KPSD Board Meeting Minutes & Executive Session February 8, 2021

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Written by Laura Dallas

February 8, 2021

BOARD MEETING was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Board Chairman Jim Osman.  Other Board members present were Eric Paull, Bob Thurston, Larry Ellis, and Cliff Sires. Present via Zoom was Brian Werst, Teague Mullin, and Cliff Mort. Employees present were Tanner Weisgram, Colleen Johnson, and Laura Dallas. Public in attendance was Mark Johnson to assist with the Zoom program and Brett Converse.

DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS THE MEETING WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC, HOWEVER, THE MEETING WAS MADE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH A LIVE ZOOM PORTAL ON THE KPSD WEB PAGE.

INDIVIDUALS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD:

6:15 pm            Brett Converse, JUB
6:30 pm            Cliff Mort, Mort Construction and Teague Mullin, Realm Realty (via zoom)
6:45 pm            Sean Hefley, Seven Sisters LLC (via zoom) – Sean did not show for the meeting.
6:45 pm            Brian Werst, District Counsel

ADDITIONS TO AGENDA: Less than 48 hours.        

Minutes:  Minutes from January’s meeting were approved as submitted.
Financial Statements:  Financials were approved.   Bill detail and checks to be signed later in the week.
Maintenance Report:  Maintenance Report was approved as submitted.

OLD BUSINESS:

  1. NPDES Permit: Brett updated the Board. Currently in the process of evaluating last years’ data.  Will be ready to start again in the Spring/Summer of 2021.  Will be monitoring outflow (activity).  The mixing study showed that the lake mixes well in every direction. Brett is trying to set up a meeting with DEQ.  Has been difficult to get everyone together.  May have to be via a zoom conference. Full lake study should be complete by end of summer 2021.  No new updates from the City of Sandpoint regarding regionalization.
  2. During the consolidation process of the District’s two lots, the County discovered that the District would need a conditional use permit to allow additional buildings on the property. Brett will review the conditional use permit for long-term expansion. 

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Teague with Realm Realty addressed the Board regarding a new development by Mort Construction. The development will be between Starr and McNearney roads.  Expecting to develop 60 lots. The District confirmed that the purchase of capacity only would be $3,150.00 per ER at this time and that the District presently does not have a moratorium on a number of capacities available.
  2. The Board discussed changing the sizing of RV parks. Office to investigate the cost of flow meters and check with other entities regarding their sizing of similar parks.  Tabled until additional information is gathered. 

APPLICATIONS and UPDATES: (ACTION) – ALL APPROVED

  1. Commercial-Industrial Connection Request, 300 McNearney Road, Ian Clark Enterprise
  2. Residential Connection Request, 114 Nancy Road, Ironwood Builders
  3. Commercial-Industrial Connection Request, 1050 Fontaine Road, 96-unit apartments, Fontaine Park LLC
  4. Commercial-Industrial Connection Request, The Brim Coffee Shop, new owner of business

Motion to adjourn the meeting and enter Executive Session was made by Eric and seconded by Larry.

Jim- yes  Eric – yes  Bob – yes  Larry – yes  Cliff – yes

ZOOM PORTAL WAS CLOSED AT THIS TIME

EXECUTIVE SESSION (following regular Board meeting session)

Brian Werst, District Legal Counsel (via conference call / Zoom)

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION §72-206 (f):

To communicate with legal counsel for the public agency to discuss the legal ramifications of and legal options for pending litigation, or controversies not yet being litigated but imminently likely to be litigated.  The mere presence of legal counsel at an executive session does not satisfy this requirement.

  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION §72-206 (b)

To consider the evaluation, dismissal, or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent, or public-school student.

Motion to close the Executive Session was made by Eric and seconded by Larry.

Jim- yes  Eric – yes  Bob – yes  Larry – yes  Cliff – yes

  1. Counsel to contact property owner’s counsel for continued proposals.
  2. No Action was made.

Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Cliff and seconded by Larry.

Meeting adjourned at 7:54 pm.

Meeting Signed: Laura Dallas, Clerk

Executive Session Signed:  Colleen Johnson, Office Manager

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