Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District
Regular Board Meeting
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 4:00 PM
41923 Second Street, Fourth Floor
Temecula, CA 92590
- I. PRELIMINARY FUNCTIONS
Call to Order, 4:00 p.m., meeting recorded by Rose Corona
Roll Call/Establish a Quorum
Directors Present: Rose Corona (President); Stacy Kuhns, Judy Gugliemana
Directors Absent: Dave Kuhlman -Absent;
Associate Directors: Rick Neugebauer- Absent, Randy Feeney – Arrived 4:05pm,
Michael Newcomb –Arrived 4:10pm
Office Manager: Bea Dale -Present
District Counsel Absent: BB&K- Absent
Natural Resources Conservation District (NRCS) Present: Bob Hewitt- Absent
Guest Speakers: None
Public Guests: None
Approval of Agenda
President Corona called for motion to approve the Agenda.
Director Stacy Kuhns moved. Director Guglielmana seconded.
- II. CONSENT CALENDAR, III. CORRESPONDENCE & IV. GENERAL INFORMATION
President Corona asked for comments, there were none. She then called for a motion to approve the Consent Calendar, all Correspondence and General Information.
Director Stacy Kuhns so moved. Director Gugliemana seconded. Motion passed 3:0 anonymously.
- V.ACTION ITEMS/ DISCUSSION CALENDAR
Item :1 Discussion, update of acceptance of TEAM RCD legal services provided by Best Best & Krieger.
President Corona noted that in the packets is BB&K submitted, signed, executed agreement hiring BB&K to be a new counsel. No further discussion.
Item 2- Discussion and potential approval of destruction of paper records for 2016 and 2017 meeting packets.
The manager Bea Dale stored all the agendas and packets from the year 2016 and 2017 in 3 different places: website, thumb drive and cloud. President Corona asked for motion to approve destruction of paper records for 2016 and 2017 meeting packets and agendas. Director Kuhns moved, Director Gugliemana second it. No further discussion.
Motion passed 3-0
- VI. OLD BUSINESS
Item 1-Discussion and update on Crop Swap and Water Audits
President Corona said that water audits will continue to go through the summer. Rancho Water did not give a deadline for completion of water audit or crop swap program yet. Rancho Water mentioned to President Corona that there will be more of Crop Swap requests in January and February, because people will be getting ready for planting before the spring.
Item 2- Discussion and reminder for Form 700’s, Ethics Training and Harassment Training
President Corona reminded everybody about turning in forms 700 and harassment training. Director Gugliemana and director Michael Newcomb are working on both the forms 700 and the training. Director Director Kuhlman needs to do the harassment training. Associate Director Feeney turned in the form and finished the training.
Item 3- Discussion and potential approval of additional pages missed in last meeting of Procedures and Policies Manual.
President Corona explained that the missing pages were papers from the procedure manual passed last meeting. Missing pages were actual Resolution passed by board supervisors. President Corona asked for motion. Director Kuhns moved to accept missing pages to procedures and policies manual, Director Gugliemana seconded. Motion passed 3-0
Item: 4 Discussion and update on the Funding Agreement with FVS Partners regarding deadlines for signature for the implementation of funding Agreement between FVS Partners, LLC and TEAM RCD for Conservation Easement at Benton Channel with appropriate changes made by District Counsel
President Corona spoke about the funding agreement between FVS Partners LLC and TEAM RCD. President Corona said that FVS partners and Mission Pacific partners originally had until April 1 to send $90,000 for the endowment to TEAM RCD. Although they responded in letter that their deal had fallen through on Benton Channel, they would be forwarding the endowment by late August or September if they could close the deal. They haven’t responded to TEAM RCD letter setting a deadline of September 30, 2018 for payment of funds. President Corona said that we will be still waiting for their response.
VIII ORAL/WRITTEN REPORTS
2.TEAMRCD – DIRECTOR REPORTS
Mike Newcomb- no report
Stacy Kuhns- no report
Judy Gugliemana- no report
Randy Feeney- no report
XVIII. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
- IX. ADJOURNMENT
With no further business, President Corona made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Director Gugliemana made a motion to adjourn. Director Kuhns seconded. Motion passed 3-0. Meeting adjourned at 4:18 pm