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Minutes of Special Meeting
December 15, 2011
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Special Session December 15, 2011. Directors in attendance were Chairman Larry Bland, Urban Eberhart, Larry Bland, Ed Wakkuri and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Fred Schnebly.
The Board of Equalization was opened by a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously.
The 2012 Budget proposal was presented for review and discussion. Barbara Pettit presented an overview of the revenues and expenses for 2011 and 2012. Lengthy review and discussion followed.
A motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Ed Wakkru authorized using $201,000.00 from the Special Projects Investment to cover costs for 2011 emergency flood repairs in the Taneum and Manastash area. The motion passed unanimously.
A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland approved the 2012 O & M Budget in the sum of $2,998,962.28 and the USBR Construction Debt Retirement in the sum of $113,786.00 for a total of $3,112,748.28. Interest from the USBR Emergency Fund, RR & HWY, Pipeline, O & M, Army #1, #2 and #3 Investments used for 2012 operation and maintenance and $84,000.00 from the Special Projects Investment used from the 2012 Special Projects expense. The motion passed unanimously.
A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver approved the 2012 assessment rate with a $2.00 per acre increase and a distribution of 4.5% to Construction Debt Retirement and 95.5% to Operation and Maintenance with no distribution to Special Projects. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to Non Union wages a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver authorized $125.00 per month increase in wages for 2012 for Roger Satnik, Marty Haberman, Barbara Pettit, Keli Bender and Tina Webster and $200.00 per month increase in wages for Ken Hasbrouck. The motion passed unanimously
Ken Hasbrouck requested approval for Keli Bender, Marty Haberman and Barbara Pettit for carryover of annual leave in excess of the allowed carryover to be paid at 2011 rate. Discussion followed with the consensus the requested carryover of annual leave for Keli Bender, Marty Haberman and Barbara Pettit be authorized.
As there were no objections to the 2012 assessment roll a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Jim Schnebly closed the Board of Equalization and approved Resolution 2011-3 as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
All Business having been concluded the meeting adjourned.
Larry Bland - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary Manager
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