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2012 Meeting Minutes BACK TO MINUTES

March 2012
Thursday, March 15, 2012

OFFICE OF

RECLAMATION DISTRICT No. 3

GRAND ISLAND
PO BOX 104
RYDE, CA 95680
 
MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
 
The meeting was convened at 8:00 AM and it was moved by Charlie McDowell and seconded Joey Sanchez to move to close session.  Motion passed 4-0-1.  During the session district operations were discussed.  At 9:00 AM it was moved by Buddy Fonseca and seconded by Joey Sanchez to move out of closed session.
 
The regular meeting of Reclamation District #3 was held March 15, 2012 in the district office.  Present were Chairman Kenny Pucci, Trustees Charlie McDowell, Joey Sanchez, Buddy Fonseca, Secretary Bruce Pisoni, Superintendent Severiano Padilla and Engineer Gilbert Cosio. Absent was Aaron Beaver.
 
Chairman Kenny Pucci opened the regular meeting at 9:05 A.M., Charlie McDowell moved and Buddy Fonseca seconded to approve the agenda. Motion passed 4-0-1.   It was moved by Ken Pucci and seconded by Buddy Fonseca to add an emergency item regarding the injury to Trustee Aaron Beaver. Motion passed 4-0-1.
 It was moved by Charlie McDowell and seconded by Buddy Fonseca to approve the Consent Calendar relating to the minutes of the previous meeting and expenditures of $56,845.78 and to issue warrant 2341 in the amount of $60,000 to replenish cash.  Motion passed 4-0-1.     
 
PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.
 
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS:  None.
 
OLD BUSINESS:  Website is complete and does show up on Goggle.
Leary Rd dam was tabled.
It was moved by Buddy Fonseca and seconded by Charlie McDowell to raise the permit fee to $400 plus any engineering fees above that.  Motion passed 4-0-1.  Gilbert Cosio is to report at the next meeting about the process for permit fees.
 
ENGINEER’S REPORT: See Memorandum.  
 
SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:  Severiano Padilla reported that the new pump was installed and it was working at 80% efficiency.  He also stated that the 60hp pump was operating at 50% and the other pump was working at 56%.  60%is considered good.  He was instructed to take another test when the water was higher.  Rebates from PGE are being submitted.
He is continuing to spray until the wind or weather conditions prevents him doing it anymore.
           
NEW BUSINESS:   The emergency item regarding Trustee Aaron Beaver’s injury was discussed and how it would impact his duties as a trustee.  It was decided that Chairman Pucci would go see Aaron and see what he wanted to do and if it would be necessary to either get a proxy or appoint a new trustee.
 
Meeting was adjourned at 11:05 AM.
 
NEXT MEETING: Thursday

April 19, 2012 @ 9:00 AM

District Office
Respectfully submitted,
 
_____________________________________                      ______________________________
Secretary                                                                                 Chairman
Bruce Pisoni                                                                     Ken Pucci