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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 4/7/2003

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Mike Doneen executed the following actions during the April 7, 2003 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Opened bids to provide Douglas PUD with station service circuit breakers for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. There were five bids received for the contract with bid prices ranging from $810,765 to $3,090,500. The lowest bid was received from Pacific Breaker Systems of Napa Valley, CA. Estimated to cost $1,650,000, all bids will be evaluated prior to award recommendation.

Authorized acceptance of a subdivision power facilities agreement for N. Plateau Subdivision. The developer, Stimac Construction, has paid the Contribution in Aid of Construction and provided a secured funds account in the total amount of $69,542. (03-53)

Approved a change order for the contract with WESCO Distribution to supply Douglas PUD with EPR underground primary cable. The change covers an increase in the amount of cable to insure availability for a development near Sun Cove. The cost of the change is $66,120, raising the total contract cost from $ 297,053 to $363,173. (03-54)

Authorized the renewal of a land use permit with Mr. Reyes Herrera. The ten acre parcel of land near Rock Island is kept clean and maintained by Herrera and in return he is allowed to continue to harvest the two acres of apricots on the land. (03-55)

Approved a change in ownership/assignment of rights under contract with Duke Engineering/Framatome ANP, Inc. This resolution will assign the agreement for engineering services with Douglas PUD to Devine, Tarbell and Associates, Inc. (03-56)

Authorized amendment to District Land Use Policy with regard to fences. To maintain open public access to Wells Hydroelectric Project lands, fences on District property outside the towns of Brewster, Bridgeport and Pateros will not be allowed. A land use permit must be granted for any use of District property. (03-57)