Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

?Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the June 11 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office:

Heard bid opening results from bid document 18-03-W, supply two 14.4kV to 480 V, 2 MVA, dry-type transformers for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award.

Awarded contract 18-24-D, supply and deliver three-phase padmount transformers to ERMCO, the lowest responsive bidder. (18-101)

Approved the disposal of obsolete video equipment. These items are obsolete, of no value, and unsuitable for sale at a surplus auction. (18-102)

Authorized change order No. 2 to contract 16-29-W, 2017 grounds maintenance. Necessary to include a new schedule to account for remote facilities. (18-103)

Approved change order No. 4 to contract 17-12-W, Pateros dock replacements and boat launch improvements. This change extends the completion date to July 24. (18-104)

Authorized change orders Nos. 81-82 to contract 06-41-W, generator rebuild for unit refurbishment for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. These changes include adjusting the lump sum contract price to account for escalation, Unit 2 rotor refurbishment, and spare parts. This will increase the contract for Unit 2 by $1,865,045 and decrease the total contract amount by $1,691,749 for a total not-to-exceed amount of $190,560,14. (18-105)

Rejected bids under bid document 18-05-W, replacement of cooling water strainer for the Wells Hydroelectric Project. There were no responsive bids. (18-106)

Approved a call for bids under bid document 18-25-W, Columbia Cove Park restroom and site improvements. This project would replace the restroom with a larger capacity facility and would replace the playground equipment and fall protection surface. (18-107)

Authorized a call for bids under bid document 18-27-W, construct Conklin Landing RV Park. This project will include 17 full RV hookups, a restroom/shower facility and a picnic shelter. (18-108)

Approved the eighth amendment to the Power Sales Service Agreement with the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. The district will sell the tribe’s power allocation on a forward basis covering all of the period from Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, 2021. (18-109)

Authorized confirmation agreement with Puget Sound Energy, Inc for the Colville Tribe’s power allocation for the period Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, 2021. (18-110)

Authorized land use permit 87B-2 and 636B-02, Mac and Becky Gebbers. The permit is for continued use of project lands for previously permitted single use dock, ramp, landscaping and access pathway. (18-111)

Heard a report on the Douglas County Community Network. The network currently has 4,334 end users.

The next meeting of the commission is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. June 25 at the district’s East Wenatchee office.

For more information, visit douglaspud.org.