Lake Wenatchee Water District
Aug 07, 2017
Commissioners Present: Commissioner Bonnie Klasell, Commissioner Bruce Harris
Staff Present: Clerk – Elaine Kinney; Bookkeeper – Stanley Ornellas
Guests Present: Barb Harris, Cleve Borth
Commissioner Harris called the meeting to order at 9:55 am. Bruce stated that the meeting was moved from Thursday to Monday to make the necessary decisions about the Clerk’s replacement and equipment location.
Commissioner Harris motioned to waive the reading of the July 13, 2017 minutes and accept as written, Commissioner Klasell seconded, motion passed.
Clerk Replacement and office equipment location: Bookkeeper Ornellas is resigning his position because he sold his property and is moving out of the area. Commissioner Klasell proposed that she take over the billing duties after her tenure as Commissioner has expired. It was discussed. The clerk will do the billing until that can happen and train Commissioner Klasell on the billing. The clerk will use her personal printer and the district laptop to perform duties and Commissioner Klasell will take the district computer to her office.
Commissioner Klasell moved to pay the clerk 20 cents per sheet to print District items, Commissioner Harris seconded, passed.
Cleve Borth attended the meeting to give a history of the easements for the Lake Wenatchee well and storage tank on the Dickinson property.
Barnard Creek Dam removal: Trout Unlimited will oversee the removal of the dam. Mike Dickinson estimated a charge of $500.00. Permit fees are additional. It has not been decided who will remove the dam until the deconstruction has been bided out.
Bookkeeper Ornellas presented the reconciled Treasurer’s Report for July 2017. As of 7/31/17 our funds are $58,792.65 at the County.
$35,564.41 in payments were received in June for the LID, our balance in the LID account is now $512,541.12
Commissioner Klasell moved to sign the O&M warrant in the amount of $3224.40, Commissioner Harris seconded, motioned passed
Commissioner Harris moved to sign the July payroll warrant for $678.00, Commissioner Klasell seconded, motion passed.
Commissioner Harris proposed that we add the hookup fee voted on by the Commissioners to our Procedure and Operation document. Commissioner Klasell agreed.
The operator could not attend the meeting, so there were no operation updates.
Commissioner Harris adjourned the meeting at 11:15 am.
Next meeting is Sep 14, 2017