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Minutes of Regular Meeting
June 5, 2007
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session May 1, 2007. Directors in attendance were Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Urban Eberhart, Larry Bland, Paul Weaver and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Roger Satnik, Bob Main, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented with the addition of Executive Session by a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the May 1, 2007 meeting were approved by a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Deviating from the Agenda Janeice Jump addressed the Board and asked if KRD has a policy regarding heavy equipment crossing KRD property. Ken Hasbrouck explained crossing permits are presented to the Board for review and approval.
Moving to water update Bob Main presented a water update explaining the canal is running smoothly with reductions in current flows anticipated. Ken Hasbrouck distributed the USBR water report explaining inflows are declining with estimated storage control declared around June 17th.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a maintenance update explaining the traveling water screens at the Wippel Pumping Plant are off line until the mesh screen size can be evaluated and changed and operational modification made.
Moving to KCWP Update Roger Satnik apprised the Board work continues with DOE and sampling continues as scheduled.
Barbara Pettit presented the delinquent accounts report and provided Legal Counsel John Gilreath with those accounts meeting the foreclosure criteria.
Moving to banking update Barbara Pettit distributed the banking proposals and a summary of the proposals. Discussion followed with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver authorized continued banking with U.S. Bank in accordance with their proposal.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following segregations for preapproval subject to meeting the general guidelines. Gerald Larson Sec. 19Twn. 20 Rng. 14; Robert Johnson Sec.02 Twn. 19 Twn. 15; Hembree & Assoc.Sec. 34 Twn. 20 Rng. 15; Orville Wensley Sec. 27 Twn.18 Rng. 17; Scott McIntosh Sec. 8 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Scott Holt Sec. 18Twn. 18 Rng. 19; Heading 300 LLC Sec.20 Twn. 18 Rng. 20; Instant Choice LLC Sec. 29 Twn. 18 Rng. 20; Brent Minor. Sec. 8 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; Jerry Marchel Sec. 4 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Fairview Crest LLC Sec. 32, Twn. 18, Rng. 19; Rimland Co. Sec. 2, Twn. 16 Rng. 19; Hembree & Assoc Sec. 15 Twn. 16 Rng. 20. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver approved the segregations subject meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed with Urban Eberhart abstaining.
The USBR second half CDR payment in the sum of $56,892.78 was presented for approval. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Larry Bland approved the CDR payment as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
The USBR O & M payment estimate of $156,019.36 was presented for payment with the stipulation the final amount will be determined at the Managers Meeting. A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Jim Schnebly approved the USBR O & M payment as determined at the Managers Meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
The Pape Machinery invoice for the purchase of the new backhoe in the sum of $62,840.96, including trade in, was approved for payment by a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
The DOE LID and loan payments in the sum of $10,822.31 were approved by a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly. The motion passed unanimously.
The Conover Insurance invoice in the sum of $84,219.00 was approved by a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck presented updated information on the Lund property Sec. 35 Twn. 20 Rng. 14 explaining he and Dave Hosmer traveled to the property and are unable to determine the cause of the wet spot. Lengthy discussion followed regarding the current KRD policy on seepage and the current building trend in Kittitas County.
June 7th Managers Mtg. River Ops USBR
June 21st WSWRA Sunnyside
June 22nd Joint Board Yakima
It was determined an executive session was not required.
The Summary Vouchers for April expenses Vouchers #28667-28750 & 28751-28803 in the sum of $157,065.92 were approved with a motion from Jim Schnebly 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.
Ed Wakkuri - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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