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Minutes of Special Meeting
December 15, 2009
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Special Session December 15, 2009. Directors in attendance were Chairman Jim Schnebly, Urban Eberhart, Larry Bland, Ed Wakkuri and Paul Weaver. Also in attendance were Barbara Pettit and Ken Hasbrouck.
A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the Agenda as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
The Board of Equalization was opened by a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Ed Wakkuri.
The 2010-2012 Collective Bargaining Agreement was presented for review and discussion. Lengthy discussion followed with a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approving the agreement as presented with the following stipulations:
2010: Approved as presented.
ARTICLE VII - WAGE SCHEDULE
7.1 The employer reserves the right to negotiate for 2011 and 2012.
ARTICLE XVII - HEALTH AND WELFARE
17.3 The employer reserves the right to negotiate for 2011 and 2012.
Moving to Non Union wages a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved a $125.00 per month increase effective January 1, 2010 for Ken Hasbrouck, Roger Satnik, Paul Green, Marty Haberman, Barbara Pettit, Keli Bender and Tina Webster. The motion passed unanimously.
The 2010 Budget proposal was presented for review and discussion. Barbara Pettit presented an overview of the revenues and expenses for 2009 and 2010. Lengthy review and discussion followed
A motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland approved the 2010 O & M Budget in the sum of $2,926,275.17 and the USBR Construction Debt Retirement in the sum of $113,786.00 for a total of $3,040,061.17. Interest from the USBR Emergency Fund, RR & HWY, Pipeline, O & M, Army #1, #2 and #3, R-O-W, Wipple and Keechelus Dam Investments used for 2010 operation and maintenance and the 2010 Special Project expenses taken from the Special Project Investment Account. The difference remaining will be taken from the O & M Short Term Investment. The motion passed unanimously.
A motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Paul Weaver approved the 2010 assessment rate with no increase and a distribution of 4.5% to Construction Debt Retirement and 95.5% to Operation and Maintenance with 4.7% of the Operation & Maintenance designated to the Special Projects Investment Account. The motion passed unanimously.
As there were no objections to the 2010 assessment roll a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Larry Bland closed the Board of Equalization and approved Resolution 2009-3 as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
All Business having been concluded the meeting adjourned.
Jim Schnebly - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary Manager
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