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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 3/31/2003

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Mike Doneen executed the following actions during the March 31, 2003 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Awarded GDCD Electric, Inc. of Wenatchee the contract to provide Douglas PUD with miscellaneous conduit, vaults, electrical and concrete work. GDCD Electric, with a bid price of $247,063, was the lowest responsive bidder. (03-45)

Awarded Wilson Construction Company of Canby, OR the contract to provide Douglas PUD with a distribution dock crew. Wilson, with a bid price of $498,942, was the only responsive bidder. (03-46)

Approved the acceptance of work preformed by Pacific Utility Equipment Company for a man lift installed on the District’s new bucket truck. All work under the contract has been completed, inspected and determined to meet the specifications. (03-47)

Authorized a change order for the contract with GG Richardson to supply Douglas PUD with the covered transformer storage area. The changes cover structural revisions to pier footings, drainage and sealing concrete slabs. The cost of all the changes is $8,007, raising the total project cost from $1,056,630 to $1,064,637. (03-48)

Approved a change order to the substation transformer contract with ELCO Industries Ltd. This change order will extend the contract through September 30, 2003. (03-49)

Authorized a call for bids to provide Douglas PUD with Doneen Substation civil construction. This substation will supply primary power for Fancher Heights and surrounding areas. (03-50)

Approved renewal of fiduciary and employee benefit insurance with American International Group (AIG). (03-51)

Authorized renewal of comprehensive crime coverage with The Hartford. (03-52)

Canceled the regular meeting scheduled for May 19, 2003.