Carpenter presented the YTAHP Agreement effective October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005 in the sum of $27,225.00. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland approved the YTAHP Agreement as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Jack Carpenter presented updated information on the CIDMP explaining staff is currently working on a risk analysis with completed information presented to the Board at a later date.
Jack Carpenter presented updated information on Excess Lands explaining Stephanie Utter from the Bureau of Reclamation is ordering titles for various KRD excess lands with letters scheduled to be sent in the next couple of weeks.
Moving to New Business Jack Carpenter apprised Urban Eberhart and Ed Wakkuri completed petitions of nomination are due by 5 p.m. November 1, 2004.
Jack Carpenter presented the Ilda Marie Easterling Crossing Permits Sec. 12 Twn. 17 Rng. 17 for approval. A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Jim Schnebly approved the Ilda Marie Easterling Crossing Permits as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Carpenter requested approval for Ken Hasbrouck, Roger and Kathleen Satnik to the WSWRA Annual Meeting in Spokane December 1-3rd. A motion from Brad Haberman and seconded by Ed Wakkuri authorized Ken Hasbrouck, Kathleen and Roger Satnik attend the WSWRA Annual Meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
October 6th Joint Board Tour KRD
October 7th River Ops. Yakima
Post 05 Water Use Issues Yakima
October 19th KCWP/DOE Bacteria Hal Holmes
October 20th WSWRA SVID
October 26th KCWP Board KRD
October 28th KCWP Public Meeting Dammon School
October 29th Joint Board Yakima
Moving to Other Business Mr. Carpenter apprised the Board he will be working on the 2005 budget and requested guidance on establishing a budget committee. Discussion followed with the consensus discussion continue at the next meeting.
Mr. Carpenter apprised the Board a CD matured October 4th at Sterling Savings and presented current rates. Discussion followed with the consensus it be moved to U.S. Bank for 90 days.
Mr. Carpenter presented updated information on the Sapphire Skies explaining he received the USBR approval of the Sapphire Skies Bridge design. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland amended the previous motion to authorize riprap instead of concrete to the toe of the inverse. The motion passed unanimously.
The Directors monthly payroll vouchers were presented for signatures and checks distributed accordingly.
The Summary Vouchers for August expenses Vouchers #24522-24643
In the sum of $146,806.81 were presented for approval. A motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Brad Haberman approved the Summary Vouchers as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
All Business having been concluded the meeting adjourned.
Jack W. Carpenter Secretary-Manager
Urban B. Eberhart - Chairman
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