Commission Meeting Report 2022-01-10

Meaghan Vibbert

Public Information Officer

(509) 881-2221

News Release – January 10, 2022

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Aaron J. Viebrock, Molly Simpson and Ronald E Skagen executed the following actions during the January 10, 2022 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee office:

Opened bids under bid document 21-57-W, Unit 7 spillway and gate repair at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All bids will be evaluated prior to recommendation for contract award.  

Authorized acceptance of work and final payment to Olsson Industrial Electric under contract 20-01-W, replace battery bank 2 at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All work is complete and determined to meet bid specifications. (22-001)

Approved change order No. 1 to contract 21-03-D, supply and deliver hydrogen storage tanks. Partial payment for testing and certification will be paid prior to delivery due to District delays. The completion date is extended to April 30, 2022. (22-002)

Authorized acceptance of work and final payment to Advanced Flow Systems Inc. under contract 21-27-D, H2 gas cascading panels. All work is complete and determined to meet bid specifications. (22-003)

Approved acceptance of work and final payment Hancock Sandblast and Paint under contract 21-29-W, rehabilitate Unit 10 Trashracks at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All work is complete and determined to meet bid specifications. (22-004)

Affirmed change order No. 2 to contract 21-33-D, hydrogen and Lincoln Rock Switchyard utility installations. Necessary for fire flow water, this increases the contract $230,575 and extends the contract to March 4, 2022. (22-005)

Authorized amendment No. 3 to professional service agreement with Electrical Consultants, Inc. Necessary to include the electrical design work for the Hydrogen facility, this amendment will increase the contract $450,000. (22-006)

Rescheduled the February Commission Meeting dates to February 7th in East Wenatchee and the 22nd in Bridgeport.  Meetings will be held at 1:30 PM.

The next regular meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. January 24, 2022 at the District’s East Wenatchee Office. 

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