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Minutes of Regular Meeting
February 6, 2007
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session Februry 6, 2007. Directors in attendance were Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Urban Eberhart, Larry Bland and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Ben George, Paul Green, Roger Satnik, Kathleen Satnik, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented with a motion from Jim Schnebly seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the January 2, 2007 meeting was approved by a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Jim Schnebly. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck presented a water update explaining the inflows to the reservoirs have decreased with the cold weather. Ken continued explaining the snowpack and reservoir capacity continue to report above normal.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining crews will be recalled as soon as weather permits.
Moving to KCWP Update Kathleen apprised the Board the 2007 KCWP contribution will remain at $.50 per acre and a public presentation by on water quality data and discussion on future water quality goals is scheduled for February 22nd at Hal Holmes Center. Kathleen requested approval of $.75 per hour increase for Brenda Nass. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland approved the request as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck distributed updated information on the replacement of the Bar
14 Bridge by Kittitas County for review and discussion. Discussion followed
with the recommendation a center pier be included in the replacement of the
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following segregations for preapproval subject to meeting the general guidelines. Dosier/Widner Sec. 1 Twn. 19 Rng. 15; Jack Leinbach Sec. 13 Twn. 17 Twn. 17; Harry Bacon Sec. 31 Twn. 18 Rng. 20; William Schmidt Sec. 32 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; DSA Sec. 30 Twn. 19 Rng. 18; DCCDLC LLC Sec. 23 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Dennis Jensen Sec. 5 Twn. 16 Rng. 20; Joe Roberto Sec. 18 Twn. 17 Rng. 20 and Lombard Crest Sec. 2 Twn. 16 Rng. 19. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry were approved subject to approval by Paul Weaver and meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed with Urban Eberhart abstaining.
Mr. Hasbrouck presented a proposed bridge crossing permit from Sapphire Skies. Discussion followed with the consensus the Board visit the proposed location pending approval of the bridge and crossing permit.
Ken Hasbrouck presented three (3) bids for the purchase of a 2007 Backhoe. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland approved the purchase of a John Deere 2007 backhoe from Pape Machinery for a total of $62,840.96 including trade in. The motion passed unanimously.
The 2007 Joint Board Dues in the sum of $26,000.00 was presented for approval. A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Urban Eberhart approved the 2007 Joint Board Dues as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
The 2007 Coalition Proration Assessment in the sum of $26,703.90 was presented for approval. A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Urban Eberhart approved the Coalition Assessment as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Barbara Pettit presented the one- year IBM Maintenance Agreement in the sum of $2,574.60 for approval. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly approved the IBM Maintenance Agreement as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck presented the Turnout Permit for Cooke/Rock as presented by KCCD at the January, 2007 meeting.
Deviating to Old Business the 2007 KCWP Interlocal Agreements from Packwood Canal, Olson Ditch, Cascade Irrigation and Ellensburg Water Company were presented for signatures.
Returning to Other Business Barbara Pettit distributed rates for a CD maturing at Sterling Savings. Discussion followed with the consensus the CD remain at Sterling for 90 days. Continuing under Other Business Urban Eberhart presented information from a meeting with USBR personnel regarding the KRD payment capacity for more storage explaining the position of KRD is to be included in the study with the stipulation the final decision of the KRD will be based on availability of water and the ability to pay.
Feb. 9th River Ops. Yakima
The Summary Vouchers for November expenses Vouchers #28166-28223 28244 & 28279-28357 in the sum of $253,025.14 were approved with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland. 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.
Ed Wakkuri - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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