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News Release - 10/29/2007

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the October 29, 2007 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee office:

Opened bids for Bid Document 07-36-D, Withrow Water Works System Improvements Project. The apparent low bid was received from Pipkin Construction of East Wenatchee at $276,777. The bids will be evaluated prior to award recommendation.

Opened bids for Bid Document 06-38-W, Wells Dam 480-Volt Circuit Breakers. The apparent low bid was received from Wesco of Portland at $93,965. The bids will be evaluated prior to award recommendation.

Authorized award of contract 07-33-W for 2008-09 grounds maintenance contract to Wright’s Lawn Service. (07-303)

Authorized a change order to contract 06-33-W for debris removal at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. The change adjusts the unit of measure for one element of the project and results in a $91,921 increase in price. (07-302)

Authorized a call for bids for 2008-09 heavy equipment services for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. (07-304)

Authorized a call for bids for Twisp River fish trap weir modifications. (07-305)

Authorized purchase of property insurance coverage with Starr Technical Risks Agency, Inc and Zurich American Insurance Company for a total premium of $418,102. (07-306)

Named Zach Gormley as Auditor effective November 1, 2007. (07-307)

Rescheduled the November 12 meeting to November 13 at the District’s Bridgeport office.

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