WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, April 30, 2015
135 Willow Rd., Willow Creek – District Office
1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
Board Chair Judy Gower called meeting to order at 8:00 am. All directors present; Tom O’Gorman, Mike Davis, Joe O’Hara, and Bruce Nelson. Twelve people attended the meeting.
2. ADOPT AGENDA
Copy of Agenda for this meeting April 23, 2015: For review and approval.
MSC (O’Hara/Nelson) move to approve the agenda. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
3. ADOPT MINUTES
Of the February 26, 2015 meeting minutes in Board folders for review and approval.
MSC (O’Gorman/O’Hara) 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 March 2015; and payables for April 2015.
4.2 Manager’s Report.
4.3 Safety Meeting – Back Safety, Lift Well, Live Well
4.4 Parks and Recreation
MSC (O’Gorman/Nelson) move to approve 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 pulling 4.4, Manager Danel to report on recreation. We had an eventful April. Candy Stick had their 50 th Anniversary Little League Jamboree. Kevin and Diane Brown and others worked very hard to make this event a success. We had Arbor Day at Veterans Park. This event put on by the Fire Safe Council, PG & E, and WCCSD, we planted red maples and shrubs. Wright Tree service showed up in their boom truck. Event was attended by Kindergarten, Pre- Kindergarten, and the First Five Group. Whitson’s pumped Kimtu Beach toilet, they called and Manager Danel went to comprehend the situation. The volt toilet has been used as a dumping site, for Whip-its, trash and clothing. This adds to the costs of pumping. MSC (Nelson/O’Hara) move to approve 4.4. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
5. STAFF REPORTS
5.1 Water Department Report (Danel)
The Treatment Facility has went from pumping 300,000 gallons per day to 600,000 gallons per day. Pump stations are all operating well. Staff will be completing the river crossing this next week. Staff had to order another part to complete the project. Staff repaired a leak at Umpqua it but it is now leaking again. We will be repairing this next week. The CEQA exempt has been filed for the Bussell tank. Manager Danel is thinking of putting out two bids, one for road, gate and demolition, and one for foundation, tank, and construction.
5.2 Waste Water (Advisory Committee)
There was no Waste Water committee meeting this month. GHD and Manager Danel met with Rick Stewart. This next week they will meet with the Stockel’s.
6. Board Member Report
Board Members’ comments, announcements, reports.
Director Nelson, is protesting the annual Cal Fire fee. He is also hopeful the Measure Z money help Willow Creek. Also don’t forget about Redbud’s Play.
7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
7.1 Staff recommends vote to amend emergency drought conditions. Ordinance #44 Water restrictions, Chapter 4, Article Q, Section 7.
Board action needed.
MSC (Davis/O’Hara) move to accept the amended Ordinance #44. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
7.2 Amendment to draft Memorandum of Understanding between the WCCSD and Redwood Coast Energy Authority, for electric car charging stations down town. .
Board action needed.
MSC (Nelson/O’Hara) Move to accept the amendment of Memorandum of Understanding. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1 Staff recommends approval of new board policy to comply with Assembly Bill 1522 Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. This Assembly takes effect July 1st 2015 purpose is sick days for part-time employees.
Board action needed.
MSC (O’Gorman/Nelson) move to accept new board policy to comply with AB1522. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
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
Officer M. Peterson reported for the Sheriff’s department. We have a new Sargent for our area Tony Gomes.
9.3 CHP Report
Officer Berry reported we have a new Sargent Mike Campbell.
9.4 United States Forest Service
9.5 TAMWG Report
Ed Duggan reported for TAMWG.
9.6 Health Care Report
9.7 W.C. Fire District
Jan Joki reported for the Fire District.
9.8 W.C. Fire Safe Council
Barbara Darst reported for the Fire Safe Council.
9.9 Willow Creek Down Town Transient / Street issues Committee
10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR
*Announcement: Mapping meeting for the General Plan presented by Supervisor Ryan Sundberg, has been changed to June 3rd from 6 P.M. to 9 P.M. here at the district office.
News letters with current Consumer Confidence Report has been mailed out. We are also going to purchase a banner asking Willow Creek to conserve Water.
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
12 . ADJOURNMENT
MSC (O’Hara/Nelson) move to adjourn the meeting at 9:23 AM. Motion passed with unanimous approval.