Pine Valley Special Service District Meeting (PVSSD): Minutes of the Meeting held on December 7, 2016

Pine Valley Special Services District Meeting on Dec. 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm


Attending Board Members:   Mary Esther Putnam, Dall Winn, Allen Cannon, John Nichols and Herman Nordbruch

Also Present:  Rick Peetz, Treasurer;   Steve Shakespeare, Fire Chief;  Rachel Carignan, Secretary

Absent:  none

Guest:  Guin Winn, Frank Davie, Ford Northington Gerald Schiefer and Tom Nielsen


Mary Esther Putnam called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm, and Herman led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Meeting for November 2, 2016 were read by each Board Member.  Herman motioned to accept the Minutes, Dall seconded the motion and all else were in favor.

Building Permits to Review

There were no Building Permits.

Review of the Budget

Rick presented the 2017 Adopted Budget that included adjustments made and approved at our last meeting.  Rick explained each of the adjustments.  After discussion, Dall motioned to accept the 2017 Adopted Budget, Allen seconded and all agreed.

Board Member Reports 

Dall reported he has received a letter from Recreation, Arts and Parks explaining availability of funds for Beautification in Washington County for 2017.  We were successful in receiving funds for the new gate at the West end of the Valley in 2016.  Allen mentioned a Pavillion with rest rooms for the many people from Washington County who spend time in Pine Valley during the summer.  Dall talked about other projects around Washington County.  It was agreed we have need for a Recreational Area.  It was also mentioned that Washington County belongs to The Five County Association of Government that provides funding for approved Capital Projects within the five Counties.  We will look into this.

Allen mentioned an opening on the Washington County Planning Committee with applications due by the end of December.  He mentioned Washington County is doing a good job in maintaining our roads in the Valley.  He also mentioned we might get funding to build a new Post Office that has a more permanent look and built to reflect the historical nature of the Valley.  He will look into this.

Fire Chief:  Steve gave us a copy of the Chief’s Report 7 December 2016.  He talked about the five incidents this last month.  Frank Davie told us he had met with the communication department about a new alarm system that will put notifications on cell phones.  Also he is looking into standardizing communication with neighboring areas.

Treasurer Report:  Rick Peetz read and explained the “Balance Sheet” dated November 30, 2016, the “Profit & Loss Sheet” dated November 2016, the “Profit & Loss Detail” dated November 2016 and the “Profit and Loss Budget vs. Actual” dated January through November 2016.

Dall motioned to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 pm.  Allen seconded and all were in favor.

The next scheduled PVSSD meeting will be January 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm.