Douglas County PUD - July 27, August 10 meetings


Douglas County PUD commissioner Molly Simpson and Len Anderson, who received his 20 year service pin at the July 27 meeting. Courtesy Douglas County PUD

Douglas County PUD commissioner Molly Simpson and Gene Ockinga, who received his 20 year service pin at the August 10 meeting.
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson, Ronald E. Skagen and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the August 10 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee office:
• Awarded GIS Administrator Gene Ockinga with his 20 year service award. Commissioner Simpson thanked Gene on behalf of the citizens of Douglas County for his years of service. Gene thanked the Commission and said “It’s been fun. It’s a good job and I really enjoy working here.”
• Reviewed the bid opening results for Bid Documents 20-11-D, supply and deliver 795 ACSR overhead conductor and 20-16-D, supply and deliver 115KV and 230 KV instrument transformers to Lincoln Rock Switchyard. All bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.
• Awarded contract 20-11-D, supply and deliver 795 ACSR overhead conductor to General Pacific, the lowest responsive bid. 
• Rejected bids under 20-16-D, supply and deliver 115KV and 230 KV instrument transformers to Lincoln Rock Switchyard. The bid took exceptions to the specifications. 
Approved a call for bids under Bid Document 20-17-D, supply and deliver tubular steel poles for the Rocky Reach to Chelan Falls 115KV Transmission Line. 
Approved acceptance of the third unit work by Toshiba America Energy Systems under contract 06-41-W, generator rebuild for unit refurbishment for the Wells Hydroelectric Project.  All work has been completed and determined to meet specifications. 
Authorized acceptance of work and final payment to Toshiba America Energy Systems under contract 20-03-W, rehabilitate Unit 3 trashracks at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All work has been completed and determined to meet specifications. 
Approved a professional service agreement with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for hatchery marking and tagging. Hatchery programs require the marking (adipose fin clip) and coded wire tagging of summer Chinook, summer Steelhead, Coho and spring Chinook. This agreement will not exceed $344,865 and will expire June 30, 2021.
Authorized continuation of an agreement with U.S. Geological Survey, US Department of the Interior relative to 2020-2021 river gaging station maintenance and operation costs for two stations on the Methow River. This agreement will not exceed $17,911 and will expire September 30, 2021. 
Authorized land use permit 143-01, Charles Fitzgerald. The permit is for use of Project lands for agricultural row crops and irrigation pump. 
Authorized land use permit 311A-02, Thomas and Martha Woodworth. The permit is for use of Project lands for existing residential landscaping. 
Authorized land use permit 638-01, John and Debbi Gelstin. The permit is for use of Project lands for an existing irrigation pump, boat dock, landscaping, retaining wall and steps. 
The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. August 24, at the District’s East Wenatchee office. The District Office is closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 guidance from Governor Inslee. To comply with the Open Public Meetings act, a conference phone line number will be provided at the top of the Draft Agenda posted on our website under Latest News the Friday before the meeting. 
July 27 Commission meeting
Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson, Ronald E Skagen and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the July 27 Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee office:
Awarded Senior Distribution Systems Engineer Len Anderson with his 20 year service award. Commissioner Simpson thanked Len on behalf of the citizens of Douglas County for his years of service. Len thanked the Commission and said “It’s been really good working here.”
Revised Schedule 6 of the Electric Distribution System Customer Service Policies. This revision would add a fee for additional IP addresses after the included 8 to meet the changing business needs of the DCCN.  
Approved amendment No. 5 to professional service agreement with Schnabel Engineering to add Task13, Update Probabilistic and Determinists Seismic Hazard Analyses to their scope of work at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. This will increase the contract $101,100.
Authorized land use permits 137-01, 723-01, 724-01 & 732A-01, Custom Orchards. The permits are for use of Project lands for continued operation of existing commercial orchards, limited gate access, existing irrigation intake and existing driveway access for orchard operations.
Authorized land use permit 365-02, Norman and Wanda Wilson. The permit is for use of Project lands for existing residential landscaping. 
Authorized land use permit 613-01, Godbey Red-E-Mix. The permit is for use of Project lands for an existing commercial concrete batch plant. 
Authorized land use permit 627B-02, Janice May and Raine Beeson. The permit is for use of Project lands for an existing irrigation pump.
Authorized land use permit 660-01, Sheila Lautensleger. The permit is for use of Project lands for an existing irrigation pump and inlet.
Authorized land use permit 732B-02, David and Florence Werlein. The permit is for use of Project lands for a single use dock, anchor system and 10 feet width access pathway.
Authorized land use permit 749-01, Roger and Jan Erlandsen. The permit is for use of Project lands for a single use dock and landscaping. 
Authorized land use permit 749-01,RDC-Eastside LLC. The permit is for use of Project lands for landscaping and the removal of asphalt from an abandoned highway.
Authorized land use permit 783-01, Lakeview Homeowners Association. The permit is for use of Project lands for two joint use docks and residential landscaping. 
Authorized Programming Transport Services Agreement with KSE Outdoor Sportsman Group, LLC.   These agreements are required by most networks to receive and transport the signal over the Douglas County Community Network. 
Approved signal transport agreement with Discovery.   These agreements are required by most networks to receive and transport the signal over the Douglas County Community Network. 
 

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