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Meaghan Vibbert
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News Release - 10/20/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the October 20, 2008 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Opened bids under bid document 08-48-D, 13th Street storage yard. The apparent low bid was received from Pipkin Construction of East Wenatchee. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Awarded HD Supply Utilities LTD., of Portland, contract 08-26-D, overhead conductor South Nile to Rapids 115kV transmission line. HD Supply, with a bid price of $166,968 (General Cable), was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-263)

Awarded General Pacific, Inc., of Portland, contract 08-43-D, composite insulators South Nile to Rapids 115kV transmission line.  General Pacific, with a bid price of $74,084 (Sediver), was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-264)

Authorized execution of agreement with Wenatchee Reclamation District for 38th Street NW canal crossing. (08-265)

Awarded KVA Electric, Inc. of Arlington, WA, contract 08-47-W, moving and storing transformer insulating oil. KVA Electric, with a bid price of $130,000, was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-266)

Authorized an agreement for professional services with GeoEngineers with regard to relicensing the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  The scope of services under this agreement includes providing on-call Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping support, geologic and geotechnical services for relicensing studies and license application documents at a cost not to exceed $80,000. (08-267)

Changed location of two Commission Meetings in December.  The December 8, 2008 meeting will be held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office at 2:00 p.m.  The December 15, 2008 meeting will be held at the District’s Bridgeport office at 1:30 p.m.

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. October 27, 2008 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.