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Minutes of Regular Meeting
September 4, 2007
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session September 4, 2007. Directors in attendance were Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Urban Eberhart, Paul Weaver Larry Bland and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Ben George, Tony Jantzer, Keli Bender, Paul Green, Kathleen Satnik, Barbara Pettit, Ken Hasbrouck and Legal Counsel John Gilreath.
The Agenda was approved as presented by a motion from Paul Weaver and seconded by Jim Schnebly. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the August 7, 2007 meeting were approved by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck distributed the USBR reservoir storage report explaining KRD is currently drawing 888 cfs with Flip Flop starting tomorrow.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining operations are running smoothly. Ken apprised the Board he received a cost estimate of $315,000.00 for resurfacing of Morrison and Horseshoe Siphons. Ken further apprised the Board the new screen size is in and will be installed on the pumping plant screens.
Moving to KCWP Update Kathleen presented water quality data on the streams and tail end spills of the Districts with the 2011 TMDL target as the goal. Kathleen continued explaining everything is looking good. Kathleen apprised the Board the current DOE 319 Grant ends December 31, 2007 and there is money available for qualified projects.
Deviating to Cascade/KRD MOU Tony Jantzer presented the Draft MOU for review and discussion. Lengthy discussion followed with the recommendation the KRD and Cascade Boards should meet and discuss the MOU. Chairman Ed Wakkuri appointed Jim Schnebly and Urban Eberart to serve on a committee with representatives from Cascade Irrigation District to review and edit the Draft MOU. Tony left the meeting at this time.
Moving to Land Reclassification/Relinquishment Guidelines John Gilreath distributed the revised draft polices for review and discussion. Lengthy discussion followed with the recommendation Legal Counsel John Gilreath prepare the revised draft policies for continued discussion at the October, 2007 Board Meeting.
Moving to 2005-2006 Audit Barbara Pettit apprised the Board the audit is in progress.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following segregations for preapproval subject to meeting the general guidelines. Robin Schmaus Sec. 21 Twn. 20 Rng. 14; Elizabeth Hinsley Sec.3 Twn. 16 Rng. 20; Ken Sayre Sec.34 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Bev Proctor Sec. 12 Twn.17 Rng. 19; Development Services of America Sec.9 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Daniel Mus Sec.5 Twn. 19 Rng. 16; 3-Bar G, Inc. Sec.30 Twn. 19 Rng. 17; Sec.31Twn. 19 Rng. 17; Sec. 25, Twn. 19, Rng. 17; Sec. 25 Twn. 19 Rng. 16; Sec. 24 Rng. 19 Rng. 16. A motion from Larry Bland and seconded by Jim Schnelby approved the segregations subject to meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck presented a new turnout request from Larry Raap on Watson Road lateral 20.8. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver approved the turnout request as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
A Certificate of Records Destruction was presented for approval and signature. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver approved the Certificate as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to delinquent accounts update Legal Counsel John Gilreath apprised the
Board there are three accounts meeting the foreclosure criteria and he will
continue communication regarding payment.
Moving to Other Business Ken Hasbrouck presented a Petition of Nomination to Urban Eberhart and Ed Wakkuri for the Director positions beginning January, 2008. Ken continuied explaining the completed petitions must be returned by the first Monday in November with the applicable signatures.
September 6th Managers Mtg. River Ops USBR
September 28th Joint Board Yakima
The Summary Vouchers for July expenses Vouchers #29071-29192 in the sum of $164,777.25 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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