Reclamation District 2106 meeting February 28,2023 @ 1:00PM and Remote Meeting Resolution
Reclamation District No. 2106 Board of Trustees
Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 1:00 p.m.
8369 Hugh Baber Lane, Chico, CA 95928
Trustees and the Public May Attend Through the Following Link or Dial-in Information:
Meeting ID: 832 2767 7596
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Consider Approval of Resolution Allowing for Remote Participation
4. Public Comments
5. Action and Discussion Items:
a. Approve minutes from prior meeting
b. Provost and Pritchard phone call
c. Raising money for RD 2106
- where money should be allocated to
- GSA payment for 2022 member Contributions
RemReclamation District No. 2106
RESOLUTION NO. 2023-__
AUTHORIZING REMOTE TELECONFERENCE MEETINGS OF RECLAMATION DISTRICT 2106 PURSUANT TO THE BROWN ACT
WHEREAS, Reclamation District No. 2106 (“District”) is committed to preserving public access and participation in meetings of the Board of Trustees; and
WHEREAS, all meetings of the District are open and public, as required by the Ralph M. Brown Act (Gov. Code, §§ 54950 – 54963) (“Brown Act”), so that any member of the public may attend, participate, and watch the District’s legislative body conduct its business; and
WHEREAS, Assembly Bill 361 added Government Code section 54953(e) to make provisions for remote teleconferencing participation in meetings by members of a legislative body, without compliance with the requirements of Government Code section 54953(b)(3), subject to the existence of certain conditions; and
WHEREAS, a required condition is that a state of emergency is declared by the Governor pursuant to Government Code section 8625, proclaiming the existence of conditions of disaster or of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property within the state caused by conditions as described in Government Code section 8558; and
WHEREAS, it is further required that state or local officials have imposed or recommended measures to promote social distancing, or, the legislative body determines that meeting in person would present imminent risks to the health and safety of attendees; and
WHEREAS, such conditions now exist within the District, specifically, on March 4, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom proclaimed a State of Emergency to exist in California due to the threat of COVID-19; despite sustained efforts, the virus continues to spread and has impacted nearly all sectors of California; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees does hereby find that meeting in person would present imminent risks to the health or safety of attendees; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees does hereby find that the District shall conduct its meetings without compliance with paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54953, as authorized by subdivision (e) of section 54953, and that the Board shall comply with the requirements to provide the public with access to the meetings as prescribed in paragraph (2) of subdivision (e) of section 54953; and
NOW, THEREFORE, THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF RECLAMATION DISTRICT 2106 DOES HEREBY RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Recitals. The Recitals set forth above are true and correct and are incorporated into this Resolution by this reference.
Section 2. Risks to Health and Safety of Attendees. The Board hereby determines that meeting in person would present imminent risks to the health or safety of attendees.
Section 3. Remote Teleconference Meetings. District staff are hereby authorized and directed to take all actions necessary to carry out the intent and purpose of this Resolution, including conducting open and public meetings in accordance with Government Code section 54953(e) and other applicable provisions of the Brown Act.
Section 4. Effective Date of Resolution. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption and shall be effective until the earlier of (i) February 28, 2023, or such time the Board of Directors adopts a subsequent resolution in accordance with Government Code section 54953(e)(3) to extend the time during which the District may continue to teleconference without compliance with paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of section 54953.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Board of Trustees of Reclamation District 2106, this 28th day of February, 2023, by the following vote:
Charlie Thieriot, President