Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District
Next Meeting
Thursday, January 9, 2019 4:00 PM
Truax Building
41923 Second Street, Fourth Floor
Temecula, CA 92590

MINUTES

TEAM RCD

Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District

Regular Board Meeting

Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Truax Building

41923 Second Street, Fourth Floor

Temecula, CA 92590

I. PRELIMINARY FUNCTIONS

Call to Order, 4:00 p.m., meeting recorded by Rose Corona

Flag Salute

Roll Call/Establish a Quorum

Directors Present: Rose Corona (President), Dave Kuhlman (Vice President), Stacy Kuhns (Treasurer)

Directors Absent:  Michael Newcomb, Judy Gugliemana

Associate Directors Present: Rick Neugebauer

Associate Directors Absent: Randy Feeney

Office Manager: Barbara Dalton - Present

District Counsel: Ward Simmons, Best, Best & Krieger - Absent

Natural Resources Conservation District (NRCS): Robert Hewitt - Absent

Guest Speakers: None

Public Guests: Mandy Parks; Lou Parks

Approval of Agenda

President Corona called for a motion to approve the agenda with the addition of bills from Riverside Flood Controls five projects, namely: Tucalota Creek 1 & 2, Tucalota Creek 3, Palomar-Corydon, Murrieta Creek Line F, and Helash.

Director Kuhlman moved and Director Kuhns seconded. Motion passed unanimously 3-0.

PUBLIC COMMENT

None

II. CONSENT CALENDAR, III. CORRESPONDENCE & IV. GENERAL INFORMATION

President Corona asked for a motion to approve the Consent Calendar, all Correspondence and General Information.

Director Kuhlman moved and Director Kuhns seconded. Call for vote. Motion passed unanimously 3-0

III. ACTION ITEMS/ DISCUSSION CALENDAR

Item 1: Discussion and potential approval to decide destination of funds that expired CD on December 10, 2018.

President Corona stated the expired CD is about $60,000. The options are one, two or five year(s). President Corona recommended that it be put in a two year to have it in line with the larger CD. Director Kuhlman stated he is looking into a bank that has no term limits on CD’s and pays around 2% interest. President Corona suggested a conversation with County Council as to where they would recommend the best place to get the CD.

President Corona asked for a motion to give the President authorization to put the funds from the expired CD in the best banking institution once all the information has been gathered and reviewed. Director Kuhlman made the motion. Seconded by Director Kuhns. No further discussion. Motion passed unanimously 3-0

IV. OLD BUSINESS

Item 1: Discussion and update on final agreement for professional services between TEAM RCD and SAWA.

President Corona stated the agreement is finalized, noting the most important aspect is the specific language restricting SAWA from going directing to Flood Control. No motion necessary.

Item 2: Discussion and update on final agreement for Flood Control vegetation removal report.

President Corona stated she would be meeting with Jeff Brandt to review the 2018 annual report. Pending approval from Fish and Wildlife, we hope to use some of the additional funds to go back to past project sites to rework. No motion necessary.

Item 3: Discussion and potential approval of account interest for existing and future CD’s.

No discussion. No motion necessary.

Item 4: Discussion and update on Bio monitoring at Greer Ranch and Benton Channel.

Associate Director Neugebauer states the reports are still being prepared. No further discussion. No motion necessary.

V. NEW BUSINESS

Item 1: Discussion and potential approval authorizing President to negotiate with Fish and Wildlife and SAWA the parameters for habitat restoration at Benton Channel.

President Corona stated she would be meeting with Fish and Wildlife and SAWA to discuss the specifics for the habitat restoration at Benton Channel. Associate Director Neugebauer volunteered to help follow through on this project. No motion necessary.

VI. ORAL/WRITTEN REPORTS

TEAM RCD – DIRECTOR REPORTS

Rose Cornoa - President Corona stated she is in communication with the new property management company at Bear Creek and has indicated the need for a discussion and payment that has been owed to TEAM RCD for the last three years.

Dave Kuhlman - no report

Stacy Kuhns - no report

TEAM RCD – ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR REPORTS

Rick Neugebauer – Associate Director Neugebauer states SAWA is working on expanding the Board to include San Bernardino.

VII. ADJOURNMENT

With no further business, President Corona asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting. Director Kuhns made the motion. Director Kuhlman seconded. Motion passed unanimously 3-0. Meeting adjourned at 4:27 pm

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