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Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District

Regular Meeting:  December 15, 2008

 

MINUTES

 

 

Item 1)  MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

 

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

                             Absent- Battaglia

B) Pledge of Allegiance

 

  Item 2) PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS:

None at this time.

 

Item 3) MINUTES:

 

A)    Minutes for regular meeting of October 20, 2008

B)    Corrected minutes for regular meeting of September 15, 2008

 

Motion To Approve: Ford    Second: Stipp  Vote: Cerf, Ford, Kattuah, Stipp- aye

 

Item 4) DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE STUDY FIRE FACILITIES

 

A)    Review and Adopt Study: Richard Alvarado from Capitol Public Finance presented to the board how he determined the new fees that his firm is recommending and summarized the study for board members.

B)    Motion to adopt Resolution 2008-07:Stipp  Second: Ford    Passed: unanimous voice vote

 

Item 5) Accounting:

A) Warrants:    No discussion at this time

 

B) Financials: Accountant Brookes informed board that the prepaid expenses is high because of insurance that is paid in October and then parceled out each month to the appropriate account.

 

C) Outstanding Check #665, amount $10.00: Accountant Brookes will check her records to makes the check has not really cleared before any board action being taken.

 

Item 6) Chief’s Report: 

        Chief Ken Hughes will be with LRBV department until new chief is hired.  Chief Hughes discussed a new development going in near Loma Rica Rd and Bayshore Rd.  He has written a letter of recommendation to Yuba County regarding that this development adheres to Yuba County's codes for roads.

 

Item 7)          2008/2009 COOPERATIVE CAL FIRE PROTECTION AGREEMENT (AMADOR CONTRACT)

A) Discuss-Brad Harris stated that for the 2008/09 contract the amount is not to exceed $149,768.

B) Motion to Adopt Resolution 2008-08 Authorizing Chairperson to Execute: Kattuah

Second: Ford  Vote: Cerf, Ford, Kattuah, Stipp- aye

 

 

 

  Item 8) COLLECTION OF MITIGATION FEES-Stipp

A)    Discuss: Board discussed that mitigation fees are a county ordinance.  Any changes need to be made by the supervisors.  Director Stipp recommended that it would be beneficial to get the fees up front on large developments that are set in phases.

B)    Board Action as Deemed Necessary: no board action taken

 

Item 9) ACCIDENT RESPONSE BILLING -Stipp

A)    Discuss: Director Stipp presented to the board the possibility of assessing a fee on out of district drivers for accidents that the department responds to. Director Stipp will follow up with Dobbins/Oregon House district to see how the program is going for their district and will do more research on the subject.

B)    Board Action as Deemed Necessary: no board action

 

Item 10) DISBURSEMENT OF GRANT MONEY FOR GIS/GPS-Kattuah

 

A) Discuss: Directors Cerf and Kattuah would like to donate $5,000 from the GIS grant to the Volunteer Firefighter’s auxiliary for their involvement in helping to complete the study.

B) Motion to Approve Disbursement: Kattuah  Second: Ford

    Vote: Cerf, Ford, Kattuah, Stipp- aye

 

Item 11) PURCHASE OF PORTABLE HONDA PUMP FOR WATER TENDER 62- Captain Robinson

A)    Discuss: The department needs a bigger pump to facilitate pulling water from ponds.  A bigger pump would take 15-20 minutes to fill water tender versus 45 minutes with the pump we now have.

B) Motion to Approve Purchase of Portable Honda Pump for $618 plus tax: Ford  Second: Stipp

            Vote: Cerf, Ford, Kattuah, Stipp- aye

 

Item 12) BOARD OF DIRECTORS

A)    Motion to Accept Resignation of Susan L. Cerf as of Dec 15, 2008 at 23:59 hours: Stipp Second: Kattuah  Passed: unanimous voice vote

B)    Motion to Approve Posting of Vacant Position: Ford  Second: Stipp  Passed: unanimous voice vote

C)    Select Board Officers for Calendar Year 2009:  Chairperson: Dave Stipp  Vice Chairperson: Cathy Kattuah  Passed: unanimous voice vote

 

Item 13) GENERAL MANAGER

A)    Accept Resignation of Current General Manager as of Dec 15, 2008 at 23:59 hours.  Passed: unanimous voice vote

B)    Motion to accept New Employment Contract: Stipp  Second: Ford  Passed: unanimous voice vote

C)    Approve Selection of Susan Cerf as New General Manager beginning Dec 16, 2008: Kattuah  Second: Stipp  Passed: unanimous voice vote

D)    Motion to Approve Payroll Start Date to Begin as of December 16, 2008: Stipp Second: Kattuah Passed: unanimous voice vote

 

Item 14) Correspondence- none

 

Item 15) Board and Staff members report

Dobbins/Oregon House opened their new fire station.

 

 

Adjourned 9:11 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted:

 

Cathy Kattuah- District Vice-Chairperson