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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 4/28/2003

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Mike Doneen executed the following actions during the April 28, 2003 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Opened bids to provide Douglas PUD with Doneen Substation Civil Construction. There were two bids received for the contract with bid prices at $421,959 and $472,800. The apparent low bid was received from GG Richardson Inc. of Wenatchee. The District’s estimate was $475,000. All bids will be evaluated prior to award recommendation. (03-67)

Authorized a request for proposals for the Methow Hatchery evaluation and Methow River spawning ground surveys. To comply with the Wells Long-term Settlement Agreement and the Wells Habitat Conservation Plan, Douglas PUD needs to research and evaluate the Methow Hatchery and spawning grounds. Research activities will include spring chinook and steelhead spawning ground surveys and natural production studies. (03-69)

Approved a land use permit with Brenda Llamas. Pasture land, driveway, hay storage and fencing on District land will be allowed with this permit.

Authorized signatures for certificates of deposit transactions with North Cascades National Bank. This resolution will allow Douglas PUD to contact North Cascades National Bank for purchasing certificates of deposit. (03-70)

Reminded those in attendance the May 19th Commission Meeting has been canceled.