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Minutes of Special Meeting

October 9, 2015


The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Special Session with Roza Irrigation District at the Kittitas Valley Event Center at 1:00 p.m. on October 9, 2015.  Directors in attendance were Chairman Ed Wakkuri,  Vice Chairman Fred Schnebly,  Paul Weaver, Mark Hansen and Larry Bland.  Also in attendance were Urban Eberhart, Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower, Kevin Eslinger, Barbara Pettit, Bob Main, Roger Satnik, Grant Learned, Scott Revell, Karl Haliupka, Sierra Franks, Steve Wallace, Grant Learned Sr., Gordon Brandt, Chad Stuart, Nicky Pasi, Ty A. Wallace, Pat Monk, Jack Clerf, Jim Rice, Miles Fuhrman, Bob Hall, Lloyd Carnney, Bentley Kern, Brent Dekoning, Elvin Dekoning, Mike Love, Jay Schwartz, Ron Grow, Mark Charlton, Stuart Crane, Jesse Major, Bob King, Matt Love, John Plattsmier, David Minick, Rick Valicoff, Wayne Sonnichsen, Ron Van Gundy, Kristel Espinoza, Will Jones, Tom Cowan, Jim Willard, Mark Moore, Austin Moore, Berry Jo Murray, Peter Marninch, Sean Gross, Joe Holliwell, Winnie Bartsma, Well Bartsma, Tony Klem, Glennis Carney, Craig Clerf, Allan Lowe, and Craig George.

A motion was made by Paul Weaver and a second from Larry Bland to approve the agenda as presented.  The motion passed unanimously.

A motion was made by Paul Weaver and a second from Mark Hansen Re-opened the meeting that was adjourned on October 6, 2015.  The motion passed unanimously

The agenda was approved with a motion made by Paul Weaver and a second by Fred Schnebly.  The motion passed unanimously.

Kittitas Reclamation District and Roza Irrigation District staff were introduced by Kittitas Reclamation District Manager Urban Eberhart and Roza Irrigation District Manager Ron Van Gundy.

A preliminary feasibility study on the Kachess Emergency Relief Pumping Plant was presented by Bob King.  Lengthy discussion followed.

Public comments were presented by Grant Learned, and Grant Learned Sr., Jay Schwartz and Craig Clerf.

Following a 10 minute break the Board adjourned to Executive Session with a motion from Paul Weaver and a second by Fred Schnebly at 2:20 p.m. for 90 minutes pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(i)(iii) to evaluate the legal risks of a proposed action and such other business as may be required.  The motion passed unanimously.

The Board returned to Regular Session at 3:40 p.m. with a motion made by Paul Weaver and a second from Fred Schnebly.  The motion passed unanimously.

All Business having been concluded the meeting adjourned.

Ed Wakkuri, Chairman

Urban B. Eberhart Secretary-Manager







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