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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 7/24/2000

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

The following is a report of the Douglas County Public Utility District Commission meeting that was held on July 24, 2000.

The Commissioners awarded the bid to provide Douglas PUD with an 11,000-pound capacity forklift to Mid-Columbia Forklift, Inc. of Wenatchee. The local firm had provided the lone bid of $43,055 for the forklift that was estimated at a cost of $46,500. That bid was recommended for acceptance after being evaluated by PUD staff. This new forklift has a greater lifting capacity than the older existing unit that has seen many years of service in the East Wenatchee warehouse.

A call for bids to provide Douglas PUD with 608,000 feet of ADSS fiber optic cable during the next two years was approved by the Commissioners. This materials only bid will supply Douglas PUD with 12, 48, and 192 fiber cable that is to be used in the construction of communication systems for the PUD’s distribution electrical system.