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Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting:  October 19, 2015
 
 

APPROVED   MINUTES

 
 
Item 1) Meeting Call To Order:
 
A) Roll Call:   Present:  Biggs, Birney, Kattuah, Kinkle;  vacant
 
Item 2) Public Communications:  None
 
Item 3) Closed Session – Personnel
 
 
  • Chairperson Kattuah closed the session at 7:03pm to discuss the open position of District Director Interim Position
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  • Chairperson Kattuah reopened the session at 7:35pm to announce the Board’s decision to appoint Silvio Poggi to the open District Director Interim Position
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    Item 4) Approve Minutes of the September 21, 2015 meeting
     
     
  • Motion to Approve Minutes:  Kinkle             Second:  Biggs
  •                 Aye—Biggs, Kattuah, Kinkle                                Abstain--Birney
                    Motion passed
     
    Item 5) Accounting
     
     
  • Accountant Brooks explained to the Board that she has not received all of the income information to date.  GM Poggi stated she will obtain the amounts in the engine reserve accounts so that the Board can determine the amount of funds available to build Station #63.
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  • Warrants—Director Kinkle questioned warrant to Riverview International Trucks, LLC,  It was determined this was for maintenance on the older International engine.
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    Item 6) Chief’s Report (Chief Steve Robinson)—Chief Robinson informed the Board that the District earned approximately $275,000 in equipment rental income from CalFire.
     
    Item 7) Discuss and Approve purchases totaling $8,059.52 of equipment modified and rejected from the 2015/2016 VFA (Volunteer Fire Assistance) Grant for Engine #63.
     
     
  • Director Kinkle motioned to Approve purchase of Item 4 (Portable Wildland Fire Pump), Item 9 (Structure Firefighting Ventilation Saw) and Structure Hoses and Structure Supply Hoses as itemized on E. Proposed Project form for $8,059.52.     Second:  Birney
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    Roll call vote:  Biggs, Birney, Kattuah, Kinkle—Aye
                 Motion passed
     
       Item 8) Volunteer’s Report—no new information
     
    Item 9) General Manager’s Report
     
     
  • GM Poggi informed the Board that the repairs and painting at Station #62 is ongoing, with wood replacement in progress.  However, the contractor is having issues with power, tripping breakers.
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  • ISU Insurance Services renewal—after review of the policies and premiums, Director Birney motioned to proceed with Provident/Fire Plus with a premium amount of $9,394. Second:  Kinkle
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    Roll call vote:  Biggs, Birney, Kattuah, Kinkle—Aye
                 Motion passed
     
     
  • GM Poggi stated Yuba County has approved the MOU for dispatch between the County and four of the five foothill fire districts, with no update from Smartsville Fire.
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    Item 10) Station 63:  GM Poggi verified with county personnel that there have been no rumors of a moratorium on well drilling in Yuba County.  There will be a letter going out to contractors asking if they are interested in consideration for the well phase of the project.
     
    Item 11) Board and Staff Member Reports—Director Birney asked that an item be placed on the November agenda to cancel the December board meeting.  GM Poggi reminded everyone that the volunteer barbecue will be held on December 12th.  It was brought up that Smartsville Fire would like to borrow Engine #63 while their engine is in service, for approximately three days.  Since this wasn’t agendized, no action could be taken.  It was recommended that Smartsville ask OES to borrow one of their engines.
     
     
     
    Adjourned 8:11 p.m.
     
    Respectfully Submitted:
    Kim Biggs – District Vice-Chairperson