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Meaghan Vibbert
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News Release - 8/18/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the August 18, 2008 Commission meeting held at the East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Awarded Cannon Construction Inc. of Milton, WA, contract 08-12-D, Bridgeport Bar fiber optic system construction.  Cannon Construction with a bid price of $155,449, was the lowest responsive bidder. (08-208)

Authorized execution of a fourth repayment agreement relating to a line of credit for Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet). The line of credit will finance improvements to and the expansion of NoaNet facilities. (08-209)

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.  (08-210)

Approved land use permit 10D-01 for Black Bear Lands, LLC.  This permit will allow control and management of poison ivy (oak) along path to the Wells Reservoir on District property. (08-211)

Approved land use permit 311G-01.  This permit will allow existing landscape, bulkhead and stairs on District property. (08-212)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. August 25, 2008 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.