Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting: July 21, 2014
Item 1) Meeting Call To Order: 7:05 p.m.
A) Roll Call: Present: Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle, Birney: absent Biggs (Excused)
Item 2) Public Communications: None
Item 3) Approve Minutes June 16, 2014: held over to August 18, 2014 meeting
Item 4) Accounting
A) Financials: financial reports are temporary numbers for FY 13-14 until County Financials are received. no questions/discussion
B) Warrants: no questions/discussion
Item 5) Approved operating budget 2014-2015 open to public for comment
A) Opened for public comment 7:09 – none present – closed 7:10
B) Amend as necessary – no amendments made
Item 6) Approve reducing sale price of old engine #62 to $7000.00
Motion to approve: Birney Second: Kinkle
Passed unanimous voice vote
Item 7) Approve Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) between the Loma Rica/Browns Valley C.S.D and Cal Fire regarding reimbursement of repeater site lease expenses:
Motion to approve MOU: Birney Second: Gravelle
Passed unanimous voice vote
Item 8) Formulate and adopt District policy regarding a sitting District board member concurrently serving as a volunteer firefighter and amend the District Administration Manual to reflect the adopted policy.
Director Gravelle stated he would like the attorney to know if he had considered State Government Code 61040 Item e sec. 52337.
Director Birney would like list of items the Director/Volunteer would have to recluse him or herself from.
Tabled for August 18, 2014 meeting
Item 9) Chiefs Report: Chief Tom Webb
A) District fire engines are being rented out to various fires.
B) Our letter dated June 17th 2014 to the Yuba County Board of Supervisors (BOS) regarding the Dispatch Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Yuba County Office of Emergency Services (OES) was put on their agenda on July 8, 2014. Chief Webb, General Manager Poggi, Director Kinkle and Division Chief DeSena were in attendance to address the board. Mr. Bendorf said there was no rush now that they already approved a three year contract. County Counsel clarified the definition of “yearly discussion of funds”. Yuba County has to address “all” their understandings on a yearly basis because their budget is done yearly. Suggestion was for the District to write a resolution by the end of the year.
Item 10) Volunteer’s Report: None
Item 11) General Managers Report:
Table Yuba County Fire Mitigation Ordinance update until after fire season.
Item 12) Wolf Mountain Lookout
A) Director Birney asked if there was anything the District could do to assist the Wolf Mountain Lookout that was vandalized. The lookout tower can see most of the foothill districts. He also asked for the attorneys’ advice if the District could contribute money.
Tabled until August 18, 2014.
Item 13) Station #63: no questions/discussion
Item 14) Board and staff members’ reports: no questions/discussion
Adjourned 8:05 p.m.
Jacqueline Poggi, General Manager