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Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting:  November 19, 2012
 

MINUTES

 
 
Item 1)  Meeting Call To Order:
 
A) Roll Call:    Present:  Biggs, Birney, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle   
 
Item 2) Public Communications:  None
 
   Item 3) Approve Minutes:
 
A)    Minutes For Regular Meeting of October 15, 2012—it was noted that the minutes should reflect an excused absence for board member Biggs
 
Motion to Approve with correction:  Birney                                Second:   Kinkle
 
      Passed unanimous voice vote   
 
Item 4) Accounting—reviewed, no discussion
 
Item 5) Chief’s Report
 
A)    Flat screen TV has been purchased and installed in the training room
 
B)     The Board reviewed proposals from several vendors for copy machines and determined the Xerox Workcentre 5325 Inland Business Systems would be the best investment
 
Motion to approve purchase new Xerox copier:   Kinkle             Second:  Gravelle
 
Voice Vote:  Biggs, Birney, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye
 
C)     Chief Williges recommended the Board proceed with the VFA grant to purchase safety equipment since the State has new requirements for wildland fire ensembles
 
Motion to accept VFA grant:  Birney                                          Second:  Kinkle
 
Voice Vote:  Biggs, Birney, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye
 
D)    Chief Williges informed the Board that the old water tender is being repaired by a welder to fix the leak in the tank before it’s presented to advertise for sale.
 
E)     Chief Williges informed the Board the District that no permits are currently required for burning, but those wanting to burn must still call to confirm that it is a burn day and must still burn safely.  Also. the Amador period has commenced and the District is in winter staffing mode.
 
 
 
 
Item 6) Volunteer’s Report—David Lopez
 
A)    Received a quote from TJ Norths for the purchase and embroidery of winter sweaters (zip job shirts)
 
Motion to accept quote from TJ Norths and purchase 10 zip job shirts:  Birney                                 Second:  Kinkle
 
Voice Vote:  Biggs, Birney, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye
 
Item 7) Five Year Plan
 
Motion to Accept Five Year Plan:  Gravelle                                Second:   Birney
 
               Passed unanimous voice vote
 
Item 8) Election of Board Member positions/JPA Positions for 2012/2013
 
A)    Nomination/motion/vote of Chairman and Vice Chairman
Vice Chairperson Biggs nominated and motioned Cathy Kattuah for Chairperson
Second: Birney
Director Birney nominated and motioned Kim Biggs for Vice Chairperson
Second: Gravelle  
Passed unanimous voice vote
 
B)    Nomination/motion/vote of JPA member and alternate for 2012
Nomination Chairperson Kattuah nominated and motioned Kim Biggs for JPA member
Second: Birney
Director Gravelle  nominated and motioned Les Kinkle for JPA alternate
Second: Birney
Passed unanimous voice vote
 
Item 9) General Manager’s Report—none
 
Item 10) Board and Staff Members’ Reports
 
A)    The Board determined that a meeting would not be held in December and that the next regular meeting would be January 21, 2013.
 
 
Adjourned 8:01 p.m.
 
Respectfully Submitted:
 
Kim Biggs – District Vice-Chairperson