November 14, 2019 Board of Directors meeting

Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors
Regular Meeting
Santa Margarita Community Room
2 Civic Center Drive, Scotts Valley, California
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

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1. Convene
1.1 Call to Order and Roll Call
1.2 Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation
1.3 Closed Session Report (none)
1.4 Additions/Deletions to the Agenda
1.5 Oral Communications on items not on the Agenda

2. Administrative (Administrative items are informational in nature and do not include an agenda report)
2.1 Approval of Minutes 10/10/19 Regular Board Meeting
2.2 Presentation: Water Use Eficiency Biannual Report, LeAnne Ravinale, Water Use Efficiency Coordinator  
2.3 Committee and Other Agency Reports
       Executive and Public Affairs Committee 10/14/19
       Finance & Personnel Committee 10/15/19
       Interagency Committee (none)
       Water Resources & Engineering Committee 10/14/19
       Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency (SMGWA) Board 10/24/19
2.4 ACWA General Session Membership Meeting at 2019 Fall Conference 

3. Consent  (none)

4. Public Hearings (none)

5. Business  (Items are complex in nature and considered individually, each item includes  an agenda report with recommendation and an oral staff report).
5.1 Strategic Vision Planning
Recommendation: Review the progress made at the Strategic Planning Workshop, discuss next steps and provide direction to staff. 

5.2 Detail 6, 3-inch and Larger Service Installation
Recommendation:  Approve amendments to the Scotts Valley Water District Water System Standard Specifications to related to Detail 6 and Detail 7.

5.3 Water Rate Increase Consideration
Recommendation: Determine appropriate potable water rate increase to go into effect 12/13/19 by choosing one of the following actions: 1) Implement the next rate/fee increase as established by Resolution 10-16; 2) Adopt Resolution 07-19 approving rate increase less than established by Resolution 10-16.

5.4 Delinquent Accounts Policy
Recommendation:      Adopt Resolution No. 08-19, establishing Policy P200-19-1 Delinquent Accounts.

5.5 Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Officer Elections: Support the Candidacy of Region 5 Vice Chair Sarah Palmer for ACWA Vice President for the 2020-2021 term.
Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 09-19 supporting the candidacy of Region 5 Vice Chair Sarah Palmer as Vice President of the Association of California Water Agencies for the 2020-2021 term.

6. Staff Reports
Legal: District Counsel - oral
Administration: General Manager - oral
Finance: Financial reports 07/01/19 through 09/30/19
Operations: Operation Manager (oral), Production, Demand and Rainfall and Leak Adjustment Program Report
Water Use Efficiency Biannual Report

7. Directors Reports
Travel and Meetings
ACWA and ACWA/JPIA Updates

8. Written Correspondence 
SVWD Announced as Region 5 2019 Outreach Winner, ACWA 10/24/19
2020 Cooperative Aerial Imagery Project, County of Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors 11/05/19
Support Steve LaMar, Irvine Ranch Water District for ACWA President 10/14/19
Support for Floor Nominiation of Pam Tobin, San Juan Water District for ACWA Vice President 10/14/19

9. Community Relations
SVWD Establishes First-Ever Youth Board Member Positions, Press Banner 10/18/19
SVWD Prepares for Possible Public Safety Power Shutoffs, Press Banner 10/04/19
October Newsletter, SVWD 10/21/19
Water District Prepares for PG&E Power Shutoff, Letter to the Editor, Sentinel 10/04/19

10. Closed Session (none)

11. Report on Closed Session and Additional Business

12. Future Agenda Items
Junior Associate Board Member Appointment
Community Members on Board Committee Appointments
Fee Schedule
Validated Water Loss Audit Report 2018

13. Meetings and Events Calendar
Regular Board Meetings: Santa Margarita Community Room

Committee Meetings: District Conference Room
11/18/19 Executive & Public Affairs  
11/19/19 Finance & Personnel
11/18/19 Water Resources & Engineering
TBD Interagency

Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Board Meetings:
Santa Margarita Community Room

Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Events
12/03 - 12/05/19 ACWA Fall Conference, San Diego
05/05 - 05/08/20 ACWA Spring Conference, Monterey

Conferences/Trainings/Workshops/Webinars (none)

14. Adjourn Meeting
The next regular meeting of the Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors is scheduled for 12/12/19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Santa Margarita Community Room, 2 Civic Center Drive, Scotts Valley, California.

Availability of Public Records Provided to the Board of Directors
The District will make available for public review any public records furnished to the board of directors at the same time such records are furnished to the Board of Directors. Such records shall be available at the district office during normal business hours.

Public Access – Accommodations under the ADA
Pursuant to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Scotts Valley Water District requests that any person in need of any type of special equipment, assistance or accommodation(s) in order to effectively communicate at the District’s public meeting please make such a request to the district office at the above address or by calling (831) 438-2363 a minimum of three (3) working days prior to the scheduled meeting. Advance notification within this guideline will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility.