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Meaghan Vibbert
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News Release - 11/3/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the November 3, 2008 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Opened bids under bid document 08-46-W, headquarters building interiors 2008.  The apparent low bid was received from Whitebird Inc. of Wenatchee. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Approved change order No. 1 to contract 08-38-D, underground primary conductor with WESCO Distribution, Inc. This change order changes the neutral in the conductor and will increase the not to exceed limit $7,363 bringing the total not to exceed limit to $383,238. (08-276)

Awarded FWT Inc. of Fort Worth, TX, contract 08-44-D, steel poles South Nile to Rapids 115kV transmission line. FWT, with a bid price of $538,983, was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-277)

Awarded Stella-Jones Corporation of Arlington, WA, contract 08-45-D, wood poles South Nile to Rapids 115kV transmission line. Stella-Jones, with a bid price of $218,088, was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-278)

Canceled the regular meeting scheduled for November 10, 2008.

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.