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News Release - 5/27/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the May 27, 2008 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Heard a report on the bid opening for bid document 08-18-W, warehouse pipe boring and jacking.  The apparent low bid was received from Northwest Boring Company Inc. of Woodinville. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Authorized a change order No. 4 to contract 06-20-D with T.J.E. L.L.C. for traffic control flagging.  The increased amount of work along State, County and City roadways necessitates a $60,000 increase in the contract bringing the not to exceed limit for the second year to $302,000. (08-123)

Approved a call for bids under bid document 08-29-D, asphalt installation and repair. Certain distribution work requires the repair or installation of asphalt damaged during construction or maintenance of underground and overhead circuits. (08-124)

Authorized opening of Rural Economic Development Fund accounts for 2007-2008. (08-125)

Approved engagement letter with Davis, Arneil Law Firm LLP.  (08-126)

Authorized change order No.2 to contract 07-11-W, landscape and other improvements - Wells Hydroelectric Project.  The change will add more lighting bollards around the Brewster Trail.  This change order will increase the not to exceed limit $3,443 bringing the total not to exceed limit to $296,055. (08-127)

Authorized call for bids under 08-19-W, relay test set for Wells Hydroelectric Project. A relay test set is used to calibrate and verify proper operation of protective relays. (08-128)

Approved a call for bids under bid document 08-30-W, installation of powerhouse 480-V circuit breakers for Wells Fish Hatchery and emergency diesel generator feed. (08-129)

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