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Meaghan Vibbert
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News Release - 7/14/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

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

Awarded TJE LLC of Wenatchee, 08-32-D, traffic control flagging.  TJE LLC, with a bid price of $271,740, was the only responsive bidder. (08-179)

Awarded Hale and Long General Contractors of East Wenatchee, 08-33-D, exterior improvements to Bridgeport Office Building.  Hale and Long General, with a bid price of $163,050 was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-180)

Awarded Custom Manufacturing and Design of Ridgefield, WA, 08-34-D, Rapids Switchyard bus equipment and steel support structures. Custom Manufacturing and Design, with a bid price of $101,000, was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-181)

A resolution authorizing the execution of a new collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 77 for a three year period. (08-182)

Opened bid submitted for bid 08-35-D, Rapids Switchyard tubular steel. The only bid was received Galvanizers Inc. of West Fargo, ND. The bid will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Opened bid submitted for bid 08-36-D, Rapids Switchyard voltage transformer and station service voltage transformer. The only bid was received from Kuhlman Electric Corporation of Versailles, NY. The bid will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Opened bids submitted for bid 08-37-D, Rapids Switchyard 115 kV disconnect switches. The apparent low bid was received from Southern States of Pleasanton, CA. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

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