Board Meeting Minutes 07-25-19

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thursday, July 25, 2019
8:00 a.m.
Regular Meeting
135 Willow Rd., Willow Creek – District Office

MINUTES

1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM

Board Chair, J. Gower called meeting to order 8am. All directors present; E. Duggan, B. Nelson, J. O’Hara, and T. Holmes. Staff; General Manager, Susan O’Gorman and Lynn White. Ten others in attendance.

2. ADOPT AGENDA

Copy of Agenda for this meeting July 25, 2019: For review and approval.

MSC (Nelson/O’Hara) move to approve the agenda. Motion carried

3. ADOPT MINUTES

Of the June 27, 2019 regular meeting. Minutes in Board folder for review and approval.

MSC (Duggan/Holmes) move to approve minutes as corrected. Motion carried.

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 June 2019; and payables for July 2019.

4.2. Manager’s Report

4.3. Safety Meeting – Driven to Distraction II

4.4. Parks and Recreation

MSC (Holmes/Nelson) move to approve consent items 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4. Motion carried.

5. STAFF REPORTS

5.1. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)

For the month of June we pumped 880,000 gallons per day. Staff was called out July 24rd just after midnight for a leak at the WC apartments. Water was turned off and fixed the next day. Staff will today be working again at the scales on Hwy 299 next to Dazey’s.

5.2. Wastewater Report (O’Gorman & Kaspari, GHD)

We are moving forward with property. Letters were sent out to get approve from property owners so Trinity Valley Consulting Engineers can locate septic tanks. We have been receiving them back signed.

6. Board Member Report

Board Members’ comments, announcements, reports.
No report. 

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7.1 Continue Prop 68 Park Grant discussion, Veterans Park Enhancement project – review concept plan by Greenway Partners.

Board Discussion

A concept was designed for the grant. The Narrative will be complete today. Riley Morrison is working very hard to get this done for the community.

7.2 Continue discussion of board policy or ordinance update regarding drugs and alcohol in our parks with the desire to utilize the Sheriff deputies to issue citations and/or infractions.

Board Discussion

Humboldt County follows State laws, they said no ordinance is needed. The Sheriff dept has stepped up patrols at the Commons. Staff is in the process of taking down the brush and limb up the trees for better visibility

8. NEW BUSINESS

8.1 Staff recommends removal of 2 trees in downtown. One at the Forks Bar and one in front of Raging Creek.

Board discussion.

Board directed General Manager O’Gorman to take the two trees out.

8.2 Board to discuss hiring new CPA firm for audit.

Board discussion

Manager O’Gorman will bring this back to the board next month hopefully with quotes. Also, she will be checking with RREDC to see if they have any recommendations.

8. REPORTS & 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 Sheriff Report

LT. Kevin Miller reported for the Sheriff Dept.

9.2 CHP Report

Officer Reed reported for CHP

9.3 United States Forest Service

Roberto Boltron reported for the USFS.

9.4 Health Care Report

No

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

No Report

9.8 Community Plan

Pat O’Brien reported for the Community Plan.

*Director Holmes left at 10:11 a.m.

10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR

No items from the floor.

11. CLOSED SESSION

No closed session.

12. ADJOURNMENT

MSC (O’Hara/Nelson) move to adjourn meeting at 10:15 a.m. Motion carried.