Loma Rica /

   Browns Valley

        Fire Department

HOME

MEETINGS

AGENDAS

MINUTES

 

ALL THINGS FINANCIAL

BUDGET

5 YR PLAN

STATE FEE

LOMA RICA STATION #61

11485 LOMA RICA ROAD

BROWNS VALLEY STATION #62

9471 BROWNS VALLEY SCHOOL RD.

CONTACT US

Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District

Regular Meeting:  September 17, 2007

 

 

MINUTES

 

 

Item 1)  MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

 

A) Roll Call:    Present – Cerf, Ford, Gardner, Kattuah

B) Pledge of Allegiance

 

 

Item 2) PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS:

None

 

 

Item 3) APPROVE MINUTES:

 

A) Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 20, 2007

Director Gardner requested changes to the minutes to reflect the correct spelling of his last name.

 

Motion To Approve with changes: Gardner   Second: Ford       Vote: Cerf, Ford, Gardner, Kattuah – Aye

 

 

Item 4) DISTRICT DIRECTOR POSITION:

 

Chairperson Cerf adjourned regular meeting to closed session at 7:35 pm.

 

Chairperson Cerf called regular meeting back into session at 7:46 pm and announced that the Board has accepted Dave Stipp as interim Director.

 

 

  Chairperson Cerf requested to add emergency addition to the agenda concerning the previously adopted Hazardous Mitigation Plan.

 

            Motion to add and hear emergency agenda item between item 4 and 5: Gardner

            Second: Kattuah

 

Chairperson Cerf explained that previously adopted Resolution 2007-03 addressing the district’s Hazardous Mitigation Plan was miss titled and Yuba County was requesting an immediate re-adoption of the plan with the addition of “Annex E” as an agency identifier.

 

 

            Motion to adopt new resolution 2007-06 Hazardous Mitigation Plan Annex E: Gardner    

Second: Ford

 

             Passed: Unanimous Voice Vote 

 

 

Item 5) FINANCIALS:

 

A) Warrants:   Warrant Detail Sheet provided by General Manager Poggi; Director Gardner inquired about reimbursement to General Manager Poggi for new printer; it was determined to be more cost effective to purchase new printer. The cartridges for the old printer were expensive and needed to be replaced often.   Director Gardner inquired about reimbursement to Chief Hernandez.  Reimbursement to Chief Hernandez was to increase petty cash from $1500 to $2000 Chief Hernandez reported that due to several insect bites to on duty firefighters, spraying has commenced for the control of spiders.  District expenditure will be limited to one or two months.

 

B) Financials:  Deborah Brooks informed board that she voided two checks that have never cleared.  One check was for Fire Chief Association and the other check was to Bed, Bath and Beyond.

 

C) Audit: The 2006-2007 audit box is ready to go to Jensen Smith.

 

 

Item 6) CHIEF’S REPORT:

A)    Chief Hernandez reported Engine 61 has generated $31,000 in rental monies so far this year.

B)    Chief Hernandez asked the Captains to make a list of items that are needed around the station.

C)    Chief Hernandez stated there was a structure fire off of Stonehedge.  Cause was hay left in truck that spontaneously combusted.

 

Item 7) PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY APN 44-240-204:

A)    General Manager Poggi informed board that the purchase of said property is in escrow.  

 

B)    General Manager Poggi informed board that because of the recognized public benefit, the planning department was expediting the CUP application.  The Conditional Use Permit has been assigned to a planner.  The plans have made the rounds with Yuba County and came back with some requirements.  Copies of requirements were handed out to the Board.  General Manager Poggi will clear up item 13 on page 3 of requirements.  Conditional Use Permit could be finished be mid-October.

 

 

Item 8) COUNTY GENERAL PLAN UPDATE

A)    Discuss: County general plan is about land use and is updated every 8 to 10 years.  District received a letter asking for input.  General Manger Poggi suggested forming a two-person committee to address Districts general plan input.  Dave Stipp informed board that suggestions for the general plan need to be received by Yuba County by February 2008.    Board determined to send Dave Stipp as spokesperson and to report back at October meeting.

 

 

Item 9) BUDGET      

A)    Accountant Deborah Brooks informed board that she cannot re-open budget. 

B)     Current Reserve Accounts: any unspent monies will be placed into reserve accounts accordingly:

$94,266 will be put into Equipment reserves

Remaining reserve to be distributed and discussed at November meeting.

No monies to be placed into account 1007.

Motion to distribute $94,266:  Kattuah          Second: Ford    Vote: Cerf, Ford, Gardner, Kattuah – Aye

Item 10) NEWSLETTER

A)    Discussed future of LRBV community newsletter.  It was decided to publish newsletter two times a year and use the remaining $2000 for a volunteer recruitment campaign.   Directors Ford and Kattuah will form a committee to work on the volunteer recruitment campaign.

 

Item 11) SIGN CAMPAIGN

A)    Director Ford informed board that signs could only be placed on land owned by LRBV District.

B)    Expenditure limit for signs was set at $1000.

 

 Motion to accept sign limit:  Gardner            Second: Kattuah    Vote: Cerf, Ford, Gardner, Kattuah – Aye

 

Item 12) CORRESPONDENCE

A)    General Manager Poggi informed board that the list of where firefighters are to go for Worker’s Comp has been received.

B)    Chairperson Cerf informed board of days that she would be gone. 

C)    Chairperson Cerf received an email in regards to Quail Community Ranch meeting being held on Sept 24 from 6-7:30 pm

 

Item 13) BOARD AND STAFF MEMBER’S REPORT

 

Director Gardner informed board that the Daguerra Point Dam lawsuit has nothing to due with Spring Valley Project.  Also noted the next JPA meeting is for September 26, 2007.

 

Motion to Adjourn at 9:30 p.m.: Kattuah       Second: Gardner         Passed: Unanimous Voice Vote 

 

 

Respectfully Submitted:

 

Cathy Kattuah- District Vice-Chairperson