Elsinore-Murrieta-Anza Resource Conservation District
Thursday, October 8, 2015 4:00PM
41923 Second Street, Fourth Floor
Temecula, CA 92590
ADDING URGENCY ITEMS TO THE AGENDA
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 Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District after the Agenda was posted.
Call to Order – Pledge of Allegiance
Introduction of Guests
Approval of Agenda
Any person may address the Board at this time upon any subject not identified on this Agenda but within the jurisdiction of the 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 step to the podium and begin by giving your name and address for the record. Each speaker will be given three (3) minutes to address the Board.
Mr. Hugh Wood, Executive Director of the Santa Ana Watershed Association
(SAWA) will provide the Board with a 20-minute presentation on SAWA.
1. Consider Approval of Minutes of the Board of Directors Regular Meeting on September 10, 2015.
2. Consider Approval for current bills, reimbursements, and July 2015 Financials.3. Consent Calendar
3. Consent Calendar
items are expected to be routine and non-controversial, to be acted upon by the Board at one time without discussion. If any Board member, staff member, or interested person requests that an item be removed from the Consent Calendar, it shall be removed so that it may be acted upon separately.
5. Action Items
a) Discussion of new Director.
b) Discussion of Audit and possible action.
c) Discussion of upcoming resignation of the current President.
d) Discussion, vote, and adoption of resolution to request that the Riverside County
Board of Supervisor to change the District name from Elsinore-Murrieta-Anza
Resource Conservation District (EMARCD) to the Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-
Murrieta Resource Conservation District (TEAM RCD).
e) Discussion of Bank Accounts/CDs and possible action to renew. Rate information
will be updated with Kristen Roybal of Union Bank.
f) Discussion and update of MOU with the City of Murrieta Mitigation.
g) Discussion, consideration, and possible approval of pending contracts with HOAs
for Fuel Maintenance work on the Bear Creek, Fairway Estates, and Country
Club Villas projects under the direction of the EMARCD.
h) Discussion of a proposed Benton Channel agreement .
i) Discussion of Website Status.
j) Discussion of Cloud Accounting using QuickBooks.
6. Old Business
a) Update discussion for consolidation of the EMARCD and RCRCD.
b) Annual Plan-(late) 2015-16
7. New Business
a) The Law Relating to California Fish and Wildlife Due Diligence Requirements for Mitigation Endowments-County Counsel. Discussion or hand out.
a) District Counsel Melissa Cushman and/or Gregory P. Priamos
b) EMARCD Director Reports Open
c) Associate Director Reports Open
d) SAWA/Fire Safe Reports Rick Neugebauer, SAWA Representative
9. Future Agenda Items
a) Presentation on December 10, 2015 by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the US Army Corp of Engineers. 15-20 minute presentation each.
b) Discussion of Annual Plan, adding Tamarisk removal for Vail Lake.
ADA compliance Statement Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in a meeting should direct such request to the District at least 48 hours before the meeting, if possible.