Board Meeting Minutes 07-22-21

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thursday, July 22, 2021
8:30 a.m.
Regular Meeting

MINUTES

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  1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
    Vice Chair, Ed Duggan called meeting to order at 8:40 a.m. Directors present; J. O’Hara, S. Hughes, R.
    Morrison with J. Gower absent. Staff; General Manager Susan O’Gorman and Lynn White. Six in
    Attendance others by audio Zoom.
  2. ADOPT AGENDA
    Copy of Agenda for this meeting July 22, 2021: For review and approval.
    MSC (Hughes/O’Hara) move to approve the agenda. Motion passed.
  3. ADOPT MINUTES
    Of the May 27, 2021 regular meeting and of July 9, 2021 special meeting. Minutes in Board folder for
    review and approval.
    MSC (Hughes/Morrison) move to approve the regular meeting minutes of June 24, 2021. Motion Passed.
    MSC (Morrison/Hughes) move to approve the special meeting minutes of July 9, 2021. 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 June 2021; and payables for July 2021.
    4.2. Manager’s Report
    4.3. Safety Meeting – Hazardous Materials
    Manager O’Gorman pulled 4.2. She wanted to add that she will be starting the audit process, contacting
    Jackson Eklund, and JJACPA, Inc. MSC (O’Hara/Hughes) move to approve 4.1, 4.2, 4.3. Motion
    passed.
  5. STAFF REPORTS
    5.1. Parks & Recreation Report (O’Gorman)
    Recreation meetings are continuing every month . Bike Park is under way. The soccer goals have been
    moved. Manager O’Gorman is filing CEQA and also grading permit. Patti our camp host is doing an
    awesome job.


STAFF REPORTS, cont.

5.2. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)
Treatment plant produce 33.8 million gallons this last month. 1.26 million per day. That is 10 million
more than last year in June. Staff fixed a few small leaks. So far we have been receiving all the
chlorine we order.
5.3. Wastewater Report (O’Gorman & Stevens, GHD)
We are proceeding alone. We have a verbal okay with landowner on easement needed. The EIR
addendum is completer The state has to review and process.

  1. Board Member Report
    Board Members’ comments, announcements, reports
    Shannon Hughes will be updating us on money coming in for the library.
    Ed Duggan reported with the tremendous use at Kimtu and huge amounts of trash, we will need to bring
    the parking fee to the board.
  2. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
    7.1. For the approved Bike Park at Veteran’s Park, Staff recommends submitting a Notice of
    Exemption, Categorical Exemption, given the existing facilities of Veteran’s Park.
    Board vote required.

MSC(Hughes/O’Hara) move to approve proceeding with the Notice of Exemption Categorical Exemption.
Motion passed.

  1. NEW BUSINESS
    8.1. Board to review Resolution 2021-05, Approving Application for Per Capita Grant Funds. Staff to
    present suggested projects for this $177,952 grant.
    Board vote required.

MSC (Hughes/O’Hara) moved to approve Resolution 2021-05. Motion passed.
8.2. Board to review Resolution 2021-06, DOWNTOWN WASTEWATER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT,
Original Project Environmental Impact Report (2015), the 2016 EIR Addendum and the proposed
2021 EIR Addendum State Clearinghouse Number: 2015012014
Board vote required.

MSC (O’Hara/Morrison) move to approve the 2021-06 Resolution and the addendum on the proposed
2021 Addendum. Motion passed.
8.3. Patty Harvey to present Resolution 2021-07 in Support of Single Payers Bills for Health Care
Reform.
Board vote required.

MSC (Morrison/Hughes) move to approve the Resolution 2021-07 in support of the Single Payers Bill for
Health Care Reform. Motion passed.

  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

Lt. Miller reported for Sheriff’s.
9.2 CHP Report
Officer Reed
9.3 United States Forest Service
No report.
9.4 W.C. Fire Safe Council
No report
9.5 W.C. Fire District
Bob Kennedy reported for the Fire District.
9.6 Health Care Report
No Report
9.7 RREDC Report
No Report
9.8 Humboldt County Visitors Bureau
No Report

  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.
    No 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.
    11.1. General Manager contract renewal
    No Action Taken
  3. ADJOURNMENT
    MSC (O’Hara/ Hughes) move to adjourn meeting at 10: 29 a.m. Motion passed.