WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, March 23, 2017
135 Willow Rd., Willow Creek – District Office
1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
Board President, Bruce Nelson called meeting to order at 8:00a.m.
Directors, T. Holmes, J. O’Hara, J. Gower present. M. Davis absent. Staff
Manager Susan O’Gorman and L. White. Seven others in attendance.
2. ADOPT AGENDA
Copy of Agenda for this meeting March 23, 2017: For review and approval.
MSC (Holmes/O’Hara) move to approve the agenda. Motion passed with
3. ADOPT MINUTES
Of the February 23, 2017, regular meeting minutes in Board folder for
review and approval.
MSC (Holmes/O’Hara) move to approve the minutes. Motion passed with
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 Feb. 2017; and payables for Mar. 2017
4.2. Manager’s Report
4.3. Safety Meeting – Diversity in the Real World
4.4. Parks and Recreation
a. Approve repair to John Deere Z-track mower.
Manager O’Gorman pulled 4.4. Manager O’Gorman reported that the bill to put
new motor in the Z-Track went over the budget allowed, of $5000.00. The
total bill came to $5053.73. Manager O’Gorman would like get approval for
the overage and to take funds from our general tax account to pay for this.
MSC (Holmes/Gower) move to approve staff recommendation. Motion passed with
unanimous approval. MSC (Holmes/O’Hara) move to accept 4.1 through 4.4.
Motion passed with unanimous approval.
5. STAFF REPORTS
5.1. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)
The damage is fixed from the power outages. The treatment plant is up and
running normally. Manager O’Gorman did find out that the PLC was not hooked
up to the UPC. This has been fixed. She is also working with Tony O’Rourke
at Trinity Valley Consulting Engineers on GIS mapping the district. With
this information she will be able to do a water analysis on the entire
5.2. Waste Water (Advisory Committee)
6. Board Member Report
Board Members’ comments, announcements, reports.
“We are still here”
7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS, No Unfinished business this month.
8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1 Discussion of USDA funding grant of 1.5 million dollars towards
Downtown Wastewater Development Project.
Public comment period.
Board vote needed to submit grant application to USDA
This is a formality needed to apply for a USDA grant funding. There were no
comments from the public.
MSC (O’Hara/Gower) move to continue with grant process. Motion with
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. Sheriff Report
Sargent Tony Gomes reported for the Sheriff department
9.2. CHP Report
9.3. United States Forest Service
9.4. TAMWG Report
Ed Duggan reported for TAMWG
9.5. Health Care Report
9.6. W.C. Fire District
9.7. W.C. Fire Safe Council
9.8. RREDC 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.
No Closed Session this month.
MSC (O’Hara/Gower) move to adjourn meeting 9:01 a.m.