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APPROVED MINUTES DECEMBER 18, 2017

 

 

  • MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

Present: Biggs, Duckels, Kattuah, Kinkle, Poggi

 

  • PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: None

 

  • APPROVE MINUTES:

  • September 18, 2017 regular meeting:

Motion to Approve Minutes: Kinkle; Second: Duckels

Motion carried

 

  • November 13, 2017 regular meeting

Motion to Approve Minutes: Poggi; Second: Duckels

Motion carried

 

  • ACCOUNTING:

Finances—Accountant Brooks is ill, so no financial statements

Warrants—No discussion

 

  • CHIEF’S REPORT:

  • Chief Webb is out of the District at the Thomas Fire

  • GM Poggi earlier informed Chief Webb that the District can not spend any more money on vehicle maintenance until we have current financials to see where we stand on that budget line item.

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  • VOLUNTEER’S REPORT:

  • Volunteer Mota reported that the volunteers participated in the Marysville Christmas Parade.

  • Volunteer Mota was approached by a survivor of the Colgate Fire who wants to make a donation to the District of either cash or equipment. He will provide them with GM Poggi’s contact information.

 

  • GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT:

  • See Item #10

 

  • DISCUSS AND APPROVE RESOLUTION 2017-03:

  • Motion by Duckels to authorize General Manager to execute at three year cooperative fire protection agreement with the California Department of Forestry beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020 in the amount not to exceed $739,297.51; Second: Poggi

Roll Call Voice Vote: Biggs, Duckels, Kattuah, Kinkle, Poggi—Aye

Motion carried

 

  • DISCUSS AND APPROVE procedure to waive annual special tax assessments for those homes lost to the Cascade Fire:

  • Director Duckels spoke to the County Auditor, who informed him that there is no way for that department to remove the special tax assessment from the bill; the District would have to provide a refund after the property owner has paid their taxes. The District needs to ask the County Tax Collector’s office how we can verify that the special tax assessment was paid. Tabled for January 2018 regular meeting to develop a procedure.

 

  • DISCUSS AND APPROVE: Authorize AEC Construction to move forward with the “Invitation to Bid” for Station #63

  • Motion by Poggi to authorize AEC Construction to move forward with the Invitation to Bid for Station #63 as soon as the General Manager has confirmed with legal counsel and GRA Architects has approved that the bid package is ready to go out; Second: Kinkle

Motion carried

 

  • DISCUSS AND APPROVE: Request County to amend the current MOU between the District and the County regarding dispatching service to match the equivalent MOU between Smartsville Fire District ant the County of Yuba

  • Motion made by Poggi; no second.

 

  • DISCUSS AND APPROVE: District policy regarding reserve funds

  • Motion by Duckels to add language to the Administration Manual to create a District policy for reserve funds as written; second Kinkle

Motion carried

 

  • UPDATE STATION #63:

  • See Item #10

 

  • BOARD AND STAFF MEMBERS’ REPORTS:

  • Director Biggs informed the Board that the JPA unanimously voted to allow Cal Fire to tone out Bi-County Ambulance at their December meeting

 

MEETING ADJOURNED 8:06pm

Respectfully submitted

Kim Biggs—Vice Chair