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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 5/20/2002

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Mike Doneen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the May 20, 2002 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Opened bids to provide Douglas PUD with a self propelled, boom supported, elevating work platform. There were two bids received for the contract with bid prices ranging from $43,681 to $45,608. The apparent low bid was received from Hyster Sales Company of East Wenatchee. The District’s estimate was $79,000. All bids will be evaluated prior to award recommendation.

Authorized a wind testing lease and optiown agreement with one property owner covering 848 acres for an annual payment of $1,988. Douglas PUD now has 149 wind testing lease and option agreements covering over 77,000 acres.

Approved the purchase of property to expand Douglas PUD’s East Wenatchee campus for $565,000. The property is directly adjacent to and south of the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters Facility.

Rescheduled the May 27th Commission Meeting to Tuesday, May 28th due to the Memorial Day Holiday. It will be held at 2 p.m. in the East Wenatchee Headquarters Building.