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Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting:  September 16, 2013
 

APPROVED MINUTES

 
 
Item 1)  Meeting Call To Order:
 
A) Roll Call:    Present:  Biggs, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle; Absent:  Birney (Excused)
 
Item 2) Public Communications:  None
 
   Item 3) Approve Minutes:
 
A)    Minutes For Regular Meeting of August 19, 2013: 
Motion to Approve minutes:         Gravelle
Second:   Kinkle
      Passed unanimous voice vote   
 
Item 4) Accounting
 
A)    Financials—Accountant Brooks informed the Board that she received the July information from the County; therefore, the balance sheets should now be correct.  Accountant Brooks suggested adjusting the budgeted column to more accurately reflect actual income and expenses.
 
Director Kinkle made a motion to accept the 2012/2013 budget adjustment suggestions proposed by Accountant Brooks (attached).
 
Second:  Gravelle
 
Voice Vote:  Biggs, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye                 Absent:  Birney
 
B)    Warrants—Director Gravelle noted the control numbers need to be corrected on the warrant sheet (due to a voided warrant)
 
Item 5) Chief’s Report—BC Chris DeSena
 
A)    Volunteer recruitment:  being handled by Chief Wallen—tabled until his return
 
B)    Letter from CalFire IT Dept re hardware switch for network system—still waiting, BC DeSena sent another e-mail requesting letter
 
C)    JPA meeting on September 25, 2013—County Board of Supervisors members are supposed to be present to discuss their proposal that the foothill fire districts pay for some of the cost of dispatch.  It was noted that the foothill districts receive no Proposition 172 funds, and the County provides dispatch for Linda, Plumas Lake and Wheatland (an incorporated city) for free.
 
D)    Captain Robinson informed the Board that the exercise in the Redhill area on Saturday, September 14th went well—all volunteers participated and the information was well-received by the residents.  The second stage is set for next Saturday.
 
E)     Captain Robison provided the Resource Activity Report for August 2013—it was noted that the majority of the calls (19 of 28 total calls) were for medical assistance
 
 
Item 6) Volunteer’s Report—Captain Robinson
 
A)    One Volunteer is nearly ready to respond—needs physical and paperwork completed; A second volunteer is starting the learning process, but is not yet 18.  Currently six volunteers, but numbers will increase as CalFire lays off personnel at the end of the fire season.
 
Item 7) General Manager’s Report
 
A)    Update for box(es) to be installed to post monthly meetings:  unable to do at Loma Rica Store and Browns Valley Post Office;  GM Poggi will construct one for installation at Gold Eagle Market.
 
B)    Appreciation Plaque for Captain Steve Robinson:  Board to pass a Resolution to acknowledge his contributions to the District.  Director Kinkle made suggestions for the wording on the plaque—GM Poggi to research cost to add District logo to plaque.
 
C)    Resolution 2013-04 to establish policy to direct bill property owners not meeting Yuba County minimum value:  need to amend letter to property owners to add verbage recommended by Director Kinkle and add returned check policy—also include return envelopes.  Will finalize at next meeting.
 
D)    Yuba Fire Safe Council—letter of support to fill Glenn Nader’s position when he retires:  agreed to send letter as suggested with corrections to typographical errors in sample.
 
E)     Renewal of insurance coverage (Northern California Fire District Association through ISU Insurance Services):  reviewed policy and changes from prior year
Motion to accept the November 1, 2013-14 policy renewal made by Director Kinkle
Second:  Gravelle
Voice Vote:  Biggs, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye                 Absent:  Birney
 
Item 8) Board and Staff Members’ Reports—none
 
 
 
 
Adjourned 8:21 p.m.
 
Respectfully Submitted:
 
Kim Biggs – District Vice-Chairperson