Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting: August 20, 2012
Item 1) Meeting Call To Order:
A) Roll Call: Present: Biggs, Birney, Kattuah, Kinkle Excused Absence: Gravelle
Item 2) Public Communications: Several members of the public were present to voice their concern over the SRA fee; Chairperson Kattuah explained the topic would be covered in Item 4 on the Agenda.
Item 3) Approve Minutes:
A) Minutes For Regular Meeting of July 16, 2012
Motion to Approve: Kinkle Second: Birney
Passed unanimous voice vote
Item 4) Fire District Association of California (FDAC) opposition to AB X1 29 (SRA fees)
A) General Manager Poggi explained to the Board and members of the public present that the SRA fire prevention fee was passed by government in November 2011 and was not imposed by the LR/BV CSD. Chief Williges provided a handout from Cal Fire to all present with a contact phone number and internet address for additional information about the fee.
B) A motion was made to adopt a resolution to oppose the SRA fee
Motion to Adopt Resolution: Biggs Second: Birney
Passed unanimous voice vote
Item 5) Accounting
A) Financials—The Green Sheet for the end of the fiscal year has still not been issued, therefore financial reports were not available
B) Warrants—no comments.
Item 6) Chief’s Report
A) A request was made for a 50” – 60” flat screen TV (and mounting brackets and cables) that would be used at least once a month at training meetings as the current TV does not have to necessary input/output jacks to support Power Point and other presentations
Motion to approve purchase of AV equipment (TV, mounting brackets, cables) not to exceed $1,000: Kinkle Second: Biggs
Voice Vote: Biggs, Birney, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye
B) Copier out of Grass Valley: Chief Williges reported that the copier in previous discussions is not available. Chief Williges, GM Poggi and Chairperson Kattuah to each explore possibilities with their contacts and report back at the next meeting.
C) Chief Williges reported the radios have been programmed and installed in the new water tender. Still need to put mounts on the trays so they can be installed. Title, DMV registration and insurance have all been obtained. Once the new tender is being utilized, Chief Williges reminded the Board that the District will need to determine the disposition of tender #62.
Item 7) Five Year Plan—tabled as the copier broke during the meeting
Item 8) Volunteer’s Report—none
Item 9) General Manager’s Report
A) Yearly assessment completed: GM/AC Poggi reported to the Board that the assessment showed there are 2,025 habited structures in the District with assessments totaling $290,050.36.
Item 10) Board and Staff Members Reports—none
Adjourned 7:44 p.m.
Kim Biggs – District Vice-Chairperson