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News Release - 4/6/2009

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the April 6, 2009 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Authorized award of contract 09-10-D for EPR Underground Primary Cable to the low Bidder, WESCO Distribution, Inc. of Portland, Oregon. The total contract amount is not to exceed $185,437.35. (09-84)

 Authorized a rate adjustment for a professional services agreement with RH2 Engineering. RH2 Engineering provides general engineering support to the Electric Distribution System. The increase is approximately 4%. (09-85)

Authorized a change order on Contract 08-46-W for headquarters building interior improvements. This change authorizes the replacement of 25 windows that are leaking. The amount of the change order is $22,322. (09-87)

Authorized Addendum No. 1 to Bid Document 09-09-W for the headquarters addition boiler replacement. This addendum clarifies clearance distance specifications and approves one alternate boiler manufacturer. (09-88)

Authorized a call for bids on Bid Document 09-16-W for 480 volt circuit breaker installation for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. These breakers will be used in the back-up electrical system for station service and the Wells Hatchery. (09-89)

Established a public TEFRA hearing to be held jointly with PUD No. 1 of Chelan County for 9:00 a.m. on April 17, 2009 at Chelan PUD headquarters. The purpose of this hearing is to consider host approval for environmental enhancement bonds to be issued by Chelan PUD for projects wholly or partly located in Douglas County. The District Treasurer is authorized to conduct the hearing for Douglas PUD. (09-90)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. April 13, 2009 at the District’s Bridgeport office.