Minutes of the Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District Board of Trustees meeting held October 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at 931 Mitch Drive, Gardnerville, NV 89460

Pledge of Allegiance:  Led by Jeff James
Trustees Present:  Bob McDowell, Leann Teter, Brad Newlon, Cade Baligad and Jeff James
Also Present:  Mike Bennett, Mike Rowe, Bob Spellberg and Beth Cook.
Public Comment: None
Approval of Agenda:  Bob McDowell motioned to approve the agenda.  Leann Teter seconded the motion. All Ayes.  Agenda approved.
Approval of Minutes:  Jeff James motioned to approve the minutes of the September 7, 2016 Board meeting.  Leann Teter seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Minutes approved.
Public Comment: None.
REPORTS
District Engineer:  Michael Bennett of Lumos and Associates reviewed the October 2016 tracking schedule.  Mike would like to schedule a workshop for a review of the water master plan, possibly including it with the November meeting.  The Board decided to include it with the November Board meeting.
District Counsel:  Mike Rowe stated that he and the District Manager would like to discuss the MGSD Cogeneration plant issue with the Board at the November Board meeting.
District Manager:  Bob had a meeting with Larry Werner and various GID’s regarding forming a committee to discuss the formation of a storm water district.  The District would collect funds and the funds would be distributed to the GID’s for maintenance of storm drains and basins.
Bob has sent a copy of the draft easement for well 4 to the new homeowner.
Bob will have a meeting with MGSD tomorrow regarding a letter written by Commisioner Penzel about forming a regional water utility and using geothermal power.
Some additional cameras are being added to Mitch Park and Bluerock Park.
Public Comment: None

NEW BUSINESS

  1.  The Partnership of Community Resources (PCR) will make a presentation on how the Marijuana Legislation Initiative Question # 2 will affect Douglas County.

Daria Winslow of PCR provided a brief presentation on how the Marijuana Legislation Initiative Question #2 will affect Douglas County.
This was a presentation only, no action taken.

Public Comment: None

  1. Possible action to adopt the final version of the District’s sewer master plan.

Bob McDowell motioned to adopt the final draft of the District’s sewer master plan.  Leann Teter seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Motion passed.

Public Comment: None

  1. Possible action to adopt Resolution 16-02 to incorporate by reference the sewer master plan into the District’s policies and procedure manual.

Bob McDowell motioned to adopt Resolution 16-02 which is a resolution adding additional language to section 2.15.4 “Sewer System Design Criteria”, the “2016 Sewer Master Plan” to appear in the District’s policies and procedures manual.  Jeff James seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Motion passed.

Public Comment: None
CONSENT CALENDAR
Jeff James motioned to approve the consent calendar.  Leann Teter seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Motion passed.
Public Comment: None
REPORTS
None
Public Comment: None
ADJOURNMENT
Cade Baligad motioned to adjourn the meeting.  Leann Teter seconded the motion.  All ayes.  Meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m.

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Beth Cook, Acting Secretary