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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 6/30/2003

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Mike Doneen executed the following actions during the June 30, 2003 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Authorized a call for bids to provide Douglas PUD with Asphalt Repair and Installation. Certain distribution work requires the repair or installation of asphalt damaged during construction or maintenance of underground and overhead circuits. (03-107)

Authorized an assignment agreement between Douglas PUD and the Bonneville Power Administration. This resolution will transfer Douglas PUD’s interest in the Non-Treaty Storage Agreement to the Bonneville Power Administration. Thereby releasing the District of obligations associated with the agreement. (03-108)

Approved an amended participant agreement with IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. and related side letter agreement. IntercontinentalExchange is amending its Participation Agreement which Douglas PUD is a party to. The District utilizes IntercontinentalExchange for power price discovery and occasional power transactions. (03-109)

Authorized the purchase of an acoustic scintillation flow meter measurement system for the Wells Hydroelectric Project from ASL AQFlow, Inc., a sole source. Douglas PUD has investigated the use of an acoustic scintillation flow meter time of travel system for measuring water flow through the Wells Hydroelectric Project turbines. This system will perform tests with better accuracy than the current Winter-Kennedy system. The cost for the required acoustic scintillation flow meter equipment and software is $183,000. (03-110)