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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 3/12/2001

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

The following is a report of the Douglas County Public Utility District Commission meeting that was held on March 12, 2001.

The Commissioners authorized a power sales agreement with Avista Corporation. The agreement was introduced at the Commission meeting on February 26th and provides for the sale or exchange of surplus power and energy that may become available to Douglas County PUD from time to time.

The bid to provide Douglas PUD with miscellaneous conduit, vaults, electrical, and concrete work was awarded to McCandlish Electric, Inc. by the Commission. The local firm provided the only bid for the contract at the bid opening during the Commission meeting on March 5th. The McCandlish bid was in the amount of $262,766 and the contract was estimated at $367,688. Not to exceed $400,000, the contract covers the period ending March 31, 2002 and contains a renewal option for an additional year.