Meeting of Commissioners of
Public Utility District No. 1 of Clark County, Washington
September 5, 2017
A meeting of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Clark County was held in the Electric Center, 1200 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, Washington, on Tuesday, the 5th day of September at the hour of 9:00 a.m.
Present: President Jane Van Dyke, Vice President Jim Malinowski, Secretary Nancy Barnes Commissioners, CEO/General Manager Wayne Nelson, Director of Operations Dan Krebs, Director of Water Doug Quinn, Director of Customer Service Lisa Fix, Director of Engineering Cal Morris, Director of Energy Resources Dan Bedbury, Director of Information Services Mike Harris, Corporate Communications Manager Erica Erland, Materials and Purchasing Manager Cathy Wannamaker, Facilities Manager Greg Pagel and Assistant to CEO/General Manager Margaret Anderson.
Press Representatives: None
Others Present: (Materials A)
At 9:00 a.m., President Van Dyke called the meeting to order for the transaction of formal business.
Consideration of the Meeting Agenda
There were no changes or corrections (Materials B).
Public Comment on Non Agenda Items
There were no comments.
Consideration of the Minutes of August 15, 2017
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 September 5, 2017, from the District Auditor:
Electric Revenue Fund – $25,464,771.33
Water Revenue Fund – $661,816.04
Generating System Fund – $488,489.66
For a total of $26,615,077.03
August Service Award Presentation
Director of Customer Service, Lisa Fix introduced Annette Pettit, Work Group Leader, Kristi Hasart, Judy Schubert and Dianne Tucker, Senior Customer Service Representatives who were all recognized for 20 years of service (Materials C).
Consideration of Resolutions of Establishment for LUD Nos. 1289, 1291, 1295 and 1296
Director of Engineering Cal Morris addressed the board regarding the Establishment of Local Utility District Nos. 1289, 1291, 1295 and 1296, for street lighting.
Resolution No.7391 – LUD No. 1289 – Cox Subdivision
Resolution No.7392 – LUD No. 1291 – Philbrook Farms PH 2
Resolution No.7393 – LUD No. 1295 – Ramey Lane PH 2
Resolution No.7394 – LUD No. 1296 – Applewood Estates
After the presentation by Mr. Morris, Commissioner Van Dyke opened for comment. There being no public comment, a motion was made by Commissioner Malinowski, seconded by Commissioner Barnes, and it unanimously carried that Resolution Nos. 7391 – 7394 be adopted (Materials D).
Consideration of Resolutions of Intent to Establish LUD No. 1224
Director of Engineering Cal Morris addressed the board regarding the Intent to Establish Local Utility District No. 1224
Resolution No.7395 – LUD No. 1224 – Hidden Gardens PH 3
After the presentation by Mr. Morris, Commissioner Van Dyke opened for comment. There being no public comment, a motion was made by Commissioner Barnes, seconded by Commissioner Malinowski, and unanimously carried that Resolution No. 7395 be adopted and a public hearing was set for October 3, 2017 (Materials E).
Consideration of Bid Award No. 519 – Customer Service Remodel Phase II
Director of Customer Service Lisa Fix provided an overview of the proposed changes to the Customer Service Remodel Phase II after receiving the bid results. Following the update from Ms. Fix (Materials F), Commissioner Malinowski moved to recommend that Bid No. 519 be awarded to Team Construction, LLC in the amount of $1,454,382.00 (for the base bid, plus alternates #1 and #2, and additive #1), plus applicable taxes. Commissioner Barnes seconded the motion, and it passed unanimously.
Commissioner Reports and Comments
Commissioner Malinowski reported that Columbia Generating Station came back online over the weekend.
Commissioners Malinowski and Van Dyke will be attending the Washington PUD Association meetings in Wenatchee later this month.
There were no staff reports.
Other Business before the Board
There being no further business before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 9:35 am.