Board Meeting Minutes 07-26-18

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thursday, July 26, 2018
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, Tyler Holmes called meeting to order at 8:02 am. Directors
present; Ed Duggan, and Joe O’Hara. Absent; Judy Gower and Bruce Nelson.
Staff; General Manager, Susan O’Gorman and Lynn White. Eleven others in
attendance.

2. ADOPT AGENDA

Copy of Agenda for this meeting July 26, 2018: For review and approval.

MSC (O’Hara/Duggan) move to approve the agenda. Motion passed.

3. ADOPT MINUTES

Of the June 28, 2018 regular meeting. Minutes in Board folder for review
and approval.

MSC (O’Hara/Holmes) 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 June 2018; and payables for July 2018.

4.2. Manager’s Report

4.3. Safety Meeting – House keeping a team effort.

4.4. Parks and Recreation

General Manager Susan O’Gorman pulled 4.4. She reported that Watkins Tree
Service worked on the down town trees. We will have them work on the trees
next year too. The agency that works for P.G. & E contacted us
regarding 2 dead popular trees at Veterans park. They need to be removed.
This agency will take down and remove. This will be soon after Bigfoot
days. Thank you to the Taste of Willow Creek event they left the park very
clean. Staff will be installing another pay tube near the top of the hill
going down towards Kimtu Beach. This should help the people that are
parking on the upper flat and upper road area.

MSC (O’Hara/Duggan) move to approve 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4. Motion carried.

5. STAFF REPORTS

5.1. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)

28.2 million gallons were pumped last month. We did pull in some air this
last weekend. Water is fine just has bubbles in it. We received a letter
from the Fish and Wildlife regarding a diversion permit. We are seeking
legal advice.

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

 

Discussion to be held on possible new Treatment Plant location on hillside
at southern end of Vetern’s park. Previous treatment plant locations plans
appear uncussesful.

Pat Kaspair reported that the design is done the Geo-Tec is done, most
everything is done, we are just waiting on property location, so we can
move into Prop 218. We are looking at property that is on the south end of
the soccer field. We can’t not proceed further without property location.

6. Board Member Report

Tyler Holmes reported algae is blooming in the Willow Creek.

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

No unfinished business

8. NEW BUSINESS

8.1
Board to discuss sending letter to the Forest Service, expressing the
Districts support of the Big Rock Day Use Area & River Access

Board Discussion & Direction

Board likes staff suggestion of a letter of support of Big Rock recreation
area to the USFS as an asset to our community. Some ideas were suggested
and will be added to the letter.

*Board took a 2 ½ minute break at 8:49

9. 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

Officer Quennell reported for the Sheriff’s department.

9.2 CHP Report

Officers Phillips and Rios reported for the CHP.

9.3 United States Forest Service

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No Report

9.4 Health Care Report

Teri Humphry reported for the Open-Door Clinic.

9.5 W.C. Fire District

No Report

9.6 W.C. Fire Safe Council

Barbara Darst reported for the Fire Safe Council.

9.7 RREDC Report

Ed Duggan reported for RREDC

10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR

No Items from the floor.

 

11. CLOSED SESSION

At any time during the regular session, the Board may adjourn to closed
session to consider existing or anticipated litigation, liability claims,
real property negotiations, license and permit determinations, threats to
security, public employee appointments, personnel matters, evaluations and
discipline, labor negotiations, or to discuss with legal counsel matters
within the attorney client privilege.

11.1 Property negotiations for wastewater project.

Board directed manager to pursue other property sites.

11.2 Personnel.

No action taken.

*
Board took a 2-minute break back in session 9:42

12. ADJOURNMENT

MSC (Duggan/O’Hara) move to adjourn meeting. Meeting adjourned at 9:43 a.m.