Board Meeting Minutes 12-19-19

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thursday, December 19, 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 at 8 a.m. All directors present; J. O’Hara, B. Nelson, E. Duggan, and T. Holmes. Staff; General Manager, Susan O’Gorman, and Lynn White. Three others in attendance.

2. ADOPT AGENDA

Copy of Agenda for this meeting December 19, 2019: For review and approval.

MSC (Holmes/O’Hara) moved to approve the agenda. Motion Carried.

3. ADOPT MINUTES

Of the November 21, 2019 regular meeting and December 2, 2019 special meeting. Minutes in Board folder for review and approval.

MSC (Holmes/O’Hara) 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 November 2019; and payables for December 2019.

4.2. Manager’s Report

4.3. Safety Meeting – Recognizing Drug and Alcohol Abuse

4.4. Parks and Recreation

Manger O’Gorman pulled 4.4 reported that we had some issues with the Z-Track. Bigfoot Equipment & Repair fixed, and we are back on the road. Also, Larry Wood with Jackson & Eklund came is cleaning up very old balances. I am happy with the work he is doing.

MSC (Nelson/Duggan) move to approve 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4. Motion Carried.

5. STAFF REPORTS

5.1. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)

Staff has been having some low level alarms. We have North Coast Pumphouse from Ferndale coming out to work on pump issues.

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

Propostion 218 “Right to Vote on Taxes Act” informational presentation

(silimar presentation to last month)

Manager O’Gorman and Pat Kasarpi answered any questions from the audience. Short recap of the project. We will have another full presention at the January 23, Meeting.

ยท Director Nelson left meeting 8:35 a.m.

6. Board Member Report

No report

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

8. NEW BUSINESS

8.1 Board to elect new officers, Board Chair, Vice Chair, and representative for RREDC.

Board Vote.

MSC (O’Hara/Duggan) move to appoint Bruce Nelson Board Chair. Motion carried.

MSC (Gower/O’Hara) move to appoint Tyler Holmes as Vice Chair. Motion carried.

Board appointed Ed Duggan to RREDC for the next year.

9. 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

No Report

9.2 CHP Report

Sargent Ranger reported for the CHP.

9.3 United States Forest Service

No Report.

9.4 W.C. Fire Safe Council

Joe O’Hara reported for the Fire Safe Council.

9.5 W.C. Fire District

Ed Duggan reported for the Fire District.

9.6 Health Care Report

No Report

9.7 RREDC Report

No Report.

9.8 Community Plan

No Report.

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 Personnel

No action taken

12. ADJOURNMENT

MSC (Holmes/O’Hara) move to adjourn meeting. Meeting over 8:55 a.m.