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Regular Meeting:  August 17, 2009

 

MINUTES

 

 

Item 1)   Meeting Call To Order:

 

A) Roll Call:    Present –Battaglia, Kattuah, Stipp

                        Absent- Barajas

B) Pledge of Allegiance

 

  Item 2) Public Communications: None

 

Item 3) Approve Minutes:

 

A)    Minutes For Regular Meeting of July 20, 2009

Motion to Approve: Kattuah  Second: Battaglia 

Vote: Battaglia, Kattuah, Stipp- aye  Absent: Barajas

 

Item 4) Accounting:

 

A) Warrants: Chairperson Stipp inquired about the thread for Water Tender 62 that cost $325.  General Manager Cerf will check with Captain Steve Robinson.

B)    Financials: None

C)    Assessment Rolls-Assessment rolls for 2008/2009 should be $284,971.96.  Assessment roll for 2009/2010 is being estimated at $287,089.10.  General Manager Cerf announced that Jackie Poggi is retiring from doing the assessment rolls for the district in December 2009.

 

Item 5) District Director position- closed session

A)    Chairperson Stipp adjourned the regular meeting to a closed session at 7:48 pm.

B)    Chairperson Stipp opened session to public at 7:50 pm and announced that Kim Biggs was chosen for the open director position.

 

Item 6) Chief’s Report-Captain Stuller

General Manager reported that Chief Don Cockrum will not be attending any of the board meetings and that Captain Stuller will be reporting on behalf of the department.  There was no report at this meeting because all personnel were out working on the Oregon House fire.

 

Item 7) Volunteer Firefighters Report- General Manager Cerf reported on behalf of volunteer firefighter’s that everything went well at the Blues Festival on August 8, 2009

 

Item 8) General Manager’s Report

 

General Manager Cerf reported that the Yuba County has a new fire planner.  Brent McLane presented a binder with all requirements for building new construction in Yuba County at the Fire Safe Council meeting.  The district’s fire Chief Don Cockrum will be leaving the district in November 2009. Grand Jury report is out and provided a copy for Board members to read.

 

 

 

Item 9) Joint Powers Authority

A)    Vice Chairperson Kattuah nominated Chairperson Stipp for the JPA board and Vice Chairperson Kattuah will be alternate. 

 

Passed unanimous voice vote

 

Item 10) Newsletter

A)    Discuss and determine article due date- due date for articles to be submitted to Jackie Poggi is September 30th.

B)    Motion to authorize $1,500.00 for fall newsletter: Battaglia  Second: Kattuah

Vote: Battaglia, Kattuah, Stipp- aye  Absent: Barajas

 

Item 11) Disposal & Purchase of Turnouts

A)    Discuss & Authorize disposal of out dated turnouts. -None

B)    Discuss & authorize purchase of new NFPA turnouts-district is need of at least four new turnouts.

Motion to authorize purchase of 4 new turnouts for volunteers: Kattuah  Second: Battaglia

Vote: Battaglia, Kattuah, Stipp- aye  Absent: Barajas

 

Item 12) Hallwood Station: put on hold until next meeting

 

Item 13) Station 63-Propsals

A)    Set special meeting date to go over 6 finalists RFPs- August 31, 2009 to discuss final list of firms and set interviews.

B)    General Manager to contact Rich about process of picking final firms and to see if he can be at the meeting on August 31, 2009

 

Item 14) Correspondence-Chief John Murphy fundraiser is Saturday August 29, 2009 and the Camptonville Emergency Preparedness Fair is Saturday August 22, 2009.

 

Item 14) Board and Staff Members Report      -none

 

Adjourned 8:55 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted:

 

 

Cathy Kattuah- District Vice-Chairperson