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News Release - 3/26/2007

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

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

Opened bids submitted for bid document 07-09-D, distribution dock crew. The apparent low bid was received from Hawkeye Construction Inc. of Troutdale, OR. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Opened bids submitted for bid document 06-41-W, generator rebuild for unit refurbishment for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. The apparent low bid was received from Toshiba International Corporation of Englewood, CO. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Approved a change order to contract 06-15-D, with Asplundh Tree Expert Co. This change order increases the not to exceed limit $100,000.  The increase is necessary due to the additional work needed following the January wind storm.  (07-88)

Authorized a change order to contract 06-48-D with FWT for Pangborn Substation steel poles for 115kV tap.  The change includes additional brackets and will increase the contract $288. (07-89)

Approved a call for bids under bid document 07-14-D, construction of Pangborn Substation.  This substation will enhance the reliability of power for customers in the Pangborn Airport area. (07-90)

Approved a call for bids under bid document 07-15-D, communication splicing crew. Communication splicing crews may be needed to meet the 2007 construction goals for the Douglas County Community Network. The agreement contains a provision for a one-year extension.  (07-91)

Authorized addendum No. 1 to bid document 07-13-W, Methow Spring Chinook Hatchery Well No. 5 relocation.  The pre-bid conference with potential bidders revealed necessary revisions and clarifications to the bid document. (07-92)

Authorized renewal of the Business Travel Insurance with CIGNA. (07-93)

Approved renewal of fiduciary liability insurance with American International Group (AIG).  (07-94)

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