Laurel Cemetery/District Office                                             Phone:                  951.677.4223

42800 Ivy Street                                                                       Fax:                       951.677.5559

Murrieta, CA 92562                                                         





September 24, 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

Trustee Vollbrecht arrived late. All present


  • Approval of Agenda

A motion to approve the Agenda was made by Trustee Penko, seconded by Trustee Seymour. Motion carried 4/0.


  • Public Comments



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

A motion to approve the Consent Calendar was made by Trustee Wolter, seconded by Trustee Seymour. Motion carried 4/0.

Board took break at this time for birthday and resumed at 2:32 pm.


  • 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 30-35.

After discussion of some additional information was need. The Board requested manager to do follow-up. This to be placed on next month’s agenda.


  1. Room Addition

Recommendation: To discuss hiring Roger Construction to build our room addition.

A motion was made to approve Ruger Construction to build room addition by Chair McConnell, seconded by Trustee Penko. Motion carried 5/0.

  1. Pay Raises

Recommendation: To discuss and approve the Resolution and policy for pay raises.

A motion was made to approve pay raise policy and Resolution by Trustee Seymour, seconded by Chair McConnell. Motion carried 5/0.


General Manager’s Reports

  • General Manager’s Administrative/Operations Report

The manager and Trustee Penko shared what they learned at the local area meeting.


  • Discussions
  1. Decoration Policy

Travis and Brandon came in to discuss some complaints that we have received.

  1. Non-Residents


  • General Counsel Reports


  • Trustee Reports

Trustee Vollbrecht asked if the Peace Trees were ready to be transplanted yet


  • Future Trustee Agenda Items



  • Closed Session



  • Announcements



  • Next Meeting Date:

The next meeting will be held on 10/29/19 at 2:00 pm


  • Adjournment

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



Respectfully submitted,

Debra Ross

Administrative Assistant


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Minutes 09.24.19