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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 9/4/2007

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the September 4, 2007 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters building:

Approved a call for bids under bid document 07-11-W, landscape and other improvements - Wells Hydroelectric Project. This project is in compliance with the 2002 Recreation Action Plan Update.  (07-255)

Established the new administrative position of Community Network Analyst.  (07-256)

Acting as the board of the Electric Utility Rural Economic Development Fund, awarded the following grants:

Douglas County              Courthouse inner door refurbishment                     $   3,930.12

Do. Co. Fire Dist. 1         Radio repeater                                                             4,500.00

City of Bridgeport            Radio equipment for fire trucks                                    3,862.40

Do. Co. Fire Dist. 3        Remote front nozzles on fire engine                             8,816.75

Do. Co. Fire Dist. 5         Fire hose, nozzles, generator and supply pump         7,110.28

City of Rock Island         City Hall energy efficient windows                                4,829.00

Do./Okan. Fire Dist. 15    Automated External Defibrillator (4)                            5,575.00

Douglas County Sheriff     Motor for primary patrol vessel                                11,376.45
                                                                                                                         $ 50,000.00

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. September 10, 2007 at the District’s Bridgeport office building.