Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

January 11, 2024


The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Salida Sanitary District was called to order by President Gary Horton at 6:00 p.m. in the Salida Sanitary District Boardroom.  Other Directors present were Gary Dew, Donna Murphy, and Brad Johnson.  Director Lana Moore was absent. Others present were District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar, and Secretary Linda Walker.  Attorney Dennis L. Hay was in attendance virtually.


Members of the public were invited to address the Board, but no comments were made.


The minutes of the previous regular meeting held December 14, 2023 were unanimously approved as submitted.


Bills of the District totaling $214,124.75 were presented for payment.  A motion was made by Director Murphy, seconded by Director Johnson, and on vote unanimously carried to adopt Resolution No. 1771, “Resolution Authorizing Payment of Bills.”


District Manager-Engineer Antonio Tovar reported a recent Modesto Bee article described a proposed 145-acre industrial and warehouse development at the intersection of Kiernan Avenue and Dale Road.  The article mentioned that discussions with the city of Modesto to provide water and sewer service had occurred.  Stanislaus County is planning to issue a Notice of Preparation to start the environmental review process next month.


Director Dew moved to approve a purchase order to TrueBlue Automation Services in the amount of $14,954.12, for the Purchase and Installation of Two Motor Control Devices for the ICEAS and Sludge Holding Tanks.  The motion was seconded by Director Murphy, and on vote unanimously carried.


As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned.







President of the Board