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Minutes of Regular Meeting
July 1, 2008
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session July 1, 2008. Directors in attendance were Chairman Urban Eberhart, Larry Bland, Jim Schnebly, Ed Wakkuri and Paul Weaver. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Kathleen Satnik, Paul Green, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck 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.
The minutes of the June 3, 2008 meeting were approved with a motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck distributed the reservoir status report explaining reservoir capacity explaining all the reservoirs are full with no storage control date announced.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining the windstorm resulted in downed trees needing clean up. Paul continued explaining there was no interruption to water supply or distribution.
Moving to KCWP Update, Kathleen Satnik presented updated water quality data relating to the 2011 compliance targets. Kathleen apprised the Board the 319 grant proposal is in process with DOE.
Moving to Manastash Update, Ken Hasbrouck presented updated information from the Manastash consolidation-screening project explaining there was an archeological site assessment that was completed last week.
Moving to New Business the Chairman passed the meeting to the Vice Chairman Jim Schnebly and the following segregations were presented for pre-approval subject to meeting the general guideline: Michael Smith Sec. 29 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; Ronald Goodrich Sec. 21 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; Joanna McGrath Sec.32; Twn. 18Rng.20; Eberhart Associates Sec. 02 Twn. 16 Rng. 19; Green Canyon Group Sec. 07 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Umptanum Vista LLC Sec. 07 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Laurence Fletcher Sec. 08 Twn. 18 Rng. 18 and Craig Duncan Sec. 07 Twn. 17 Rng. 18. A motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the segregations as presented subject to meeting the general guidelines with the exception of Craig Duncan. Discussion followed with the recommendation additional information is needed on the segregation for Craig Duncan Sec. 07 Twn. 17 Rng. 18 and requested it is placed on the August agenda. . The motion passed with Urban Eberhart abstaining. The Vice-Chairman passed the meeting back to the Chairman.
Barbara Pettit presented a Kittitas County/KRD Interlocal Agreement for the purchase of goods and services. Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower apprised the Board he has reviewed the agreement. The Interlocal Agreement was approved for signature with the Secretary-Manager named as the contact person with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Larry Bland. The motion passed unanimously.
Barbara Pettit presented an update on delinquent accounts. Discussion followed with the recommendation Legal Counsel continues the collection process.
Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck presented information on a previous crossing permit over Tucker Creek Siphon requesting the weight limit be changed to highway legal. Chairman Urban Eberhart passed the meeting to Vice Chairman Jim Schnebly. A motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved changing the weight restrictions on the Tucker Creek Siphon to highway legal. The motion passed with Urban Eberhart abstaining. The Vice-Chairman passed the meeting back to the Chairman. Continuing under Other Business Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board Ron Jarmin is no longer an employee of KRD and will be vacating the KRD house and facilities by August 10, 2008. The house and facilities will be cleaned and updated as needed. Ken apprised the Board Jon Mengelos has expressed interest in moving to the house and facilities and accepting the additional responsibilities. Ken apprised the Board a meeting with the USBR to discuss Wallace Ranches is scheduled for July 31st. Ken apprised the Board the Easton Dam comprehensive review was completed today with a report and recommendations to follow.
Upcoming Meetings: July 1st Easton CFR Easton
July 2nd Bruton Fish Yakima Passage
July 9th River Ops. Yakima
July 23rd WSWRA
July 25th Joint Board Yakima
July 31st Wallace/USBR Yakima
With a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver the Board adjourned to Executive Session for 15 minutes at 1:38 p.m. to discuss legal matters. The motion passed unanimously. The Board returned to Regular Session at 1:53 p.m. with a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Jim Schnebly. The motion passed unanimously.
Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower apprised the Board he will be unable to attend the August 5, 2008 meeting. Discussion followed with the consensus the meeting be moved to August 12, 2008.
The Summary Vouchers for May expenses Vouchers 30225-30307 & 30309-30341 in the sum of $278,470.15 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.
Urban Eberhart - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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