MINUTES OF THE
TALMONT RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Sept. 12, 2017 – 9:00 A.M.
ANNUAL MEETING 2017
Maintenance Building, Talmont
1. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 9:0 A.M. by Howard Perry.
Directors Present: Howard Perry, Leigh Ann Cullen, Larry Anderson, Jim Henderson, Kym Pipkin
Others Present: Libby Gregg, Paul D’Olier, Willi Dodge, Talmont Homeowners per sign-in sheet
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. OLD BUSINESS :
a. Past year capital improvements: President Howard Perry mentioned some capital improvements to be made, one is putting a generator at Silver tip station with will be used for heating, lights & fuel this fall. There was also a 1000 gallon new fuel tank installed to fuel snow removal equipment. Willi will also be adding some tools such as axle stands, a pickup truck to replace the Unimog and maybe a newer grader soon. Also next spring a fire pump will be installed at the Montclair station which will supply water pressure in the event of fire. Net summer a rehab of the inside of the Silvertip tank is planned, it will be drained, sandblasted and repainted, this costs approximately $100K a tank.
5. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Leigh Ann Cullen stated that we are even with last years water consumption compared to this same time.
6. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:
a. Year End Financial Report: Howard stated that the District was in good financial shape and there would not be any increase to fees for this next fiscal year making it the third consecutive year without raising rates. Snow removal went over budget last year due to the extreme weather. The past year capital improvements have been funded by money in reserves.
7. SNOW REMOVAL:
a. Willi Dodge stated that the past year was an extremely heavy epic winter. Equipment ran well and Willi was able to keep all roads open all winter.
8. WATER MANAGERS REPORT:
a. Paul D’Olier, Rick Dewante’s assistant attended on Rick’s behalf. Paul stated that there were no positive Bacti tests since 2012. They also tested lead and copper and found levels below any action level. There were some problems with telemetry but have been fixed. Paul stated they have also have done blow offs at dead ends to flush the systems. Water is of very fine quality, TRID does not chlorinate as under the number of homes that make it mandatory. He asked that anyone digging to make sure and call USA beforehand so you don’t hit TRID’s lines.
9. CORRESPONDENCE & DIRECTORS COMMENTS:
a. Homeowners discussed fire pits in the area. Leigh Ann explained the process to call 911 and ask them to dispatch even though they may say that fires are legal. Howard stated that TRID may get a rating of being a “Fire Adaptive Community” from the fire department for being so proactive.
10. ADJOURNMENT: The meeting was adjourned at 10:00am.