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Minutes of Regular Meeting
September 2, 2014
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session September 2, 2014. Directors in attendance were Chairman Larry Bland, Vice Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Paul Weaver, Urban Eberhart and Fred Schnebly. Also in attendance were Barbara Pettit, Keli Bender, Ken Hasbrouck, Kevin Eslinger, Janeice Jump, 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 Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the August 12, 2014 meeting were approved with a motion from Fred Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck distributed a system status report. Ken Hasbrouck explained the demand for water is decreasing and beginning September 4, 2014 up to 250 cfs will be spilling at1146 for Flip Flop.
Kevin Eslinger apprised the Board he is working on warranty items for the 13.6 Pipeline Project. Kevin Eslinger continued explaining 1200 feet of drain pipe was purchased by Ron Bush and KRD did the installation on Turbine 0.2. Kevin Eslinger apprised the Board a portion of the pipeline from the pumping plant to the pump ditch has had two coats of paint. Pre-casting for four turnouts and two sets of cattle guards are completed. New decking and runners have been replaced on the Little Creek Bridge and brushing continues in Upper County.
Moving to KCWP Kathleen Satnik distributed water quality data explaining KRD is in compliance with the 90th percentile targets established by the Wahington State Department of Ecology.
Jeff Slothower presented updated information on the status of the foreclosure process for delinquent accounts meeting the foreclosure criteria. Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower apprised the Board he will proceed with litigation. Discussion followed.
Urban Eberhart presented updated information on the Integrated Plan.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the revised KRD Water Measurement Policy for review and discussion. Discussion followed with the consensus it be tabled for continued discussion at the October, 2014 meeting.
With a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Fred Schnebly the Board moved to Executive Session at 1:15 p.m. for 30 minutes to discuss Aquavella Water Rights Adjudication and related issues. The motion passed unanimously. Chairman Larry Bland announced a 10 minute extension. A motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Fred Schnebly the Board returned to Regular Session at 1:55 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.
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The Summary Vouchers for August 2014 expenses vouchers #38333 & 38450-38530 & 9900521-9900534 in the sum of $218,817.50 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.
Larry Bland - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary Manager
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