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Minutes of Regular Meeting November 8, 2005
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session November 8, 2005. Directors in attendance were Chairman Jim Schnebly, Vice Chairman Larry Bland, Urban Eberhart, Brad Haberman and Ed Wakkuri. Also in attendance were Kathleen Satnik, Roger Satnik, Paul Green Janeice Jump, Dave Hazlett, Barbara Pettit, Kenneth Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The agenda was approved with the addition of Executive Session with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
Deviating to New Business David Hazlett Sec. 23 Twn. 18 Rng. 17 presented information to the Board regarding water delivery to his property. Mr. Hazlett requested assistance in providing access for water delivery to his property. Mr. Hazlett explained his water is delivered to him through the Hillis properties and with the development of the Hillis properties he requested assistance in assuring the access for water delivery would not be blocked by the development of the Hillis properties. Discussion followed with the recommendation Mr. Hazlett talk with Mr. Hillis regarding including access for water to his property in the water distribution plan for the development of the Hillis properties.
Returning to Old Business the minutes of the October 4, 2005 meeting were approved by a motion from Brad Haberman and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a water update explaining there is measurable snow in the mountains.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining the Pumping Plant Pipeline is complete and work is continuing on the remaining pipelines with a 2007 completion date for pipelines funded by the DOE Drought Grant. Paul also apprised the Board an animal escapement ramp has been completed on the Main Canal. Paul reported the Easton hatch cover is completed as recommended on the Easton Facility Review.
Kathleen Satnik apprised the Board a KCWP public meeting is scheduled for November 17th at Morgan Middle School and the KCWP Newsletter has been mailed. Kathleen explained the DOE has approved KCWP/KRD entering into an interlocal agreement with KCCD for running of water quality samples. Kathleen explained all costs will be billed to KCCD. Kathleen apprised the Board the KCWP Board approved Karen Olson bill minimal hours to KCWP for non grant related activities. The Ellensburg Water Company Agreement was presented for signatures.
Mr. Hasbrouck presented the petition of nomination from Jim Schnebly explaining the petition was received by the time specified with the required signatures. As no other petitions were received Jim Schnebly was declared elected and presented with a certificate of election.
Barbara Pettit presented a records management update and presented a records destruction form for signatures.
Moving to New Business the Sundance Ridge, Inc. Sec.6 Twn.18 Rng.17, Sec. 1 Twn. 18 Rng. 17, Sec. 12 Twn. 18 Rng. 17 and Sec. 7 Twn. 18 Rng 18; Westridge Ranches Sec. 26 Twn.18 Rng.17 and Sec. 27 Twn. 18 Rng. 17; Jim Anspach Sec.23 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Joel Sansaver Sec. 33 Twn.17 Rng.20 and Blazing Sky Sec.18 Twn.17 Rng.18 land divisions were presented for approval subject to meeting the general guidelines. A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the Sundance Ridge Inc., Jim Anspach, Joel Sansaver and Blazing Sky land divisions as presented subject to meeting the general guidelines and requested additional information on the Westridge Ranches. The motion passed unanimously.
Mr. 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 6, 2005 starting at 1:00 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.
Barbara Pettit apprised the Board a request has been received from Tim and Lynn Mahre regarding transfer of the LID. Discussion followed with the consensus the LID must be paid in full at the time of sale.
Ken Hasbrouck distributed information on the purchase of a new copier explaining an Imagistics demo is currently in the office. Discussion followed with a motion from Brad Haberman and seconded by Larry Bland authorized the purchase of a new copy machine not to exceed $5,895.00 not including sales tax. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the October billing for Jack Carpenter in the sum of $1,327.88. A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Urban Eberhart approved the bill as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
November 3rd River Ops. USBR
November 10th Wallace Ranch Meeting KRD
November 17th KCWP Public Meeting Morgan November 29th KCWP KRD
The Board adjourned to Executive Session at 1:52 p.m. for 15 minutes to discuss Legal Matters with a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously. The Board returned to Regular Session at 2:07 p.m. with a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Brad Haberman. The motion passed unanimously.
The Summary Vouchers for September expenses Vouchers # 26410-26536 in the sum of $260,934.93 were approved by a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
The Directors monthly 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
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