Board Meeting Minutes 11-19-15

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thursday, November 19, 2015
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 the meeting to order at 8:am. All directors present, T. O’Gorman, B. Nelson, M. Davis and J. O’Hara. Ten others in attendance.

2. ADOPT AGENDA

Copy of Agenda for this meeting November 19, 2015: For review and approval.

MSC (Nelson/O’Hara) move to approve the agenda. Motion passed with unanimous approval.

3. ADOPT MINUTES

Of the October 22, 2015 meeting minutes in Board folders for review and approval.

MSC (O’Gorman/Nelson) move to approve the minutes. Motion passed with unanimous approval.

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 October 2015; and payables for November 2015.

4.2
Manager’s Report.

4.3
Safety Meeting – Inspect and Respect Personal Protective Equipment

4.4
Parks and Recreation

Manager Danel pulled 4.2, he reported the new down town street lights are complete, 13 lights in total. Electrical Car Charger is being installed. Manager Danel received a call from PG & E regarding the speed signs. They want a fee/deposit of $1500.00 per site. Manager Danel has a call into Caltrans to discuss. The commercial range for the cookhouse has been ordered. MSC (O’Gorman/Nelson) to approve the consent items 4.1 through 4.4. Motion passed with unanimous approval.

5. STAFF REPORTS

5.1
Water Department Report
(Danel)

The treatment facility is currently pumping 300,000 to 400,000 gallons per day. Yesterday, staff inspected the filters. Filters look good. Staff had to replace the rubber seal on an eight inch wafer valve this month. Mike Bell made a suggestion for water savings at Veterans Park. On the Softball field to install timers and only water in the middle of the night. This will cost approximately $2000.00. For the last two weeks the Hodgson Hill tank has had a control problem. Manager Danel thinks it is possible there is a loose connection. So far this month we are good on leaks. Saturday Mike Bell is testing for

T-3 and Rudy Breuning is testing for T-2, testing will be in Redding.

5.2
Waste Water
(Advisory Committee)

Waste Water committee will not have a meeting until Dec. 2nd.

6. Board Member Report

Board Members’ comments, announcements, reports.

No Report

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7.1
Josh with Trinity Valley Consulting Engineers is to updated design(s) for the downtown drainage issue.

Board Discussion

Josh went over the plan for drainage, a French drain will be installed and have large cobble stones on the top. All drain into the DI that is there. They will have to cut the walkway to sidewalk to continue the drain and install a grate over the top. The plan is to remove the last two trees and then re-plant two trees back when the approved project is finished. Director O’Gorman praised staff for their good work on leaf removal downtown area. MSC (Nelson/Davis) move to continue working on drainage issue and to plant two trees back. Motion carried with unanimous approval.

7.2
Manager Danel to report on the progress of the Bussell Tank project.

Manager Danel reported, road, gate and demolition are complete. Watkins Tree Service cleared brush at tank site. Whitson’s Inc. has been notified to proceed. Manager Danel thinks the tank could be complete by end of April.

8. NEW BUSINESS

8.1
Manager Danel would like the Board to review the Manager Qualifications and discuss the upcoming opening.

Board Discussion

The Board decided that this is subject is going to require its own meeting. This will be on the December agenda, to set a date for a special meeting in January.

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

Mike Davis reported for RREDC

9.2
Sheriff Report

Deputy Diener reporter for Sheriff Dept.

9.3
CHP Report

No report

9.4
United States Forest Service

No report

9.5
TAMWG Report

Ed Reported for TAMWG

9.6
Health Care Report

No report

9.7
W.C. Fire District

Jan Joki reported for the Fire District

9.8
W.C. Fire Safe Council

Joe O’Hara 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

Director Davis congratulates incumbents being re-elected. .

11. CLOSED SESSION

No Closed Session.

12. ADJOURNMENT

MSC (O’Hara/Davis) move to adjourn meeting. Meeting adjourned at 9:34am.