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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 8/8/2011

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ron Skagen, Jim Davis, and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the August 8, 2011 Commission meeting held at the District’s Bridgeport office:

Approved amendment No. 4 to professional service agreement with Harris Northstar for Customer Information System (CIS) replacement (09-13-D).  The amendment adds customization for District needs at a cost of $2,200, raising the not to exceed limit to $273,520. (11-104)

Declared Schneider Electric the sole source of ION meters for the Pangborn Substation upgrade. Necessary for the precise monitoring activities associated with Intergate.Columbia facility at a cost of $46,596.08. (11-105)

Authorized execution of intent to grant easements and easements with Dean Rainey and Rainey Family Limited Partnership.  Necessary for the Douglas-Rapids 230 kV  transmission corridor. (11-106)

Approved software license and professional service agreement with Personal Data Systems, Inc. under RFP 11-08-W to install configure and implement payroll and human resources software at a cost not to exceed $130,000. (11-107)

Opened bids under bid document 11-11-D, remove, provide and install substation battery systems. The bids will be analyzed prior to an award recommendation.

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. August 15, 2011 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.