Board Meeting Minutes 10-24-19

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thursday, October 24, 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, Judy Gower called meeting to order at 8:00 a.m. All directors present; B. Nelson, T. Holmes, E. Duggan, and J. O’Hara. Staff; Manager Susan O’Gorman and Lynn White. Three others in attendance.

2. ADOPT AGENDA

Copy of Agenda for this meeting October 24, 2019: For review and approval.

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

3. ADOPT MINUTES

Of the September 26, 2019 regular meeting. Minutes in Board folder for review and approval.

MSC (Holmes/Nelson) moved to approve the minutes. 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 September 2019; and payables for October 2019.

4.2. Manager’s Report

4.3. Safety Meeting – Fire Safety

4.4. Parks and Recreation

Manager O’Gorman pulled 4.4. Camp Kimtu has been closed for the winter and the Camp Host has been asked to leave. We will be looking for a new host in the spring. We have started leaf removal in down town. MSC (Nelson/O’Hara) move to approve 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4. Motion carried.

5. STAFF REPORTS

5.1. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)

Treatment plant pumped 23.3 million gallons in the month of Sept. We faired okay during the power outage. Manager O’Gorman used this time as training for our new employee’s. The weather was good and made the job easier. We did come close to running out of diesel in the treatment plant generator. Mostly, everything went smoothly. We need one more generator for the office.

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

Emerald Family Farms called, and they are just waiting for some documents to be furnished to escrow. We are waiting for the phone call to proceed. Geo Techs took some core samples. We are still in the holding pattern.

6. Board Member Report

Board Members’ comments, announcements, reports.

Ed Duggan brought up that with recent events, and more power outages sure to come. Maybe we should have emergency services here in Willow Creek on an agenda for discussion. The Volunteer Fire department and USFS are also available for emergencies.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

7. NEW BUSINESS

None

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. K. Miller reported.

9.2 CHP Report

No Report

9.3 United States Forest Service

R. Bel Tran reported.

9.4 W.C. Fire Safe Council

Joe O’Hara reported.

9.5 W.C. Fire District

Ed Duggan reported

9.6 Health Care Report

No report

9.7 RREDC Report

Ed Duggan reported

9.8 Community Plan

­ Susan O’Gorman

10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR

Anyone wishing to address the Board on any items not found on the Agenda may do so at this time. A written Request for public comment should have been submitted to the Secretary to the Board prior to the Call to Order.

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 Annual Manager Review

Manager received a positive review.

12. ADJOURNMENT

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