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News Release - 2/19/2013

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Lynn Heminger, Ron Skagen and Jim Davis executed the following actions during the February 19, 2013 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office:

Authorized a rate adjustment for the professional service agreement with Electrical Consultants, Inc. This agreement allows for the fee schedule to be negotiated annually to reflect any increase in the cost of doing business. (13-029)

Approved addendum No. 1 to Power Sales Contract with Chelan County PUD. This clarifies payment terms and conditions. (13-030)

Authorized Programming Transport Services Agreement with the Outdoor Channel, Inc.   These agreements are required by most networks to receive and transport the signal over the Douglas County Community Network. (13-031)

Approved a cooperative service agreement with the United States Department of Agricultural regarding gull exclusionary wires at Wells Dam.   These wires help deter predation on migrating salmon and steelhead smolts by gulls, terns and cormorants.  The agreement is not to exceed $16,842. (13-032)

Authorized execution of a settlement agreement with Western Electricity Coordination Council. This resolves all outstanding issues arising from a non-public North American Electric Reliability Corporation Reliability Standards assessment of the District by WECC. (13-033)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. February 25, 2013 at the District’s East Wenatchee Headquarters office.