Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District
Next Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:00 PM
Truax Building
41923 Second Street, Fourth Floor
Temecula, CA 92590



Resource Conservation District

Regular Board Meeting

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 – 4:00 p.m.

Truax Building

41923 Second Street, Fourth Floor

Temecula, CA 91590


Items may be added to the Agenda in accordance with section 54954.2(b)(2) of the Government Code (Brown Act), upon a determination by a two-thirds vote of the members of the legislative body present at the meeting, or, if less than two-thirds of the members are present, a unanimous vote of those members present, that there is a need to take immediate action and that the need for action came to the attention of the Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District after the agenda was posted.


Call to Order – Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call/Establish a Quorum

Approval of Agenda

Public Comment

Any person may address the Board at this time upon any subject not identified on this Agenda but within the jurisdiction of the Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District. Please note that for items not listed on the agenda, the Brown Act imposes limitations on what the Board may do at this time. The Board may not take action on the item at this meeting. As to matters on the Agenda, persons will be given an opportunity to address the Board when the matter is considered. If you wish to speak during public comment, please fill out a “Speaker Request Form” and give it to the Board Secretary. When the Board President calls your name, please immediately begin by giving your name and address for the record. Each speaker will be given three (3) minutes to address the Board.


Consent Calendar items are expected to be routine and non-controversial, to be acted upon by the Board at one time without discussion. All items appearing on the Consent Calendar may be disposed of by a single motion. Items shall be removed from the Consent Calendar if any member of the Board of Directors, staff member, or interested person requests removal prior to a vote on a motion to approve the items. Such items shall be considered separately for action by the Board.

  1. Consider approval of Minutes of the Board of Directors Regular Meeting of Sept. 8, 2016 and Special Meeting of Sept 16, 2016.

  1. Consider approval for current and past Months Financials: September 2016 Financials and Management Reports for September 2016.

  1. Consider Approval for current bills and reimbursements

  1. Bills to be paid or reimbursements:

Bills Paid:

  1. American Express-Transcription-Go Translate-Speech to Text-$59.38-Sept. 9

Bills to be paid: NONE

  1. Accounts Receivable Bills-Pre Water Audits for:

Hart, Carabello and Johnson Audits-Total $3900.00 Received and Paid from Rancho Water Check #139155

Approve all Correspondence and General information listed below as received on Consent Calender

  1. Signed MOU with Inland Empire Resource Conservation District

  2. Agenda of Sept 16 Special Meeting

  3. Letter to Hugh Wood of SAWA noticing tha appointment of designated alternates to meetings in case designated representative is unable to attend meetings.

  4. Letter to Cheri Marinos, Riverside County Clerk of the Board for Resolution of TEAM RCD amended Conflict of Interest Code which meets requirements for changes in TEAM RCD Conflict of Interest codes.

  5. CSDA Committee and expert Feedback Team Participation

  6. NACD e resource news Brief-9-6-16

  7. CSDA e-News 9-6-16

  8. NACD-request for National Conservation Planning partnership participation

  9. Conservation Clip List -9-9-16

  10. CSDA e-news – 9-13-16

  11. NACD Weekly News Brief 9-13-16

  12. Conservation Clip List-9-16-16

  13. County of Riverside Treasurer and Tax Collector Letter-List of properties for sale

  14. SDRMA-President’s Special Acknowledgement Award

  15. NACD Weekley News Brief-9-20-16

  16. CSDA e News- 9-20-16

  17. E-Mail from Southern California RCD regarding what Special District Leaders should be doing right now.

  18. DRAFT RCD Accreditation program from Jenny DiStefano DOC RCD Assistance Program Team

  19. CSDA-Asking for feedback on if RCD is in need of new law.

  20. NACD weekly news Brief- 9-27-16

  21. CSDA-E-News 9-27-16

  22. Temecula City Council Workshop-Altair Specific Plan

  23. Board Secretary/Clerk Conference – 9-28-16

  24. Western Riverside County MSHCP Management Monitoring Coordination Meeting

  25. NACD Survey – 10-3-16

  26. CSDA E-News – Legislative Priorities -10-4-2016

  27. NACD News briefs 10-4-2016


  1. Agenda for the Santa Margarita River Watershed Nutrient Initiative Group Meeting-Oct. 4, 2016


  1. Discussion and potential approval of new logo for TEAM RCD-All

  2. Discussion, update and potential approval of any documentation regarding potential MOU with RCA and partnership with TEAM RCD- Melissa Cushman

  3. Information, update and discussion on CARCD meeting in November in regards to scholarship funds and list of those who wish to attend-Rose Corona

  4. Discussion, update and potential approval of Conservation Easement monitoring contract with SAWA and dates specific for reporting to be done and reviewed-Hugh Wood/Rose Corona


  1. Discussion and potential approval of resolution to replace annual audit required by the state with a policy to change the audit process to an audit every three years with additional requirements to meet Riverside County Controller/Auditor requirements. Also discussion and potential approval to forward resolution to the Board of Supervisors in order to obtain unanimous approval of the Board of Supervisors in order to change District policy. Resolution to include a financial compilation conducted at specific intervals as recommended by the County auditor with a financial compilation and financial review in accordance with the appropriate professional standards that shall be determined by the County Auditor-Rose Corona/ Melissa Cushman

  2. Update on extension of Water Audits to June 30, 2017 with Mission RCD-Rose Corona

  3. Water Audit Updates –Dave McElroy

  4. Discussion and update of Benton Channel project with Mission Pacific-Rick N

  5. Update and discussion on letter to Flood control regarding current maintenance-Rose Corona


  1. Morningstar Project-Benton Channel-Rose Corona/Hugh Wood


1. District Counsel Gregory P. Priamos/Melissa R. Cushman

2. TEAMRCD Director Reports Open

Rose Corona

Dave Kuhlman

Carol Lee Brady

Vicki Long

Michael Newcomb

3. Associate Director Reports Open

Rick Neugebauer

Dave McElroy

Randy Feeney

4. SAWA/Fire Safe Reports Rick Neugebauer, Representative

5. Bob Hewitt-NRCS


  1. Conference with legal counsel-anticipated litigation. Potential initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(4) of Government Code Section 549569:one potential case


  1. Update and discussion regarding ad hoc committee for additional content for website and potential approval for process in presentation of content to the Board for approval and approval of content by Counsel.-Mike Newcomb/Dave Kuhlman/Randy Feeney

  2. Discussion and possible approval of creating policy for e-mail use-Carol Lee Brady

  3. Discussion and possible approval of creation of ad-hoc committee to create more specific board procedures and policies-All

  4. Discussion and potential approval to begin scanning and digitizing files-All

  5. Discussion and update of Country Roads Maintenance Agreement-Rose Corona



Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, as required by §202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation on order to participate in a meeting should direct such request to the District at least 48 hours before the meeting, if possible.

Next Meeting: November 10, 2016