Sweetwater Springs Water District
Board of Directors Meeting
May 10, 2007 Regular Meeting
17081 Hwy. 116, Ste. B
NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: It is the policy of the Sweetwater Springs Water District to offer its public programs, services and meetings in a manner that is readily accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. Upon request made at least 48 hours in advance of the need for assistance, this Agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities. This notice is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (28 CFR, 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II).
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 April 5, 2007 Regular Meeting; and the March 1, 2007 Special Meeting
B. Approval of Operations Warrants/Online payments/EFT payments/Construction Warrants, and West America account activity
C. Receipt of Item(s) of Correspondence: (None)
A. Discussion/Action re District Goals
B. Discussion/Action re Rate Study and Establishment of a Strategic Public Relations Committee for the Rate Study
C. Discussion/Action re Low Flow Measures taken by the Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA)
D. Discussion/Action re Introduction of Ordinance 33, Temporarily Suspending the Multiple Unit Charge Increase Scheduled for July 1, 2007, for period of One Year
E. Public Hearing; Discussion re Resolution 07-08, Adopting the FY 2007-08 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget
F. Discussion/Action re District website
G. Discussion/Action re Actual vs. Budgeted report
A. Conference with real property negotiator (Gov. Code section 54956.8). Property: 17081 Hwy. 116.
Negotiating parties: District – Chuck Howell, General Manager; Property Owner: Ferrellgas, Inc. (17081 Hwy. 116)
B. Emergency Item: Pursuant to Gov. Code Section 54957 -- Personnel Exception: Performance Evaluation: General Manager
VIII. BOARD MEMBERS’ ANNOUNCEMENTS/COMMENTS
IX. ITEMS FOR NEXT AGENDA