BEAR VALLEY RESIDENTS, INC.
Meeting Minutes for June 21, 2008
County Services Building, 4pm
Board Members Attending: Ron Rossi, Mitzi Nelson, Gloria English, Ron Murphy, Sue Garratt, Gordon Ritter, Paul Petersen, Jeff Gouveia, Eric Jung
Guests: Nancy Zawacki, Supe. Terry Woodrow, Christopher Titus
Minutes for March 29, 2008: Rossi move approval, Ritter 2nd; unanimous
Draft EIR: now expected from developer in July
Bear Valley Water District: Clean Filtration Technology is installing pilot plant in the meadow. Brian Neth will visit CFT facility in Redwood City.
Architectural Review Committee: Chris Titus apologized for the unapproved paint job. He wants to redo his deck. After discussion, Murphy move, Rossi 2nd, that Titus is to send BVRI a letter agreeing to pay $500 fine plus $250 processing fee and repaint his house an approved color; ARC will process deck remodel application when fine and fee are paid and an exterior color is approved. Unanimous.
Other ARC: Murphy reported applications for re-siding project, new patio, and a restain project. He said he received complaints about garbage at a house on Cub Lane. President Neth sent a registered letter to the owner to clean it up.
Trail Meeting: Petersen said the meeting on the connector trail (bus stop to transfer station) went well, and the community has established a new process for transportation planning. The Bear Valley Snowmobile Committee will make its recommendation to the County Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Woodrow said that after over 600 letters were sent to property owners, 7 letters of comment came back, 5 favoring the committee’s recommendation (west side of the creek), 2 opposing.
Snowmobiles: Ritter said he and Gary Willard have come to no conclusion yet on whether or how to require quieter machines.
Fire Clearance Inspections: The binders are at Bear Valley Real Estate and the process has started.
Beach: English said the attendant has been hired. Jung will help Petersen investigate alternatives for water and power at the beach. Petersen said he had the gate repaired, and the consensus was that this was a BVRI expense.
English said picnic planning is in good shape; same caterer, new musician; Gouveia getting raffle prizes. Jung move that $1500 of the raffle proceeds go to the Bear Valley Parents Group, the rest to BVRI for picnic costs; Rossi 2nd; unanimous.
Board of Supervisors: Woodrow said street sweeping is done, pothole patching in the parking lots to be done next week, along with ditch cleaning. Countywide fuel reduction ordinance on unimproved lots takes effect July 17. Residential chipper program has $10,000; Sean Hammes will start in July; application forms are available at the firehouse or the General Store. We are entitled to 26 days of work on roadside and common area clearing from CalFire crews. Search & Rescue picnic is July 4, BBQ at noon, disk golf tournament. The community dumpsters will come on July 3, be placed in parking lot B, taken away on Monday July 7.
Newsletter: The Board congratulated Gouveia for a great job on the newsletter.
Next Meeting: August 31, Board at 3pm, General Meeting 4pm