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News Release - 10/9/2006

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Mike Doneen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the October 9, 2006 Commission meeting held at the Bridgeport Headquarters building:

 Awarded the contract for Pangborn 115/13.2 kV Substation Transformers to WEG Electric Motors Corp. of Suwanee, Georgia. The total contract price is $2,088,600.

Authorized creation of a new position titled Community Network Specialist.

Authorized Change Order No. 1 to a contract with Hale and Long General Contractors for recreational facilities improvements at Memorial Park in Pateros and Marina Park in Bridgeport. The changes involve additional lights, a bench and revisions to the irrigation system. After this $6,372 change the total contract amount is $280,672.

Authorized the annual renewal for public officials liability insurance with Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services Limited. The cost of renewal for the $5 million policy is $58,914.

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. October 16, 2006 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters building.