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News Release - 2/7/2011

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Jim Davis, Lynn Heminger and Ron Skagen executed the following actions during the February 7, 2011 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Authorized renewal of contract 10-04-D, pole testing and treating, for an additional year with Utility Pole Technologies, Inc. This contract is not to exceed $120,000 and will expire November 15, 2011. (11-013)

Approved an interlocal agreement for Fire Protection Services with Douglas County Fire Protection District No. 2.  In accordance with RCW 52.30.020, the agreement is for the protection and safety of personnel and property of the District.  This agreement has an annual cost of $15,000 and is effective through December 31, 2020. (11-014)

 Authorized extension of video transport agreement with MTV Networks.  This amendment will extend the agreement to December 31, 2012.  These agreements are required by most networks to receive and transport the signal over the Douglas County Community Network. (11-015)

Approved professional service agreement with Eaton Corporation under RFP 10-16-W, professional engineering services with experience in Arc Flash Hazard Analysis. This contract will not exceed $40,000. (11-016)

Authorized an agreement for professional services with Columbia Basin Environmental for 2011-2012 water quality sensor calibration and maintenance. The District must monitor water quality in the Wells Dam forebay and tailrace in light of Washington State water quality standards. Columbia Basin Environmental has successfully performed this work for the District for several years. Expenses under the agreement shall not exceed $25,600. (11-017)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. February 14, 2011 at the District’s Bridgeport office.