Annamarie Padula called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM and led the flag salute. Board members present were, Carolyn Levitski, Barbara Jones, Richard Schwartz, Elaine Hoggan, Kathy Hamilton and Annamarie Padula.
Minutes --The minutes from the May meeting were presented. Annamarie moved, and Barbara Jones seconded, a motion to approve the minutes. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report—Annamarie Padula presented the treasurer’s report. The May starting balance was $13,590.00. Income was $0.00, and expenses for printing the April newsletter were $130.90. The ending balance for May was $13,459.46. Carolyn Levitski moved and Barbara Jones seconded a motion to approve the report. Motion passed.
Membership: No new members this past month.
Roads and Traffic—Richard Schwartz: Caltrans is finishing up repaving on State Route 371 east of the casino. There may be lengthy delays in both directions on Highway 243 as crews are still working on installing a rumble strip to the center line, then restriping and replacing reflectors between Mt Center and Saunders Meadow Road, and between Pine Cove and Lincoln Street in Banning. Work will continue into July. A permanent fix to the large sinkhole on Highway 243 by Deadman’s Curve is waiting for funding and permits. The work will require complete road closure and detours.
CSA 38 --Marge Muir: A meeting will be held Wednesday, June 14 at 2 pm at the water district. The old engine will be sold and the money returned to CSA 38. The new engine will arrive on Thursday, June 8, but will need additional equipment to become operational. The county will approve the CSA budget in August.
MAST—Will be meeting on June 14. The abatement notices will be going out this month. A grinder is being purchased to be used in maintaining the fire breaks.
CERT—Thom Wallace: There will be a CERT reception on June 21 at Middle Ridge Winery to acknowledge the recent trainees.
· Propane prices are listed in the Town Crier periodically. Call your provider for newer information. No discounts are currently being given by the companies.
· 2017 donations—The amounts that PCPOA is proposing to donate are listed on the back of the agenda. Captain Gillman has requested that the donation to Station 23 be the purchase of the plants for the new area in front of the station, dollar amount unknown at this time. The total currently proposed, is $7,650. Sherry Edwards requested that MDP receive more money and Elaine Hoggan requested funds for ARF. The board will consider those requests.
· The 2017 holiday pot luck dinner will be on Wednesday, December 6 at the Creekstone Inn
· Shannon Ng brought pamphlets describing the library summer program for those interested.
Meeting adjourned at 9:25
Hospitality—Thanks to Barbara Jones and Annamarie for treats.
Volunteer Hostess for July—possibly Richard Schwartz
Next PCPOA meeting: July 3, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Pine Cove fire station.