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Notice & Agenda for September 7, 2016 Board Meeting

Posted on 8/26/2016

Board Meeting Agenda
September 7, 2016  (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
UC Cooperative Extension Office
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695

I. Call to Order
A. Announcement of 2016 Producer and Handler Commissioner Election Results
B. Roll Call/Establish Quorum
II. Introduction of Guests
III. Public Comment
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Officer Elections
Recommendations From the Nominating Committee
Election of Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary/Treasurer
New Chairman Assumes Position / Chairman's Remarks
VI. Nomination of At Large Member / Alternate   (to be submitted to CDFA for formal appointment)
Recommendations From the Nominating Committee
Adoption of Nominations
VII. Approval of Previous Board Meeting Minutes
A. September 10, 2015
B. April 12, 2016
VIII. Acceptance of Previous Committee Minutes
A. November 13, 2015 Search Committee
B. May 16, 2016 and June 20, 2016 Executive Committee
C. July 28, 2016 Nominating Committee
IX. Commissioner Reports
X. FY 15/16 Audit Report - Ron Ley, Damore Hamric & Schneider, Inc
XI. CAWG Report
XII. Guest Comments
A. Mark Lundy - Variety Testing Program Update
B. Jorge Dubcovsky - Wheat Breeding Update

XIII. Administrative Issues / Discussion Items
A. UCD Royalties/Research fees
B. License Seed Agreements
C. Desert Durum Certification Mark
D. Handler Audit Summary
E. Reviewing Handler Audit Policy
F. Staff Reports
XIV. Financial Reports
A. FY 15/16 Income/Expense Final Report
B. FY 16/17 YTD Income/Expense Report
C. FY 16/17 Budget Change Proposal
a) FY 16/17 Assessment Projections - Updated
b) Assessment Collection History
c) California Historical Wheat Production
D. Cash Flow Statement through 8/31/16
E. CDs and Money Market Accounts with Rates
F. Vacation Accrual Report
XV. Public Comment
XVI. Closed Session

Closed session, if necessary, pursuant to California Government Code 11126(a) regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal of an employee. Closed Session, if necessary, regarding pending litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(e).
Return to open session and announce action taken in closed session, if any.
XVII. Set Next Meeting Date - December 7, 2016 - Proposed
XVIII. Adjournment

All agenda items are subject to discussion and possible action. All interested parties are invited to attend the meeting. Time will be allowed for members of the public to make comments on each agenda item (up to 2 minutes).  To make a request for more information, or to make a request regarding a disability‐related modification or accommodations for the meeting, please contact Isabel Alvarado at 530-661-1292, or 1240 Commerce Ave., Ste. A, Woodland, CA 95776, or via email at  Requests for disability related modification or accommodation for the meeting should be made at least 48 hours prior to the meeting time. This notice and agenda is available on the Internet at