MURRIETA VALLEY CEMETERY DISTRICT

 

Laurel Cemetery/District Office                                             Phone:                  951.677.4223

42800 Ivy Street                                                                       Fax:                       951.677.5559

Murrieta, CA 92562                                                                   www.murrietacemetery.org/

 

MINUTES

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

August 27, 2019—2:00 p.m.                          District Office—42800 Ivy Street

 

 

  • Call to Order

Chair McConnell called meeting to order at 2:00 pm

 

  • Pledge of Allegiance

Completed

 

  • Roll Call

Chair McConnell, Trustee Vollbrecht, Trustee Seymour, Trustee Wolter, Trustee Penko, District Manager Baker, District Secretary Ross

All present

 

  • Approval of Agenda

A motion to approve the Agenda was made by Trustee Penko, seconded by Trustee Wolter. Motion carried 5/0.

 

  • Public Comments

None.

 

  • Consent Calendar
  • Approve Disbursements
  • Accept Minutes
  • Receive and File Financial Statements

A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Trustee Seymour, seconded by Trustee Penko. Motion carried 5/0.

 

  • Action Item
  1. Policy and Procedure Manual

Recommendation: To discuss and approve editing ideas from General Manager and the board of Trustees. This month will focus on Section 2 VI. Pages 24-29

After discussion, some issues are to be asked of the attorney before approval.

 

 

  1. Rates

Recommendation: To discuss and approve rate changes to our burial pricing

New rates will be for the niches only. Lower level at $500.00, third will be $600.00,

Second row will be $700.00, and top will be $800.00. A motion to approve these rates was made by Chair McConnell, seconded by Trustee Seymour. Motion carried 5/0.

  1. Pay Raises

Recommendation: To discuss and approve the Resolution for pay raises

Trustee Seymour to go over the change with management, along with a Resolution.

  1. CSDA

Recommendation: To discuss if we will join the CSDA

A motion not to join the CSDA at this time was made by Chair McConnell, seconded by Trustee Wolter. Motion carried 2/3/0. Trustee Seymour, Trustee Vollbrecht and Trustee Penko abstaining.

  1.    Honorary Form

Recommendation: To approve the honorary form for Dennis Shepard. Dennis Shepard is retiring and the CAPC wishes to grant him an honorary title for his years of service.

A motion to approve the form was made by Trustee Seymour, seconded by Chair McConnell. Motion carried 5/0.

  1.    Contract Amendment

Recommendation: To discuss and approve the amended contract for the District

Manager

A motion to approve the contract was made by Trustee Seymour, seconded by Trustee Wolter. Motion carried 5/0.

  1.    GSRMA Conference

Recommendation: To approve the District Manager and one grounds keeper attend

the GSRMA conference October 23-24. Conference will be held at the Colusa Casino

Resort in Colusa, CA.

A motion to approve the District Manager only to attend the conference was made by Trustee Vollbrecht, seconded by Chair McConnell. Motion carried 5/0.

  1.    Room Addition

Recommendation: To discuss if we will hire BW Construction to build our room

addition.

After discussion the Board decided they wanted more quotes before deciding.

 

General Manager’s Reports

  • General Manager’s Administrative/Operations Report

 

 

  • Discussions

CAPC Conference – No Trustees will be attending

Local area meeting – possibly 4 people to attend

 

  • General Counsel Reports

None

 

 

  • Trustee Reports

Trustee Vollbrecht asked about the antique roses and how they were growing

 

  • Future Trustee Agenda Items

None

 

  • Closed Session

None

 

  • Announcements

None

 

  • Next Meeting Date:

The next Regular Board meeting will be held September 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

 

  • Adjournment

With no more business to attend to, Chair McConnell adjourned meeting at 3:56 pm

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

Debra Ross

Administrative Assistant

 

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Minutes 08.27.19