WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, February 22, 2018
135 Willow Rd., Willow Creek – District Office
1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
Director Bruce Nelson called meeting to order at 8am. Directors present; J.
O’Hara and E. Duggan with T. Holmes and J. Gower absent. Staff; District
Manager Susan O’Gorman and Lynn White. Six others in attendance.
2. ADOPT AGENDA
Copy of Agenda for this meeting Feb. 25, 2018: For review and approval.
MSC (O’Hara/Duggan) move to approve the agenda. 8.1 will not be heard today
due to the weather. Motion passed.
3. ADOPT MINUTES
Of the Jan. 21, 2018 regular meeting. Minutes in Board folder for review
Copy of Special Training Feb. 13th. meeting minutes for review
MSC (O’Hara/Duggan) move to approve the minutes. Motion passed.
4. CONSENT ITEMS FOR BOARD APPROVAL
Consent Calendar items are expected to be routine and non-controversial,
too be acted upon by the Board of Directors at one time without discussion.
If any Board member, staff member, or interested person requests that an
item be removed from the Consent Calendar, it shall be removed so that it
be acted upon separately.
4.1. Financial Statements for Jan. 2018; and payables for Feb. 2018.
4.2. Manager’s Report
4.3. Safety Meeting – Sexual Harassment
4.4. Parks and Recreation
Manager O’Gorman, pulled 4.4. Manager O’Gorman reported that Veronica &
Chris Hern of Bigfoot Equipment & Repair along with a group pressured
washed the tennis court and it looks great. Kevin Brown is making
improvements to the softball / baseball field. Thank you everyone!
MSC (Duggan/O’Hara) move to approve 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4. Motion passed.
5. STAFF REPORTS
5.1. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)
We fixed a leak in the Bigfoot subdivision. The month of Jan we pumped
10.5million gallons. Manager O’Gorman is working on a Fire Hydrant list.
Manager O’Gorman is working with Fire Chief, Nathan Falk on the Fire
Departments ISO rating.
5.2. Wastewater Report (O’Gorman)
Manager O’Gorman hopes to have GHD here at the March meeting to present the
rate structure. Our Down town area is in the process of being surveyed for
the wastewater system. We received a large amount of grant money and we
have paid most to GHD towards invoices due.
6. Board Member Report
7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
7.1 Proposed rezoning of APN 522-491-017 (gravel yard owned by (Mercer
Fraser Co., Inc.) to Heavy Industrial. Board to discuss writing letter to
Board of Supervisors regarding opposition to zoning change.
Manager O’Gorman has her direction to continue with the draft letter with a
few changes and stern language that we are opposed to the zoning change.
7.2 Letter of Intent by Board on Skate Park at Veteran’s Park.
Board vote needed.
Board wanted to move forward with the letter of intent to the skate
collective. Manager O’Gorman will be working with Riley Morrison on this.
8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1 Shel Barsanti with May, Abrahamsen & Barsanti will be presenting
the 2016-2017 Audit to the Board for approval.
Board vote needed.
Due to the snow this has been tabled until the March meeting.
8.2 Creation of new checking account at Coast Central Credit Union and
closure of one membership savings account.
Board Vote needed.
MSC(Duggan/O’Hara) move to approve the closing of two memberships. S50
#144304 & S50 #154473 and open a District Checking account. Motion
8.3 District to join Humboldt Area Chapter of the CSDA (California Special
Board Vote needed.
MSC (O’Hara/Duggan) move to approve the certificate of insurance to
Humboldt Area Chapter and approve the membership to the Humboldt Area
Chapter of CSDA. Motion Passed.
All non Willow Creek Community Services District reports should not
exceed 3 minutes.
No action is required on these items, but the Board may discuss any
particular item as required.
9.1 Sheriff Report
9.2 CHP Report
9.3 United States Forest Service
9.4 Health Care Report
9.5 W.C. Fire District
Ed Duggan reported for the Fire District.
9.6 W.C. Fire Safe Council
Barbara Darst reported for the Fire Safe Council.
9.7 RREDC Report
10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR
Ed Duggan reported they will hold the Fish Lake, Fishing Derby on June 23
of this year. This will be their 47th year putting on the Fish
11. CLOSED SESSION
No Closed Session.
MSC(O’Hara/Duggan) move to adjourn meeting at 9:18a.m.