Minutes of the
Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District
Budget Hearing held May 18, 2017 @ 6:15 p.m.
at 931 Mitch Drive, Gardnerville, NV 89460

Pledge of Allegiance:

Trustees Present: Leann Teter, Bob McDowell, Brad Newlon, Jeff James and Dave James

Also Present: Dawn Hinds and Bob Spellberg

Approval of the Agenda:

                                Bob McDowell motioned to approve the Agenda.  Dave James seconded the motion.
                                All ayes.  Motion passed.

Public Comment: None

I               For possible action:  Board discussion and possible action regarding the District’s tentative
Budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 with possible adjustments to the fiscal year 2016-2017 final
Budget.  Board discussion followed by Public Comment.  Possible action to approve the 2017-
2018 tentative Budget as final. 

                                Bob McDowell motioned to approve the tentative Budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.
                                Brad Newlon seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Motion passed.

Public Comment: None

II             For possible action:  Board discussion and possible action regarding the District Manager’s
report on requested salary adjustments for District employees for fiscal year 2017-2018.
board discussion followed by public comment.  Possible action to approve the District
Manager’s request for salary adjustments for District employees for fiscal year 2017-2018.

Bob has recommended a 2.1 cost of living adjustment and a 2.5% step increase for all eligible employees.  The Board agreed that the employees of the District were deserving of this salary adjustment because of all of their hard work and effort on the meter program as well as other aspects of their jobs.

                                Jeff James motioned to approve the District Manager’s 2.1 % COLA and up to 2.5%
                                merit for fiscal year 2017-2018.  Dave James seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Motion
                                passed.

Public Comment:  None

III            For possible action:  Board discussion and possible action regarding the evaluation of the
District Manager’s goals for fiscal year 2016-2017 for a possible salary adjustment for
fiscal year 2017-2018.  Board discussion followed by public comment.  Possible action to
adjust the District Managers salary for fiscal year 2017-2018.
Bob reviewed his 2016-2017 goals with the Board.  Bob is asking for a 2.1 COLA, 2.5 merit and another 45 days of sick accrued time added to the 45 days due per the Policies and Procedures Manual for a total of 90 days paid sick time at the time of his retirement.  The Board agreed that this was a fair deal for the work that Bob has done for the District over the years. 

                                Dave James motioned for the District Manager to receive a 2.1% COLA, 2.5% merit and
                                45 more days sick time. Jeff James seconded the motion.  All ayes. Motion passed.

Public Comment: None

Adjournment:

                                Jeff James motioned to adjourn the meeting.  Dave James seconded the motion.  All
                                ayes.  Motion passed. 

                                                                                                BY

 

                                                                                                _______________________________
Dawn Hinds, Acting Secretary