Special Meeting (Public Budget Hearing)

Nov 10, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
KVH Admin Conference Room



A special meeting of the Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) Board of Commissioners was held on Tuesday, November 10,2015 at 6:00 p.m., in the Administrative Conference Room. Conference Rooms A&B are under repair, notices were placed on the entrances to Conference Rooms A&B to advise the Public of the change of location to the Administrative Conference Room. Board President Connie Pond was the presiding officer. A quorum was present including: Commissioners John Quinn, Jim Daniel, Mark Sigfrinius and Dennis Carver. Also present were Jamie Eldred, Controller and Barbara Bostick, Recorder.


President Connie Pond called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. President Pond continued by requesting disclosure from the Commissioners of any conflict of interest with items on the Agenda. All Commissioners present noted that they had no conflict of interest.




KVH'sPresident Pond opened the Budget Hearing for the purpose of adopting an operating budget and setting the needs of the District for taxation revenue for coming year, 2016. Notice of the Public Budget Hearing was given by advertisement in the Goldendale Sentinel for two weeks prior to the hearing, as required by statute. The Board of Commissioners reviewed all sources of revenues, revenue deductions, and examined all anticipated expenses and obligations of the District. The proposed Capital Budget was also reviewed. After hearing and duly considering all relevant evidence and testimony presented, the Board determined that the District requires an increase in property tax revenue from the previous year in addition to that resulting from the addition of new construction and improvements to property and any increase in the value of state-assessed property, in order to discharge the expected expenses and obligations of the District.


Board President Connie Pond opened the public comment session of the agenda, inviting business from the audience. There was no business brought forward by the audience. The Budget Hearing was closed and Commissioner Sigfrinius made a motion to approve Resolution 2015-11 Adopting the 2016 Operating and Capital Budget and Limit Factor for the District's Regular Property Tax Levy. Commissioner Carver seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Daniel made a motion to approve Resolution 2015-12 Authorizing increase in the District's Regular Property Tax Levy for 2016. Commissioner Carver seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.


There being no further business to come before the Board of Commissioners, a motion was made by Commissioner Carver and seconded by Commissioner Sigfrinius to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried unanimously and the meeting adjourned at 7:12 p.m.


Minutes Approved and Signed by President M. Connie Pond and Secretary John Quinn.

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