CDC September Meeting Minutes

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Board Meeting
Monday, September
25, 2023
NFCDC Conference Room – 5:30 pm
The CDC’s mission is, “to promote the social, economic
and environmental welfare of North Fork, CA.”
CALL TO ORDER at 5:42pm by Wade Wheeler
Wade Wheeler Cathey Thornburg Jennifer Casner Jean Russell
Tom Wheeler Matt Henderson Marcie Favelo Donna Henderson
Sandy Chaille Christina McDonald Mary Proper Jason
Angeline DeHart Cindy Quigley Nick DeHart
Dan Rosenberg Maryann McGovran Claudia vanDenBergh
*Public Comment:
Additions to the Agenda: ‘Goals’ to New Bus by Christina McDonald
Approval of the Agenda: Moved by Sandy, Seconded by Cathey, motion carried.
Approval of the Minutes: Wade Moved to approved, Christina Seconded, motion
Financial Reports: moved acceptance by Sandy, Mary Seconded, motion carried.
Corresponding Secretary/Membership Report: none
? NFCP Update: (Wade) lots of activity and change of staff; Wade will serve as
Acting Project Manager of the power plant – hired by Lapiz (serving as individual,
not rep of CDC); there is a new modular trailer office on site. NF CDC Board
acknowledges that Wade’s new employment as the Acting General Manager of the

NFCP is not in conflict with CDC Bylaws.
? Facebook Update: none
? Lot 11 Transfer Update: (Wade) John Reed volunteers to the transfer of Outlot 11.
? Budget Approval: Tabled
? Signage Update: (Jean) shared information regarding signage 1) All signs must be
approved by the NFCDC. 2) signage along interior site roads shall be limited to
one 4’W by 8’H monument signs at parking lot entrances, all businesses served by
this parking lot are intended to be included in this one sign. 3) signs may only be
exterior lighted and shall not reflect or emit light in excess of 5 foot candles
measured by 10 ft from the sign. May only be exterior lighted and shall not reflect
or move. Jean noted that for her proposal prior to this report that we might consider
some adjustments to accommodate the regulations. We will need to consider
where ‘parking lots’ are and which ‘businesses’ are served. There is POA money
for signage. Christina shared that all of the tribal buildings (businesses) each have
a wooden style sign. Jean plans to obtain recommendations from the NF History
Group for an icon to feature as a graphic on her proposed sign design for NFCDC
approval. Board members would like to include POA in determining a name.
? Bylaws Update: (Christina) offered a draft of suggestions and suggested that we
start going through i.e. a few pages at a time
? POA Update: (Jason) none
? Grounds maintenance: (Wade) a team has come out, will be added to Kenny’s
monthly work, still awaiting his quote, but sounds like it will not be a significant
increase. Solar panels have been fixed, but still need a solar specialist.
? CDC Website: (Wade) not sure if we want to pursue before we have a budget. Do
we need to hire someone to work on it? Table.
? Goals: (Christina) shared results from survey from 2018, Priorities Summary;

o downtown parking, sidewalks, lighting, place for community members and
visitors to sit/eat/coffee
o trails for pedestrians, bikes, horses; connecting major activities such as mill
site, downtown, school, museum, rec center; connection to larger trail
system to Bass and Manzanita Lakes, NFS, and County trails
o bike/pump track park
? HVAC Proposal: table
? Eastern Madera County Foundation
? Social Media
Organization Reports
Oct 14 Chili Cookoff Womens Club, Bass Lake Double (cycling event)
Oct 7 Grizzly Bike event
Sept 23 was the Smokey Bear Run
NRA Dinner Oct 7 in Oakhurst at Community Center
Chawanakee – annexation did not go through (June)
NFCP is hiring – local people would be great
Adjournment at 7:06pm
Next Board Meeting: Monday, October 23, 2023, at North Fork CDC conference room.
*Public Comment: The first 15 minutes of each regular meeting is set aside for members of
the public to comment on any item within the jurisdiction of the CDC Board, but not
appearing on the agenda. Items presented under public comment may not be discussed or
acted upon by the Board at this time. For items appearing on the agenda, the public is
invited to comment at the time the time is called for consideration by the Board. Any person
addressing the Board under public comment will be limited to a 3-minute presentation to
ensure that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak. Also, all persons addressing
the Board must state their name and address for the record.

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