WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, July 25, 2019
135 Willow Rd., Willow Creek – District Office
1. CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL & DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM
Board Chair, J. Gower called meeting to order 8am. All directors present; E. Duggan, B. Nelson, J. O’Hara, and T. Holmes. Staff; General Manager, Susan O’Gorman and Lynn White. Ten others in attendance.
2. ADOPT AGENDA
Copy of Agenda for this meeting July 25, 2019: For review and approval.
MSC (Nelson/O’Hara) move to approve the agenda. Motion carried
3. ADOPT MINUTES
Of the June 27, 2019 regular meeting. Minutes in Board folder for review and approval.
MSC (Duggan/Holmes) move to approve minutes as corrected. Motion carried.
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 2019; and payables for July 2019.
4.2. Manager’s Report
4.3. Safety Meeting – Driven to Distraction II
4.4. Parks and Recreation
MSC (Holmes/Nelson) move to approve consent items 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4. Motion carried.
5. STAFF REPORTS
5.1. Water Department Report (O’Gorman)
For the month of June we pumped 880,000 gallons per day. Staff was called out July 24rd just after midnight for a leak at the WC apartments. Water was turned off and fixed the next day. Staff will today be working again at the scales on Hwy 299 next to Dazey’s.
5.2. Wastewater Report (O’Gorman & Kaspari, GHD)
We are moving forward with property. Letters were sent out to get approve from property owners so Trinity Valley Consulting Engineers can locate septic tanks. We have been receiving them back signed.
6. Board Member Report
Board Members’ comments, announcements, reports.
7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
A concept was designed for the grant. The Narrative will be complete today. Riley Morrison is working very hard to get this done for the community.
7.2 Continue discussion of board policy or ordinance update regarding drugs and alcohol in our parks with the desire to utilize the Sheriff deputies to issue citations and/or infractions.
Humboldt County follows State laws, they said no ordinance is needed. The Sheriff dept has stepped up patrols at the Commons. Staff is in the process of taking down the brush and limb up the trees for better visibility
8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1 Staff recommends removal of 2 trees in downtown. One at the Forks Bar and one in front of Raging Creek.
Board directed General Manager O’Gorman to take the two trees out.
8.2 Board to discuss hiring new CPA firm for audit.
Manager O’Gorman will bring this back to the board next month hopefully with quotes. Also, she will be checking with RREDC to see if they have any recommendations.
8. 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. Kevin Miller reported for the Sheriff Dept.
9.2 CHP Report
Officer Reed reported for CHP
9.3 United States Forest Service
Roberto Boltron reported for the USFS.
9.4 Health Care Report
9.5 W.C. Fire District
Ed Duggan reported for the Fire District.
9.6 W.C. Fire Safe Council
Barbara Darst reported for the Fire Safe Council
9.7 RREDC Report
9.8 Community Plan
Pat O’Brien reported for the Community Plan.
*Director Holmes left at 10:11 a.m.
10. ITEMS FROM THE FLOOR
No items from the floor.
11. CLOSED SESSION
No closed session.
MSC (O’Hara/Nelson) move to adjourn meeting at 10:15 a.m. Motion carried.