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News Release - 3/11/2019

Douglas PUD Commission Meeting Report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the March 11, 2019 Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office:

Approved a professional service agreement with EPC Services to commission the transformer, circuit switcher and 13.2 KV portion of the Lone Pine Substation.  The District does not have the equipment, available personnel or experience to perform this work. This agreement  will not exceed $41,209 and will conclude May 10, 2019. (19-025)

Authorized acceptance of work and final payment to EPC Services Company under contract 18-18-D, perform on-site battery testing services. All work is complete and determined to meet the bid specifications. (19-026)

Approved a call for bids under bid document 19-04-D, provide distribution tree trimming services. The District requires tree trimming for its distribution and transmission lines throughout the District on an as-needed basis. (19-027)

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 19-10-D, install circuit switcher and foundations at Terry Substation. (19-028)

Approved a request for qualifications 19-17-D, professional engineering services for completing the design and construction management of the Rapids-Columbia 230 KV Transmission Line Project. (19-029)

Authorized acceptance of work and final payment to ABM Janitorial Services-South Central Inc. under contract 15-26-W, building maintenance for the East Wenatchee headquarters facility. All work is complete and determined to meet the bid specifications.   (19-030)

Approved change order No. 3 to task order No. 5 and change order No. 1 to task order No. 06-03 under the Master Consulting Services agreement with Stantec Consulting services, Inc. Change order No.3 expands the scope of work and budget for Gantry Crane Refurbishment and Upgrade to $720,000. Change order No. 1 increases the not-to-exceed compensation for the Resident Engineer and Construction Management services to $1,060,000. (19-031)

Authorized a professional service agreement with Scott Jonas for assistance in the various electrical system projects at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. This agreement  will not exceed $45,000 and will conclude December 31, 2019. (19-032)

Approved a legal services agreement with the law firm of Paine Hamblen. This agreement  will not exceed $20,000 and will conclude December 31, 2021. (19-033)

Authorized execution of right-of-way grant with the Bureau of Land Management regarding the Chelan Falls to Rocky Reach 115 KV reconductor project. (19-034)

Approved interlocal development agreement with the City of Rock Island and Douglas County fire District No. 2 and sign the City of Rock Island short plat No. 2018-07. This will allow the short plat requirements to be completed at the time of construction. (19-035)

Authorized approval of land use permit 1146-02, Marianne and Russ Lesage. The permit is for continued use of Project lands for previously permitted single use dock, piling and access path. (19-036)

The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. March 25, 2019 at the District's East Wenatchee office.