Regular Board Meeting

Calendar Review
Regular Board Meeting
Date:
8/12/2008 7:00 PM
Location:
Willow Creek Board Room
840 Willow Creek Rd
Lake Arrowhead, California 92352

A. CALL TO ORDER – Geoffrey Goss, President
B. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
C. AGENDA POSTING CERTIFICATION
D. ROLL CALL

E. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (Additions and/or Deletions)
F. PUBLIC COMMENT

G. CLOSED SESSION

The Board will go into Closed Session to discuss:

1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation.
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (c)
1 Potential Case

2. Conference with Real Property Negotiators.
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Property: 8 acres of a portion of APN: 0330-011-28 (Dam Commission Property). Legal Description available at the Engineering Department upon request.
Agency Negotiators: John Hoagland and Ryan Gross
Negotiating Parties: The Lake Arrowhead Community Services District and County Special Districts Department, CSD 70-D1, Dam Commission.
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.

3. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation.
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)
2 Potential Cases

4. Conference with Labor Negotiators.
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6.
Agency Designated Representatives: John E. Hoagland and Bradley Neufeld
Employee Organization: Utility Workers Union of America

H. OPEN SESSION

The Board will come out of Closed Session and report on any action taken.

I. CONSENT CALENDAR

The following consent items are expected to be routine and non-controversial, and will be acted on at one time without discussion, unless an item is withdrawn by a Board member for questions or discussion. Any person wishing to speak on the Consent or Open agenda may do so by raising his/her hand and being recognized by the President.

1. Approval of Minutes.
June 10, 2008 Regular Board Meeting
(Directors: Ben-Hur, Carver, Goss, Sievers, and Wagner)

July 8, 2008 Regular Board Meeting
(Directors: Ben-Hur, Carver, Goss, Sievers, and Wagner)

2. Amendment to Contract tor Consulting Engineering Services
with W.J. Mckeever, Inc.

Approve Amendment No. 1 to the contract with W.J. McKeever, Inc.
(McKeever) for as-needed engineering services; and to authorize the
General Manager to execute the Amendment.

3.Approval of a Four Year MOU with the Utility Workers of
America.
Approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the
Lake Arrowhead Community Services District (District) and the
Utility Worker’s Union of America (Union) and authorize the
President and General Manager to execute the MOU on behalf of the
District.

J. ACTION ITEMS

4. POSTED AS:

Revised Water Ordinance Regarding Irrigation of Trees and
Shrubs.
Clarification of irrigation systems vs. hand watering. Is hand
watering excluded from the ordinance?
(Presenter: Gretchen R. Sherman, Lake Arrowhead Resident)

SHOULD READ AS:

Revisit Water Ordinance Regarding Irrigation of Trees and
Shrubs.
Clarification of irrigation systems vs. hand watering. Is hand
watering excluded from the ordinance?
(Presenter: Gretchen R. Sherman, Lake Arrowhead Resident)

5. Create a Water Neutral Development Policy.
Direct staff to identify and work with the appropriate stakeholders in the community to create a water neutral development policy that will maintain District credibility and that will allow a level of continued growth within the District for consideration by the Board of Directors later this calendar year.
(Presenter: John Hoagland, General Manager)

6. Authorize Termination of Contract with Association of California Water Agencies for Delta and Delta Care Plans; Authorize General Manager to Enter Into New Contracts for Dental and Ltd, Life and AD&D Insurance.
(Presenter: Debbie Aubin, Finance Manager)

7. Public Information Budget and Planning.
Adopt the Communication Plan and authorize District Staff to execute Professional Services contracts with Mile High Studios and the Mountain News.
(Presenter: Charis Larson, Community Information Coordinator)

K. INFORMATION ITEMS

8. Executive Committee Report.
This is an information item.
(Presenter: Geoffrey Goss, President)

9. General Manager’s Report.
This is an information item.
(Presenter: John Hoagland, General Manager)

10. Ordinance 69 Enforcement Update.
This is an information item.
(Presenter: Marc Lippert, Customer Service/Water Conversation Supervisor)

11. General Counsel’s Report.
This is an information item.
(Presenter: Scott Campbell, General Counsel)

L. BOARD MEMBER MEETINGS

Board members will have the opportunity to seek Board approval for attendance at meetings of other organizations, seminars, conferences, and other meetings not previously planned for and to report on meetings that they have attended.

M. PUBLIC COMMENT

This portion of the agenda is reserved for the public to discuss matters of interest, whether on the agenda or not. No action may be taken by
the Board, except to refer the matter to staff and/or place it on a future agenda. It is in the best interest of the person speaking to the Board to be concise and to the point. A time limit of five minutes per individual will be allowed.

N. BOARD MEMBER COMMENT

O. ADJOURNMENT

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Kathleen Fankhauser, Board Secretary (909) 336-7117. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II).
All public records relating to an agenda item on this agenda are available for public inspection at the time the records are distributed to all, or a majority of all, members of the Board. Such records shall be available at the District office located at 28200 State Highway 189, Suite 03-160, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352 and our website at
www.lakearrowheadcsd.com.

Approved Minutes


Regular Board Meeting