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2015 Meeting Minutes BACK TO MINUTES

August 2015
Thursday, August 20, 2015

OFFICE OF

RECLAMATION DISTRICT No. 3

GRAND ISLAND
PO BOX 1011
WALNUT GROVE, CA 95690
 
MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
 
Chairman Fonseca opened the regular meeting at 9:00 A.M
The regular meeting of Reclamation District #3 was held August 20, 2015 at 14160 Grove St, Walnut Grove.  Present were Trustees Buddy Fonseca, Jason Culbertson, and Aaron Beaver, engineer Gilbert Cosio, General Manager Dave Robinson and Secretary Bruce Pisoni.  Absent were Joey Sanchez and Les Lyman.  Guest Terry Black.
    
Manager’s Report:  David Robinson reported that the mowing is 85% completed and the excavator work will begin next week.
He reviewed the handbook and job descriptions with Les Lyman and will report at next meeting.
There was discussion regarding tree removal on Terry Black’s property.  He was concerned that a split tree was going to fall and damage his dock.  The process was reviewed and the District wants to have 4 trees removed which the cost quoted was $8,000 per tree.  Terry Black indicated that he understood that he was financially responsible.  There was also discussion regarding liability and responsibility relating to trees on the levee including mitigation.  Gilbert Cosio is to talk to the subventions biologist and Dave is to follow up with legal consul regarding liability and report at the next meeting.
Dave also suggested that a tree removal program be established with landowners.
He has a permit for beaver removal which we will have to wait until after Labor Day.          
 
Approval of Agenda and Consent Calendar
It was moved by Jason Culbertson and seconded by Aaron Beaver to approve the agenda.  Motion passed 3-0-2.
It was moved by Jason Culbertson and seconded by Aaron Beaver to approve the Consent Calendar and approval of the minutes and treasurer’s report and approve expenditures of $52,867.31.  Motion passed 3-0-2.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT:  None.
CHAIRMAN’S REPORT- None.
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS: None.
TREASURERS’ REPORT:  Reported on the assessment billing passing the County’s requirements. 
ENGINEER’S REPORT: See Memorandum.
OLD BUSINESS: Ditch cleaning policy was discussed and it was decided that the summer schedule would be July1-Sept 30 and the fall schedule would be Oct 1-Nov 30.  There was discussion regarding where to put spoils and how to notify the landowner.  There was also discussion about using an even/odd year per side of the ditch for cleaning.  Dave is to have final draft at the next meeting.
Job descriptions were tabled until next meeting.
 
NEW BUSINESS: Elections are set for November 3, 2015.
 
Meeting was adjourned at 10:50 AM.
 
NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Thursday September 17, 2015 @ 9:00 AM
Respectfully submitted,
 
_____________________________________                      ______________________________
Secretary                                                                                 Chairman
Bruce Pisoni                                                                     A.J. Fonseca, Jr.