The following is a report of the Douglas County Public Utility District Commission meeting that was held on November 6, 2000.
The Commissioners presented Journeyman Electrician Darrell Shinn with his 20-year service award. In making the presentation, Commission President Mike Doneen thanked Shinn for his many years of dedicated service to the customers of Douglas County.
The new administrative position of CAD Engineer for the Wells Project was established by the Commissioners. To be headquartered at the Wells Hydroelectric Project, this new person will be responsible for converting the existing electrical, mechanical, and civil/architecture drawings to CAD. This person will also be responsible for maintaining and updating those documents over time.
An agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, United States Department of Interior for the river gauging stations and maintenance on the Columbia and Methow Rivers was approved. Handled on a regular basis, this current agreement provides for this service for the period from October 1, 2000 to September 30, 2001. The agreement is in the total amount of $27,435.