CCWCD Committee, GMS Committee, WAS Committee
November 7, 2018
The combined meeting of the CCWCD Committee, GMS Committee, and WAS Committee of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy District was called to order at 10:40 A.M. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by President Randy Knutson. Committee members present were: Ralph Anders; Jim Reasoner; Chad Schafer; Don Rosenbrock; Frank Eckhardt; Tom Brown; Vern Kammerzell; and Dave Bernhardt. Staff members present were: Randy Ray, Lynn Kramer, William Mihelich, and Danyelle McCannon. Guests present were: Ed Armbruster, Wayne Eckas, and Andrew Stewart.
The meeting began with discussion of the passing of 7E on the ballot for the GMS bond. The GMS committee will begin evaluating potential storage projects and water rights acquisitions.
The next topic was the pipeline design for the Walker Recharge project. Wayne Eckas and Andrew Stewart of J.U.B. Engineering presented four different size and material options to the Board. After discussion the decision was made to delay the construction schedule and put out a Request for Qualifications, cost plus bid. After that, the Board can do a cost analysis and then determine the size and type of material for the pipeline.
Adjourn for lunch and reconvene.
A draft of the Journey Ventures purchase contract for the J2 gravel pit was distributed and reviewed. This draft includes the purchase of the buildings and the land as well.
RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD FOR GMS TO ENTER INTO THE PURCHASE AGREEMENT CONTRACT FOR THE JOURNEY VENTURES PIT.
Motion: Dave Bernhardt
Second: Frank Eckhardt
The Big Thompson & Platte River license agreement was discussed. Direct staff to proceed with engineering analysis and cost estimates.
A proposed oil and gas lease with Extraction Oil was reviewed.
COUNTER THE EXTRACTION LEASE OFFER AT $2,000 PER ACRE FOOT.
Motion: Chad Schafer
Second: Frank Eckhardt
The Shores C construction project is open for bids. Bids are due on November 16th, and they will be presented to the Board on November 20th.
The scope and estimate for the river repairs at Walker should also be ready by the Board meeting on November 20th.
The Bear Creek Lake Reallocation Project was discussed.
A letter of support for a stream management plan was sent to the Middle South Platte Alliance.
The current version of the draft 2019 budgets were distributed and reviewed.
President Randy Knutson adjourned the meeting at 2:20 P.M..
Danyelle McCannon, Financial Analyst