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News Release - 2/9/2004

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the February 9, 2004 Commission meeting held at Bridgeport office building:

Presented Operations Engineer Herb Curtis with his thirty-five year service award. In making this presentation, Commission President Jim Davis thanked Curtis for his many years of devoted service to the customers of Douglas County. “The past 35 years have been the most important years of Douglas PUD’s history, and we don’t think they would have been as successful with out you,” said Davis. “You couldn’t find a better place to work. The management and employees are all great people,” said Curtis.

Authorized a rate adjustment for the Professional Services Agreement with RH2 Engineering. This agreement allows for the fee schedule to be negotiated annually to reflect any increase in the cost of doing business. (04-22)

Rejected all bids to provide Douglas PUD with two 115 kV breakers for Terry Substation. All bids received were considered non-responsive. Authorized a call for bids to provide Douglas PUD with two 115 kV breakers for the Terry Substation. This addition will enhance reliability and reduce customer outages. (04-23)

Authorized a call for bids to provide Douglas PUD with traffic control flagging services. Flagging services are necessary on a regular basis for Distribution System construction work along roadways. This call will provide services for the period from March 8, 2004 until March 1, 2005, with a one-year extension option. (04-24)

Approved the amendment of certain provisions of Resolution No. 03-184. These amendments will simplify the accounting for investment of bond funds, making the process more efficient. (04-25)

Rescheduled the February 16, 2004 Commission Meeting to Tuesday, February 17, 2004 due to the Presidents’ Day Holiday. It will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the East Wenatchee Headquarters Building.