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Minutes of Regular Meeting
February 5, 2008
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session January 8, 2008. Directors in attendance were Chairman Urban Eberhart, Larry Bland, Paul Weaver, Ed Wakkuri and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Roger Satnik, Paul Green, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck, Keli Bender and Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower.
The Agenda was approved as presented with the addition of Executive Session with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
Director Ed Wakkuri executed his Oath of Office.
The minutes of the January 8, 2008 meeting were approved by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously.
Deviating from the Agenda Jim Gibbons, Mitchell Reed Associates distributed a letter and addressed the Board regarding his interest in submitting a proposal for District liability insurance. Jim Gibbons left the meeting at this time.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck distributed a system status report explaining the lakes are reported at 42% capacity with precipitation is at 96% with the snotel site at 121%.
Paul Green reported crews will be called back March 3, 2008 weather permitting.
Moving to KCWP Update Roger reported the 2009-2011 319 grant application has been ranked 7th in the state for funding.
Moving to land reclassification Keli apprised the Board the current reclassification request is being processed through the USBR. Ken apprised the Board that another request has been received to reclass an 80-acre parcel to allow water delivery to all 80 acres. Discussion followed with the consensus Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower review the draft policy for the March Meeting.
The CID/KRD Memorandum of Understanding was presented for Chairman Urban Eberhart's
Moving to New Business the following segregations were presented for pre-approval subject to meeting the general guideline:
Jerry Marchel Sec. 4; Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Guise Trust Sec. 10 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Tim Scribner Sec. 29 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; Scott McIntosh Sec. 8. Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Robert Forbes Sec. 7 Twn. 17 Rng.; John Pidgeon Sec. 15 Twn. 16 Rng. 20; Fred Christen Sec. 20 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Phyllis Giaudrone Sec. 35 Twn. 20 Rng. 15. A motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Paul Weaver approved the segregations as presented subject to pre-approval subject to meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed unanimously.
The 2008 Yakima River Basin Coalition in the sum of $26,703.90 was approved
with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed
The 2008 Yakima Basin Joint Board in the sum of $26,000.00 was approved with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
Barbara Pettit presented updated information on the Farm Bureau Retro Safety Program.
Barbara Pettit presented updated information on the 2005-2006 Audit Exit Conference explaining the audit is complete with no findings.
Resolution 2008-1 Purchasing Policy was presented for review. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver approved Resolution 2008-1 Purchasing Policy.
Barbara Pettit presented the 2008 Operation and Maintenance agreement for services with Compu-Tech. Discussion followed with the consensus KRD authorize the level one services.
Barbara Pettit presented the 2008 IBM Maintenance agreement. Discussion followed with the consensus KRD authorize a one year agreement with IBM.
Moving to Other Business
Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board of a meeting with Kittitas County on the Bar 14 Bridge explaining he stated at the meeting that April 15, 2008 is the final date for completion of the project. Ken apprised the Board he is requesting bids for a 2-post vehicle hoist for the shop. Jeff Slothower presented information on a draft comment letter being submitted in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers letter.
With a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Larry Bland the Board adjourned to Executive Session for 15 minutes at 1:53 p.m. to discuss legal matters. The motion passed unanimously. The Board returned to Regular Session at 2:08 p.m. with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
Feb. 8th River Ops. Yakima
Feb. 19th SOAC Yakima
Feb. 29t Joint Board Yakima
The Summary Vouchers for December and January expenses Vouchers # 29681-2958 & 29303-29305 & 29308 & 29311 the sum of $321,032.42 were approved with a motion from Ed Wakkuri 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.
Urban Eberhart - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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