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Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting:  July 21, 2014
 

APPROVED  MINUTES

 
 
 
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.
 
Respectfully Submitted:
 
Jacqueline Poggi, General Manager
 
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