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2011 Meeting Minutes BACK TO MINUTES

April Board Meeting
Thursday, April 21, 2011



PO BOX 104
RYDE, CA 95680

RD3 AGENDA-4-21-2011.doc

The regular meeting of Reclamation District #3 was held April 21, 2011 in the district office. Present were Chairman Kenny Pucci, Trustees Buddy Fonseca, Joey Sanchez, Aaron Beaver, Secretary Bruce Pisoni, Superintendent Severiano Padilla and Engineer Gilbert Cosio. Absent was Charlie McDowell.

Chairman Kenny Pucci opened the regular meeting at 9:05 A.M., Joey Sanchez moved and Buddy Fonseca seconded to approve the agenda. Motion passed 4-0-1.

It was moved by Kenny Pucci and seconded by Buddy Fonseca to approve the Consent Calendar relating to the minutes of the previous meeting and expenditures of $55,854.91 and to issue warrant 2328 in the amount of $500,000 to replenish cash. Motion passed 4-0-1.


OLD BUSINESS: Nothing new to report on Phase IV.
Joey Sanchez reported the storage container was purchased and will be installed next week.

Kenny Pucci reported on the website, he submitted a mission statement for the board to review which was approved by the board for the website.

A copy of the latest letter from the Coalition was presented that stated the supporters.

ENGINEER’S REPORT: See Memorandum. Joey Sanchez presented an idea on how to minimize costs on draining the area near Leary Rd. It would cost about $6,000 for 2-40’ pipes with flaps.

Gilbert has looked into the 1984 assessment roll and how it was calculated to provide landowners with the method of how their assessments came about. He said the assessment before the 1984 assessment was in 1929 and he is going to try to find the info on that assessment to help clarify how it is being done.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT: Severiano Padilla stated he hired an employee for 3 days when the water was high due to late rain. He is going to add a pipe to pull air from the 125hp pump to see if it will improve efficiency. The doors for the Hitachi have finally been installed. He reported on the new mower which seems to be working well. It was advised to have someone else do the training on the Terratrac to have a backup. The board instructed him to have the building fixed where a car ran into it.

NEW BUSINESS: The current medical insurance plan is up for renewal and it was advised to increase the co-pay from $20 to $50 to save 13.62% in premium costs. The secretary was instructed to submit the change.

Meeting was adjourned at 10:00 AM.


May 19, 2011 @ 9:00 AM

District Office.

Respectfully submitted,

Secretary Chairman
Bruce Pisoni Ken Pucci