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RRWCD to meet in Holyoke July 14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

The board of directors of the Republican River Water Conservation District will be holding its regular quarterly meeting in Holyoke Thursday, July 14 at Phillips County Event Center in the Biesemeier room.

The meeting will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Items on the agenda include approve minutes of previous meetings; approve quarterly financials; receive the 2010 audit report and approve engagement letter for 2011 audit; receive updates and reports on programs; update on the State of Colorado’s effort to obtain approval for the Compact Compliance Pipeline by state engineer Dick Wolfe.

Review bids submitted by approved contractors for the Compact Compliance Pipeline Project and the evaluation of the bids; determine whether to proceed with the project; select the contractor for the project; authorize actions required to negotiate and approve a contract for the project; delegate authority to GEI to act as engineer and designate the general manager to act as the project manager.

Discuss retention of personnel review files; discuss purchase of laptop and portable printer for manager; discuss status of the request submitted to the Sandhills GWMD to approve the export of groundwater for the pipeline and authorize agreement on procedures to govern the export request; discuss water supply for pipeline construction; adopt resolution to thank Stan Murphy for his service as general manager; approve resolutions and authorizations for new general manager; as well as other matters.

Public comment will be held at 1 p.m.

If necessary, the RRWCD board of directors will hold an executive session to receive legal advice on legal questions concerning the selection of a contractor to build the Compact Compliance Pipeline and the contract for the project; to discuss and determine positions, develop strategies and instruct negotiators concerning the purchase or lease of water rights and property and to receive advice on legal questions related to the purchase or lease of water rights and property; and to discuss personnel matters.

Holyoke Enterprise July 7, 2011