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Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting:  February 20, 2012
 

MINUTES

 
 
Item 1)  Meeting Call To Order:
 
A) Roll Call:    Present:  Biggs, Birney, Gravelle, Kattuah
 
Item 2) Public Communications:  None
 
   Item 3) Approve Minutes:
 
A)    Minutes For Regular Meeting of January 16, 2012
 
Motion to Approve:  Birney                     Second:   Gravelle
 
      Passed unanimous voice vote                   
 
   Item 4) Resignation of Board Member:
 
A)    Director Sheila Battaglia tendered her written resignation effective February 13, 2012
 
B)     Motion was made to accept said resignation
 
Motion to Approve:  Birney                     Second:   Gravelle
 
      Passed unanimous voice vote
                       
C)     General Manager to notify County of this resignation on Wednesday, February 22nd and on the following day post the notice for the open board position at the Gold Eagle Market, the Loma Rica Store,the Browns Valley Post Office and to be published in The Territorial Dispatch.  Applicant’s letter of intent must be received by end of business Thursday, March 15, 2012 with interviews at the regular meeting of March 19, 2012.
 
Item 5) Accounting
 
A)    Financials—Accountant Brooks not present; no discussion
 
B)    Warrants—no discussion
 
Item 6) Chief’s Report
 
A)    Chief Williges provided the Board with the Resource Activity Report for the years 2006-2011 reflecting calls that originated within the district broken down by incident type
 
B)     Chief Williges informed the Board on the progress of equipment maintenance and the hydrant repair at Station 63—parts are in and the repair should be complete by the March meeting date
 
C)     The district is preparing for a Homeland Security/OES audit for the purchases made from grants (SCBA tanks, etc.)
 
Item 7) Water Tender
 
A)    Chief Williges reported the new water tender is nearly complete.  Midwest Fire has offered to pay half the cost of shipping to send it out on a flatbed if we agree to take delivery in March.  Chief Williges to work with Midwest Fire to determine actual cost of shipping and round-trip flight for acceptance inspection vs. cost to drive water tender back to California.
 
B)     Chief Williges reminded the Board that final payment will be due upon acceptance (before delivery), and that the District will need to obtain insurance for the WT before it can be driven back.
 
Item 8) Operations Manual—tabled until Five Year Plan has been completed
 
Item 9) Volunteers Report—no discussion
 
Item 10) General Manager’s Report
 
A)    General Manager Poggi asked the Board to consider purchasing a new computer system for the office; Director Gravelle said he would inspect computer to determine if current computer can be optimized by deleting unneeded software (such as instant messaging) and clearing up the hard drive.
 
B)    GM Poggi distributed Form 700 2011/2012 Statement of Economic Interests (Conflict of Interest) to all Board Members and reminded them it must be completed and filed with the County no later than April 2nd.
 
C)    GM Poggi reported that Director Gravelle has taken over maintenance of the District’s website.
 
Item 11) Five Year Plan—no discussion
 
   Item 12)  Board and Staff Member Reports
 
A)  Director Biggs asked about the status of the job description and employment contract for the General Manager’s position.  Chairperson Kattuah stated the attorney has completed the contract however it needs to have the job description inserted.  Item to be added to Agenda for March 19th meeting for review and discussion by the Board.
 
 
 
Adjourned 8:06 p.m.
 
Respectfully Submitted:
 
Kim Biggs – District Vice-Chairperson