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News Release - 12/15/2008

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the December 15, 2008 Commission meeting held at the Bridgeport office:

Opened bid under bid document 08-49-D, Rapids Switchyard control and relay panels. The only bid was received from Electrical Power Products of Des Moines, IA. The bid will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 08-52-D, 144 count fiber optic transmission cable.  Necessary to replace fire damaged fiber optic transmission cable. (08-320)

Approved change order No. 1 to contract 08-47-W, moving and storing transformer insulating oil with KVA Electric, Inc. This change order includes special processing and additional filtering, increasing the not to exceed limit $2,380 bringing the total not to exceed limit to $132,380.  The change also allows for progress payments rather than a single lump sum payment. (08-321)

Authorized renewal of legal services agreement with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.  (08-322)

Approved an agreement for professional services with Long View Associates to provide guidance and perspective regarding ongoing aquatic relicensing studies. (08-323)

Authorized agreement with Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) for Interchange Authority Services. (08-324)

Authorizing engagement letter with Cordell, Neher & Company for third party administration services.  (08-325)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. December 22, 2008 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.