January 28, 2020—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



  • 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 Seymour. Motion carried 5/0.


  • Public Comments



  • 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. Ad Hoc/Personnel Advisory committee

Recommendation: To discuss creating and nominating board members for an Ad Hoc

Advisory committee. This committee will serve “as needed” for personnel/advisory

support for the General Manager.

No action taken


  1. Digital Copies

Recommendation: To approve the resolution to convert our permanent records to a

digital format.

A motion to be placed on next month’s Agenda with 2 more quotes. A motion to approve the Resolution for converting records was made by Trustee Vollbrecht, seconded by Trustee Wolter. Motion carried 5/0.


  1. Local Area Meeting

Recommendation: To discuss hosting the local area meeting for the CAPC March 18,

  1. This would be the second time to host this event.

A motion to approve hosting the local area meeting was made by Chair McConnell, seconded by Trustee Penko. Motion carried 5/0.


  1. Board Elections

Recommendation: For the Board to discuss and vote for a Board Chair and Vice Chair for the calendar year 2020.

A motion was made for Trustee Seymour and Trustee Penko to be Chair and Vice Chair, was made by Chair McConnell, seconded by Trustee Vollbrecht. Motion carried 5/0.


General Manager’s Reports

  • General Manager’s Administrative/Operations Report


  • Discussions
  1. Policy and Procedure Manual. Section 2 pages 41-44.

A motion to move to Closed Session for a part of this was made by Chair McConnell,

  1. 700 Forms
  2. Decoration Policy
  3. LAIF


  • General Counsel Reports


  • Trustee Reports


  • Future Trustee Agenda Items


  • Closed Session
  1. Public Employee Performance Evaluation General Manager


  • Announcements


  • Next Meeting Date: To be determined


  • Adjournment


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in this meeting, please contact the District Manager at (951) 677-4223.    (28 CFR ADA Title II)


All supporting documentation is available for public review at the Murrieta Valley Cemetery District Office located at 42800 Ivy St. Murrieta, California, during regular business hours:

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Monday through Friday. 

Agenda items are also available online at www.murrietacemetery.org





I, Marc Baker, District Manager of the Murrieta Valley Cemetery District, do hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing agenda was posted on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm at 42800 Ivy Street, Murrieta, California, and on the District’s website at least 72 hours prior to the time of this Regular Meeting.



Date: January 28, 2020



By:  Marc Baker, District Manager