MINUTES OF THE
TALMONT RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
September 3, 2016 – 9:00 A.M.
ANNUAL MEETING 2016
Maintenance Building, Talmont
1. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 9:00 A.M. by Howard Perry.
Directors Present: Howard Perry, Kym Pipkin, Leigh Ann Cullen. Larry Anderson & Jim Henderson
Others Present: Libby Gregg, Rick Dewante, Willi 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. OLD BUSINESS:
a) Howard talked about some recent projects in the neighborhood. A committee has also been formed to review the 5-10 year improvement plans for the water and snow departments. Some of the upcoming improvements may include tank cleaning, fire pump at Montclair pumpstation to increase pressure in the event of fire, fuel tank replacement for snow removal to name a few. The committee is looking at these costs among other improvements. The hydrant project has been completed.
5. GUEST SPEAKER:
Beth Kenna, Public Information Office for NT Fire Protection District was present. She discussed the important of defensible space, free defensible space inspections and the free chipping program to reduce fire fuels. Clear combustibles 0-5 feet, trees 14 inches or less in diameter do not need a permit to remove. Chipping is free thru 2nd week of October, sign up on their website or call. No pine-cones, bark or pine needles are allowed. Burn restrictions are still in affect. NT Fire is trying to be more active in social media to make the public more aware. Beth left handouts for attendees.
6. NEW BUSINESS:
Leigh Ann reported that we are still in a drought and homeowners are required to conserve water. TRID waters usage continues to be down over the winter but this past summer averaged out over an annual basis. Please continue to conserve water.
7. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:
Financials are in good shape, drawn done on reserves for Silver Tip Station but the capital improvement fund will bring that back up.
8. SNOW REMOVAL ITEMS :
Repairs discussed were to get rid of the Unimog and replace with a 4 wheel drive pickup truck. Replace fuel tank and check with Placer County on replacing the grader soon.
9. WATER MANAGERS REPORT:
Rick stated the water system is in great shap, 3rd pumpstation has been completed. No ecoli; prv and blowoff projects almost complete. Note, we don’t cholorinate unless necessary, will post signs when they do. All small hydrants have been replaced.
There being no further business to come before the Board, the regular meeting was adjourned at 10:15 a.m.