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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors

August 25th, 2016

Chairman Allen Gemmrig called the special meeting of the Boundary County Translator District Board of Directors to order at 5:00 p.m.


1.     Roll Call Present:

a.       Board Members:

Rita Pensmith                          Anthony Compton                  Ed Giuliani

Allen Gemmrig                       Heather Gemmrig


Also Present:

Marlaina Davy                                                Michael Listman


2.     Questions Regarding Bid Documents From Attorney

a.       Verizon- It is the Board’s and Verizon’s understanding that the project will be put out to bid after Verizon has reviewed the Bid Documents.  After the bid closes the Translator District will open the bids and send a copy of the lowest bid to Verizon for review.  If Verizon agrees with the bid Verizon will issue the Translator District a check for the entire amount of the bid once an agreement has been signed by both parties.  After the agreement has been signed the board will then issue a notice of award and a notice to proceed to the lowest bidder and the project can be started.  Ed Giuliani motioned to extend the completion date of the project from November 1st, 2016 to December 29th, 2016.  Rita Pensmith seconded, motion carried.

b.      Construction Specifications – The board reviewed some areas of the bid documents from a tower project that was completed in North Carolina.   Allen Gemmrig will work on adding some similar wording to our  instructions to bidder document.

c.       Exhibits – Heather Gemmrig motioned to remove exhibit A5 of the bid documents and to modify A4 to move the tower location on the drawings to match the bid specifications.  Anthony Compton seconded, motion carried.

d.      Scope – Allen Gemmrig will work on the placement of the ice bride along with the wording to be placed in the bid documents.

e.       Anthony Compton motioned to correct the clerical errors in the advertisement for bid and change the last sentence to read “District reserves the right to reject any and all Bids”.  Heather Gemmrig seconded, motion passed.

f.       Anthony Compton motioned to hold a special meeting Monday, August 29th, 2016 at the Bonners Ferry Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.  Rita Pensmith seconded, motion carried.


Anthony Compton motioned to adjourn, Rita Pensmith seconded, motion carried.