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Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting:  November 18, 2013
 

APPROVED  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 21, 2013
Motion to Approve minutes:         Kinkle
Second:   Gravelle
      Passed unanimous voice vote   
 
Item 4) Accounting
 
A)    Financials:  Noted that the year-to-date office expenses are already at 88% of annual budget; GM Poggi to review expenses to make sure they were accurately identified.  Discussed various options for replacement of Engine 62 with a piece of equipment that more of the volunteers are qualified to drive. 
 
B)    Financials:  Discussed transfer of $20,000 from net income to reserves for Engine 62
Motion to transfer $20,000 from net income to reserves for Engine 62 made by Director Birney
Second:  Kinkle
Voice Vote:  Biggs, Birney, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye
 
C)    Warrants:  Questioned reason for replacement of light bar for water tender—need to ask Captain Robinson for details
 
Item 5) Chief’s Report—BC Matt Wallen (Captain Robinson out on a call—not available for meeting)
 
A)    BC Wallen informed the Board that he is being transferred to Higgins in early December and that Tom Webb from Grass Valley ECC will be our new Chief
 
B)    It was noted by the state inspectors that six new tires will be needed for equipment
 
Item 6) Volunteer’s Report—none
 
Item 7) General Manager’s Report
 
A)    Resolution 13-05 matching grant for safety gear, equipment and radios
Motion to adopt Resolution 13-05 as presented made by Director Gravelle
Second:  Kinkle
Voice Vote:  Biggs, Birney, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye
 
 
Item 8) Nomination/motion/vote of Chairman and Vice Chairman (it was noted that motions and seconds are not needed for nominations, which differs from procedure in prior years)
 
A)    Vice Chairperson Biggs nominated Cathy Kattuah for Chairperson
Director Birney nominated Eric Gravelle for Chairperson
Vote:  Kattuah – 3; Gravelle – 2
Cathy Kattuah voted in as Chairperson
 
B)    Director Kinkle nominated Kim Biggs for Vice Chairperson
Director Gravelle nominated Justin Birney for Vice Chairperson
Vote:  Biggs – 3; Birney – 2
Kim Biggs voted in as Vice Chairperson
 
C)    Director Kinkle nominated Kim Biggs for JPA representative (no other nominations)
Passed unanimous voice vote
 
D)    Director Biggs  nominated and motioned Les Kinkle for JPA alternate
Passed unanimous voice vote
 
Item 9) Presentation to Fire Captain Steve Robinson—tabled as Captain Robinson was out on a call
 
Item 10) Board and Staff Members’ Reports—none
 
 
 
 
Adjourned 7:49 p.m.
 
Respectfully Submitted:
 
Kim Biggs – District Vice-Chairperson