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SOUTH SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
SANITATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 339, Oceano, California  93475-0339
1600 Aloha Oceano, California 93445-9735
Telephone (805) 489-6666  FAX (805) 489-2765
www.sslocsd.org



BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
City of Arroyo Grande, City Council Chambers
215 East Branch Street
Arroyo Grande, California 93420

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 6:00 P.M.
Board Members
Jim Hill, Chair
John Shoals, Vice Chair
Matthew Guerrero, Director
Agencies
City of Arroyo Grande
City of Grover Beach
Oceano Community Services District
Alternate Board Members
Mary Lucey, Director
Tim Brown, Director
Barbara Nicolls, Director

Oceano Community Services District
City of Arroyo Grande
City of Grover Beach

  1.  CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
  2.  PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT APPEARING ON AGENDA
    This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present  comments, thoughts or suggestions on matters not scheduled on this agenda.  Comments should be limited to those matters which are within the jurisdiction of the District.  The Brown Act restricts the Board from taking formal action on matters not published on the agenda.  In response to your comments, the Chair or presiding Board Member may:
    • Direct Staff to assist or coordinate with you.
    • It may be the desire of the Board to place your issue or matter on a future Board meeting agenda.

    Please adhere to the following procedures when addressing the Board:
    • Comments should be limited to three (3) minutes or less.
    • Your comments should be directed to the Board as a whole and not directed to individual Board members.
    • Slanderous, profane or personal remarks against any Board Member, Staff or member of the audience shall not be permitted.

    Any writing or document pertaining to an open-session item on this agenda which is distributed to a majority of the Board after the posting of this agenda will be available for public inspection at the time the subject writing or document is distributed. The writing or document will be available for public review in the offices of the Oceano CSD, a member agency located at 1655 Front Street, Oceano, California. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California Government Code '54954.2, requests for disability related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services may be made by a person with a disability who requires modification or accommodation in order to participate at the above referenced public meeting by contacting the District Manager or Bookkeeper/Secretary at (805) 481-6903.
  3.  CONSENT AGENDA     
     
    The following routine items listed below are scheduled for consideration as a group. Each item is recommended for approval unless noted.  Any member of the public who wishes to comment on any Consent Agenda item may do so at this time. Any Board Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or to change the recommended course of action. The Board may approve the remainder of the Consent Agenda on one motion.

    3A.  Review and Approval of Minutes of August 19, 2015       Motion and Vote
    3B.  Review and Approval of Warrants     Motion and Vote
  4.  PLANT SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
  5.  BOARD ACTION ON INDIVIDUAL ITEMS:

    5A.  Review and Approve the Continuing Emergency Action to Repair the Influent Pipeline   Motion and Vote

    Staff recommends that the Board review and approve continuing emergency action, in conformance with Public Contracts Code Section 22050, to repair the influent pipeline and make the following findings:
      1. That the emergency action will not permit a delay resulting from a competitive solicitation for bids, and
      2. That the action is necessary to respond to the emergency.

    5B.  Report of Estimated Costs and Project Schedule for the Redundancy Project by MKN Associates      Motion and Vote

    Staff recommends approval of report by MKN Associates

    5C.  Status Report and Request for Additional Resources by Carl Knudsen Associates for Review of Past Management Practices     Motion and Vote

    This item was continued from the Board Meedint of August 19, 2015. Recommendation that the Board consider a request from Carl Knudson Associates for additional resources for "Review of Past Management Practices"

    5D.  Appointment of Acting General Manager      Motion and  Vote

    This is a proposal to appoint the present Plan Superintendent, John Clemons, to the position of Acting General Manager at a pay increase commensurate with this proposal. There is no staff report for this item.

    5E.  Consideration of Preparation of RFP for District Manager's Position    Motion and Vote

    This item was continued from the Board meeting of August 19, 2015. Staff recommends that the Board (1) discuss the District's approach to filling the General Manager position, (2) direct staff to prepare an RFP for immediate release, (3) identify potential interim General Managers, and (4) take whatever other appropriate actions necessary to ensure that the General Manager position is timely filled.

    5F.  Consideration of Options and Agreement with Oceano Community Services District (OCSD) for Provision of Billing Services        Motion and Vote    Motion and Vote

    Staff recommends review of billing options approval of an agreement with OCSD for billing services.
  6. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

    6A.  Miscellaneous Oral Communications 
    6B.  Miscellaneous Written Communications

    1. Retraction of BHFS Proposal for District Legal Services
    2. No Paid Property/Liability Claims in 2014-15 (Letter from SDRMA)
    3. 2015-2016 District Budget Recommendation (Letter from County
      Principal Auditor 'Analyst)
  7.  PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION
  8. CLOSED SESSION
    1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL PURSUANT TO GOVT. CODE '54956.9(d) (2):

    Potential Exposure to Litigation: 1 Case.
  9. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION; REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
  10. ADJOURNMENT