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2011 Meeting Minutes BACK TO MINUTES

May Board Meeting
Thursday, May 19, 2011



PO BOX 104
RYDE, CA 95680

RD3 AGENDA-5-19-2011.doc

The regular meeting of Reclamation District #3 was held May 19, 2011 in the district office. Present were Chairman Kenny Pucci, Trustees Charlie McDowell, Buddy Fonseca, Joey Sanchez (Arrived 9:05), Aaron Beaver, Secretary Bruce Pisoni, Superintendent Severiano Padilla and Engineer Gilbert Cosio. Guest was Dick Ennis.

Chairman Kenny Pucci 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 Charlie McDowell and seconded by Buddy Fonseca to approve the Consent Calendar relating to the minutes of the previous meeting and expenditures of $47,384.08 and to issue warrant 2329 & 2330 in the amount of $20,000 each to replenish cash. The audit for the year ended December 31, 2010 was presented to the board for their review. Motion passed 4-0-1.


OLD BUSINESS: Nothing new to report on Phase IV.

Kenny Pucci reported the storage container was purchased and will be installed.
Kenny Pucci reported on the website. He reported that the website was getting closer to being completed and he requested certain information from the Engineer and the Secretary to be put on the website.

The check to the Coalition is being sent in the amount of $8,122.50 for the District’s agreed upon amount of $.50 per acre of 16,245 acres.

ENGINEER’S REPORT: See Memorandum. The DeGennare CCVFPB application was approved and signed by the Board.

The Subventions 2011-12 CEQA Notice of Exemption is to be placed on next months agenda.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT: Severiano Padilla reported that Delta Pumps was scheduled to assess the 125hp and 150hp pump repair requirements. The pumps will require some repairs, but need to be pulled to determine the exact nature and extent of the repairs. The Board directed Severiano to get estimates and report back to the Board at the next meeting. The new pump needs a siphon replacement and it was decided to keep the siphon at the existing 12”.

He reported that the new Aebi Terra Trac had gotten stuck, but had been successfully removed.

Severiano stated he had sprayed the grass along side of the road and would contact CalTrans to spray along the railing.

Severiano stated that a dumpster is needed for the District to dispose of garbage. As of now there is no dumpster or any other receptacle. He will look into.

NEW BUSINESS: Dick Ennis, PGE consultant reported on new billing procedures from PGE. He will review the past year’s electric usage and report back at the next meeting to determine if the District is on the most efficient rate. His charges will be $100 per hour and should amount to $700 for the review.

Resolution 11-03 “Delinquent Assessments” was approved and signed by the Board. The delinquent accounts will be sent to the County for collections.

Meeting was adjourned at 10:20 AM.


June 16, 2011 @ 9:00 AM

District Office.

Respectfully submitted,

Secretary Chairman
Bruce Pisoni Ken Pucci