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News Release - 6/25/2012

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ron Skagen, Jim Davis and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the June 25, 2012 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Approved renewal of contract 11-09-D, asphalt installation and repair with Central Washington Asphalt, Inc. for an additional one-year period as allowed for in the contract. (12-100)

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 12-06-D, supply and deliver one snow cat with trailer. (12-101)

Approved revision of section 33 and Schedule 6 of the Electric Distribution System Customer Service Policies.  Among other changes, this revision will decrease the contribution in aid of construction cost for connections to the DCCN to $250. (12-102)

Authorized purchase of easement from Ellen M. Johnson.  Necessary for rebuilding a distribution line out of the O’Malley Substation. (12-103)

Approved and confirmed execution of applications for bond ratings from Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s.  The applications are necessary to provide a rating for the District’s upcoming bond issue. (12-104)

Authorized a one-year agreement with Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife for the operation of hatchery programs. (12-105)

Approved the operation and maintenance budget for the Wells Hatchery for the 2012-2013 fiscal year for $1,113,623.  This is a 5.78 percent increase from last year’s budget. (12-106)

Authorized the operation and maintenance budget for the Methow Hatchery for the 2012-2013 fiscal year for $ 842,994.  This is a 3.06 percent decrease from last year’s budget. (12-107)

Approved retirement and disposal of obsolete items at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. These items are non-usable, of no value, and unsuitable for sale at a surplus auction. (12-108)

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