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Minutes of Regular Meeting
November 7, 2006
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session November 7, 2006. Directors in attendance were Chairman Larry Bland, Urban Eberhart, Paul Weaver and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Paul Green, Ben George, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented with a motion from Urban Eberhart seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the October 3, 2006 meeting were approved by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck presented a water update explaining the heavy rains have increased the reservoir inflows.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining work is nearing completion
on the South Branch Lateral 9.9 pipeline. Ken Hasbrouck explained additional
bedding material was required for the installation of the pipeline. Ken Hasbrouck
presented an update on the pumping plant explaining the 5 hp pump from the pumping
plant has been sent to Picatti in Yakima for repair of an oil leak with no cost
estimates at this time. Ken apprised the Board he will be meeting with a salesman
from Nortwest Sales and FPI Screens on November 13th to review the pumping plant
Mr. Hasbrouck distributed the 2007-2009 Union proposal response for review and discussion. Dicussion followed with the consensus of the that no changes be authorized to the KRD proposal as submitted October 10, 2006.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following land segregations for pre approval subject to meeting the general guidelines. Buckeye LLC Sec 28 Twn. 18 Rng. 20; Sherwood Inv. LLC Sec. 19 Twn. 18 Rng. 20; Ernest Patty Sec.2 Twn. 17 Rng. 17; Judith Pierce Sec. 7 Twn. 17 Rng. 18; Dave Duncan Sec. 36 Twn. 18 Rng. 17; Eldon Weidenbach Sec. 7 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Kathy Kreager Sec 5 Twn. 19 Rng. 16; Mark Gehrman Sec. 5 Twn. 19 Rng. 16. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Paul Weaver approved the segregations as presented subject to meeting the general guidelines and review and approval by Ed Wakkuri as applicable. The motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Hasbrouck presented the Gary Widner turnout request for laterial NB 22.0. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart approved the turnout request as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Hasbrouck presented Petitions of Nomination from Paul Weaver and Larry Bland explaining the petitions were received by the specified time with the required signatures. As no other petitions were received a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart declared Paul Weaver and Larry Bland elected with certificates of election presented.
Mr. Hasbrouck presented a notice for the Board of Equalization. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Paul Weaver set the date for the Board of Equalization for December 5, 2006 starting at 1:00 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Hasbrouck presented the James Libenow crossing permit for lateral 8.3. A motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Jim Schnebly approved the James Libenow crossing permit as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Barbara Pettit apprised the Board of investments maturing November 6th and November 13th. Discussion followed with the consensus the CD maturing November 6th at Sterling be reinvested for 90 days at Sterling and interest rates will be obtained and Board members contacted for the November 13th investment.
Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck requested input regarding 2007 budget proposal workshop dates with the consensus it be placed on the December agenda.
Nov. 20th USBR Dive Inspection Easton
Nov. 30th DOE Meeting Yakima
The Summary Vouchers for September expenses Vouchers #27927-28048 in the sum of $180,565.09 were approved with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The Directors monthly vouchers were presented for signatures and checks distributed accordingly.
All Business having been concluded the meeting adjourned.
Larry Bland - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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