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2014 Meeting Minutes BACK TO MINUTES

February 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014

OFFICE OF

RECLAMATION DISTRICT No. 3

GRAND ISLAND
PO BOX 1011
WALNUT GROVE, CA 95690
 
MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
 
The regular meeting of Reclamation District #3 was held February 20, 2014 at 14160 Grove St, Walnut Grove.  Present were Trustees Joey Sanchez, Aaron Beaver, Jerry Dusa and Secretary Bruce Pisoni, engineer Gilbert Cosio and General Manager Dave Robinson.  Guests were Jason Culbertson and Mitch Spaletta.  Absent was Chairman Buddy Fonseca.  Dave Robinson was selected to Chair the meeting.
 
Acting Chairman Robinson opened the regular meeting at 9:00 A.M., Jerry Dusa moved and Aaron Beaver seconded to approve the agenda. Motion passed 3-0-1.  It was moved by Jerry Dusa and seconded by Aaron Beaver seconded to approve the Consent Calendar relating to the minutes of the previous meeting and expenditures of $55,007.59 for January 2014. Motion passed 3-0-1.
   
Manager’s Report: Dave Robinson reported that health insurance through the Affordable Health Care for Severiano Padilla would be about $145 per month.  He recommended that the District increase Padilla wage rate by $1.00 to cover the cost.  He also recommended that the District approve a $.70/hr for each employee due to the elimination of vacation and holiday pay.  Trustees Beaver, Dusa and Sanchez are to be on a committee to review wages and report back to the Board next meeting.  Dave Also reported that the savings from using timers has saved between $30,000 and $40,000 a year on the PGE billing.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.
CHAIRMAN’S REPORT- None.
 
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS:  Aaron Beaver reviewed the canals and it appears there is not much that can be done.  He mentioned that Fran Silva had flooded neighboring property and he felt a policy should be established regarding drainage.  Gilbert Cosio is to look into with Dave Robinson.  Gilbert stated that it was the landowner’s responsibility to get water from their property to the canals.
TREASURERS’ REPORT:  The past due receivables were discussed.
 
ENGINEER’S REPORT: See Memorandum.
 
OLD BUSINESS: Employee Handbook has been completed.
The MBK agreement was tabled.
 
NEW BUSINESS: It was moved by Jerry Dusa and seconded by Aaron Beaver to approve Resolution 14-1 regarding the 2013-14 work agreements.  Motion passed 3-0-1.
It was moved by Aaron Beaver and seconded by Jerry Dusa to approve $1.00/acre donation to the LAND Coalition for 2014 which amounts to $16,245.  Motion passed 3-0-1.
Insurance policies are available to the Board for review.
Forms 700 were presented and signed by Trustees Beaver and Sanchez.  Trustee Dusa will complete his.
            The Board appointed Judith Culbertson to fill the vacancy left by Charlie McDowell.
Goals for 2014 were tabled.
 
Meeting was adjourned at 10:30 AM.
 
NEXT MEETING: Thursday March 20, 2014 @ 8:30 AM
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
_____________________________________                      ______________________________
Secretary                                                                                 Chairman
Bruce Pisoni                                                                     A.J. Fonseca, Jr.