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Minutes of Regular Meeting
November 6, 2007
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session September 4, 2007. Directors in attendance were Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Urban Eberhart, Paul Weaver, Larry Bland and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Paul Green, Kathleen Satnik, Roger Satnik, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the October 2, 2007 meeting were approved by a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck apprised the KRD ended water delivers to landowners on October 15, 2007.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining the repairs were made to the Rattle Snake Siphon and crews are busy with fall maintenance. Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board the new size screen is installed on the Pumping Plant water screens.
Moving to KCWP Update Kathleen presented the 2007 water quality data for creeks and irrigation explaining there are funds remaining in the current water quality grant for qualified projects. The current water quality grant expires December 31, 2007.
Moving to Land Reclassification/Relinquishment Guidelines Ken Hasbrouck reported there is no new information to report.
Ken Hasbrouck presented the Cascade Irrigation District MOU for review and signature. Lengthy discussion followed with the consensus KRD sign the MOU, which authorizes the study.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following segregations for preapproval subject to meeting the general guidelines. Byron Strang Sec. 25 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; SDL Properties Sec.36 Twn. 18 Rng. 17; Robert Crowe Sec.8 Twn. 17 Rng. 18; Joe Roberto Sec. 18 Twn.17 Rng. 20; Paul Bieter Sec.3 Twn. 16 Rng. 19; Sanford Kinzer Sec.28 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Steve Anderson Sec.28 Twn. 9 Rng. 18; Herbert Miller Sec. 31 Twn. 19 Rng.18. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly approved the segregations subject to meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a new turnout request from Carl Jensvold on the Turbine Ditch Sec. 9 Twn. 16 Rng. 20. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Larry Bland approved the turnout request as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Barbara Pettit presented rates for a CD maturing at Sterling Bank and requested guidance from the Board. Discussion followed with the consensus the CD be moved to Central Valley Bank for 90 days.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a notice for the Board of Equalization. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Larry Bland set the date for the Board of Equalization for December 4, 2007 starting at 1:00 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board Urban Eberhart and Ed Wakkuri submitted their petition of nomination by the time specified with the required signatures. As no other petitions were received Urban Eberhart and Ed Wakkuri were declared elected and presented with Certificates of Election.
Barbara Pettit presented information on the Farm Bureau Retro payment received through the KRD enrollment in the Farm Bureau Retro Program.
Barbara Pettit presented a delinquent accounts update.
Moving to Other Business Barbara Pettit apprised the Board the 2005-2006 Audit is currently in the review process with no additional fieldwork scheduled. Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board he will try and have a 2008 draft budget for the December 4th meeting. Larry Bland presented a Manastash Update explaining things appear to be moving forward. Urban Eberhart presented information on the Ground Water Petition.
November 13th SOAC Yakima
November 30th Joint Board Yakima
The Summary Vouchers for September expenses Vouchers #29315-29435 in the sum of $166,611.91 were approved with a motion from Jim Schnebly 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.
Ed Wakkuri - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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