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Minutes of Regular Meeting
November 5, 2013
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session November 5, 2013. Directors in attendance were Chairman Paul Weaver, Vice Chairman Larry Bland, Fred Schnebly, Urban Eberhart and Ed Wakkuri. Also in attendance were Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck, Kevin Eslinger, Keli Bender, Kathleen Satnik, Roger Satnik, Janeice Jump 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 Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the October 1, 2013 meeting were approved as presented with a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Ed Wakkrui. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board that the reservoir status report indicates a good carryover for 2014.
Kevin Eslinger presented a maintenance update explaining the temporary maintenance personnel started October 16, 2013. Kevin continued explaining repairs are completed on Horse Shoe Siphon and the replacement of the trash screens at Easton Dam was completed with the help of divers. Kevin continued explaining the Railroad, Tucker Creek, Sheep Dip and Hayward Siphons have been inspected and the floor of Spexarth Inlet was repaired. Kevin apprised the Board Big and Little Dry Siphons are scheduled for inspection. KRD crews constructed a 10 ft. by 12 ft. building for safety equipment storage.
Moving to KCWP Kathleen Satnik apprised the Board water quality monitoring is completed for 2013 and distributed current data.
Moving to Delinquent Accounts Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower requested discussion be moved to Executive Session.
Urban Eberhart presented updated information on the Integrated Plan.
Kevin Eslinger distributed a map and presented updated information on the SB 13.8 project.
Moving to New Business Barbara Pettit apprised the Board the 2011-2012 audit is complete and an exit conference will be scheduled to review the audit.
Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board petitions of nomination with required signatures were received from Urban Eberhart and Ed Wakkuri by 5:00 p.m. Monday November 4, 2013. Certificates of election were presented to Urban Eberhart and Ed Wakkuri.
The Board of Equalization was set for December 3, 2013 with a motion from Fred Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck requested approval for the payment of a 2013 Ford F150 in the sum of $16,830.18. A motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland approved payment as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board a draft 2014 budget and the 2014 meeting schedule will be presented for review and discussion at the December 3, 2013 meeting.
With a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland the Board moved to
Executive Session at 1:30 p.m. for 45 minutes to discuss pending and threatened
litigation. The motion passed unanimously. Chairman Paul Weaver announced a
15 minute extension at 2:15 p.m. The Board returned to Regular Session at 2:30
p.m. with a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed
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The Summary Vouchers for September, 2013 expenses vouchers #37535-37627 & 9900354-9900362 in the sum of $233,525.16 were approved with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland. 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.
Paul Weaver - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary Manager
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