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Walnut Grove CA 95690
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2012 Meeting Minutes BACK TO MINUTES

April 2012
Thursday, April 19, 2012

OFFICE OF

RECLAMATION DISTRICT No. 3

GRAND ISLAND
PO BOX 1011
WALNUT GROVE, CA 95690
 
MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
 
The meeting was convened at 8:15 AM on April 19, 2012 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 and it was moved by Joey Sanchez and seconded by Aaron Beaver to hire David Robinson based on his proposal to start on Tuesday April 25, 2012.  Motion passed 4-0-1.  He is to have Joey Sanchez as his direct supervisor and over the next few months priorities are to be set.  Since he will be using his own vehicle, insurance is to be reviewed.  
Potential trustee appointee, Jerry Dusa, was interviewed.  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 April 19, 2012 at Aaron Beaver’s office located at 14420 Hwy 160, Walnut Grove.  Present were Chairman Buddy Fonseca, Trustees Charlie McDowell, Joey Sanchez, Aaron Beaver, Secretary Bruce Pisoni, Superintendent Severiano Padilla and Engineer Gilbert Cosio. Guests were David Robinson, Jerry Dusa and Richard Wahl.
 
Chairman Fonseca opened the regular meeting at 9:00 A.M., Charlie McDowell moved and Aaron Beaver seconded to approve the agenda. Motion passed 4-0-1.   It was moved by Buddy Fonseca and seconded by Joey Sanchez to move the item “Safety Consulting Services” under new business to the top of the agenda. Motion passed 4-0-1.
 It was moved by Charlie McDowell and seconded by Aaron Beaver to approve the Consent Calendar relating to the minutes of the previous meeting and expenditures of $62,791.02 and to issue warrant 2342 in the amount of $65,000 to replenish cash.  Motion passed 4-0-1.    
 
PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.
 
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS:  None.
 
OLD BUSINESS:  Leary Rd dam was tabled.
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 spring inspection was done with Richard Willoby from the DWR.  It appeared that he was satisfied with the inspection but made some comments about certain encroachments and fixing some erosion sites which are being worked on.  It was mentioned by the Secretary that PGE was having some trouble assessing their meters at the Ryde pumping plant.
           
NEW BUSINESS:   Richard Walh presented a proposal to help with OSHA and safety requirements.  The base cost is $2,240 annually, but other organizations and business in the area using his service could be combined and the cost would be lower.
It was suggested that Dave Robinson contact an appraiser to appraise the Stefani easement for the property that the District will need to fix the seepage berm project.
It was agrees to table the audited financial statements until next meeting when the Trustees will have time to review the reports.
Due to the resignation of Ken Pucci on April 29, 2012, it was moved by Joey Sanchez and seconded by Charlie McDowell to appoint Jerry Dusa to replace the open position.  Motion passed 4-0-1.  The appropriate letters will be sent to the County Board of Supervisors for their approval.
 
 
Meeting was adjourned at 10:15 AM.
 
NEXT MEETING: Thursday

May 17, 2012 @ 9:00 AM

District Office
Respectfully submitted,
 
_____________________________________                      ______________________________
Secretary                                                                                 Chairman
Bruce Pisoni                                                                     Armand “Buddy” Fonsec