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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 9/23/2002

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Mike Doneen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the September 23, 2002 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Authorized engagement of KPMG LLP to audit the Wells Project for fiscal years ended August 31, 2002 and 2003. For many years, KPMG and its predecessor firm, Peat Marwick Mitchell and Company have provided consistent accounting and auditing services for the Wells Project as prescribed by Bond Resolution 688.

Authorized acceptance of work performed under Bid Document 02-26-W. Under this bid document, Screening Systems International, Inc. successfully provided a traveling water screen to protect fish from the Wells Hatchery water intake. Total cost of the screen was $62,660.00.

Signed the previously authorized contract issued under Bid Document 02-30-W for moving and storing transformer insulating oil for three 230-kilovolt power transformers at the Wells Hydroelectric Project.

Reminded those present that the next Commission meeting will be September 30 at 1:00 p.m. at the East Wenatchee Headquarters.