WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, March 24, 2016
135 Willow Rd., Willow Creek – District Office
1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
Vice Chair, Bruce Nelson called meeting to order at 8:00 am. Directors Mike Davis and Joe O’Hara present. Judy Gower and Tom ‘Gorman absent. Eleven others
2. ADOPT AGENDA
Copy of Agenda for this meeting March 24, 2016: For review and approval.
MSC (Davis/O’Hara) move to approve the agenda. Motion passed unanimously.
3. ADOPT MINUTES
Of the February 25, 2016 regular meeting minutes in Board folders for review and approval.
MSC (O’Hara/Davis) move to approve the minutes. Motion passed unanimously.
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
Financial Statements for February 2016; and payables for March 2016.
Safety Meeting – Housekeeping Emotional Wreck
Parks and Recreation
Manager Danel asked to pull 4.2, Managers Report. The wastewater committee will be meeting Roy O’Conner with Water Resources Control Board, to look over
the property to see if it will meet our needs. Steve Martinez contacted me regarding the trees in front of the Forks Bar. This is something we will need to
look at. He says the trees are encroaching on his property. Staff will be working on the ` sidewalk in front of Happy Bear Gifts soon as weather permits.
The manager position has been advertised in the Times-Standard, Two Rivers Tribune, California Special District’s Assoc., Cal Rural Water Assoc. and our
web site. We had six hazard trees at Camp Kimtu taken down. White Water Racing people contacted us regarding timed boat races this father’s day at Kimtu
beach. They were told proper permits will be needed.
MSC (O’Hara/Davis) move to approve the consent items. Motion passed unanimously.
5. STAFF REPORTS
Water Department Report
Treatment facility has been running smooth. We are pumping about 300-325,000 gallons per day.
Well no. 2 has been pulled we are just waiting on the parts. The Bussell tank is about 6 weeks out. With weather permitting the foundation work will start
soon and we hope to get the tank in and project completed by May. Backflow testing is coming along.
Pat Kaspari would like us to write a letter of support for the waste water project and he is going to contact the Board of Supervisors and Hoopa Tribe for
letters in support of our project.
6. Board Member Report
Mike Davis is still trying to get Scope started up again. He needs six to eight people. Joe O’Hara suggested that he put a booth at the Fire Safe Fair on
the 21st of May at Veterans Park. Also Tree Planting day is set for April 15th, if anyone wants to come out and play with the kids.
7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Staff recommends Board sign the speed sign agreements with Willow Creek Fire District and with Pedro Gonzales of Bigfoot Restaurant.
MSC(O’Hara/Davis) move to approve signing of the agreements. Motion passed unanimously.
8. NEW BUSINESS
Humboldt Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) Official Ballot, Independent special District Election, Candidates; Debra D. Lake and J. Bruce Rupp
MSC (O’Hara/Davis) move to vote for Debra D. Lake. Motion passed unanimously.
Manger Danel requests moving the regular April 28th meeting to April 21st.
Manager Danel will be out of the office.
MSC (Davis/O’Hara) move to change the meeting date to April 21st. Motion passed unanimously.
2016 Report Card for Humboldt County’s Water Infrastructure
Humboldt County received a B grade on infrastructure from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Land owner adjacent to Gambi Resort wants to make offer on excess property.
Board Discussion/Board Vote if needed.
Manager Danel gave a quick history of the property. In 2008 the board declared this as surplus property.
The Board directed the Manager to move forward with this, see about how much an appraisal would be.
9. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS
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.
Sargent Gomes reported for the Sheriff’s department.
Sargent Campbell reported for the CHP
United States Forest Service
Andrew Spain reported for the USFS.
Bruce Nelson reported for TAMWG.
Health Care Report
Teri Humphrey report for the Open Door Clinic.
W.C. Fire District
Jan Joki reported for the Fire District.
9. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS, cont.
W.C. Fire Safe Council
Barbara Darst reported for the Fire Safe Council.
Willow Creek Down Town Transient / Street issues Committee
10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR
No Items from the floor.
11. CLOSED SESSION
No Closed Session.
MSC (O’Hara/Davis) move to adjourn the meeting at 9:30am. Motion passed unanimously.