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Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting:  July 15, 2013
 

APPROVED MINUTES

 
 
Item 1)  Meeting Call To Order:
 
A) Roll Call:    Present:                      Birney, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle
                        Scheduled Absence:  Biggs
 
 
Item 2) Public Communications:  None
 
 
   Item 3)  Approve Minutes:
 
A)    Minutes For Regular Meeting of June 17, 2013
 
                  Motion to Approve:  Birney         Second:  Kinkle
                  Passed unanimous voice vote
 
 
Item 4) Accounting
 
A)    Financials—Held over for August meeting
 
B)    Warrants—Reviewed, no questions
 
 
Item 5) Chief’s Report
 
         Chris DeSena introduced Matt Wallen who is now the Chief of Dobbins and Loma Rica, effective           July 15, 2013.  Matt Wallen will be working with Sean Griffis on a lengthy transition and mentoring.
 
         Matt Wallen informed the Board about the Annual Fire Situational Awareness, Readiness and          Cooperative Drill that was held in Challenge this year with the Forest Service and Cal Fire.
 
A)    The Inventory is mostly all done.  They are waiting on a few turnouts that have not come in yet,
      and, a count on some turnouts upstairs. The list is in a program that will be on the Captain and
      the General Manager’s computers.  Once done, the list will be provided to Deborah Brooks.
 
B)    Firewall hardware & switch installed – waiting for letter from Cal Fire IT department
      Stating the firewall meets State Standards.
 
C)    JPA voted to support the Marysville dispatch.  Appreciation was given to the Districts for supporting Marysville through fiscal woes.
 
            Chris DeSena advised Board members to read the Grand Jury report on Nevada County Consolidated,                 stating there was good detailed information.
 
 
         Chris DeSena spoke about Yuba County Sheriff and the dispatch contract. Yuba County has no statutory responsibility to pay for the dispatch contract and is looking to have the Foothill Districts             take it over.  Chris has been in direct contact with Mr. Bendorf at the County.  At the Board of          Supervisors meeting in July, the Board approved to appoint two Supervisors to meet with the JPA in           September.  Hal Stocker of our District volunteered as well as Chairman Andy Vasquez.
 
 
Item 6) Volunteer’s Report - None
 
 
Item 7) General Manager’s Report
 
A)    Nominations for Volunteer 3 Year Service Awards
 
                        Motion to approve:     Birney             Second:           Kinkle
 
                        Passed unanimous voice vote
 
            B)  Nominations for Annual Firefighter of the Year Award
 
                     Motion to approve:     Birney             Second:           Kinkle
 
                     Passed unanimous voice vote
 
         C) The Board finalized plans for the BBQ for the firefighters being held at Hammon Grove Park
 
D)    Jackie informed the Board that the complete Operations Manual had several changes and         corrections to be made and once all done, will present it to the Board.
 
   
    Item 8)  Update:  Personnel District Email Accounts to be set up on WEB page
 
 
    Item 9)  BOARD AND STAFF MEMBERS’ REPORTS
 
                  Les Kinkle informed the Board that Kim Biggs was selected Secretary for the JPA
 
 
 
Meeting Adjourned:  8:09 p.m.
 
Respectfully Submitted:
 
Jackie Poggi – General Manager LRBV CSD