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News Release - 12/27/2010

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the December 27, 2010 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Authorized revising Schedule 6 of the Electric Distribution System Customer Service Policies to meet the changing business needs of the District's Douglas County Community Network. (10-236)

Approved the pole attachment rate for 2011 and revised Schedule 7 of the Electric Distribution System Customer Service Policies.  Staff recommendations were presented to the Commission on December 9, 2010, and the date for public hearing was set for December 20, 2010. The District did not receive any written or verbal comments. (10-237)

Renewed the legal services agreement with the Law Firm of Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn and Aylward, P.S. This renewal extends the agreement until December 31, 2011. (10-238)

Approved use of Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association (VEBA) Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) for employees retiring in 2011.  This allows the deposit of a percentage of the employee’s accrued personal leave at retirement into the HRA-VEBA. (10-239)

Authorized the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) budget for year 2011.  The District’s portion of the budget is $81,081. (10-240)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. January 3, 2011 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.