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MINUTES MAY 15, 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:  April 17, 2017 Motion to approve Minutes:  Kinkle; Second:  Duckels                       
  •                             Motion passed
     
     
  • ACCOUNTING:
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  • FINANCES:  Accountant Brooks stated she received the ledger sheets from the County through March 31, 2017, and the District is under budget on most expenses
  • WARRANTS:  No discussion
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  • DISCUSS AND APPROVE:  2017-2018 Preliminary Budget for posting
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  • Proposed Changes to Draft Working Budget:  increase interest income to $12,500
  • Increase Worker’s Compensation to $3,000
  • Decrease Volunteer Reimbursements to $6,000
  • Increase Accounting to $7,000 to cover audit expense
  • Decrease Training to $2,000
  • Motion by Kinkle to Approve the proposed Draft Working Budget with changes noted above
    Second:  Duckels
    Roll Call Voice Vote: Biggs, Duckels, Kattuah, Kinkle, Poggi – Aye
    Motion Passed         
     
     
  • CHIEF’S REPORT:  NONE due to fire in Dobbins, Cal Fire personnel called out
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  • DISCUSS AND APPROVE:
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  • Destroy out-of-date SCBA fiber bottles
  • Motion by Kinkle to Approve the out-of-date SCBA fiber bottles to be destroyed
     
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    Motion Passed
     
     
     
  • Donate turnouts and hoses to the Yuba College Fire Academy
  • Motion by Poggi to donate the turnouts and hoses to Yuba College Fire Academy
     
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    Motion Passed
     
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  • VOLUNTEER’S REPORT: (Leno Mota)                           
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  • We have a new volunteer for a total of seven.  They attended a training for additional certification.
  • Volunteers took the attack vehicle for the MDA Fill the Boot campaign and helped to raise $14,000, which go towards the camp in Portola.
  • Other events:  Red Suspenders Day is next weekend—Leno won’t be able to attend, but he hopes others will take the attack; and the Veteran’s Day lunch at the Lion’s Club will be May 29th—he would like to have hat and stickers for the children.
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  • GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT:
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  • FASIS has implemented myMatrixx Pharmacy benefits for volunteers
  • Application for Umpqua credit card—GM Poggi to meet with representative from Umpqua tomorrow to submit the application.  Note that we still don’t have an application for a fuel card.
  • Director Poggi built a new computer for the General Manager to use for District business, using Windows 10, and Office 2013.
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  •  DISCUSS AND APPROVE:  Renewal of Three Year Contract with Jensen Smith CPA for $10,200
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  • Motion by Poggi to renew the contract with Jensen-Smith CPA for three years
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  • Roll Call Voice Vote: Biggs, Duckels, Kattuah, Kinkle, Poggi – Aye
    Motion Passed  
     
     
  •  STATION 63 UPDATE
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  • Plan check for grading delayed 4-6 weeks, due to Oroville Dam emergency, all plan checkers have been in meetings
  • Advantex septic system plans were submitted to Environmental Health for approval per Mike at GRA; however, Sean at Genesis Engineering did not submit them, so GM Poggi submitted the plans and was told there is no estimated date for approval as we don’t have a contractor.
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  • DISCUSSION:  Joint Powers Agency
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    Director Poggi asked how it would affect our District if Smartsville were to opt out of the JPA, and we lost the repeater on Walsh Mountain?Volunteer Leno Mota stated that we use Tone 7 on the back side of the District along Peoria Road—we would lose communication in that area.
     
     
     
  • BOARD AND STAFF MEMBERS’ REPORTS:  Director Biggs informed the Board of the next JPA meeting to be held Wednesday, June 28th at 7pm in Camptonville.
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    MEETING ADJOURNED 8:16 P.M.
     
     
                  Respectfully Submitted
                  Kim Biggs—District Vice Chair