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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

SUSANVILLE, CALIFORNIA

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010

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. 10-004

 

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).

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.)

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.                   10:00 a.m.:  RECOGNITION COMMITTEE PRESENTATION

SUBJECT: 10 Year Awards:  Marlene Nolen (Sheriff); Kevin Rorie (Sheriff); Lori Garrigan (Sheriff/Jail)

20 Year Awards:  Regina Mineau (Sheriff)

30 Year Award: JoAnn Martin (County Counsel)

ACTION REQUESTED: Present awards.

2.                   10:15 a.m.:  SUPERVISOR HANSON - SUSAN RIVER WATERSHED

SUBJECT: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Susan River Watershed.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve MOU and authorize the CAO to sign.

3.                   10:30 a.m.:  PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES - PLANNING

SUBJECT: Report on Fire Safe Ordinance (Ord. 502) rules and regulations in regard to road and driveway access requirements, specifically as it relates to paving requirements related to Building Permit #2008-139, Mike McCourt (as directed by the Board at the January 26, 2010 meeting).

ACTION REQUESTED: 1)  Receive report;

2)  Provide direction to staff as necessary;

3)  Consider directing staff to initiate amendment to the Fire Safe Ordinance (Ord. 502).

4.                   10:45 a.m.:  BIG VALLEY JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

SUBJECT: Big Valley Joint Unified School District request to the Board to apply for Grant Funds for construction of a gymnasium.

ACTION REQUESTED: STAFF RECOMMENDATION:  That the Board of Supervisors decline to adopt the proposed resolution and direct staff as to the appropriate action regarding this matter.

ALTERNATIVES:  1) The Board may be willing to submit a letter in support of the grant application.  2) The Board may be willing to be the applicant on behalf of the School District in which case staff recommends the District indemnify the County.

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 August 12, 2008 and August 19, 2008.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ITEM

2.                   ADMINISTRATION

SUBJECT: Purchase of multi-department server, software, and licensing.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve purchase of multi-department server in the amount of $4,357, applicable software in the amount of $4,448, and appropriate licensing for users in the amount of $11,820.

AUDITOR & TREASURER DEPARTMENTS ITEM

3.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Treasurer's Fund Balance Report and Auditor's verification for the month of January, 2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT ITEM

4.                   ROAD

SUBJECT: Cooperative Agreement between Sierra Army Depot (SIAD) and Lassen County Public Works, Road Department for providing ice/snow removal.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve agreement and authorize the CAO to sign.

TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR ITEM

5.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Treasurer's Investment Report for January, 2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

PRISON TRIAL COSTS ITEMS

6.                   PRISON TRIAL COSTS REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM ITEMS

SUBJECT: Recap of CCC Prison and High Desert State Prison Trials Cost Reimbursement Billing for July 2009 through January 2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

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

a. Susanville City Council, Susanville Community Development Agency, Susanville Municipal Energy Corporation and Susanville Public Financing Authority meeting agenda for February 3, 2010. 

b.  Big Valley Community Alliance, Inc. August, 2008 Report and Big Valley Newsletter February, 2010.

c.  Lassen County Air Pollution Control District Governing Board meeting agenda for February 9, 2010.

d.  Lassen County Technical Advisory Committee Notice of Cancellation of the February 10, 2010 meeting.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

1.                   PERSONNEL

SUBJECT: Moving expenses in an amount not to exceed $1,000 for Ms. Maria Carlmagno-Brice, Child Support Services Director.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve moving expenses.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

2.                   LETTER

SUBJECT: Letter for Lassen County Visitors Guide.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve letter for inclusion in the Lassen County Visitors Guide and authorize the Chairman to sign.

PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES

3.                   PLANNING

SUBJECT: Report on the Great Basin Water Forum held in Reno, Nevada on December 12, 2009, and consider entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to allow Lassen County to become a member of the Forum.  The MOU establishes the Forum to discuss and study important water resource issues common to the shared geographic region and, if appropriate, make recommendations concerning the Parties' common interests to the appropriate entities and organizations. (File #1251)

ACTION REQUESTED: 1)  Receive report.

2)  Authorize the Chairman to sign the MOU.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

4.                   SUBJECT:  Information for the Board of Supervisors.

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

1.                   WINDJAMMER CABLE

SUBJECT: Correspondence from Windjammer Cable reporting on programming changes, price changes effective March 1, and other customer information.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

J.                   BOARD MEMBERS ACTION ITEMS

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM