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Meaghan Vibbert
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News Release - 3/30/2009

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the March 30, 2009 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Opened Bids received for Bid Document 09-06-D – 4X4 55-foot Material Handling Bucket Truck. The apparent low bid was received from Altec Industries, Inc. of Dixon, CA in the amount of $241,663. The bids will be evaluated prior to award recommendation.

Opened Bids received for Bid Document 09-10-D – EPR Underground Primary Cable. The apparent low bid was received from WESCO Distribution, Inc. of Portland, OR in the amount of $176,607. The bids will be evaluated prior to award recommendation.

Authorized a call for bids under Bid Document 09-07-D – One 2009 6X6 Digger Derrick Line Truck as called for in the District’s 2009 Distribution System budget. (09-77)

Authorized Request for Proposals 09-13-D – Customer Information System Replacement as called for in the District’s 2009 Distribution System budget. (09-78)

Authorized a call for bids under Bid Document 09-02-W – Warehouse Fire Line Extension for the Wells Project warehouse and fabrication shop. This work is needed to complete the fire protection system for this new facility. (09-79)

Authorized a call for bids under Bid Document 09-14-W – Fish Turbine Intake Gate Rehabilitation. The wheels, axles, bushings and seal parts on the gates are worn out and require replacement. (09-80)

Authorized resolutions recognizing support from Senators Murray and Cantwell and Representative Hastings on the District’s long-term effort to obtain congressional permission to purchase certain Bureau of Land Management lands associated with the Wells Project. (09-81, 09-82, 09-83)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. April 6, 2009 at the District’s East Wenatchee office.