SALIDA SANITARY DISTRICT
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors
March 11, 2021
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Salida Sanitary District was called to order by President Gary Horton at 6:00 p.m. in the Salida Sanitary District Boardroom. Other Directors present were Gary Dew, Lana Moore, Donna Murphy, and Brad Johnson. Others present were Attorney Stewart W. James, District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar, and Secretary Linda Walker.
Members of the public were invited to address the Board, but no comments were made.
The minutes of the previous regular meeting held February 11, 2021 were unanimously approved as submitted.
Bills of the District totaling $154,892.50 were presented for payment. A motion was made by Director Johnson, seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried to adopt Resolution No. 1723, “Resolution Authorizing Payment of Bills.”
District Manager Tovar reported Telstar was on site to upgrade the District’s computer alarm call-out system. The upgrade took 2-1/2 days to complete.
President Horton reported there had been no J.P.A. meeting since our last meeting.
The Board considered certain changes to the newly adopted Financial Reserve Policy as recommended by the District Manager. A motion was made by Director Murphy, seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried to adopt Resolution No. 1724, “Resolution Revising Financial Reserve Policy.”
A motion was made by Director Dew to accept CAPAX-Giddings, Corby, Hynes, Inc. proposal for Commercial Liability Insurance for the period of April 1, 2021 to April 1, 2022. The motion was seconded by Director Murphy, and on vote unanimously carried.
District Manager Tovar presented to the Board, a claim from Mr. Mike Perez for a veterinarian bill resulting from an accident with a District vehicle. A motion was made by Director Johnson to reject this claim. The motion was seconded by Director Moore, and on vote unanimously carried.
Cathy Dominico of Capitol Public Finance presented, for the Board’s consideration, the findings and recommendations of the sewer rate study analysis that was performed over the past several months.
The Board reviewed and considered the rate study and a proposed Proposition 218 notice to property owners of the new sewer rates being considered. A motion was made by Director Dew, and seconded by Director Murphy to adopt Resolution No. 1725, “Resolution Approving Sewer Rate Study, Determining to Proceed, In Accordance With Proposition 218, With Its Proposal For Increasing Sewer Rates, Scheduling A Public Hearing on Said Proposal and Approving the Proposed Notice to Property Owners.” The motion on vote unanimously carried.
As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned.
President of the Board