MINUTES OF THE
TALMONT RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
October 15, 2019 – 8:00 A.M.
Maintenance Building, Talmont
1. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 8:30 AM by Howard Perry.
Directors Present: Larry Anderson, Kym Pipkin, Jim Henderson, Tim Schroeder
Others Present: Libby Gregg, Rick Dewante, Willi Dodge, Mike Towne, Raif Anderson, Russell Dodge
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.
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 AUGUST 31, 2019 & PAID BILLS :
It was motioned to approve August 31, 2019 minutes, all in favor.
It was motioned to approve the paid bills as submitted, all in favor.
5. OLD BUSINESS:
a. Capital Improvements: Generator project: Rick reported that the permit has been received, pre grade inspection was set for that same day and can go ahead with project. Rick gave plans to 4 contractors to quote, most were simply to busy to do this season. 2 quotes were submitted, work for this season includes rock wall and pad for generator. Board members to go into executive session at end of meeting to review the 2 quotes.
Action: Use rock from other existing TRID properties if feasible.
Skyline Project: Since processing time is so slow Rick is to get going on this project now instead of next spring.
Discussion re: Fire hydrants and bollards. Tim produced two maps showing location of fire hydrants marked with which have bollards, this will help the snow removal crew for clearing in the winter plus identify which hydrants still need to be upgraded.
Action: Paul will mark up map which hydrants need to be replaced.
b. Snow Removal Operator ad: Suggested ad was reviewed, Libby to place ad in the Sierra Sun, TRID website and Moonshine Ink.
c. GPS-Conversation re GPS, still so many questions, will it even work up here etc.
Action: Libby to contact rep to see if he can come give a demonstration.
d. Website: Libby to obtain some quotes for what it would cost to redo the website.
e. Ordinance Committee: Nothing new to report.
f. Tank Painting: Libby has emailed with no return message, will call them today.
6. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Additional Security Camera: The cost to add one more camera to the side of the building to the existing system is $780.
Motion: It was motioned to approve the additional security camera installation, all in favor.
7. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT:
a. Libby generated the Oct 1 invoices with the rate increase.
(At this time Kym Pipkin left the meeting)
8. SNOW REMOVAL REPORT:
a. Willi stated that the loader would be going to Reno soon to have the blower setup, put on electronics and the new blade to fit. Willi’s plowing route was mapped and discussed. Normal flow is Silvertip to Big Pine and the Hill, back up hill to Shoreview , Tal Vista, Eastview, Club, Montclair , cul de sac, John Cain, Pine Ridge loop. His route typically begins at 2am. Depending on weather conditions he may plow Club, Montclair and Porter first if higher snow level.
He also has RHP coming to give an estimate to pull out the exhaust fumes from the shop.
9. WATER MANAGER’S REPORT:
a. No positive bacti. Had a telemetry fault but turned out to be a false reading and they were able to restore without AT&T.
10. CORRESPONDENCE& DIRECTORS COMMENT:
a. It was determined that the dead trees on Skyline are not on TRID property.
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors was adjourned at 10:00AM. The next regular meeting is December 10, 2019 at 8:30 am. The Board of Directors went into executive session at this time to interview the 2 contractor quotes for the generator project. Note: The project was later awarded to Russell Dodge, General Engineering Contractor.