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News Release - 7/2/2012

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ron Skagen, Jim Davis and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the July 2, 2012 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

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Awarded Network Administrator Julene McGregor, with her twenty- year service award. Commissioner Skagen thanked Julene on behalf of the citizens of Douglas County for her many years of service. Julene thanked the Commission and said “It’s hard to believe it has been that long. I have seen a lot of changes and have thoroughly enjoyed working for the District.  I’m ready for another twenty.”

Approved a call for bids under bid document 12-13 D, construct Rapids Switchyard expansion. Necessary to accommodate the new Douglas Switchyard to Rapids Switchyard 230 kV transmission line. (12-109)

Authorized a cooperative agreement with the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife with regard to construction of a boat launch at Bridgeport.  WDFW will build the launch on District property and the District will operate and maintain it. (12-110)

Approved acceptance of work and final payment to Strider Construction Company, Inc under contract 11-06-W, Wells reservoir boat launch improvements. All work has been completed and determined to meet bid specifications. (12-111)

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 12-08-W, replace hydraulic switch operators at Douglas Switchyard and Wells Dam. (12-112)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. July 9, 2012 at the District’s Bridgeport office.