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

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Mike Doneen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the December 3, 2001 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Authorized wind testing lease and option agreements with two property owners covering a total of 330 acres for annual payments totaling $774. Douglas PUD now has 134 wind testing lease and option agreements covering over 73,000 acres.

Approved a request for proposals for a purchasing, accounts payable and inventory software application. Operational improvements are being sought with the new software. The District will accept proposals until Friday, January 11, 2002.

Authorized a change in compensation for independent contractor Dennis Rohr. Douglas PUD has had a contract with Rohr since June 1997. Mr. Rohr coordinates regional activities for Douglas PUD. This change in compensation is the first since the contract was signed.

The Commissioners received the Wells Hydroelectric Project Audit Report. The independent auditor, KPMG, issued a clean opinion on the Wells Project financial report for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2001.