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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 9/2/2003

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Mike Doneen executed the following actions during the September 2, 2003 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Authorized an amendment to the agreement for professional services with the Yakama Nation. In order to analyze the data collected and complete reports, the contract will be extend to December 31, 2003, at no additional cost to the District. (03-141)

Approved an amendment to the agreement for professional services with the Okanagan Nation Alliance regarding Okanagan sockeye. This amendment will give the Canadian fisheries the ability to refine and further develop the Flow Management Model. The contract will be extended through August 31, 2004 with an increased cost of $260,937. (03-142)

Authorized an easement acquisition per the intent to grant easement agreement with Mr. James Agnew. It is necessary to install an underground primary system from the Michael Doneen Substation along the new alignment of Badger Mountain Road. Douglas PUD will pay Mr. Agnew $1,639 for the easement on his property. (03-143)

Approved annual renewal for public official’s liability insurance with an employment practices liability endorsement through AEGIS. The renewal premium of $59,943 reflects an increase of $10,585 from 2003, due to current market conditions. (03-144)