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News Release - 2/26/2007

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the February 26, 2007 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Opened bids submitted for bid document 07-03-D, Badger Mountain backbone fiber cable installation. The apparent low bid was received from XL Overhead Construction, Inc. of Sumner, WA. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

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Presented Assistant Manager & Wells Project Chief Engineer Ken Pflueger with his twenty year service award. “We are proud of your service to the citizens of Douglas County and we appreciate all the good work you have done,” said Commissioner Heminger. “Thank you, I’m pleased to be here,” said Ken.

Approved change order No. 1 to Contract 06-30-D with Platt Electric. This change order increases the not to exceed limit to $400,000.  The increase is necessary to enable additional purchases of customer edge equipment to keep up with customer demand.

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 07-09-D, distribution dock crew. Necessary to assist District crews with overhead and underground projects, the bid requires distribution, transmission and communications crews.  The agreement contains a provision for two, one-year extension. 

Established the administrative position of Administrative Assistant – Operations Department. 

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. March 5, 2007 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters building.