WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, May 28, 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 8:00 AM. All directors present; T. O’Gorman, J. O’Hara, M. Davis and B. Nelson. Ten others in attendance.
2. ADOPT AGENDA
Copy of Agenda for this meeting May 28, 2015: For review and approval.
Manager Danel ask to move 9.3 CHP report to 5.0 as Sargent Berry has to leave early. Board was unanimous to approve agenda.
3. ADOPT MINUTES
Of the April 30, 2015 meeting minutes in Board folders for review and approval.
MSC (O’Gorman/O’Hara) move to approve the minutes of the April 30th, 2015 meeting. 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
Financial Statements for April 2015; and payables for May 2015.
Safety Meeting – Heat Stress- Code Red
Parks and Recreation
MSC (O’Gorman/Nelson) move to approve 4.1, 4.3 and 4.4. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
Manager Danel pulled 4.2 to give report. Manager Danel reported the Street Light replacement is still in the works. The charging station people and PG
& E is working on the easement. The camp ground is in full swing. Yesterday the First Five group, Pre-Kindergarten and kindergarten kids had Planting
Day at Veterans Park. It was a nice event. MSC (O’Hara/Nelson) to approve 4.2. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
5. STAFF REPORTS
5.0 (9.3) CHP report.
Sargent Berry reported by the second week of June we should be up to five officers and still fighting for the sixth officer. Memorial weekend was good,
MSC (Nelson/O’Hara) moved to hear 9.2 Sheriff Department report here, 5.01. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
5.01 (9.2) Sheriff report.
Acting Sargent Toni Gomes reported for the sheriff’s department.
Water Department Report
Rain fall this year is at about 40″ which is about 75% of normal. We are in good shape but we still must abide by the state requirement of a 25% cut back
from 2013 usage. District had two 7000 Watt, 13 horsepower, Honda generators stolen from the treatment plant. Pumping has increased as the weather heats
up. The river crossing is complete. Staff will probably replace The Terrace side next spring. Sunday staff repaired a leak near the Six Rivers Medical
Clinic. The Umpqua Bank leak is complete. The Hydrant at Hwy 299 and Willow Rd. is fixed and back on line.
GHD has the primary EIR complete. Pat Kaspari will be doing presenting at the June meeting.
6. Board Member Report
J. Gower would like more comfortable chairs at the dias. J. Gower also said we have people sleeping in cars all night at Veterans Park. T. O’Gorman would
like to remind every one of the County’s Mapping/Zoning meeting on June 3rd meeting at 6: PM here at the district office.
7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
8. NEW BUSINESS
Staff recommends approval of new Fiscal Budget for 2015-2016.
Board action needed.
MSC (Nelson/Davis) to approve the budget for 2015-2016. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
Staff recommends removal of about five trees in Down Town corridor.
Manager Danel reported he has marked with white paint the trees he wants to Board to look at. To remove trees we will probably have to check with Caltrans,
this project was paid for by them and it is their right-of-way. Board, staff and public will discuss this again at a later date. See correction/ addition to 8.2 in the June 2015 minutes.
SDRMA’S Board of Directors Election Ballot, Resolution No 2015-01
Three seats are up for election.
Board action needed.
MSC (O’Gorman/Nelson) move to vote for Robert Swan, Ed Gray and R. Michael Wright. Motion passed with unanimous approval. MSC (O’Gorman/Nelson) move to
approve Resolution No. 2015-01; A resolution of the governing body of the Willow Creek Community Services District for the election of Directors to the
Special District Risk Management Authority Board of Directors. 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.
United States Forest Service
Dan Dill reported for USFS. He will be leaving Willow Creek station and transferred to the Mad River station.
Ed Dugan Reported for TAMWG.
Health Care Report
W.C. Fire District
Jan Joki reported for the Fire District.
W.C. Fire Safe Council
Barbara Darst reported for the Fire Safe Council.
Willow Creek Down Town Transient / Street issues Committee
10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR
No Items from the floor.
Mapping meeting for the General Plan presented by Supervisor Ryan Sundberg, June 3rd from 6 P.M. to 9 P.M. here at the district office.
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.
MSC (O’Hara/Nelson) move to adjourn meeting @ 10:10 AM. Motion passed with unanimous approval.
The next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.