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Minutes Regular Meeting:  June 20, 2011

 

 

1.        MEETING CALL TO ORDER

 

Roll Call: Battaglia, Kattuah, Stipp

Excused: Biggs, Birney

 

 

2.        PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS- None

 

 

 

3.        MINUTES

 

A)    Approve Regular Meeting Minutes of May 16, 2011

          Approved with changes to Item #5 B

 

B)    Approve Special Meeting Minutes of June 13, 2011

          Approved

 

 

4.        ACCOUNTING

 

A) Warrants-none

 

B) Financials- Place a section of time on July agenda for Accountant Brooks to go over financial statements and revisit the different reports

 

C) Audit – Jensen/Smith is currently working on our 2009/2010 audit

 

 

 

5.        FISCAL YEAR 2011 / 2012 OPERATIONS BUDGET – FIRST DRAFT

 

A) Discuss- No major changes from last year, District is still in a non-growth period and no new revenues are expected

 

B) Amend as Necessary-no amendments at this time

 

C) Authorize Public Notice- Motion made by Director Stipp to authorize General Manager to advertise in Appeal Democrat, second Director Battaglia, voice vote all: aye’s

 

D) Continue To July Meeting For Public Hearing and Adoption

 

 

5          CHIEF’S REPORT-Chief Williges- No report Chief on vacation

 

 

 

 

 

6.        KIBBE ROAD STATION

 

A) Continuing discussion- discussion ensued regarding continuing to pursue the use of Escheman’s property and barn or to abandon it all together.

 

 

7.        RESOLUTION 2011-02, FEDERAL EXCESS PERSONAL PROPERTY

 

A)    The Loma Rica / Browns Valley CSD authorizing application for FEPP for the loan of the Air Trailer. – Discussion of the air trailer and its need to the Foothill District’s. Air trailer is on loan from Cal Fire, rebuilt by a grant secured from the Fire Safe Council, with all Fire Districts to learn how to operate and utilize the trailer. At the time of this grant, LRBV had taken on the responsibility of storing and insuring trailer. Trailer has been called for in the subsequent years but with no one to come and pick it up and no training ever occurring it is not being used. The Board will revisit at the July meeting to decide if we will keep paying the costs or give back to Cal Fire.

                       

 

9.        VOLUNTEERS

 

A)    Auxiliary-No report

 

 

10        GENERAL MANAGERS REPORT- Sue Cerf

 

A)    Correspondence- None

 

B)    CSDA- representative is available to meet at July meeting to answer questions.

The board has extended an invitation to a CSDA representative to come and explain who they are, what they do, and what they provide. Board members are encouraged to ask questions

 

C)    Newsletter- Board decided to see if Mr. Mistler would be open to letting us write articles for the Territorial Dispatch occasionally to let our residents know what is going on. General Manager Cerf to call Mr. Mistler

 

 

11.      PROPERTY-6729 Marysville Road

 

A) Motion to reject bid by Taylor Excavating for Septic System installation

Motion made by Director Stipp to reject bid by Taylor Excavating for the installation of a septic system at 6729 Marysville Road, Station 63, Second Director Battaglia.  Voice vote all aye’s

 

B) Motion to approve $300.00 to mow property

Motion made by Director Battaglia to approve Henry Estrada to mow the property located at 6729 Marysville Road, at a cost of $300.00. Second Director Stipp, voice vote all aye’s. It was also decided that Henry Estrada would be put on our vendors list and every spring he is to mow the property right before it starts to turn.

 

C) Building Permits- We will not be able to recoup any monies from the permits per the Yuba County Building Department, Martin Griffins.

 

D) Next steps with regards to Station 63/property- It was decided we would wait and see what the market does before trying to build station 63 again or selling the property

 

12.      SIGNS

 

A) Discuss billboard signs coming into town-Billboard signs are in need of repair, wood needs to be power washed and a clear coat applied, large signs need to be repaired and updated. It was decided to obtain three (3) bids for repairs.

 

B) Purchase address sign for property 6729 Marysville Road- Approved to purchase address sign for 6729 Marysville Road from the LRBV Aux

 

 

Meeting Adjourned at : 8:15pm

 

Respectfully submitted by,

 

 

Susan L. Cerf

General Manager