Office of Secretary
Minutes of Regular Meeting
November 10, 2009

The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session November 10, 2009. Directors in attendance were Chairman Jim Schnebly, Larry Bland, Urban Eberhart, Ed Wakkuri and Paul Weaver. Also in attendance were Janiece Jump, Paul Green, Barbara Pettit, Keli Bender, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower.

The Agenda was approved as presented with the addition of Executive Session with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.

The minutes of the October 6, 2009 meeting were approved with a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.

Ken Hasbrouck distributed the USBR reservoir status report. Moving to maintenance Paul Green apprised the Board fall work is in progress. Ken Hasbrouck explained Dick Haapala; CH2Mhill inspected the Cle Elum siphon with no structural damage reported and recommendations for repairs. Ken Hasbrouck continued explaining he will be attending a demonstration of a new product being suggested for concrete repairs.

Moving to Manastash Ditch, Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board the agreed KRD access road improvements have been completed. A fish salvage is scheduled and work will begin on the fish screens as soon as possible.

Moving to YRBWEP III Urban Eberhart presented updated information from meetings he attended.

The 2010-2012 Union Proposal was presented for review and discussion. Discussion followed with the consensus review of the proposal will continue with the 2010 budget process and placed on the December, 2009 agenda.

Moving to New Business no segregations were presented for pre-approval.

Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board petitions of nomination with required signatures were received from Paul Weaver and Larry Bland by 5:00 p.m. Monday November 2, 2009. Certificates of election were presented to Paul Weaver and Larry Bland.

Barbara Pettit presented the delinquent accounts report. Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower apprised the Board of the status on current foreclosure activities on delinquent accounts.

The USBR CDR payment in the sum of $56,816.52 was presented for approval. A motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Larry Bland approved the USBR CDR payment as presented. The motion passed unanimously.

Moving to 2010 Budget discussion followed with the consensus a draft budget will be presented for review at the December 1, 2009 Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors.

A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Ed Wakkuri set the Board of Equalization for a Special Meeting of the Board of Directors at 10:00 a.m. December 15, 2009.

Barbara Pettit presented the 2010 Compu-Tech Annual Maintenance & Software Support Agreement for approval. Discussion followed with the consensus KRD continue at the Level 2 for $650.00.

Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck apprised Jennifer Hackett will be presenting and defending her thesis on Friday and requested comments. Barbara Pettit apprised the Board a $3,704.75 Farm Bureau Retro payment was received for the year 2005.

The Board adjourned to Executive Session at 1:40 p.m. for 30 minutes to discuss legal issues with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.

Upcoming Meetings:
Nov. 5th River Ops. Yakima
Dec. 1st KRD Regular Meeting
Dec. 15th KRD Special Meeting

The Summary Vouchers for September expenses vouchers - 31808 & 32165-32285 in the sum of $246,953.31 were approved by a motion from Ed Wakkuri 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.

Jim Schnebly - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary Manager


Return to Board Meeting Page

Return to KRD Homepage