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Division 1
Silvia Paz
Director


Division 2
Rudy Gutierrez
Director

Division 3
Joanne Gilbert
Vice President

Division 4
Rudy Acosta
President

Division 5
Laura McGalliard                 
Director


BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

July 8, 2020

Indio Community Center
45-871 Clinton Street
Indio, CA 92201

 
SPECIAL NOTICE
Teleconferencing and Telephonic Accessibility:

 
Pursuant to Executive Orders N-25-20, N-29-20, N-33-20, and N-35-20 executed by the Governor of California in response to the state of emergency relating to novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and enabling teleconferencing accommodations by suspending or waiving specified provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code Section 54950 et seq.)  the regular/special/emergency meetings of the Desert Recreation District Board of Directors will allow members of the public to attend and address the District Board during the open session of the meetings telephonically and allow members of the public wanting to listen to the open session of the meeting by: 


(1) Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/693750432?pwd=Slh6ZUZkL2NZWXMwOVpqWDlkNTdPZz09
     Meeting ID: 693 750 432, Password: 07082020 or
(2)  Dial-in Number 1 669 900 9128, Meeting ID: 693 750 432, Password: 07082020

Members of the public wanting to address the District Board, either during public comment or for a specific agenda item, or both, are requested but not required to send an email notification to the Desert Recreation District Clerk at dgranados@drd.us.com up until one (1) hour prior to the posted time of meeting convening.  The email notification must specify the following information:

1) Full Name; 2) City of Residence; 3) Phone Number; 4) Public Comment or Agenda Item No.


The District will facilitate the ability for a member of the public to be audible by the District Board and the general public during the board meeting for the item(s).  Only one person at a time may speak by telephone and only after being recognized by the President.

Please be mindful that the teleconference will be recorded as any other person is recorded when appearing before the District Board, and all other rules of procedure and decorum will apply when addressing the District Board by teleconference.  Finally, it is requested that any member of the public attending while on the teleconference to have his/her/their phone set on “mute” to eliminate background noise or other interference from telephonic participation.
CLOSED SESSION
5:30 P.M.

 
1.  
 
  CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
 
2.       PUBLIC STATEMENTS

Any person wishing to address the Board of Directors is requested to complete a Request to Speak form in advance and hand it to the District Clerk. You may address the Board on an Agenda item when it is discussed or make a general comment at this time.  To make a comment, you are asked to state your name and address, wait to be recognized by the Board President and limit your comments to three minutes.

Please note that if you are addressing the Board on items not on the Agenda, the Brown Act does not allow Board comments on or discussion of such items because they are not on the Agenda and thus were not noticed publicly.  The Board may refer such matters to staff or ask to have matters placed on a future agenda.


 
3.       ADJOURN INTO CLOSED SESSION
 
    A.   CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS - Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
 
        Agency Designated Representatives:  President
Unrepresented Employee:  General Manager

REGULAR MEETING 6:00 P.M.
 
 
             
1.   CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
 
2.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
3.   APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Adjustments to Agenda:  Government Code Section 54954.5(b)(2) provides “upon a determination by a two-thirds of the members of the legislative body present at the meeting, or if less than two-thirds of the members are present, a unanimous vote of those members present, that there is a need to take immediate action and that the need for action came to the attention of the local agency subsequent to the agenda being posted as specified in subdivision (a)”
 
4.  
PUBLIC STATEMENTS

Any person wishing to address the Board of Directors is requested to complete a Request to Speak form in advance and hand it to the District Clerk. You may address the Board on an Agenda item when it is discussed or make a general comment at this time.  To make a comment, you are asked to state your name and address, wait to be recognized by the Board President and limit your comments to three minutes.

Please note that if you are addressing the Board on items not on the Agenda, the Brown Act does not allow Board comments on or discussion of such items because they are not on the Agenda and thus were not noticed publicly.  The Board may refer such matters to staff or ask to have matters placed on a future agenda.

 
 
5.   PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, AND PROCLAMATIONS

None.
 
6.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
 
A.   CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS - Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6

Agency Designated Representatives: President
Unrepresented Employee: General Manager
 
7.   CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters listed on the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one roll call vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless members of the Board of Directors or audience request specific items to be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and action under Section 7. Consent Items Held Over of the Agenda.
 
A.   MINUTES
 
a.   Request for Approval of Minutes for the Regular Meeting of June 24, 2020 Click to View
 
  RECOMMENDATION:  
 
  To Approve minutes of the Regular Meeting of June 24, 2020.
 
B.   WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE

None.
 
C.   PAYROLL REGISTER(S)
 
a.   Request for Approval of Payroll Register(s) Dated June 24, 2020 Click to View
 
  RECOMMENDATION:  
 
  To approve as presented.
 
D.   WARRANT LIST(S)

None.
 
E.   FINANCIAL REPORT(S)

None.
 
8.   CONSENT ITEMS HELD OVER
 
9.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
A.   Public Hearing on the FY2021 Final Budget
 
Click to View
 
  RECOMMENDATION:  
 
  To conduct the public hearing.
 
10.   STUDY ITEMS

None.
 
11.   ACTION ITEMS
 
A.   Award of Agreement No. 20-06-002-OAS to BMI Consulting not to exceed $138,460 Click to View
 
  RECOMMENDATION:  
 
  To award Agreement No. 20-06-002-OAS.
 
B.   Resolution No. 20-25 Adopting the FY2021 Final Budget Click to View
 
  RECOMMENDATION:  
 
  To pass Resolution No. 20-25 adopting the FY2021 Final Budget.
 
12.   STAFF REPORTS

Discussion items that will not result in formal action taken by the Board of Directors at this meeting.
 
13.   GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT/BOARD COMMENTS/COMMITTEE REPORTS/REQUEST FOR AGENDA ITEMS

Discussion items that will not result in formal action taken by the Board of Directors at this meeting.
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Scheduled Meetings: The next regularly scheduled Board meeting is Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 6:00 pm, at 45-871 Clinton Street, Indio, CA 92201.

DECLARATION OF POSTING: I declare under penalty of perjury, that I am employed by the Desert Recreation District. That the foregoing Agenda was posted on July 2, 2020, at 45-871 Clinton Street, Indio, CA; 45-305 Oasis Street, Indio, CA; and on the District’s website http://www.myrecreationdistrict.com/.


In the District’s efforts to comply with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, individuals who need auxiliary aids and/or services for effective communication or to participate at a District public meeting, must inform the District's ADA Coordinator, Barb Adair no later than 24 hours prior to the meeting by telephone #760-347-3484 or email badair@drd.us.com

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the District’s Office, 45-305 Oasis Street, Indio, California and/or posted on the website at http://www.myrecreationdistrict.com. Materials prepared by the District will be available at the meeting. Those provided by others will be available after the meeting.

    

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