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2011 Meeting Minutes BACK TO MINUTES

December Board Meeting
Thursday, December 15, 2011


PO BOX 104
RYDE, CA 95680

The regular meeting of Reclamation District #3 was held December 15, 2011 in the district office.  Present were Chairman Kenny Pucci, Trustees Charlie McDowell, Aaron Beaver, Joey Sanchez Secretary Bruce Pisoni, Superintendent Severiano Padilla and Engineer Gilbert Cosio. Guest Osha Menerve.  Absent was Buddy Fonseca. 

Chairman Kenny Pucci opened the regular meeting at 9:05 A.M., Charlie McDowell moved and Aaron Beaver seconded to approve the agenda. Motion passed 4-0-1. 
It was moved by Aaron Beaver and seconded by Joey Sanchez to approve the Consent Calendar relating to the minutes of the previous meeting and expenditures of $52,779.38 and to issue warrant 2338 in the amount of $60,000 to replenish cash.  Motion passed 4-0-1.    

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Osha Menerve updated the Board on the Coalition that she is working on.  She stated that there is progress being made and the Coalition is trying to introduce alternatives.  She requested the District consider an additional year of support, which is to be added to the next agenda.

BORD MEMBER REPORTS:  Chairman Ken Pucci is to write a letter to Terry Black regarding debris along the levee.

OLD BUSINESS:  Kenny Pucci reported on the website and said that it is close to being completed and is waiting for information from MBK. 

Leary Road-Dam project was discussed.  Aaron Beaver stated that the total cost should be $10,600 to use concrete 5’ wide x 6’ high and 48” pipe with 4 risers, couplers.  This would provide 2-40’ crossings.  Joey Sanchez is to find out about what the cost would be from Galt Pipe and report back at the next meeting, he requested assistance from Aaron Beaver.  It appeared that the Board was of the opinion that this would be an inexpensive project to test this method of drainage.
ENGINEER’S REPORT: See Memorandum.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:  Severiano Padilla reported that he dumped some gravel along the south gate along the Sacramento River and cleaned up along the Sacramento River near the old Presley property.
He will be on vacation starting Dec. 20 for 2 weeks.

NEW BUSINESS: It was moved by Ken Pucci and seconded by Charlie McDowell to approve Resolution 11-07 for the 2011-12 Subventions Work Agreement.  Roll call vote indicated Joey Sanchez, Aaron Beaver, Charlie McDowell and Ken Pucci voting aye and Buddy Fonseca being absent.  Motion passed 4-0-1.

There was discussion on the work preformed and compensation of the Secretary/Treasurer’s position.  The Secretary is to provide the board the amount of time spent and costs relating to that job and report back at the next meeting.

The personnel review was tabled.

Meeting was adjourned at 11:05 AM.

NEXT MEETING: Thursday, January 19, 2012 @ 9:00 AM, District Office

Respectfully submitted,

Secretary: Bruce Pisoni
Chairman: Ken Pucci