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News Release - 4/14/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the April 14, 2008 Commission meeting held at the Bridgeport office:

Awarded Pipkin Construction of East Wenatchee, contract 08-09-D, Withrow Water Works Improvements Project.  Pipkin, with a bid price of $186,950, was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-87)

Rejected bid under bid document 08-07-W, battery testing and maintenance. The bid exceeded the engineer’s estimate by more than the amount allowable under state law. (08-88)

Approved amending section 33 of the Electric Distribution System Customer Service Policies.  The purpose of the revisions is to clarify the residential housing unit definition and change the commercial capacity and facility charges from per acre fee to a fee based on service voltage and panel ratings.  (08-89)

Authorized negotiation of agreement for professional architectural/engineering services for the 2007 Recreation Action Plan for the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  The selected firm will provide design, engineering and bid specifications for all the improvements and activities listed in the 2007 Recreation Action Plan.  (08-90)

Approved land use permit 1146-02 for Wells Tract 1146.  This permit will allow a boat dock and access path to the Wells Reservoir on District property. (08-91)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. April 21, 2008 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.