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News Release - 12/12/2005

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Mike Doneen, Jim Davis and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the December 12, 2005 Commission meeting held at the Bridgeport Office building:

Approved the acceptance of all work performed by Pole Maintenance Company under the second year of a contract to provide Douglas County PUD with pole testing and treating. All work under the contract has been completed and determined to meet the bid specifications. (05-275)

Authorized termination of joint pole use agreement with Verizon Northwest.

Authorized the renewal of excess liability insurance coverage with AEGIS Insurance Service, Inc. The renewal premium of $279,114 reflects a decrease of $2,217 from 2005, due to market conditions. (05-276)

Authorized a renewal with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for Commercial General Liability, Washington Stop Gap and Commercial Automobile Liability Coverage with a renewal premium of $148,032. (05-277)

Approved a contract with Trenchless Construction for directional drilling through a railroad/roadway embankment for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. The contract is not to exceed $31,400. (05-278)

Authorized Task Order No. 2 services for the Master Consulting Services Agreement with MWH Americas, Inc. with regard to the Wells Hydroelectric Project. The services in Task Order No. 2 include design, review and construction management support at a not to exceed limit of $500,000. (05-279)