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Minutes of Regular Meeting
September 7, 2010
The Board of Directors of the Kittitas Reclamation District met in Regular Session September 7, 2010. Directors in attendance were Vice Chairman Larry Bland, Jim Schnebly and Urban Eberhart. Also in attendance were Janeice Jump, Kathleen Satnik, Roger Satnik, Barbara Pettit, Keli Bender, Ken Hasbrouck, Paul Green, and Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower.
The Agenda was approved as presented with the addition of Executive Session by a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
The minutes of the August 10, 2010 meeting were approved with a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to water update Ken Hasbrouck distributed a system status report explaining storage indicates a good carryover. Lengthy discussion followed with the consensus water will be turned off October 15, 2010.
Moving to maintenance update Paul Green apprised the Board the system is operating with no unexpected maintenance issues.
Moving to KCWP Update Kathleen distributed an updated water quality graph explaining water qualities are meeting the DOE established targets. Ken apprised the Board the signed copy of the grant amendment has been received.
Moving to Manastash/Bruton/Taneum Ken presented updated information explaining the construction has started on the Manastash/Keech Ditch. Ken continued explaining construction could begin on the Taneum diversion in 2010 and Bruton is working as planned.
Urban Eberhart presented updated information from YRBWEP III. Lengthy discussion followed.
Moving to John Deere Tractor update Ken Hasbrouck presented updated information on the purchase of a new John Deere tractor through Liberty Ag utilizing the state bid process. Ken continued explaining the total price for the new 5085M John Deere tractor is $47,368.00 not including sales tax. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly authorized purchase of the John Deere 5085M as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to New Business the following segregations were presented for pre-approval subject to meeting the general guideline: White Water Short Plat Sec.1 Twn. 19 Rng.15. Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower apprised the Board following discussions with Kittitas County, White Water Short Plat has agreed to follow KRD guidelines and satisfy KRD concerns.
Ken Hasbrouck requested approval for the purchase of a 2011 Ford F350 pickup through state purchasing for $30,355.51. A motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart approved the purchases as presented. The motion passed unanimously.
Ken Hasbrouck presented the 2010-2011 CIAW Insurance for a total of $63,644.64. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly approved the payment of the 2010-2011 CIAW Insurance as presented. The motion passed unanimously. A motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly approved payment of the 2010-2011 Insurance Brokerage Fee of $5,000.00. The motion passed unanimously.
Moving to Other Business Ken presented an equipment update explaining the maintenance costs increasing on specific vehicles and apprised the Board he will to start shopping for replacement vehicles.
Continuing under Other Business Legal Counsel Jeff Slothower apprised the Board the foreclosures are continuing on delinquent accounts meeting the foreclosure criteria.
With a motion from Jim Schnebly and seconded by Urban Eberhart the Board adjourned to Executive Session for 10 minutes at 1:53 p.m. to discuss legal issues. The motion passed unanimously. The Board returned to Regular Session at 2:03 with a motion from Urban Eberhart and seconded by Jim Schnebly. The motion passed unanimously.
Upcoming Meetings: Sept. 20th Wallace KRD
Sept. 23rd YRBWEPIII Yakima
Sept. 24th Joint Board Yakima
Sept. 29th-30th Emergency Exercise Ellensburg
The Summary Vouchers for July, 2010 expenses vouchers 33381-33532 & 9900012-9900015 in the sum of $167,507.54 were approved with a motion from Ed Wakkuri and seconded by Larry Bland. 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.
Paul Weaver - Chairman
Kenneth J. Hasbrouck - Secretary Manager
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