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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

SUSANVILLE, CALIFORNIA

TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2009

9:30 AM

 

LASSEN COUNTY SUPERVISORS: PYLE, CHAPMAN, DAHLE, KEEFER, HANSON

 

ADDRESSING THE BOARD

*Any person desiring to address the Board shall first secure permission of the presiding officer.

*Speaker cards are provided so that individuals can bring to the attention of the presiding officer their desire to speak on a

particular Agenda item. Cards are available on the table by the door and shall be completed and presented to the Clerk in

advance of speaking.

*Matters under the jurisdiction of the Board, and not on the Agenda, may be addressed by the Public at the time provided in

the Agenda under Public Comment. The Board limits testimony on those items to three minutes per person and no more than

three individuals shall address the same subject.

*As required by Govt. Code Section 54957.5, any public record distributed to the Board of Supervisors less than 72 hours prior to this meeting in connection with any agenda item shall be made available for public inspection at the office of the Clerk of the Board, 220 S. Lassen St., Suite 5, Susanville CA 96130. Public records distributed during the meeting will be available for public inspection at the meeting if prepared by the County. If the public record is prepared by any other party and distributed at the meeting, it will be made available for public inspection following the meeting at the office of the Clerk of the Board.

 

*Next Resolution in line for adoption: No. 09-002

 

THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MAY RECESS AT 11:45 AM AND RECONVENE AT 1:30 PM.

THE BOARD MAY HOLD CLOSED SESSION AS THE AGENDA SCHEDULE PERMITS.

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A.                  9:00 A.M. CALL TO ORDER

1.                   PUBLIC COMMENT (Suggested for addressing items to be considered under Closed Session)

2.                   CLOSED SESSION

Announcement of items to be discussed in Closed Session.

1)                   Conference with Legal Counsel: Significant exposure to Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54956.9 (if needed).

2)                   Employee performance evaluation: Agriculture Commissioner Jim Donnelly

B.                  9:30 A.M. OPENING CEREMONIES

Pledge of Allegiance and invocation.

1.                   ANNOUNCEMENT OF ITEMS DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION

2.                   AGENDA APPROVAL, ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

3.                   PUBLIC COMMENT

C.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS

(These matters are scheduled at the time stated, and will be heard by the Board as close to the time stated as possible.)

1.                   10:30 a.m.: PUBLIC HEARING - CODE ENFORCEMENT

SUBJECT: Public hearing to consider assessing the costs of abatement as a lien on property owned by William Brooks located at 436-720 Highway 395, Doyle, CA (Assessor's Parcel Number: 141-160-02). The lien is being considered due to the owner's failure to pay the costs of abatement.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Conduct public hearing; 2) adopt resolution, directing staff to record a lien assessing the costs of abatement against the property described above, to be collected in the same manner as property taxes.

D.                  MATTERS SET FOR TIME CERTAIN

(These matters have been set at the time stated to accommodate the participants, and will be heard by the Board as close to the time stated as possible.)

1.                   UNAGENDIZED REPORTS BY BOARD MEMBERS (Immediately following public comment and no later than 10:00 a.m.)

2.                   10:15 a.m.: TITLE III REQUEST

SUBJECT: Title III request for funding from the Lassen County Fire Safe Council, Inc. in the amount of $139,400 for fiscal year March 1, 2009 to February 28, 2010, for 1) planning; 2) grant writing; 3) agency collaboration and coordination; 4) community organization; and 5) public awareness and education.

ACTION REQUESTED: Allocate Title III funds as requested to the Lassen County Fire Safe Council, Inc.

E.                  STUDY SESSION

(As necessary)

F.                  BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

LASSEN COUNTY GENERAL PLAN VISIONING AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE

1.                   COMMITTEE

SUBJECT: Susanville to Hallelujah Junction General Plan Revision: project update, budget and appointment of committee members (File NO. 765.01.23).

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive report, authorize expenditure of up to $5,000 for incidental project expenses and appoint members to (Lassen County) General Plan Visioning and Advisory Committee.

LASSEN COUNTY WATERWORKS DISTRICT

2.                   VACANCIES

SUBJECT: Vacancies on the Lassen County Waterworks District Board due to resignations of Sam Anderson and Arlene Sealock.

ACTION REQUESTED: Consider making appointment. (Applicant: Curtis R. Darnell)

HISTORIC BUILDING REVIEW COMMITTEE

3.                   VACANCY

SUBJECT: Vacancy on the Historic Building Review Committee.

ACTION REQUESTED: Consider making appointment. (Applicant: Barbara White)

G.                 INFORMATION/CONSENT CALENDAR

(These matters are routine in nature and usually approved by a single vote. Prior to action of the Board, the public will be given the opportunity to comment on any consent item.)

COUNTY CLERK ITEM

1.                   MINUTES

SUBJECT: Minutes of January 13, 2009.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES ITEM

2.                   PUBLIC HEALTH

SUBJECT: Declaration of Intent Not to Apply for FY 2008/2009 Emergency Medical Services Appropriation (EMSA).

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve and authorize the CAO to execution the declaration.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

3.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Program Supplement Agreement No. MO27-Rev. 2 to Administering Agency-State Agreement for Federal-Aid Projects No. 02-5907, Leavitt Lane Bridge 7C-61 replacement project.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve the execution of Program Supplement Agreement No. MO27-Rev. 2 to Administering Agency-State Agreement for Federal-Aid Projects No. 02-5907 for Leavitt Lane Bridge 7C-61 replacement project and the corresponding Resolution and authorize the Chairman to sign.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

4.                   ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file the following correspondence:

a. Susanville City Council, Susanville Community Development Agency, Susanville Municipal Energy Corporation, Susanville Public Finance Authority meeting agenda for January 21, 2009.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

1.                   PLANNING DIVISION

SUBJECT: Power point presentation by Planning Division staff on the recent attendance of a "Sierra Foothill Regional Smart Growth Conference: A Sustainable Approach to Community Development."

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive report.

2.                   PLANNING DIVISION

SUBJECT: Contract with VESTRA Resources, Inc., to analyze and verify that the Hayden Hill Gold Mine Reclamation Plan's reclamation activities completed to date equals the proposed partial bond release amount. Lassen Gold Mine, Inc., is requesting a partial bond release in the amount of $1,702,726. The project site is located west of Highway 139 on Hayden Hill Road, approximately 64 miles north of Susanville (File #2000-04(A-E)).

ACTION REQUESTED: Authorize the CAO to enter into a contract with Vestra Resources not to exceed $11,800.

SHERIFF

3.                   TRAINING

SUBJECT: Training authorization request for Sergeant David M. Schmidt to attend the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute Course. Training costs will exceed $2,000 and requires advanced Board Authorization pursuant to the Lassen County Travel Policy. Training costs will come from the conferences and training line of the Sheriff's budget (130-0522-3002901). Total training costs are $4,871.51; the County will receive full reimbursement for this training program.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

4.                   VEHICLES

SUBJECT: Purchase of 5 new Special Service Sport Utility Patrol Vehicles to replace existing patrol vehicles that are high mileage and need to be retired. This is a State contract purchase through the Department of General Services. The total purchase price for all 5 vehicles is $183,320.20 which includes all applicable taxes and fees. This purchase will come from the equipment line of the motor pool budget (135-0352-3006200).

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve the purchase of 5 vehicles from Down Ford Sales through the Department of General Services (DGS) (contract #1-09-23-20) in the amount of $179,164.70 plus DGS fees of $4,155.50.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

5.                   LETTER

SUBJECT: Letter in support of grant application for improvements to Gallatin Marina.

ACTION REQUESTED: Review, approve and authorize Chairman to sign letter.

6.                   SUBJECT: Information for the Board of Supervisors.

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

J.                   BOARD MEMBERS ACTION ITEMS

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM

NEXT MEETINGS:

January 27, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 3, 2009 No Board Meeting

February 10, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 17, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 24, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 3, 2009 No Board Meeting

March 10, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 17, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 24, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 31, 2009 No Board Meeting

April 7, 2009 No Board Meeting

April 14, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 21, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 28, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

May 5, 2009 No Board Meeting

May 12, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

May 19, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

May 26, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

June 2, 2009 No Board Meeting

June 9, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

June 16, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

June 23, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

June 30, 2009 No Board Meeting

July 7, 2009 No Board Meeting

July 14, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

July 21, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

July 28, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

August 4, 2009 No Board Meeting

August 11, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

August 18, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

August 25, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 1, 2009 No Board Meeting

September 8, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 15, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 22, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 29, 2009 No Board Meeting

October 6, 2009 No Board Meeting

October 13, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 20, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 27, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 3, 2009 No Board Meeting

November 10, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 17, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 24, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 1, 2009 No Board Meeting

December 8, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 15, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 22, 2009 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 29, 2009 No Board Meeting