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
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
- Roll Call
Chair McConnell, Trustee Vollbrecht, Trustee Seymour, Trustee Wolter, Trustee Penko, District Manager Baker, District Secretary Ross
- Approval of Agenda
A motion to approve the Agenda was made by Trustee Penko, seconded by Trustee Wolter. 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
- 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.
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.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
- Contract Amendment
Recommendation: To discuss and approve the amended contract for the District
A motion to approve the contract was made by Trustee Seymour, seconded by Trustee Wolter. Motion carried 5/0.
- 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.
- Room Addition
Recommendation: To discuss if we will hire BW Construction to build our room
After discussion the Board decided they wanted more quotes before deciding.
General Manager’s Reports
- General Manager’s Administrative/Operations Report
CAPC Conference – No Trustees will be attending
Local area meeting – possibly 4 people to attend
- General Counsel Reports
- Trustee Reports
Trustee Vollbrecht asked about the antique roses and how they were growing
- Future Trustee Agenda Items
- Closed Session
- Next Meeting Date:
The next Regular Board meeting will be held September 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm
With no more business to attend to, Chair McConnell adjourned meeting at 3:56 pm
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