WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, June 25, 2020
135 Willow Rd., Willow Creek – District Office
Masks will be required to attend the meeting.
Weather permitting, the meeting may be held on the lawn outside to create a safer space with fresh air.
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- CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
Board Chair, Bruce Nelson called meeting to order at 8:00 a.m. All directors present; J. Gower, T. Holmes, J. O’Hara and E. Duggan. Staff; General Manager Susan O’Gorman and Lynn White. Four others in attendance.
- ADOPT AGENDA
Copy of Agenda for this meeting June 25, 2020: For review and approval.
MSC (Duggan/O’Hara) move to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
- ADOPT MINUTES
Of the May 28, 2020 regular meeting. Minutes in Board folder for review and approval.
MSC (O’Hara/Gower) move to approve the minutes. Motion carried.
- 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 May 2020; and payables for June 2020.
4.2 Manager’s Report
4.3Safety Meeting – CPR and AED: The Chain of Survival
4.4 Parks and Recreation
MSC (Holmes/O’Hara) move to approve the consent items. Motion Carried.
5. STAFF REPORTS
5.1 Water Department Report (O’Gorman)
The treatment plant is pumping over a million gallons per day right now. Staff is looking into a leak detection service for the Bigfoot Subdivision. Manager O’Gorman is talking to Sonic Leak Detection from Carlotta. A new pump has been ordered for Peach Tree pump station. The old one cannot rebuilt.
5.2 Wastewater Report (O’Gorman & Stevens, GHD)
5.3 Board Member Report
The Board would like to inform the community that the elections for three of the five district board members will be occurring this election year. To be a Board member, a person must be registered to vote within the district boundaries of the WCCSD. Candidates must file their declarations of candidacy between July 13 and August 7th. For forms, filling, and questions, please contact the Humboldt County Office of Elections at 2426 6th Street, Eureka, 707-445-7481.
- UNFINISHED BUSINESS
No Unfinished Business this month
8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1 JJA CPA, Inc. to present the WCCSD’s Financial Statements (Audit).for 2018-2019
Board to vote to accept the Audit
MSC (Holmes/O’Hara) move to accept the audit. Motion Passed
8.2 Staff to present recommended 2020-2021 Budget
Board to vote to approve Budget
MSC (Holmes/Gower) Move to approve the Budget. Motion Passed
8.3 Board to vote on ballot for LAFCo Special District member
MSC (Holmes/Duggan) move to vote for Desiree Davenport. Motion Passed.
8.4 Board to vote on Resolution adopting the Humboldt County Hazard Mitigation Plan 2020 Update
MSC (Holmes/Duggan) move to approve the resolution 2020-01 for Hazard Mitigation Plan 2020, with correction of Board Chair change. Motion passed.
- 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 – No Report
9.3 United States Forest Service – No Report
9.4 W.C. Fire Safe Council
Joe O’Hara reported for the Fire Safe Council
9.5 W.C. Fire District – No Report
9.6 Health Care Report
Follow the rules for wearing masks.
9.7 RREDC Report – No Report
9.8 Community Plan – No Report
ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR
Riley Morrison brought up the condition of Camp Kimtu.
*** Tyler Holmes left the meeting @ 9:02 a.m.
Shannon Hughes is requesting we use Zoom for our meetings.
- 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 Board to discuss property negotiations on Brizard property adjacent to Creekside Park.
No action taken.
MSC (O’Hara/Gower) move to adjourn meeting at 9:18 a.m.