A meeting of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Clark County was held in the District offices, 1200 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, Washington, on Tuesday, the 12th day of July at the hour of 9:00 a.m.
Present: President Nancy Barnes, Vice President Jane Van Dyke, Secretary Jim Malinowski, Commissioners; CEO/General Manager Wayne Nelson, Director of Finance Rick Dyer, Director of Operations Dan Krebs, Director of Information Services Mike Harris, Director of Water Doug Quinn, Director of Engineering Cal Morris, Director of Communications Lena Wittler, Director of Energy Resources Dan Bedbury, Director of Customer Service Lisa Fix, Corporate Communications Manager Erica Erland, Materials and Purchasing Manager Cathy Wannamaker, Manager of Energy Planning and Operations Tom Haymaker and Assistant to CEO/General Manager Margaret Anderson.
Press Representatives: Marvin Case
Others Present: Donna Roberge (Materials A)
At 9:00 a.m., President Barnes called the meeting to order for the transaction of formal business and the board approved the agenda as the order of business. (Materials B)
Consideration of the Minutes of June 28, 2016
There were no changes or corrections
Consideration of Accounts Payable
The Board, by a unanimous vote, approved the following payment amounts as listed on the Letter of Transmittal dated July 12, 2016, from the District Auditor:
Electric Revenue Fund – $7,813,425.62
Water Revenue Fund – $2,757,212.57
Generating System Fund – $4,123,006.20
For a total of $14,693,644.39
Consideration of Intent to Establish LUD Nos. 1245 and 1246
Director of Engineering Cal Morris addressed the Board regarding the Intent to Establish Local Utility District Nos. for street lighting.
Resolution No. 7273 – LUD No. 1245 – Laurin Meadows
Resolution No. 7274 – LUD No. 1246 – Cooledge Meadows
After the presentation by Mr. Morris, Commissioner Barnes opened for comment. There being no public comment, a motion was made by Commissioner Van Dyke, seconded by Commissioner Malinowski, and it was unanimously carried that Resolution Nos. 7273 and 7274 be adopted and a public hearing set for August 9, 2016 (Materials C).
Consideration of Bid Award No. 992 – Operations Center Re-Roof Project
Materials & Purchasing Manager Cathy Wannamaker reviewed the memo dated July 12, 2016, which detailed the bid results (Materials D). Commissioner Malinowski moved to recommend that Bid No. 992 be awarded to Roof Toppers Inc., in the amount of $553,213.00 plus applicable taxes. Commissioner Van Dyke seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
Review of Integrated Resource Plan
Manager of Energy Planning and Operations Tom Haymaker provided the board with an
update on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). The document, outlining utility plans to meet load requirements in the future is required by the state every other year. The draft plan will be posted online today for public comment.
The board thanked Mr. Haymaker for his work on the IRP and they look forward to hearing any public comments before the final board review and submission to the state by the September 1, 2016 deadline.
Commissioner Van Dyke reported on her attendance at the Public Power Council meetings.
CEO/General Manager Wayne Nelson updated the board on the LED rate process. Director of Engineering Cal Morris is working with two entities that asked for more detailed information. The new rates will come before the board at a future meeting.
Director of Finance Rick Dyer gave an update on the timeline for the bond issuance plans for the Generation and Electric Systems.
Other Business before the Board
There being no further business before the Board, the meeting was recessed at 10:00 a.m. to executive session to discuss personnel matters and potential litigation, with no formal action taken. At 11:04 am Commissioner Barnes reconvened the public meeting and there being no further business to come before the board, the meeting was adjourned at 11:04 a.m.