Tuesday, February 6, 2018

February minutes


President Marlene Pierce called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM and led the flag salute. Board members present were, Carolyn Levitski, Barbara Jones, Richard Schwartz, Annamarie Padula, and Kathy Hamilton.

Minutes --The minutes from the January meeting were presented.  Annamarie Padula moved, and Barbara Jones seconded, a motion to approve the minutes. Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report—Annamarie Padula  -- The January  beginning balance was $11,844.33.  There was income from memberships of $1,900.00,  and expenses of $1,560.71 for the newsletter printing and mailing, and for the HELP center Christmas gifts. The ending balance was $12,183.62 .Barbara Jones moved and Carolyn Levitski seconded a motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Motion carried.

Membership: Membership renewals are still coming in.  A membership chairperson is still needed.

Roads and Traffic—Richard Schwartz—A major highway job of constructing guard rails along State Route 74 between Bee Canyon and Lake Hemet is in progress. This requires traffic control and a short wait of up to ten minutes depending on the time of day.

CSA 38—Jerry Holldber—There was a special meeting January 31 about the proposed deck addition for the fire station. Because of the extraordinarily high cost the members voted to not continue the effort. There will be a meeting on February 14 to discuss the budget. Most likely the work on the shaded fuel break and the free street address sign will continue to be supported.

MAST—Jerry Holldber—There was no January meeting. The demonstration lot at the corner of Franklin and Highway 243 will show the proper thinning of trees for best fire protection. There will be more thinning on Red Hill.

PCWD—Jerry Holldber--The February billing will be the same as past, but the next billing will be with the new system. It will make it easier to pay, and also provide more information. PCWD is looking at going to Stage 2 in the near future, although the monitoring well has risen a foot from continued underground water flow.

MDP—Thom Wallace—There are two community meeting planned for later in the year. The gas supply in the DAS units which is two years old is being replaced.

OLD Business
·         Riverside County wants Marijuana sales comments on line: http://planning.rctmi.org
·         Elections—The new roster of board members was confirmed by consensus. No positions were opposed.

Guest Speaker: Eric Landis, owner of “El Buen Cacoa” chocolate store in Village Lane explained the process by which his chocolate products are compounded and invited all to visit his shop.

NEW BUSINESS:
·         Gary Parton will be hosting members of the International Lilac Society this spring, but no Lilac Tea is planned.
·         Jerry Holldber suggested that Pine Cove residents who are satisfied with AMR services send an email to Chuck  Washington stating that they wish to continue with AMR.
Meeting adjourned at 9:52
Hospitality—Thanks to Barbara and Richard Schwartz for treats
                March meeting volunteer hostess will be Annamarie Padula
Next PCPOA meeting: March 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM at the Pine Cove fire station.

Friday, February 2, 2018

January Minutes - 2018


President Marlene Pierce called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM and led the flag salute. Board members present were, Carolyn Levitski, Barbara Jones, Richard Schwartz, Annamarie Padula, and Elaine Hoggan.

Minutes --The minutes from the December meeting were presented.  Barbara Jones moved, and Richard Schwartz seconded, a motion to approve the minutes. Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report—Annamarie Padula  -- The December beginning balance was $7,759.36. There was income from memberships of $4,180.00 and expenses of $95.03 for the Christmas party. The ending balance was $11,844.33 . Carolyn Levitski moved and Richard Schwartz seconded a motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Motion carried.

Membership: Membership renewals are still coming in and we have at least 30 new members.  A membership chairperson is still needed.

Roads and Traffic—Richard Schwartz--Guard rail repair on Highway 243  south of Alandale will continue when crews and materials are available.  Richard asked for repair of the large pothole on SR 243 at mile marker 16.75, and is replacing the street marker sign at Clemens CT. and Marion Ridge.

CSA 38—Marge Muir--Still waiting for the county to provide budget information. Have no information on the money which belongs to CSA 38. County has not been forthcoming about purchases or money spent or current balances. This is of great concern to members of the committee. A meeting is scheduled for January 10 at 3 PM at the water district board room. Public invited.

MAST--next meeting on January 10, at the Nature Center at 1:30

PCWD—The Nestwa pipe project has been completed. PCWD is looking at a billing system which will allow online payments, also looking at different smart meters which will facilitate electronic meter readings and billing and payment through email.  The rate charges are being reviewed and there will probably be a rate increase. Jerry Holldber will explain new charges at the June meeting. The next pipe replacement will be on Pine Ridge, Laurel Trail and Deer Path. A new loader/back hoe will be delivered next month

OLD Business
·         Annamarie shopped for presents for three Pine Cove families named by the Help Center. This included 7 children. All requests were filled.
·         Elections—Ballot will be by email in February.
·         Membership chairman is still needed.
·         The Dec 6 Holiday gathering at the Creekstone Inn was successful and fun for attendees.

NEW BUSINESS:
·         Note that JoAnn’s restaurant and bar has been torn down and a park will be opened on the grounds
·         Possible guest speaker for February meeting: Eric Landis, chocolate specialist.
·         Blog contains a list of handymen and people for snow removal
·         Several new members introduced themselves and were welcomed
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Meeting adjourned at 9:50
Hospitality—Thanks to Annamarie and Marlene for treats
                January meeting volunteer host will be Richard Schwartz.
Next PCPOA meeting: February 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM at the Pine Cove fire station.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

December minutes


President Marlene Pierce called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM and led the flag salute. Board members present were, Carolyn Levitski, Barbara Jones, Richard Schwartz, and Annamarie Padula, and Elaine Hoggan.

Minutes --The minutes from the November meeting were presented.  Annamarie Padula moved, and Barbara Jones seconded, a motion to approve the minutes. Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report—Annamarie Padula  -- The November bank statement was unavailable at this time.  

Membership: Currently membership is over 800.  A membership chairperson is still needed.

Roads and Traffic—Richard Schwartz: Contractors are still finishing out work on drainage and curbing on the Banning Highway. County crews will be doing some trimming in preparation for snow.

CSA 38—Marge Muir--Still waiting for the county to provide budget information. Have no information on the money which belongs to CSA 38. County has not been forthcoming about purchases or  money spent  or current balances. This is of great concern to members of the committee.

MAST--next meeting on December 13, at the Nature Center at 1:30

PCWD—The Nestwa pipe project has been completed. It looks like the water loss is down to an acceptable 4%. PCWD is looking at a billing system which will allow online payments. They are also looking at different smart meters which will facilitate electronic meter readings and billing and payment through email.  The rate charges are being reviewed and there will probably be a rate increase.

MDP – Thom Wallace—MDP will renew leases for DASH units. Garner Valley property owners have requested help in setting their own DASH units.

OLD Business
·         Annamarie has received the names of Pine Cove residents who will be receiving Christmas help and she and Nancy Borchers will be shopping for the presents
·         Marlene sent a letter on behalf of the PCPOA to Mar Christian with a copy to Supervisor Washington requesting enforcement of county law regarding marijuana sales in the unincorporated area. The letter was sent by certified mail. The marijuana use at the Hicksville Motel was also cited.
·         Election of board members—Kathy Hamilton will continue as a board member. Elaine Hoggan will not. Richard Schwartz will fill her spot.
·         Membership chairman is still needed.

NEW BUSINESS:
·         Note that JoAnn’s restaurant and bar has been torn down and a park will be opened on the grounds
·         Dec 6—Please join us for the PCPOA Holiday gathering at Creekstone Inn.
·         Newsletter will be mailed next week. Voting for board members will be done by email.

Meeting adjourned at 9:25
Hospitality—Thanks to Annamarie for treats
                January meeting volunteer hostess will be Marlene.

Next PCPOA meeting: January 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM at the Pine Cove fire station.

Monday, November 20, 2017

November Minutes

President Marlene Pierce called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM and led the flag salute. Board members present were, Carolyn Levitski, Barbara Jones, Richard Schwartz, and Annamarie Padula, and Elaine Hoggan.

Minutes --The minutes from the October meeting were presented.  Annamarie Padula moved, and Barbara Jones seconded, a motion to approve the minutes. Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report—Annamarie Padula  -- The October beginning balance was $7928.21, income was $20.00, and expenses were $228.85. The ending October balance was $7,719.36.  Carolyn Levitski moved, Barbara Jones seconded the acceptance of the report. Motion passed.


Membership: Currently membership is at 807.  A membership chairperson is very much needed.

Roads and Traffic—Richard Schwartz: Caltrans will be finishing mowing along Highway 243 in November, if equipment is available, clearing drains and replacing damaged reflectors. This will necessitate traffic control, and minimal delays. Seam sealing will also continue on Highway 74 and possibly on Highway 243 around the South Circle Drive intersection.

CSA 38—Marge Muir  Still waiting for the county to provide budget information.

MAST--next meeting on December 2, at the Nature Center at 1:30

MDP -- The MDP participation in the “Shake-up” drill went well.

OLD Business:   
  • ·         Holiday Shopping for Help Center Pine Cove Families will be done by Annamarie Padula and Nancy Borchers.
  • ·         A letter on behalf of the PCPOA requesting enforcement of county law regarding marijuana sales in the unincorporated area was sent by certified mail to Mar Christian, Riverside County Code Enforcement. The three marijuana shops have been closed until further notice, after contact by Code Enforcement with the property owner. Nancy Borchers has written a letter to Supervisor Washington concerning the marijuana sales and the Hcksville Motel.
  • ·         Private Canine Patrol—several merchants have opted to pay for private patrol service around Idyllwild businesses
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NEW BUSINESS:
  • ·         The nominating committee will be Jerry Holldber and Nancy Borchers
  • ·         JoAnn’s restaurant and beer garden were sold to Butterfields who plan on razing the building and returning the property to a community park. The community Tree Lighting will continue to be supported in that location. This is always held the Saturday following Thanksgiving at 4:30.
  • ·         Dec 6—Save the date for the PCPOA Holiday gathering at Creekstone Inn at 5:30.  All welcome
  • ·         Newsletter-- A newsletter with membership application will be sent this month


Meeting adjourned at 9:21

Hospitality—Thanks to Barbara Jones and Marlene Pierce for treats
                December meeting volunteer hostess will be Annamarie.


Next PCPOA meeting: December 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Pine Cove fire station.