Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resource Conservation District
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Truax Building
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Temecula, CA 92590



Resource Conservation District

Regular Board Meeting

Thursday, June 9, 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 May 12, 2016.

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

  1. Consider Approval for current bills and reimbursements

  1. Bills to be paid or reimbursements

Bills Paid:

  1. Inland Empire RCD-Check #1149-$35.00 for additional luncheon ticket

  2. Riverside-Corona RCD-Check #1150-$27.10-Short payment on Clinton Keith Report-Numbers for check and writing on check transposed.

  3. Credit on account from Glennies Office Products-$140.33- Bill double paid.

Bills to be paid:

  1. SDRMA -$1133.00- Check 1151- for Annual Insurance

  2. Big Horse Feed-Reimbursement-$164.14-Transcription/postage/copies etc.

  1. Refunds-$123.12- From Big Horse Feed for Transcription refund. Challenged transcription charge for minutes that did not arrive within agreed contract time requirements.

  1. Invoices submitted for payment:

Rancho California Water District for Water Audits-$2050.00

  1. Approval of proposed budget for 2016-2017

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

  1. May 27, 2016-Final LAFCO Budget for FY 2016May 5, 2016-Letter from LAFCO indicating that LAFCO determined that provision of irrigation audit services by Mission RCD is exempt from the requirement for Commission approval since it is a substitution for a service already provided by a public service provider agreed upon by the two districts.

  2. May 12, 2016-E-mail announcing the Special District Audit Legislation passing First Committee. This Legislation (AB2613) allows a special district with annual revenues below $150,000 to have a financial compilation permitted in lieu of an annual audit, if requested by unanimous consent of their governing board and their Count Board of Supervisors.

  3. A notification regarding a webinar to help districts with online compliance from CSDA regarding SB 272

  4. Public Notice for the Agenda for the Meeting of Riverside County LAFCO

  5. Legal Notice regarding a civil lawsuit against certain makers of cathode ray tubes alleging a part of a price fixing scheme that resulted in overcharges.

  6. March 29, 2016-Notice of Availability of a focused Environmental Impact Report-Regarding notice of availability of a focused Environmental Impact Report for the Bel Air Apartment Homes(Murrieta 196) Project.

  7. Candidate for LAFCO -Nancy Wright information and endorsement

  8. Notice of intent to adopt/notice of availability Mitigated Negative Declaration for Premiere Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in the City of Murrieta.

  9. Endorsement for Robert Stockton for LAFCO’s Special District Election from John Ross, General Manager of the Western Municipal Water Dist.

  10. CSDA-E-mail-New CEQA Website Resource for special districts

  11. Thank you letter e-mailed to all participants in Area Meeting.

  12. Thank you letters to all sponsors and individuals who donated raffle items and items for the gift baskets as well as helped with the Spring Area Meeting.

  13. LAFCO public Hearing for reorganization to include annexation Nichols Rd to City of Lake Elsinore for Waste Management Service Area


  1. CARCD Legislator Guide

  2. CARCD SoCal Inland Region Leadership Handbook-2nd Draft-April 2016

  3. Final Agenda for Area Meeting

  4. EMARCD (TEAM) SoCal Inland Region Area Meeting Report: Spring 2016

  5. Upper Santa Margarita Watershed Integrated Regional Water Management program.

  6. CARCD Opportunities-June 2016

  7. CARCD Board Meeting Background Staff Report-April 26, 2016

  8. RCD Commuications Committee Meeting-May 11, 2016

  9. Final Santa Margarita Watershed Estuary Model Calibration Report –See Agency Reports on website.-www.teamrcd.org

  10. Healthy Soils Framework Report-See Agency Reports on website-www.teamrcd.org

IV. Speakers:

  1. Mandy Parkes-Inland Empire Resource Conservation District-Understanding Endowments and Endowment Calculation

  2. Bob Hewitt-NRCS


  1. Updates on TEAM RCD name change-Melissa Cushman

  2. Nomination and election of officers for year 2016-2017

  3. Discussion of Integrated Regional Watershed Management Plan with Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and potential approval of resolution for same-Melissa Cushman

  4. Discussion and update on meeting with RCA regarding potential MOU and partnership with TEAM RCD. Discussion and potential approval to direct Counsel to create a draft MOU between RCA and TEAM RCD to be brought forth by the next meeting-Rick Neugebauer/Melissa Cushman

  5. Discussion and potential approval to direct District Counsel and President to authorize extension of the water audit agreement between Mission RCD and Team RCD should Rancho Water District decide to extend the existing agreement with little or no changes to the existing agreement.-Melissa Cushman/Rose Corona

  6. Discussion and potential approval of decisions to work with HOA’s in future work. –All

  7. Discussion, update and possible approval of draft of Ongoing MOU’s with other RCD’s in our area (Inland Empire, San Jacinto, Antelope Valley etc.) and potential approval to give authority to a Board member to sign and negotiate agreements upon advice of Counsel and if only minor changes are made. –Melissa Cushman

  8. Discussion and potential approval of Audit Services for year ending June 30, 2016.-Carol Lee Brady

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

  10. Discussion and potential approval to direct District Counsel to draft a proposal for endowment for Benton Channel project.


1. Update and Review of Spring Area Meeting-Rose Corona

2. Water Audit updates-Dave McElroy

3. Discussion on new logo for TEAM RCD

4. Discussion and update of Morgan Hill-DR Horton project-Rose Corona


  1. De Luz Wetland Restoration Project-Homeowner Fish and Wildlife Violation-Rick Neugebauer


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

2. EMARCD Director Reports Open

Rose Corona Update –Developer Dep/Reconstructing files

And update on MOU with Mission RCD

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


  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, discussion and potential approval on potential projects for High School volunteer hours-Mike Newcomb

  2. 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.

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

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

  5. Discussion on Developer Deposits



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: July 14, 2016