Minutes of the Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District Board of Trustees Meeting held February 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. @ 931 Mitch Drive, Gardnerville, NV

Trustees Present:  Jeff James, David James, Brad Newlon, Leann Teter and Robert McDowell
Also Present:  Bob Spellberg, Beth Cook, Mike Bennett and Mike Rowe.
Pledge of Allegiance: Led by Brad Newlon
Public Comment: None
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Robert McDowell motioned to approve the agenda for the February1, 2017 Board Meeting.  Brad Newlon seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Agenda approved.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Brad Newlon motioned to approve the minutes of the December 7, 2016 Board Meeting.  Jeff James seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Minutes approved.
Robert McDowell motioned to approve the minutes of the January 4, 2017 with changes.  Brad Newlon seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Minutes approved.
Public Comment: None
REPORTS

District Engineer:  Mike Bennett was present to review the February 2017 tracking schedule.
District Counsel:  Mike Rowe stated that the District continues to work with the Alfonso’s on Putter Lane regarding Well 4.
District Manager: 
Bob stated that the video cameras in the parks are fixed.
The video cameras for the tanks are in and the District is waiting Sierra Controls to begin the project.
Bob is beginning to work on the yearly budget.
The hiring brochure for District Manager is almost complete.  The brochure will be out in March and hiring in July.
Bob is working with people in Silveranch on an 8 lot subdivision.  They are working on water rights at the moment.
Bob did not reapply for the Debt Management Commission because he is retiring in December.
There was a League of Cities meeting on January 30, 2017.  There is a League of Cities Conference October 10 – 12 in Mesquite, NV.

NEW BUSINESS

  1.  Possible action to assign Board Members and/or staff to Chamber of Commerce, Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities, Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool, Liaison to County Commission and Government Boards within the County.

Jeff James motioned to assign the following Board Member and staff to represent the District at Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities; Leann Teter, Chamber of Commerce; David James, Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool; Bob Spellberg with Brad Newlon as an alternate and Liaison to other Local governments; Jeff James.  David James seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Motion passed.

Public Comment: None

  1. Possible action to approve the yearly summary of claims against the District.

                Mike Rowe explained that there were no claims made against the District in 2016.
David James motioned to approve the summary of claims against the District as presented by District Counsel.  Brad Newlon seconded the motion. All ayes.  Motion passed.
Public Comment: None

CONSENT CALENDAR
Brad Newlon motioned to approve the consent calendar.  Jeff James seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Motion passed.
Public Comment: None
REPORTS
Brad Newlon received word that there were some kids playing on the ice.  Bob stated that the fire department has approved two ice rescue kits.  One will be at Station 7
Leann Teter complimented the District on the prompt snow removal with this last storm.
ADJOURNMENT
Brad Newlon motioned to adjourn the meeting.  Jeff James seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Meeting adjourned at 6:45.

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Beth Cook, Acting Secretary