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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 7/31/2000

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 declared Lot 1, Block 10, Town of Withrow surplus to Douglas County PUD needs and authorized the sale of the lot through the bidding process. This lot and others were purchased to fill Washington State Administrative codes regarding sanitary control for water systems. Now as surplus, the Withrow lot will be advertised for sale with a minimum bid of $1,000. Proceeds from the sale will be used to reduce the debt of the Withrow Water System.

Work and materials have been provided to Douglas County PUD by W.E. Stone Company for refrigeration compressors at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. PUD staff has determined that all requirements of the contract have been successfully completed. PUD staff recommended and the Commission approved final payment to W.E. Stone Company. The contact amounts to $41,250 plus applicable taxes.