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Minutes of Regular Meeting
September 5, 2006
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session September 5, 2006. Directors in attendance were Chairman Larry Bland, Vice Chairman Ed Wakkuri, Urban Eberhart, Paul Weaver and Jim Schnebly. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Paul Green, Bob Main, Carol Ready, Barbara Pettit and Ken Hasbrouck.
The Agenda was approved as presented by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the August 8, 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 Flip-flop is scheduled to begin September 6th with a daily accounting scheduled for Wippel.
Paul Green presented a maintenance update explaining a wind storm Labor Day weekend caused weed problems at the Wippel Pumping Plant screens and required a call out of KRD employees and equipment to clear the weeds.
Carol Ready requested approval for an amendment for an extension to the current
2006 YTAHP contract. Carol requested reconsideration for a salary increase.
Discussion followed with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Paul Weaver
authorizing an amendment for up to a
60 day extension of the 2006 YTAHP contract. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken suggested the Sun Country Golf Request be tabled and moved to the October Board Meeting.
Moving to New Business Ken Hasbrouck presented the following land segregations for pre approval subject to meeting the general guidelines. William Peterson Sec 3 Twn. 17 Rng. 20; Robert Morris Sec.25 Twn. 18 Rng. 17; Carla Thomas Sec.34 Twn. 19 Rng. 18; E.W. Lind Sec. 3 & 4 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Bruce Walker Sec. 16 Twn. 18 Rng. 18; Derald Martin Sec.5 Twn. 16 Rng. 20; Greg Eliel Sec4 Twn. 16 Rng. 20; Eberhart Assoc. Sec. 2 Twn. 16 Rng. 19; Watson Cutoff Sec. 6 Twn. 19 Rng. 16; Michael White Sec. 1 Twn. 19 Rng. 15; Luther Parker Sec. 27 Twn. 20 Rng. 14 and Don Torget Sec. 2 Twn. 19 Rng. 15. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the segregations as presented subject to meeting the general guidelines. The motion passed with Urban Eberhart abstaining.
Barbara Pettit apprised the Board a CD matures today and presented interest rates. Discussion followed with the consensus the CD be invested at Sterling for 60 days.
Ken Hasbrouck distributed the 2007-2009 Union Contract proposal for review
with the consensus it placed on the October, 2006 Board agenda.
Ken Hasbrouck presented the USBR recommendation for the Horseshoe/Morrison Siphon for review and discussion. Discussion followed with the consensus bids should be requested in 2007 for the USBR recommendations.
Ken Hasbrouck presented updated information on the 2005 DOE Pipeline Grant explaining an amendment to the Grant was submitted and approved by DOE. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Ed Wakkuri approved the additional purchase of approximately 1,000 feet of pipe for an estimated cost of $7,000.00 to complete the approved amendment. The motion passed unanimously.
Sept. 9th River Ops/Manager Yakima
Sept. 18th WTWG Yakima
The Summary Vouchers for July expenses Vouchers #27610-27675 & 27678 & 27698 & 27739-27772 & 27808 in the sum of $160,586.82 were approved with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Paul Weaver. 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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