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Meaghan Vibbert
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News Release - 9/5/2006

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the September 5, 2006 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

No bids were received for bid document 06-31-D, communication conduit.

Authorized revision to the line extension procedure for Rimrock Meadows and Badger Mountain Subdivisions.  The revision clarifies who will contribute to the original line extension.  (06-211)

Approved a call for bids under bid document 06-37-D, Pangborn 115/13.2 kV substation transformers.  These transformers are necessary for converting the 115 kV transmission voltage to 13.2 kV distribution voltage.   (06-212)

Authorized a change order to contract 06-33-W, with American Civil Constructors to provide tailrace and forebay debris removal for the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  This change authorizes disposal of forebay debris to Carpenter Island.  (06-213)

Approved the continuance of the agreement with U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, United States Department of the Interior relative to river-gaging station maintenance and operation costs.  The cost of the contract is not to exceed $17,240 for the maintenance of river gages at the Wells Project and $9,450 to maintain other river gages located on the Methow and Columbia Rivers.   (06-214)

Authorized Jacobs Civil, Inc. as consulting engineer for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. In order to maintain proper maintenance of the Wells Hydroelectric Project, the District needs to retain a consulting engineer for providing immediate and continuous engineering counsel.  (06-215)

Approved negotiation of an agreement for professional architectural services with USKH of Spokane for a warehouse and fabrication shop at the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  (06-216)

Approved land use permit 825-01 for Wells Tract 825. This permit will allow landscaping, a picnic area and an access road on District property.  (06-217)