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News Release - 1/25/2016

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Molly Simpson and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the January 25, 2016 Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office:

Approved a call for bids under bid document 16-02-D, supply and deliver 115kV circuit switchers for the Veedol Substation which will be located near Battermann Industrial Park. (16-008)

Amended the Electric Distribution System Customer Service Policies. The amendments would update two sections of the Customer Service Polices to reflect the current business needs of the District.(16-009)

Revised Schedule 6 of the Electric Distribution System Customer Service Policies. This revision would change the IPTV programming rate to meet the changing business needs of the DCCN. (16-010)

Approved execution of Northwest Power Pool work order to develop documents to implement a frequency response sharing group. This would allow Balancing Authorities to pool their resources and achieve compliance with the new reliability standard as a group. (16-011)

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 15-27-W, 2016 heavy equipment services.  The District periodically requires heavy equipment services to perform scheduled, unscheduled and emergency work at various locations of the Wells Hydroelectric Project. (16-012)

Approved acceptance of work and final payment to H2O Well Services, Inc. under contract 12-21-W, 2012-2013 hatchery well and pump maintenance. All work has been completed and determined to meet the contract specifications. (16-013)

Approved acceptance of work and final payment to Central Washington Asphalt under contract 15-05-W, resurface the access road at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All work has been completed and determined to meet the contract specifications. (16-014)

Authorized the City of Brewster 2015-2016 Operations and Maintenance budget for parks. The District's portion is $65,069 and is required by the new Wells Project license. (16-015)

Approved the City of Pateros 2015-2016 Operations and Maintenance budget for parks. The District's portion is $65,069 and is required by the new Wells Project license. (16-016)

Approved a change in the District's travel reimbursement policy (Administrative Bulletin 5.13) to reflect changes in the Internal Revenue Service approved mileage rate for 2016. (16-017)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. February 8, 2016 at the District's East Wenatchee office.