Loma Rica / Browns Valley Community Services District
Regular Meeting: July 20, 2015
Item 1) Meeting Call To Order:
A) Roll Call: Present: Biggs, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle; Absent—Birney
Item 2) Public Communications: None
Item 3) Approve Minutes: Minutes For Regular Meeting of June 15, 2015
Motion to Approve minutes: Kinkle Second: Gravelle
Aye—Biggs, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle; Absent--Birney
Item 4) Accounting
A) Finances: Accountant Brooks will not be available to attend the July or August
B) Warrants: no discussion
Item 5) Discuss and approve moving $26,355 from account 4400 to various accounts over
budget after close of fiscal year 2014/2015
Motion by Kinkle to approve transfer from account 4400 in the amount of $26,355 to the accounts listed in the spreadsheet; Second: Gravelle
Roll call vote: Biggs, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle—Aye; Absent--Birney
Item 6) Chief’s Report (Chief Webb) The new engine was detailed by Perfection Detail; the SCBA’s are in and will be loaded tomorrow; the decals will be done when Volunteer Lopez is available; the engine will be in service by the end of the week. Captain Drexel stated there are a few old volunteers returning to the District who are in training
Item 7) Volunteers Report—David Lopez informed the Board that Volunteers would like hats with their names on the back. Thread & Ink in Yuba City quoted a price under $20 each. David will obtain an exact quote and this item will be placed on the August agenda.
Item 8) General Manager’s Report General Manager Poggi informed the Board that legal counsel recommended a contract for grazing cattle to control vegetation on the District’s property on Marysville Road. GM Poggi sent a copy of the contract to the owner of the cattle who was interested in grazing on this land, but has not heard back. Volunteer BBQ—Volunteer Lopez to discuss available dates with the other volunteers and report back to the Board—suggested late September/early October
Item 9) Discuss and approve Plan 1—three year renewal with ISU Insurance Services
(Provident)—Plan 1 is the current coverage
Motion by Kinkle to approve renewal of Plan 1 with ISU Insurance Services (Provident) for the three-year term
Roll call vote: Biggs, Gravelle, Kattuah, Kinkle—Aye; Absent—Birney
Item 10) Discuss the need for a third signature on the District checking account
Motion by Gravelle to remove the third signature from the District checking account
Item 11) Discuss and approve name change on checking signature card—N/A since in Item 10) the requirement for a third signature was removed.
Item 12) Discuss and approve standard operating procedures update for elimination of third signature on card—the manual will need to be updated to reflect only two signatures required. Tabled for August meeting with proposed verbage.
Item 13) Station #63—GM Poggi and Chief Webb are updating the 5-year Plan to more accurately determine funds available after equipment reserve expenses. Due to Accountant Brooks’ schedule, this will not be until September/October. Proposing to build 3 bays, office space—similar to Station 62—with space for future growth.
Item 14) Board and Staff Member’s Reports—Director Biggs informed the Board that at the JPA meeting held June 24, 2015 at 7pm at Foothill Fire in Brownsville, the JPA representatives were informed that Smartsville Fire District did not sign the MOU for dispatch with the County; they are requesting a meeting with County Administrator Bendorf to change verbage.
Director Gravelle raised concern for the hours worked by GM Poggi. Chairperson Kattuah to research and consult with Accountant Brooks when she returns. To be placed on September agenda.
Adjourned 7:50 p.m.
Kim Biggs – District Vice-Chairperson