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News Release - 8/13/2007

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the August 13, 2007 Commission meeting held at the Bridgeport office building:


Presented Journeyman Mechanic John Simpson with his twenty year service award. Commissioner Heminger thanked John on behalf of the citizens of Douglas County for his many years of service. John said, “Thank you. It has been a lot of fun.”

Authorized change order No. 1 to contract 07-08-D, Rock Island Grade to Palisades underground fiber cable installation. Changes include eliminating the hydro seeding portion of the contract.  This change order will decrease the not to exceed limit $6,400 bringing the total not to exceed limit to $342,330. (07-245)

Approved the acceptance of all work performed by Bob Humbert & Son, Inc. working under contract 07-08-D, Rock Island Grade to Palisades underground fiber cable installation  All work under the contract has been completed and determined to meet the bid specifications. (07-246)

Authorized extension of professional services agreement with Erlandsen and Associates, Inc.  Douglas PUD is involved in various projects that are ongoing and require the services of a professional survey firm.  Continuity is needed for the successful completion of these projects.  The resolution will extend the contract with Erlandsen and Associates, Inc. until August 31, 2010. (07-247)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. August 20, 2007 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters building.