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News Release - 3/7/2011

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the March 7, 2011 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Approved addendum No. 1 to bid document 11-05-D, supply and deliver two 115-13.2 kV, 42MV A substation transformers to Pangborn Substation. This addendum clarifies items in the bid document.(11-027)

Authorized acceptance of work and final payment to Tunnel Hill Granite, Inc. for the first year of contract 09-23-W, 2010-2011 heavy equipment services for Wells Hydroelectric Project.  All work under the contract has been completed and determined to meet the bid specifications. (11-028)

Approved amendment No. 1 to professional service agreement with the State of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.  This will allow for completion of a pre-construction phase report on Avian Monitoring Studies for the Withrow Wind Project. (11-029)

Authorized execution of an amendment to the Northwest Power Pool Agreement creating a reserve sharing group committee.  (11-030)

Authorized change order Nos. 23-30 to contract 06-41-W, generator rebuild for unit refurbishment for the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  Changes include machining, coating, replacement, line-boring and refurbishment of various parts on the first unit. These change orders will increase the not to exceed limit $351,629 bringing the total not to exceed limit to $154,677,373. (11-031)

Authorized engagement letters with Cordell, Neher & Company for third party administration services for several District deferred compensation plans. (11-032)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. March 14, 2011 at the District’s Bridgeport office.