Ives Pool, Sebastopol, Calif. 707 823-8693



Friends of Ives Pool/ WSCS

Board Meeting, 20 February 2008

Palm Drive Hospital


In Attendance: Board Members Alan Siegle President; Roger Klein, Treasurer; Eric Fritsch, Secretary; Lynn Deedler. Virginia Porter absent.

Ricardo Freitas, Pool Manager

Meeting called to order at 6:35pm

Minutes of 14 January 2008 Board Meeting approved as submitted.



  • Talked with Virginia Porter regarding personnel matters.
  • Met with Ricardo; presented contract.
  • Conversation with Dave Brennan regarding proposed work on bath house heating and ventilation system. Dave told Alan that since the work will cost less than $10,000, it need not receive specific city council approval.
  • Further investigation of possible state funding of solar water heating improvements premature—the state has yet to approve funding.

Pool Manager

  • See written report
  • Pool use slow in January: storm-related closure, weather wet and cold.
  • February use has increased.
  • Met with Red Cross—date for Vamos a Nadar at Ives set.


  • No report this month


  • Lynn met with intern Kay Marie Townsend, took measurements: meeting room and office project underway! Expects preliminary drawings sometime next month.
  • Storeroom appears crowded and in need of attention.
  • Lynn will address bathhouse floor work upon return from vacation 11 March.

Old Business

  • Bathhouse and Meeting Room action plan: see Facility Report. To be discussed more fully next month.
  • Membership Update: Membership now stands at 142! Ricardo hopeful to attract at least 200 members this year. Guards are soliciting new members at guard station.