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News Release - 7/30/2012

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ron Skagen, Jim Davis and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the July 30, 2012 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Awarded Potelco, Inc. contract 12-14-D, construct Douglas to Rapids 230 kV Transmission Line. Potelco was the lowest responsive bidder. (12-126)

Approved addendum No. 1 to bid document 12-08-W, replace hydraulic switch operators at Douglas Switchyard and Wells Dam. This addendum extends the bid opening to September 4, 2012 to allow time to respond to questions brought up during the pre-bid walk through. (12-127)

Authorized the District’s attorney to institute and prosecute an action for the acquisition of certain real property and interests in real property necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  Surveys identified nine strips of property adjacent to previously purchased properties that were intended to be included in the original purchases.  (12-128)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. August 6, 2012 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.