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Meaghan Vibbert
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News Release - 7/9/2001

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

The following is a report of the Douglas County Public Utility District Commission meeting that was held on July 9, 2001.

Authorized the acceptance of all work performed by Industrial Battery Systems of Seattle, for battery testing and maintenance. All work under the contract has been completed, inspected and determined to meet the specifications.

Authorized Douglas PUD to join the Western Systems Power Pool Agreement. This agreement provides a single contractual framework under which Douglas PUD may enter into specific power transactions with any of over 200 other parties. There is a one-time membership fee of $25,000. The resolution was introduced at the June 25th Commission meeting.

Signed a contract with Moe Asphalt of East Wenatchee, for asphalt repair and installation. Moe Asphalt provided the lowest bid for these services. Asphalt repair and installation is needed during the construction or maintenance of underground and overhead power lines.