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2014 Meeting Minutes BACK TO MINUTES

December 2014
Thursday, December 18, 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 December 18, 2014 at 14160 Grove St, Walnut Grove.  Present were Trustees Buddy Fonseca, Jerry Dusa (left 9am-9:30am), Aaron Beaver, Jason Culbertson, Joey Sanchez and Secretary Bruce Pisoni, engineer Gilbert Cosio and General Manager Dave Robinson. 
 
 Chairman Fonseca opened the regular meeting at 9:00 A.M.  Aaron Beaver moved and Jason Culbertson seconded to approve the agenda for this month. Motion passed 4-0-1.  It was moved by Aaron Beaver and seconded by Jason Culbertson to approve the Consent Calendar relating to the minutes of the previous meeting and expenditures of $33,937.90 and approved warrant #2374 for $30,000.00.  Motion passed 4-0-1.
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Manager’s Report:  Dave Robinson reported the canal cleaning should be finished next week.  They started pumps after 3” of rain in 24 hrs.  There may be some overtime related to this.  Some rock was put in the government area. There was an issue with Dept of Fish & Wildlife regarding some trees that appeared to have been sprayed.  It was decided that an employee meeting should be done at this time.     Jason mentioned that on 11/19 he saw Severiano Padilla with the District truck at a cattle auction that lasted 4-5 hours.  The Board will address the use of company vehicles with employees at the employee meeting. DWR is looking weekly at the Knickerbockers’ property issue.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.
CHAIRMAN’S REPORT- None.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS: None.
 
TREASURERS’ REPORT:  Assessment billing has been sent.
 
ENGINEER’S REPORT: See Memorandum.  Gilbert Cosio is to put together a recommendation on the Edwards dock with conditions regarding the walkway. Joey Sanchez suggested that the District invest in a light plant that should cost about $1,800-$2,000 for use if needed at night.  No action was taken.
 
OLD BUSINESS: None.
 
NEW BUSINESS: There was discussion regarding the flooding policy.  Dave is to write up a policy for the Board to review. 
Ditch cleaning was discussed.  Buddy Fonseca suggested this be discussed at the employee meeting and have Dave and Buddy work on this.
The Preliminary Budget was presented and items were discussed regarding revenue, expenses and future projects. It was moved by Jerry Dusa and seconded by Aaron Beaver to approve the budget as presented.  Motion passed 5-0-0.
Future projects were discussed.  Gilbert stated that until the FSRP is completed and the work agreements are done sometime in January it is difficult to determine what can be done.  It was decided to wait until next month to discuss.
 
Meeting was adjourned at 10:45 AM.
 
NEXT MEETING: Thursday January 15, 2015 @ 8:30 AM
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
_____________________________________                      ______________________________
Secretary                                                                                 Chairman
Bruce Pisoni                                                                     A.J. Fonseca, Jr.