Thursday, June 23, 2022

Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Agenda for Meeting:

Regular Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Facilitator: President R. Stapp
Directors: D. Schendel, G. Low, R. Stradling, B. Roeder-German
1. Call to order and Flag Salute
2. Roll call/Acknowledgment of guests/public comments/questions
3. Approval/Consent Items
Minutes of May 31, 2022
Financial/reconciliation report
Financial Transaction print-out
4. Parks
a. Barstow Heights (grant status/update)
b. Venner
5. Budget 2022-2023
6. Correspondence
7. Office Building and Area
8. General Manager’s Report
9. Directors’ Reports (roundtable)
10. Executive Session – Litigation GC54956.99(A) and Personnel GC54957.1

Next Meeting Date: July 26, 2022

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Minutes of May 3, 2022 Meeting

(Approved 5-31-2022)

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
6:00 p.m.
1. Meeting called to order at 6:02 by President Stapp, Pledge of Allegiance led by Director Stradling.
2. Directors present: Gene Low, Ronald Stradling, and Blythe Roeder-German. Daryl Schendel not present. Guest Kyle Woolley from City of Barstow present.
3. Approval/consent items: Minutes of 3/22/2022, financial reconciliations and bills/issued checks. Motion by Director Stradling to approve with a second by Director Low. Motion carried/items approved with no discussion/opposition.
4. Parks:
President Stapp indicates he did a squirrel sweep on 4/21/22 with little results and hopes to do another one next week. Mr. Woolley indicates City staff have been trapping at the City parks.
a. Barstow Heights Park— Safety report presented by Mr. Woolley with some minor repairs/replacements that City staff will work on. Mr. Woolley asks about electricity being provided to water control for the park, so that timer can be regulated. Currently battery is running it.
b. Venner Park— Safety report presented by Mr. Woolley with some minor repairs/replacements that City staff will work on.
5. Grant status/update—Contracts have been received from the State. Carol has completed the documents and presents to Board for review. There are a few more forms that are required for the state, but contracts can still be completed. Carol will send off documents this week.
Mr. Woolley informs Board of a “CMAS Certificate” which is a document contractors have stating their bids are at competitive rates. This certificate allows an organization to “waive” the requirement to obtain three separate bids on any qualifying project.
6. Correspondence: Reviewed by President Stapp. No action taken.
7. Office Building and Area: Squirrels are still a problem.
8. General Manager’s report: No written report this month. Carol only states that on of the cameras on the surveillance systems was not working, but after a call to High Desert Alarm and a troubleshoot over the phone, camera seems to be online.
9. Directors’ Reports (roundtable): President’s Stapp term is up in November, and he asks Carol to start the advertisement process for the opening. It is also noted that the term Director Roeder-German stepped in to is also up in November.
10. Executive Session: Not required.
Adjournment at 6:58
Next Regular Meeting: Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 6:00 p.m.
Submitted by
Carol Mauk,
General Manager/Secretary/Clerk

Thursday, May 26, 2022

May 31, 2022 Regular Board Meeting

 Regular Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Facilitator: President R. Stapp
Directors: D. Schendel, G. Low, R. Stradling, B. Roeder-German
1. Call to order and Flag Salute
2. Roll call/Acknowledgment of guests/public comments/questions
3. Approval/Consent Items
Minutes of May 3, 2022
Financial/reconciliation report
Financial Transaction print-out
Audit report of FYs 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
4. Parks
a. Barstow Heights (grant status/update)
i. New equipment plan
b. Venner
5. Budget 2022-2023
6. Correspondence
7. Office Building and Area
8. General Manager’s Report
9. Directors’ Reports (roundtable)
10. Executive Session – Litigation GC54956.99(A) and Personnel GC54957.1
Next Meeting Date: June 28, 2022

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Meeting Minutes of March 22, 2022

(Approved 5-3-2022)

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
6:00 p.m.
1. Meeting called to order at 6:02 by President Stapp, Pledge of Allegiance led by Director Roeder-German.
2. Directors present: Ronald Stradling, and Blythe Roeder-German. Daryl Schendel and Gene Low not present.
3. Approval/consent items: Minutes of 2/22/2022, financial reconciliations and bills/issued checks. Motion by Director Stradling to approve with a second by Director Roeder-German. Motion carried/items approved with no opposition.
4. Parks:
President Stapp indicates that safety reports need to be provided again by the City for the Board’s review. Carol will notify Kyle Woolley.
a. Barstow Heights Park— No updates other than the squirrel situation needs addressed. Carol will heck on grant status and pursue other bids for playground equipment.
b. Venner Park— No updates to report.
5. Correspondence: Reviewed by President Stapp. Noted to Board is a list of properties up for auction in the district, and LAFCO vacancy information.
6. Office Building and Area: No real updates. Al Fiero has resumed regular maintenance of the area.
7. General Manager’s report: Written report reviewed by Board. Board members in attendance agree to push next meeting back to 5/3/2022. Carol will notify those not present.
8. Directors’ Reports (roundtable): Very brief discussion held regarding upgrading the appearance of the office. More information at the next meeting.
9. Executive Session: Not required.
Adjournment at 6:40
Next Regular Meeting: Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 6:00 p.m.
Submitted by
Carol Mauk,
General Manager/Secretary/Clerk

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Meeting Agenda for Regular Board Meeting May 3, 2022

Regular Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Facilitator: President R. Stapp
Directors: D. Schendel, G. Low, R. Stradling, B. Roeder-German
1. Call to order and Flag Salute
2. Roll call/Acknowledgment of guests/public comments/questions
3. Approval/Consent Items
Minutes of March 22, 2022
Financial/reconciliation report
Financial Transaction print-out
4. Parks (Status reports from City)
a. Barstow Heights
b. Venner
5. Grant status/update
6. Correspondence
7. Office Building and Area
8. General Manager’s Report
9. Directors’ Reports (roundtable)
10. Executive Session – Litigation GC54956.99(A) and Personnel GC54957.1
Next Meeting Date: May 24th/31st (??)

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Office Closure

 

The office will be closed for business the weeks of-

 April 11, 2022 and April 18, 2022 and 

re-open on April 26, 2022

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Meeting Minutes of February 22, 2022

(Approved 3/22/2022)
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
6:00 p.m.
1. Meeting called to order at 6:10 by President Stapp, who leads Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Directors present: Daryl Schendel, and Blythe Roeder-German. Gene Low and Ronald Stradling not present.
3. Approval/consent items: Minutes of 1/25/2022, and bills/issued checks. Motion by Director Schendel to approve with a second by Director Roeder-German. Motion carried/items approved with no opposition.
4. Parks:
Kyle Woolley is not present but calls with a couple of updates. Some equipment is in the works regarding squirrel problem, and he will update the Board at the next meeting. Re-keying of the locks has resumed, and new keys will be distributed, as necessary.
a. Barstow Heights Park— No update on application for grant that submitted in December. No other information to report.
b. Venner Park— New springer rider bumble bee has been installed.
5. Correspondence: Letter regarding a nomination to the LAFCO Board is reviewed. Also, a letter about Special Districts re-districting into sections is reviewed and briefly discussed. Board agrees our District is too small for division. Land purchase letter regarding property on the corner of H and Linda Vista is reviewed and rejected by the Board.
6. Office Building and Area: Al Fiero came on 2/15/22 to trim and clean the grounds inside the compound. Director Roeder-German asks about contacting Kathy Fiero for a wall mural on the office wall. Carol will follow up with that.
7. General Manager’s report: Written report reviewed by Board. Carol adds of upcoming move for a family member and may be taking some time off to help with that.
8. Directors’ Reports (roundtable): None given.
9. Executive Session: Not required.
Adjournment at 6:41
Next Regular Meeting: Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 6:00 p.m.
Submitted by
Carol Mauk,

General Manager/Secretary/Clerk