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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

SUSANVILLE, CALIFORNIA

TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 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. 09-032

 

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: County Counsel Craig Settlemire

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.                   10:00 a.m.: PUBLIC HEARING - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT / HOUSING

SUBJECT: 2009/2010 State of California Department of Housing and Community Development, Community Development Block Grant Program, General Allocation for an amount up to $700,000.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Conduct public hearing to solicit comments regarding submittal of a grant application intended for housing rehabilitation and homeownership assistance for up to $600,000 and for a public facilities project for up to $100,000 to be funded by the 2009/2010 Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) General Allocation; and 2) adopt Resolution making an application and authorizing the execution of a grant agreement and any amendment thereto.

2.                   10:15 a.m.: PUBLIC HEARING - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT / HOUSING

SUBJECT: Public hearing to adopt the County of Lassen's Homeownership Assistance Program Guidelines.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Conduct a public hearing; and

2) Adopt the Homeownership Assistance Program Guidelines.

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 and no later than 10:00 a.m.)

2.                   10:30 a.m.: U. S. FOREST SERVICE - LASSEN NATIONAL FOREST COMMUNITY LIAISON HEIDI PERRY- MCCOURT

SUBJECT: Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) Update and Title III.

E.                  STUDY SESSION

(As necessary)

F.                  BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

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 June 9, 2009

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER ITEM

2.                   CONTRACT

SUBJECT: Agreement #09-0179 with California Department of Food and Agriculture for noxious weed management for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010 in the amount of $16,995.99.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve contract and authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement and the Certification.

AUDITOR & TREASURER DEPARTMENTS ITEM

3.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Treasurer's Fund Balance Report and Auditor's verification for the month of May, 2009.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR ITEM

4.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Treasurer's Investment Report for May, 2009

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

5.                   TAX COLLECTOR

SUBJECT: Request for proposal for banking services.

ACTION REQUESTED: Award contract for banking services with US Bank, and authorize the CAO to sign.

6.                   PROPERTY TAX SALE

SUBJECT: Property tax sale: Excess proceeds from the May, 2008 Tax Sale.

ACTION REQUESTED: Review and approve claims for excess proceeds filed with the Lassen County Tax Collector pursuant to Revenue and Tax Code 4675 as follows: SEE ATTACHED INFORMATION

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

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

a. Lassen County Alcohol & Drug Advisory Board Meeting agenda for June 15, 2009 and the minutes of May 11, 2009.

b. Susanville City Council, Susanville Community Development Agency, Susanville Municipal Energy Corporation and Susanville Public Financing Authority regular meeting agenda for June 17, 2009.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   LETTER

SUBJECT: Letter to the Lassen National Forest requesting a 45 day extension to make comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement regarding route designation.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve letter and authorize the Chairman to sign.

2.                   APPOINTMENT OF COUNTY COUNSEL

SUBJECT: First amendment to employee agreement with R. Craig Settlemire.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve and authorize Chairman to sign.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

3.                   MINING

SUBJECT: Consultant Services for the Surface Mine and Reclamation Program's 2009/2010 Mine Inspections.

ACTION REQUESTED: Authorize the CAO to execute contract with Vestra Resources to provide 2009/2010 inspection services, not to exceed $68,250.

COUNTY COUNSEL

4.                   CONTRACT

SUBJECT: Contract with Northern California EMS, Inc. (Nor Cal EMS) FY 2009/2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

5.                   BUDGET

SUBJECT: Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Budget Adoption for Road Budget.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

6.                   BUILDINGS & GROUNDS

SUBJECT: Status Report on State's Per Capita Grant Program Funding Availability for County Park Facility Enhancement Projects.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive report and discuss possible funding scenarios to continue projects.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

7.                   PRELIMINARY BUDGET

SUBJECT: 2009/2010 Preliminary Budget Tabulations.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive report.

8.                   SUBJECT: Information for the Board of Supervisors

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

J.                   BOARD MEMBERS ACTION ITEMS

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM