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/
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
November 26, 2019—2:00 p.m. District Office—42800 Ivy Street
- Call to Order
Vice Chair Wolter called meeting to order at 2:00
- Pledge of Allegiance
- Roll Call
Chair McConnell, Trustee Vollbrecht, Trustee Seymour, Trustee Wolter, Trustee Penko, District Manager Baker, District Secretary Ross
All present, Chair McConnell phoned in. Trustee Vollbrecht and District Secretary Ross
- Approval of Agenda
A motion to approve the Agenda was made by Trustee Seymour, seconded by Trustee Penko. Motion carried 4/0.
- Public Comments
Auditor from Nigro & Nigro gave presentation and ideas for our cemetery
- Consent Calendar
- Approve Disbursements
- Accept Minutes
- Receive and File Financial Statements
A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Trustee Penko, seconded by Trustee Seymour. Motion carried 4/0.
- Action Item
- Room Addition
Recommendation: To discuss and approve the architecture and construction of the new room addition. This action item was tabled due to additional costs.
A motion to table this until January to allow time to research the cost of digital copies was made by Trustee Vollbrecht, seconded by Trustee Penko. Motion carried 4/0.
- Lawn Mower
Recommendation: To discuss and approve purchasing a new lawn mower.
A motion was made to approve the Grasshopper, subject to diesel restrictions, was made by Trustee Seymour, seconded by Trustee Vollbrecht. Motion carried 4/0.
- 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.
A motion to table this until January was made by Trustee Penko, seconded by Trustee Seymour. Motion carried 3/0/1 (Trustee Vollbrecht abstained)
General Manager’s Reports
- General Manager’s Administrative/Operations Report
The Board would like to learn more about our options to acquire more land from our attorney, also possible action will be taken next year to hire a contractor to assist in landscape maintenance as needed during the summer months.
- Investment Accounts- Was agreed not to act on our Wells Fargo investment
accounts till next year.
- Target Solutions
- Paint and Pictures for the office- Trustee Penko and Chair McConnell would like to assist in the paint and picture decisions.
- Decoration Policy – to be discussed in January
- Policy and Procedural manual
- Conversion of records to electronic format
- Christmas Party – Will be held on December 10, 2019
- General Counsel Reports
- Trustee Reports
Trustee Seymour asked if anyone wanted the Cemetery Laws, he emailed them to the secretary.
- Future Trustee Agenda Items
- Closed Session
- Next Meeting Date:
The next Board meeting will be held on December 10, 2019 at 2:00. There will also be a Christmas party directly following this meeting.
With no further business to attend to, Vice Chair Wolter adjourned meeting at 3:54 pm.
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