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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 1/31/2005

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Mike Doneen, Jim Davis, and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the January 31, 2005 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Authorized acceptance of a subdivision power facilities agreement for Ridge Crest Subdivision, Division 3. The developer, Davy Development LLC., has paid the Contribution in Aid of Construction and provided a cash deposit in the total amount of $24,512. (05-22)

Approved an agreement with Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet) for network operation center and support services. (05-23)

Authorized execution of charge card agreements with Washington Trust Bank. This agreement will enable Douglas PUD to accept credit card payments via the internet. (05-24)

Approved acceptance and final payment to Hale and Long, General Contractors under contract to supply Douglas PUD with a headquarters addition. All work under the contract has been completed and determined to meet the bid specifications. (05-26)

Authorized a change order for the contract with RFI Communications to supply Douglas PUD with security system improvements for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. The changes cover a new radio link for the Vista Point Park camera, new Matrix switcher system, and changing the location of the vehicle proximity devices. The cost of all the changes is $10,754.39, raising the total project cost from $363,891.95 to $374,646.34. (05-27)

Approved acceptance and final payment to Knight Construction under contract to provide Douglas PUD with replacement pond covers at the Methow Hatchery. All work under the contract has been completed and determined to meet the bid specifications. (05-28)

Authorized a change order for the contract with G.L. Palm Construction to supply Douglas PUD with diversion structure modifications for the Twisp River acclimation pond. This resolution will extend the contract to April 15, 2005. (05-29)

Approved a call for bids to provide Douglas PUD with turbine guide bearing refurbishment for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. (05-30)

Authorized a fee for service risk management client services agreement with Marsh USA, Inc. (05-31)

Rescheduled the February 21, 2005 Commission Meeting to Tuesday, February 22, 2005 due to the Presidents’ Day Holiday. It will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the East Wenatchee Headquarters Building. Cancelled the March 7, 2005 scheduled meeting.