September 9, 2021 BOD Meeting Minutes

Posted on Oct 11, 2021

Board Members Present:                                               

  • J. Carson, President
  • B. Walsh, Vice President
  • P. Malchow, Sgt-at-Arms
  • L. Warnes, Treasurer
  • D. Brockman, Secretary
  • J. Cowan
  • V. Thomson
  • M. Waldera
  • D. Holland
  • S Carbonara-Ramos

Staff Members Present:

  • S. Dillon, Executive Director
  • R. Keller, Office Manager
  • J. Newsome, Attorney

Excused

  • T. Kippel
  • J. Matiatos
  • S. Warren

General Session called to order at 11:00am

Guests:

  • CSPD Lt. Steve Noblitt, Candidate for El Paso County Sheriff: Seeking endorsement of CSPPA in bid for Sheriff of El Paso County; emphasized need for transparency and accountability to both the public and EPSO employees; creating a culture of trust; partnering with regional agencies; leveraging technology; and engaging at the legislative level. CSPPA Board deferring vote until candidate interviews completed.
  • Mitch Downs, CPA: presented annual, independent financial review to the Board of Directors.  Findings indicated PPA accounting practices to be aligned with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (US GAAP) with no modifications needed. Financial statements accepted by Board:
    • 1st: Bill Walsh
    • 2nd: Drew Holland
    • All approved

Board Discussion Items:

  • July Financial Report:
    • 1st: Shelley Carbonara-Ramoos
    • 2nd: Joe Matiatos
    • All approved                                                                                                           
Investment Accts  July 2021 July 2020
Checking $210,620.45 $123,123.57
Gen’l Invested Fund $310,352.49 $263,499.72
Fallen Officers Fund $196,788.39 $165,981.71
Totals $717,761.33 $552,605.00

 

Investment Accts.     July 2021 June 2021 May 2021 April 2021 March 2021 February 2021
Checking $210,620.45 $216,463.98 $241,699.82 $188,023.92 $187,553.04 $176,458.27
Gen. Invested Fund $310,352.49 $311,001.51 $309,679.38 $307,228.32 $300,005.51 $293,793.21
Fallen Officers Fd. $196,788.39 $197,287.52 $196,579.72 $194,579.23 $190,220.16 $184,871.85
Totals $717,761.33 $748,268.92 $748,268.92 $689,831.47 $677,778.71 $655,123.88

 

Small Donor Account:                July 2021                              July 2020

                                                            $23,244.00                           $ 23,244.00

  • Extra Duty Contract: Meeting with vendor to be held on September 10th; to include discussion on workers’ compensation coverage and IRS rules.  To be brought forward at September 21st meeting with Chiefs.
  • Agenda Items for September Meeting with the Chiefs: Extra duty contract; mandatory overtime; annexations/shift picks.
  • Executive Director Report:
    • PPA staff to meet with Academy recruits on September 20th
    • Attended online meeting with City and Department HR representatives regarding compensation for sworn and civilian CSPD employees; reviewed and revised comparator agency data.

Meeting adjourned at 1:10pm.