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News Release - 8/6/2007

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the August 6, 2007 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Approved acceptance of materials received from WESCO under contract 06-55-D, Pangborn Substation 15kV vacuum circuit breakers. All work under the contract has been completed and determined to meet the bid specifications. (07-236)

Authorized change order No. 1 to contract 07-16-D, Pangborn Substation control and relay panels. Changes include altering the options on some relays to communicate with the District’s and Bonneville Power Administration’s equipment.  This change order will increase the not to exceed limit $3,013 bringing the total not to exceed limit to $336,611. (07-237)

Approved acceptance of materials received from WESCO Distribution, Inc. under contract 07-02-D, EPR underground primary cable. Staff has inspected and tested the reels of EPR underground primary cable and found all of the delivered cable to be in full compliance with the contract.  (07-238)

Authorized execution of an agreement for professional services with Sigma Six Solutions.  The firm will provide on-site management in addition to testing all substation equipment, verifying connections and preparing organized and well maintained testing documentation for the Pangborn Substation.  (07-239)

Approved acceptance of a subdivision power facilities agreement for Rock Ridge Estates. The developer, Alan Jessup, has paid the contribution in aid of construction and provided a cash deposit in the total amount of $21,744. (07-240)

Authorized one year extension of contract 06-20-D, traffic control flagging with T.J.E. L.L.C.  (07-241)

Approved the acceptance of all work performed by XL Overhead Construction, Inc. working under contract 07-03-D, Badger Mountain backbone fiber cable installation.  All work under the contract has been completed and determined to meet the bid specifications. (07-242)

Awarded Irrigation Technology and Control Inc. of East Wenatchee contract 07-10-D, Withrow Well Test Project. Irrigation Tech and Control, with a bid price of $18,950, was the only responsive bidder. (07-243)

Authorized manager to sign Public Generating Pool member agreement related to employee severance. (07-244)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. August 13, 2007 at the District’s Bridgeport office building.