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News Release - 6/16/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the June 16, 2008 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Approved acceptance of all work performed by Asplundh Tree Expert Co. under the second year of contract 06-15-D, distribution tree trimming.  All work under the contract has been completed and determined to meet the bid specifications.  (08-141)

Rejected bid under bid document 08-03-D, distribution electrical and communication dock crew(s). The bid exceeded the engineer’s estimate by more than the amount allowable under state law. (08-142)

Awarded HVB-AE-Power Systems of Swanee, GA contract 08-25-D Rapids Switchyard 115 kV breakers.  HVB-AE-Power Systems, with a bid price of $455,000, was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-143)

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 08-35-D, Rapids Switchyard tubular steel. (08-144)

Approved a call for bids under bid document 08-36-D, Rapids Switchyard voltage transformer and station service voltage transformer. (08-145)

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 08-37-D, Rapids Switchyard 115 kV disconnect switches. (08-146)

Approved addendum No. 1 to bid document 08-16-W, log and debris boom at Wells Dam.  The pre-bid conference with potential bidders revealed necessary revisions and clarifications to the bid document. (08-147)

Authorized land use permit 658-01 for Wells Tract 658. This permit will allow an irrigation system and landscaping on District property. (08-148)

Approved wind project lease and option agreement with Mildred Sprauer covering 229 acres. (08-149)

Authorized agreement for professional services with Anitian Enterprise Security for 08-31-D, Network Security Assessment.  (08-150)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. June 30, 2008 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.