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News Release - 1/26/2009

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the January 26, 2009 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Approved change order No. 3 to contract 07-15-D, communication splicing crew with Beckstead Electric, Inc. This change order increases the not to exceed limit $130,000.  The increase is necessary due to increased demand for connections to the Douglas County Community Network. This change order brings the total not to exceed limit to $620,000. (09-16)

Approved change order No. 1 to contract 08-44-D, steel poles South Nile to Rapids 115kV transmission line with FWT Inc. This change order establishes the method of payment will be in the form of progress payments.  (09-17)

Approved change order No. 2 to contract 07-41-W, Twisp River fish trap weir modifications with MRM Construction Inc. The change includes additional fabricated parts and grouting . This change order will increase the not to exceed limit $7,689 bringing the total not to exceed limit to $393,465. (09-18)

Authorized retirement and disposal of obsolete appliances at the Bridgeport office. These items are non-usable, of no value, and unsuitable for sale at a surplus auction. (09-19)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. February 2, 2009 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.