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LOMA RICA STATION #61

11485 LOMA RICA ROAD

BROWNS VALLEY STATION #62

9471 BROWNS VALLEY SCHOOL RD.

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 APPROVED   MINUTES APRIL 17, 2017
 
 
 
 
  • Meeting Call To Order:
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    Present: Biggs, Duckels, Kattuah, Kinkle, Poggi
     
    2.    PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS:    None
     
     
  • APPROVE MINUTES:
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  • Regular Meeting:  March 20, 2017 Motion to approve Minutes  Poggi; Second Kinkle                
  •                             Motion passed
     
  • Special Meeting:  April 3, 2017 Motion to approve Minutes  Kinkle; Second Poggi
  •               Motion passed
     
     
  • ACCOUNTING:
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  • FINANCES:  There are no new sheets from the County; Accountant Brooks not available due to tax preparation season
  • WARRANTS:  No discussion
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  • CHIEF’S REPORT:  (Chief Tom Webb): 
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  • Chief Webb has been teaching at the Academy, where Volunteer Leno Mota brought the water tender for display
  • Engine 62 will be going to Pierce for maintenance mid-May
  • We will come out of the Amador Contract April 24, 2017
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  •  DISCUSS AND AUTHORIZE:
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  • District Business Credit Card—no annual fee through Umpqua.  Motion to Obtain the Visa Business Bonus Rewards Card through Umpqua Bank made by Kinkle; Second Duckels
  • Roll Call Voice Vote: Biggs, Duckels, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye   Poggi—Abstain
    Motion Passed  
     
     
     
  • VOLUNTEER’S REPORT:   (Leno Mota)
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  • The Volunteer Fire Fighters BBQ was held April 8, 2017 and well attended
  • The Volunteers took Engine 63 and the attack engine to the Egg Hunt held at the Loma Rica Community Church on the 15th—GM Poggi would like photos of the Volunteers at this and future events.
  • GENERAL MANAGERS REPORT:                                   
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  • Audit:  the existing three-year contract with Jensen Smith expires at the end of this fiscal year.  The proposal for another three-year contract will reflect an increase of $100 per year, which is still cheaper than starting with a new company.  Tabled for May meeting to place on Agenda.
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  • STATION #63 DISCUSS AND AUTHORIZE:
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  • AEC Construction Management Professional Services Proposal:  Motion by Poggi to accept the Proposal Dated April 14, 2017 from AEC Construction Management for Permit Document Estimating 1) Review approved Yuba County permit documents, and 2) Produce construction estimate based on approved permit documents at a cost of $7,500;  Second Kinkle
  • Roll Call Voice Vote: Biggs, Duckels, Kattuah, Kinkle, Poggi – Aye
    Motion Passed
     
     
     
  • DISCUSS AND AUTHORIZE: 
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  • Review proposed terms by Smartsville Fire District to supplement existing dispatch MOU with Yuba County.  On advice of legal counsel, no motion made.
  • Possible increase of JPA dues from $1,250.00 to $1,500.00—Director Biggs informed the Board that the dues have not increased since the inception of the JPA, and as property ownership of the Walsh Mountain repeater site has changed, the new owner is requesting an increase in the annual lease amount.  Motion by Kinkle to authorize the JPA representative or alternate to vote YES for an increase of the annual dues to $1,500.00; Second  Poggi
  • Roll Call Voice Vote: Biggs, Duckels, Kattuah, Kinkle – Aye        Abstain:  Poggi
    Motion Passed  
     
    BOARD AND STAFF MEMBERS’ REPORTS--NONE
    MEETING ADJOURNED 7:40 P.M.
     
     
                  Respectfully Submitted
                  Kim Biggs—District Vice Chair