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Meaghan Vibbert
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News Release - 8/2/2010

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the August 2, 2010 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Approved execution of Interlocal Cooperative Agreement with Douglas County for Airport Way realignment, CRP 927.    This agreement will coordinate the placement of conduit and vaults in Douglas County’s road project. (10-147)

Authorization of land use permit Rapids -03. This permit will allow temporary staging of construction materials on District property with the guarantee of restoring the property to prior condition after use. (10-148)

Approved a boundary line adjustment for Strider EW, LLC.  In exchange for the adjustment, the District will gain an access easement providing easier access to District property. (10-149)

Authorized call for bids under bid document 10-18-W, PBX upgrade.  Necessary to take advantage of technological advancements resulting in increased productivity.  (10-150)

Approved agreement for professional services with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife regarding 2010-2011 Twisp River steelhead spawning success study.  This study is required by the Habitat Conservation Plan and the cost is not to exceed $51,703.  (10-151)

Authorized consent to assignment of agreement with Dow Jones and Company Inc. to CME Group Index Holdings LLC.  (10-152)

Approved release of money accrued in the Wells Hydroelectric Project Relicensing Fund.  Current financial estimates indicate at least $3.9 million in excess to the needs of the relicensing process which would be beneficial to the Distribution System capital budget.(10-153)

Rescheduled the August 16, 2010 Commission Meeting to August 19, 2010 due to the Wells Hydroelectric Project bond issuance.  That meeting will be held at 1p.m. in the East Wenatchee Headquarters Building. 

Canceled the August 23, 2010 Commission Meeting.

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. August 9, 2010 at the District’s Bridgeport office.