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Minutes of Regular Meeting
July 12, 2006
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session July 12, 2006. Directors in attendance were Chairman Larry Bland, Vice Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Urban Eberhart and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Kathleen Satnik, Paul Green, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved with the addition of Executive Session with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the June 6, 2006 meeting were approved by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck presented a water update explaining inflows to the reservoirs are declining and the canal is operating at near capacity. Ken apprised the Board storage control was declared on July 1, 2006.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining the field maintenance is continuing as scheduled.
Kathleen presented a KCWP update and distributed turbidity data for the DOE compliance points, tail end spills and creeks. Jim Schnebly apprised the Board of discussions regarding funding and benefits for Carol Ready. Discussion followed regarding funding through continuation of the KRD contract with YTAHP.
Moving to Sun County Golf Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board a portion of the 7.7 lateral and right-of-way is fee title to the USBR and a letter was submitted to the USBR explaining it is not necessary for the KRD operations.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following land segregations for pre approval subject to meeting the general guidelines. Duane Kenney Sec 5 Twn. 19 Rng. 16; White Tail, LLC.Sec. 6 Twn. 19 Rng. 16 and Hartwig Vather Sec.35 Twn. 20 Rng. 15; Suncountry Golf Sec. 36 Twn. 20 Rng. 14; Alan Brown Sec. 32 Twn. 18 Rng. 19; Meagan Petrich Sec. 7 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Tim Knudson Sec. 3 Twn. 16 Rng. 19; Laura Knudson Sec. 35 Twn. 17 Rng. 19. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly approved the segregations as presented subject to meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck presented the Rob Forman turnout request on Lateral 20.8-. 08. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the turnout permit as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck apprised the Board Taneum Canal requested the Taneum Canal discussion be moved to he August agenda to allow Board members to attend.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a letter from Robert and Julie Williams regarding their delinquent account. Discussion followed with the consensus the payment proposal be accepted as presented.
Barbara Pettit presented distributed information on the increase in rates for Health Care Insurance and Retirement effective July 1, 2006.
CD rates were presented for guidance on investment. Discussion followed with the recommendation the CD invested at Central Valley Bank for 90 days at 5.55%.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a crossing permit for Winn Charlton on NB 17.0. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the crossing permit as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck presented information on lands owned
by KRD adjoining Dan Nelson Circle N LLC. Discussion followed regarding the
valuation and disposition of the KRD property.
Ken apprised the Board Fred Darling has requested KRD revoke the permit for the installation of a fence bordering the Ferguson property.
Discussion followed with the consensus no action be taken at this time.
Ken apprised the Board Ben George was requested by the County weed board to talk with KRD regarding the management of weeds. Ken presented information on the application of herbicide spray in the Cove Road area explaining a complaint was received regarding posting for application of herbicidal sprays. Ken further explained the area was posted.
July 7th River Ops/Manager Yakima
July 11th RRA Audit KRD
July 25th KCWP Board Mtg. KRD
The Board adjourned to Executive Session for 5 minutes to discuss legal matters at 1:53 p.m. with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously. Charman Larry Bland announced a 10-minute extension at 1:53 p.m. and 2:13 p.m. The Board returned to Regular Session at 2:23 p.m. with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously.
The Summary Vouchers for May expenses Vouchers #27361-27452 & 27454-27492 in the sum of $318,275.43 were approved with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
The Directors monthly vouchers were presented for signatures and checks distributed accordingly.
All Business having been concluded the meeting adjourned.
Larry Bland - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary-Manager
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