Board Meeting Minutes 02-25-21

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thursday, February 25, 2021
8:00 a.m.
Regular Meeting
Due to Covid-19, the meeting will be held by Zoom

MINUTES

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  1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
    Board Chair, J. Gower called meeting to order at 8:01 a.m. All directors present; E. Duggan, S. Hughes,
    R. Morrison and J. O’Hara. General Manager, Susan O’Gorman, Lynn White, and all attendees by Zoom.
  2. ADOPT AGENDA
    Copy of Agenda for this meeting February 25, 2021: For review and approval.
    MSC (Duggan/O’Hara) move to approve the agenda. Motion passed.
  3. ADOPT MINUTES
    Of the January 28, 2021 regular meeting. Minutes in Board folder for review and approval.
    MSC (O’Hara/Hughes) 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 January 2021; and payables for February 2021.
    4.2. Manager’s Report
    4.3. Safety Meeting – Slips, Trips and Falls
    4.4. Parks and Recreation
    Manager O’Gorman pulled 4.4. She reported that the next Recreation Committee meeting will be March
    3 rd at 5 pm. MSC (Duggan/Hughes) move to approve 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4. Motion passed.
  1. STAFF REPORTS
    5.1. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)
    Manager O’Gorman reported, January we pumped 1.1 million gallons of water. The Brannan Mountain Tank
    project is done. It will be about a year before we visit it again. In the notes I stated that we had, had no leak
    repairs. Monday 22 nd we worked on a leak all day behind the Bigfoot Motel on Mayfair. There were old lines
    from 1955 (?) and new lines from 1965 all at different levels. It was a difficult repair and the water was off on the
    east side of 299 from Patriot down to the Terrace to the Post Office area and back to the Motel. The 4” line that
    crossed the new line from 1965 was a fully charged line. This line is now abandoned.
    5.2 Wastewater Report (O’Gorman & Stevens, GHD)
    We got delayed by the EIR but hope to be out to bid in the next month or so.
  2. Board Member Report
    Board Members’ comments, announcements, reports
    Shannon Hughes reported that she is now on the Board of the Humboldt County Visitors Bureau. Shannon will
    be reporting to the board. Ed Duggan reported that Humboldt County has joined the nationwide cannabis
    information program.
  3. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
    No unfinished business
  4. NEW BUSINESS
    8.1. Board Policy Chapter 3, Administration / Personnel, review and update.

Staff recommends.
Board to vote to accept updates to Chapter 3.

Manager O’Gorman went over the proposed changes. There was some discussion. MSC (Duggan/Morrison)
move to table the topic until next month. Motion passed.
8.2. Staff asks Board to pick a date for AB1234 Ethics’ Training. This is mandatory training every 2
years.

Training will be March 9 th at 8 a.m.

  1. 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
    Officer Reed reported for the CHP.
    9.3 United States Forest Service
    No Report
    9.4 W.C. Fire Safe Council
    No Report
    9.5 W.C. Fire District
    No Report
    9.6 Health Care Report
    No Report
    9.7 RREDC Report
    Riley Morrison reported for RREDC.
  1. 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.
    We had no emails or items from the floor.
  2. 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.
    No closed session items.
  3. ADJOURNMENT
    MSC (Duggan/Morrison) move to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed.