Board Meeting Minutes 03-24-16

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thursday, March 24, 2016
8:00 a.m.
Regular Meeting
135 Willow Rd., Willow Creek – District Office

MINUTES

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
in attendance.

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
separately.

4.1
Financial Statements for February 2016; and payables for March 2016.

4.2
Manager’s Report.

4.3
Safety Meeting – Housekeeping Emotional Wreck

4.4
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

5.1
Water Department Report
(Danel)

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.

5.2
Waste Water
(Advisory Committee)

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

7.1
Staff recommends Board sign the speed sign agreements with Willow Creek Fire District and with Pedro Gonzales of Bigfoot Restaurant.

Board Vote

MSC(O’Hara/Davis) move to approve signing of the agreements. Motion passed unanimously.

8. NEW BUSINESS

8.1
Humboldt Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) Official Ballot, Independent special District Election, Candidates; Debra D. Lake and J. Bruce Rupp
(incumbent)

Board Vote

MSC (O’Hara/Davis) move to vote for Debra D. Lake. Motion passed unanimously.

8.2
Manger Danel requests moving the regular April 28th meeting to April 21st.

Manager Danel will be out of the office.

Board Vote

MSC (Davis/O’Hara) move to change the meeting date to April 21st. Motion passed unanimously.

8.3
2016 Report Card for Humboldt County’s Water Infrastructure

Information only.

Humboldt County received a B grade on infrastructure from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

8.4
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.

9.1
RREDC Report

No Report

9.2
Sheriff Report

Sargent Gomes reported for the Sheriff’s department.

9.3
CHP Report

Sargent Campbell reported for the CHP

9.4
United States Forest Service

Andrew Spain reported for the USFS.

9.5
TAMWG Report

Bruce Nelson reported for TAMWG.

9.6
Health Care Report

Teri Humphrey report for the Open Door Clinic.

9.7
W.C. Fire District

Jan Joki reported for the Fire District.

9. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS, cont.

9.8
W.C. Fire Safe Council

Barbara Darst reported for the Fire Safe Council.

9.9
Willow Creek Down Town Transient / Street issues Committee

No Report.

9.10
Transportation

No Report.

10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR

No Items from the floor.

11. CLOSED SESSION

No Closed Session.

12. ADJOURNMENT

MSC (O’Hara/Davis) move to adjourn the meeting at 9:30am. Motion passed unanimously.