Talmont Resort Improvement District
March 1, 2022– 8:30am via zoom
1. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 8:30am by Tim Schroeder.
Directors Present: Jim Henderson, Tim Schroeder, Kym Pipkin, Eileen Ilano
Others Present: Libby Gregg, Willi Dodge, Rick Dewante, Mike Towne
2. ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO AGENDA:
In Accordance with Section 54954.2(b) of the Government Code (Brown Act) an item may be added to the agenda. For more info on additions/deletions to the agenda visit https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov, select code GOV and keyword 54954.2.
3. PUBLIC COMMENT:
Any person wishing to address the Board of Directors on items of interest to Talmont Resort Improvement District not listed on the agenda may do so at this time. It is requested that comments be brief as possible, since no action may be taken by the Board on items addressed under Public Comment.
4. APPROVE MINUTES OF JAN 11, 2022 & PAID BILLS:
It was motioned to approve the minutes and the paid bills, all in favor.
5. OLD BUSINESS:
a. Repairs to well pump #1, Skyline Tank, Washoe Gen & Scada Units: Rick discussed these 4 projects. Repairs to well pump #1 on hold until summer as they need access around the tank. Skyline tank needs to have a surge analysis prior to see if it can handle the pressure or will need surge protection. Generator at this time is almost a year out to get. Rick also needs Scada for the telemetry/phone system, it controls the signals to all the pumps. We currently have old lines and need to be converted to communicate between the stations. Two more Scada units are needed along with a transfer switch & flow meters.
Motion: It was motioned for Rick to proceed with 2 additional Scada units at approximately $2500 each plus $3000 total approx. to install. Rick to proceed with surge analysis at approx.. $2000, flow meters at approx. $1000-$2500 x 3, transfer switch at approx. $3000 this summer. Rick to order generator, a class 1 noise attenuating type asap.
All in favor, passed unanimously.
b. Rate review/budget/ordinance committee update:
a. Raising the capital improvement fee, as recommended during the audit, from $75 to $85 a quarter was discussed. The operating budget for 22-23 was also discussed and water and snow rates do not need to be increased at this time. There are a few changes needed to be made to TRID ordinance.
Motion: It was motioned to accept the 22/23 budget as presented and to put the $10 per quarter increase out to public comment along with ordinance changes to be effective 7/1/22. Public comment dates will be April 13 & May 17. Mailing to go out with this info along with posting on website. All in favor, passed unanimously.
6. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Mike Towne has applied for the open board of directors position.
Motion: It was motioned to appoint Mike to the board of directors for the remainder of the term 12/2/22. All in favor, passed unanimously. Mike was sworn in.
b. Parking on the hill was discussed.
Motion: It was motioned to have Mike contact Placer Co regarding parking enforcement and signage.
All in favor, passed unanimously.
7. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT:
a. Libby is working on the next mailing which will include invoice along with rate increase & ordinance information.
8. SNOW REMOVAL REPORT:
a. Willi everything was running well and no problems.
9. WATER MANAGER’S REPORT:
a. Rick reported there were no positive for bacteria and no outages.
10. CORRESPONDENCE & DIRECTORS COMMENTS:
a. Firewise committee would like to include a flyer in next mailing.
Action: Libby to coordinate with Mike Morgan and incorporate into next mailing.
11. ADJOURNMENT- The regular meeting was adjourned at 10:00am. There will be a public comment meeting only on April 13, 2022 8:30am via zoom. The next regular meeting and 2nd public comment meeting is scheduled for May 17, 2022 at 8:30am via zoom.