Sweetwater Springs Water District
Board of Directors Meeting
January 4, 2007 Regular Meeting
Guerneville Library: 14107 Armstrong Woods Road
Any person who has any questions concerning any agenda item may call the General Manager or Assistant Clerk of the Board to make inquiry concerning the nature of the item described on the agenda; copies of staff reports or other written documentation for each item of business are on file in the District Office and available for public inspection. All items listed are for Board discussion and action except for public comment items. In accordance with Section 5020.40 et seq. of the District Policies & Procedures, each speaker should limit their comments on any Agenda item to five (5) minutes or less. A maximum of twenty (20) minutes is allowed for each subject matter on the Agenda, unless the Board President allows additional time.
I. CALL TO ORDER:
A. Board members Present
B. Board members Absent
C. Others in Attendance
II. CHANGES TO AGENDA and DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICT
III. CONSENT CALENDAR
(Note: Items appearing on the Consent Calendar are deemed to be routine and non-controversial. A Board member may request that any item be removed from the Consent Calendar and added as an “Administrative” agenda item for the purposes of discussing the item(s)).
A. Approval of the Minutes of the December 7, 2006 Regular Meeting
B. Approval of Operations Warrants/Online payments/EFT payments/Construction Warrants, and West America account activity
C. Receipt of Item(s) of Correspondence
A. Discussion/Action re Resolution 07-01, Resolution Approving the Contract of Michael Celentano, CPA, to Conduct the District Audit for FY 2006-07, FY 2007-08, and FY 2008-09.
B. Discussion/Action re Brown Act requirements
C. Discussion/Action re Resolution 07-02, Accepting as Being Substantially Complete Water Distribution Improvement Project, Phase III-B, and Authorizing the Preparation and Filing of a Notice of Substantial Completion with USDA Rural Utility Services; and Resolution 07-03, Authorizing the General Manager to Accept the Water Distribution Improvement Project, Phase III-B, Upon Completion of Remaining Minor Improvements and to Prepare and Record a Notice of Completion Upon Such Acceptance
A. Conference with Legal Counsel – Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 54956.9
Number of cases: 5
Facts and circumstances: Claims relating to Neeley Road slide
B. Conference with Legal Counsel – Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 54956.9.
Number of cases: 1
Facts and circumstances: Schoeneman Tank property / Michael Romero
V. ADMINISTRATIVE (con’t.)
D. Discussion/Action re District Rates and Fees (Brelje & Race Rate Study)
VII. BOARD MEMBERS’ ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMENTS
VIII. ITEMS FOR NEXT AGENDA