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News Release - 3/26/2012

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ron Skagen, Jim Davis and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the March 26, 2012 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Authorized execution of a pole attachment license agreement with Zayo Group, LLC. This agreement sets forth the terms and conditions under which Zayo may attach to the District’s utility poles. (12-045)

Approved participation in the Mid-Columbia Hourly Coordination 2012 Budget.  Grant PUD, acting as Hourly Coordination Central, provides services for the coordination of power generation for the Mid-Columbia PUDs. (12-046)

Authorized renewal of fiduciary liability insurance with Chartis.  (12-047)

Approved renewal of comprehensive crime coverage with The Hartford. (12-048)

Authorized a land use permit 1143 with The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. This permit will allow restoration and armoring of 45 feet of shoreline and an access road for offloading salmon collected for research brood stock and subsistence on District property. (12-049)

Approved release of money accrued in the Wells Hydroelectric Project Relicensing Fund. The relicensing process is approaching completion. Current financial estimates indicate at least $2.9 million in the fund is excess to the needs of the relicensing process which would be beneficial to the Electric Distribution System. (12-050)

Rescheduled the April 9, 2012 Commission Meeting to be held at 2:00 pm. in East Wenatchee Headquarters office and the April 16, 2012 Commission Meeting to be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Bridgeport office.

Reminded those in attendance, the April 2, 2012 Commission Meeting has been canceled.

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. April 9, 2012 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.