CALL TO ORDER

The Board meeting of the Columbia Irrigation District was called to order by President Shawver at 9:00 a.m.  Present at the meeting were:

Vincent Shawver, President Clancy Flynn, Manager
Neil Martin, Vice President Lila Freshment, Recorder
Dallas Ayde, Director
Jim Gose, Director
Sherri Thackham, Director

 

Guests: None 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Director Thackham noted the meeting time on the Agenda should be changed from 9:00 pm to 9:00 am. Director Gose motioned to approve the Agenda as amended. Director Thackham seconded the motion.  Motion carried. 

PUBLIC COMMENT
None

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Minutes of November 15, 2019
Director Gose motioned to approve the minutes of November 15, 2019. The motion was seconded by Director Thackham. Motion carried.

November Vouchers

Voucher 01 Reimburse Revolving Fund $112,084.50
Voucher 02 Rubicon Water $  72,121.26
$184,205.76

The Board reviewed and discussed the November Vouchers.  Director Thackham motioned to approve the vouchers as submitted.  The motion was seconded by Director Martin.  Motion carried.

October Financial Statement
The Board reviewed and discussed the October Financial Statement.

Work Orders by Division
The Board reviewed and discussed the work orders in their respective divisions.

OLD BUSINESS

Chandler Electrification
No new information to report

ROW Update
No new information to report.

Reservoir
Financing options were revisited. President Shawver stated he has asked Mr. Flynn to prepare a proposal for the District to finance the reservoir itself over a period of one to two years.

NEW BUSINESS

Operations Report
Mr. Flynn reported on the Yakima River Operations Meeting. He also informed the Board of a meeting he and Gary Weatherly from J.U.B. attended with Wendy Chamberlain, Pat Monk and Mark Briggs from the Bureau of Reclamation. The meeting was to discuss the effects the Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Program (YRBWEP) has had on the District’s ability to divert its full water right at Wanawish Dam. Mr. Flynn reviewed the results of the auction of surplus equipment. He stated the Main Canal 1.13 Mile Liner Installation Project has been completed, flow meters on Soggie have been installed, and installation of the first two automated gates will begin Wednesday of next week.

 

DIRECTOR DISCUSSION
Meeting attendance by Directors was discussed. President Shawver reminded the Board of the Joint Board Meeting on December 13th. Director’s Martin and Gose will attend with Mr. Flynn. Mr. Flynn informed the Board of upcoming meetings. President Shawver will attend the YRBWEP meeting on December 11th with Mr. Flynn. President Shawver reminded the Board of Policy and Procedure review which scheduled for the January 17, 2020 Board Meeting. Any suggestion for new policies or procedures should be presented at the meeting. 

ADJOURNMENT
President Shawver adjourned the meeting at 10:41 a.m.