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Meaghan Vibbert
Public Information Officer
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News Release - 4/28/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the April 28, 2008 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Opened bid submitted for bid 08-06-D, snow-cat with trailer. The only bid was received from Tucker Snow-Cat Corporation of Medford, OR.  The bid will be evaluated prior to award recommendation.

Opened bids submitted for bid document 08-15-D, pole testing and treating. The apparent low bid was received from Pole Maintenance Company, LLC of Columbus, NE. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Awarded Asplundh Tree Expert Co. of Kenmore, WA contract 08-14-D, distribution tree trimming. Asplundh Tree Expert Co. with a bid of $399,576 was the only responsive bidder. (08-100)

Authorized video transport agreements with television networks.  These agreements are required by most networks to receive and transport the signal over the Douglas County Community Network.  (08-101)

Approved amendment no. 1 to a letter agreement with Bonneville Power Administration extending transmission service.  This will extend the term of the letter agreement until August 1,2008. The letter agreement is in place until a long-term replacement agreement is in place. (08-102)

Relocated the May 12, 2008 Commission Meeting from Bridgeport to East Wenatchee at 2:00 p.m.

Rescheduled the May 26, 2008 Commission Meeting to Tuesday, May 27, 2008 due to the Memorial Day Holiday.  It will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the East Wenatchee Headquarters Building.

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. May 5, 2008 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.