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News Release - 1/22/2018

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the January 22, 2018 Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office:

Conducted a public hearing for questions regarding Local Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County for the Rio Vista Street Assessment Roll. No one being present with questions regarding the assessment and having received no other form of comment, the Commission declared the hearing closed. The Assessment Roll for 2018 is $31.00 per lot.

Heard a report for the bid opening for bid document 17-26-D, supply and deliver two 115 kV breakers to the Lone Pine Substation.  All bids will be evaluated prior to contract award.

Amended the Electric Distribution System Customer Service Policies. This amendment updates sections 27 and 32 to reflect the current business needs of the District. (18-004)

Authorized amendment No. 1 to the professional service agreement with Grette Associates LLC. to extend the time of performance to January 31, 2019. (18-005)

Approved a professional service agreement with Central Washington University for pilot and aircraft services for monthly meter reading. (18-006)

Authorized an interlocal agreement with the City of Mansfield for the purchase of street light fixtures for the Relight Washington grant program. (18-007)

Approved interconnection and service agreement with Ant Creek, LLC as required by the Customer Service Policies, Section 36. (18-008)

Authorized an interconnection and service agreement with Third Coast Capital, LLC as required by the Customer Service Policies, Section 36. (18-009)

Approved award of contract 17-26-D, supply and deliver two 115 kV breakers to the Lone Pine Substation to ABB Inc. the lowest responsive bidder. (18-010)

Authorized the City of Brewster 2017-2018 Operations and Maintenance budget for parks. The District's portion is $67,631 and is required by the Wells Project license. (18-011)

Approved the City of Pateros 2017-2018 Operations and Maintenance budget for parks. The District's portion is $67,631 and is required by the Wells Project license. (18-012)

Affirmed change order No. 15 to contract 14-19-W, Wells Hatchery Modernization. Necessary to address intent of the mitigation programs and provides a safe working environment for District personnel. This change order increases the contract $46,217 bringing the total not to exceed limit to $37,371,720. (18-013)

Authorizes acceptance of work and final payment to Reeves Lawn and Spray Service, LLC under contract 16-29-W, 2017 Grounds Maintenance. All work has been completed and determined to meet bid specifications. (18-014)

Approved acceptance of work and final payment to Trenchless Construction under contract 17-16-W, directional drilling of HDPD pipe through a railroad/roadway embankment at the Wells Hydroelectric Project.   All work has been completed and determined to meet bid specifications. (18-015)

Authorized publication of Request for Qualifications 18-06-W, engineering services for modifications to the Trashrack lifting beams at the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  Necessary to reduce risk of injury to personnel. (18-016)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. February 12, 2018 at the District's East Wenatchee office.