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Executive Committee Meeting

February 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

February 14, 2022 at 9:00 AM
41550 Eclectic St.  Palm Desert, CA  92260
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 Committee members:  Chair:  J. Pye, Vice-Chair M. Gialdini, Treasurer:  M. Gonda, Secretary:  A. Wilson, Members:  M. Moran, C. Borba, B. Kroonen, J. Hayes.


In order to meet Brown Act requirements, items may be added to the agenda only upon decision by a majority of the Board of Directors to add the item because of a need for immediate action.

Motion:          Second:         Approved:       Opposed:        Abstention Name(s):

Public Comments: All persons wishing to speak may contact RAP (Mreyes@RAPFoundation.org) for instructions on how to participate and be recognized at the appropriate time. General comments regarding non- agenda items will be called for at this time. Specific comments regarding agenda items will be called for during discussion of each item. Please be prepared to limit your remarks to 3 minutes.

IV. Approval of the Executive Committee Draft Minutes (attach. #1) for January 15, 2022.

Motion:          Second:         Approved:       Opposed:        Abstention Name(s):

V. New Business – Action Required

A. Consider Board Source benefits (ATTACH. #2).  The annual cost is $6,000.

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Motion:             Second:         Approved:               Opposed:          Abstention Name(s):

B. Riverside County Public Health is interested in having RAP administer two grants:

    Tobacco Retail and Coalition Engagement Two Years – $20,000 annually (attach.#3)
Nutrition and Health Promotion – Annual budget is approximately $110,000 annually (attach. #4)

Motion:             Second:         Approved:               Opposed:          Abstention Name(s):

C. Desert View Power (DVP) is owned by Greenleaf Energy.  DVP is located in Mecca.  It is a “woody biomass” electrical generation facility – meaning all of the fuel comes from wood that is a “waste” in various urban and agricultural processes.  They are in the process of extending their 10 year agreement for an additional 5 years.  Imperial Irrigation District is the agency which issues the permit and will possibly decide in the week of Feb. 14.  They would like a letter of support for their application.

 Motion:             Second:         Approved:               Opposed:          Abstention Name(s):

VI. Board Member/Staff Comments

  • Board Chair and CEO to report on meeting with Renova owner Vince Battaglia.
  • CEO will report on staffing changes
  • CEO authorized Lift To Rise to include RAP as a signatory for request to the State for

        Funding (attach. #5)

                SCHEDULE next meeting for Monday March 14, 2022 at 9:00 AM MEETING


VII. ADJOURNMENT: Agenda Posting: Agendas will be posted on the Foundation website – www.RAPFoundation.org – a minimum of 72 hours prior to the meeting date. All public record documents for matters on the open session of the Agenda are available for inspection three days prior to the meeting date on the website. If a public record document that relates to a matter on the open session of the Agenda is distributed less than 72 hours prior to the meeting date, the public record document shall be available for inspection upon request.  This agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


February 14, 2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am