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News Release - 12/27/2011

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ron Skagen, Jim Davis and Lynn Heminger executed the following actions during the October 31, 2011 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Renewed the legal services agreement with the Law Firm of Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn and Aylward, P.S. This renewal extends the agreement until December 31, 2012. (11-177)

Approved use of Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association (VEBA) Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) for employees retiring in 2012.  This allows the deposit of a percentage of the employee’s accrued personal leave at retirement into the HRA-VEBA. (11-178)

Authorized a professional service agreement with Biomark,Inc., a sole source, for the operation and maintenance of the PIT-tag Detection System for the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  This contract is not to exceed $148,000 and will terminate December 31, 2013. (11-179)

Approved Request for Qualifications 11-24-W, Wells Hydroelectric Project aerial mapping project. (11-180)

Authorized Douglas PUD’s participation in the Public Generating Pool budget for 2012.  Douglas PUD’s share of the 2012 budget is $35,000. (11-181)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. January 3, 2012 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.