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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

SUSANVILLE, CALIFORNIA

TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 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. 10-007

 

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)                   Conference with Labor Negotiator John Ketelsen:  May include the following bargaining units - a) Lassen County Peace Officers Assn. (LCPOA),  b)  United Public Employees of California (UPEC) c) Lassen County Road Workers Assn. (LCRWA), d) Management and Professional Association, e) Lassen County Peace Officers Assn. Supervisors Unit (LCPOASU), f) Lassen County Peace Officers Assn. Management Unit (LCPOAMU), g) Lassen County Deputy Sheriffs Association (LCDSA), h) Lassen County Management Association (LCMA).

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

2.                   10:00 a.m.:  CSAC COUNTY VISIT - SENIOR LEGISLATIVE ANALYST FARRAH McDAID TING

SUBJECT: 1) Presentation on State budget, communication tools and other items.

2) Resolution designating April 2010 as County Government Month.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Receive California State Association of Counties (CSAC) update. 

2) Adopt Resolution.

E.                  STUDY SESSION

(As necessary)

1.                   1:30 p.m.:  SIERRA-SACRAMENTO VALLEY EMS, NOR-CAL EMS AND RICHARD NARAD

SUBJECT: Local Emergency Medical Services Agency (LEMSA).

ACTION REQUESTED: Alternative a):  Enter into "Agreement Designating Northern California EMS, Inc., as the 'Local EMS Agency' for Lassen County" for a period of either one year or two years AND also propose to Northern California EMS, Inc., that its governing board of directors be reconstituted to be composed of a majority of directors designated by the county governments participating in Northern California EMS, Inc., or

 

Alternative b): Authorize staff to notify Northern California EMS, Inc., of Lassen County's intent not to renew our contract with them for the 2010/2011 fiscal year and forward a letter to Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS requesting membership in their organization.

F.                  BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

PSA 2 AREA AGENCY ON AGING ADVISORY COUNCIL

1.                   RE-APPOINTMENT

SUBJECT: Expiration of term.

ACTION REQUESTED: Consider re-appointing Arlene Friend due to expiration of term.

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ADVISORY BOARD

2.                   VACANCY

SUBJECT: Appointment to fill vacancy on the Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board.

ACTION REQUESTED: Consider making appointment.  (Applicant:  Jennifer C. Petersen).

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 February 9, 2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ITEM

2.                   PERSONNEL REPORT

SUBJECT: Personnel Movement Report for January, 2010 and February, 2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT ITEM

3.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Bid Award:  Asphalt Concrete.

ACTION REQUESTED: Award the bid to Sierra Cascade Aggregate and Asphalt Products, Chester, lCA in the amount of $56 per ton (not to exceed 1800 tons of $109,116 w/tax) for theWestwood, Susanville and Standish areas; Atlas Contractors, Inc., Sparks, NV in the amount of $61.25 per ton (not to exceed 600 tons or $39,781.88 w/tax) for the Doyle area and Miller's Custom Work, Inc., Susanville, CA in the amount of 463.63 per ton (not to exceed 1000 tons or $68,879.48 w/tax) for the Bieber/Ravendale areas for "Asphalt Concrete (1/2" max. med. PG Grade 64-28)," the lowest bidders meeting the requirements considering transportation costs to haul the material from the plant to the individual job sites.

4.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Bid Award:  Asphalt Emulsion Oil.

ACTION REQUESTED: Award the bid to VSS Emultech, the lowest bidder meeting the specifications, in the amount of $330,300 for Asphalt Emulsion Oil.

5.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Bid Award:  3/8" Chips.

ACTION REQUESTED: Award the bid to Sierra Cascade Aggregate and Asphalt Products, the lowest bidder meeting the specifications, in the amount of $75,775 for 3/8" Chips (Chip Seal Aggregates).

6.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Bid Award:  4 x 4 Sport Utility Vehicle.

ACTION REQUESTED: Award the bid to Downtown Ford, Sacramento, CA, in the amount of $23,396.64 for the purchase of one (1) new 4 x 4 Ford Explorer.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

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

a. Big Valley Community Alliance, Inc. March 2010 Report.

b. Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board meeting agenda for March 29, 2010 and minutes of February 22, 2010.

c. Lassen County Technical Advisory Committee meeting agenda for March 24, 2010.

d. PSA 2 Area Agency on Aging Executive Board meeting agenda for April 5, 2010.

e. Lassen County In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee meeting agenda for April 21, 2010 and minutes of March 17, 2010.

f.  Lassen County Planning Commission meeting agenda for April 7, 2010.

g.  Susanville City Council, Susanville Community Development Agency, Susanville Municipal Energy Corporation and Susanville Public Financing Authority agenda for April 7, 2010.

h.  Lassen County Air Pollution Control District Governing Board meeting agenda for April 13, 2010.

i.  Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) of Lassen County meeting agenda for April 12, 2010.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

COUNTY CLERK

1.                   MINUTES

SUBJECT: Minutes of March 23, 2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER

2.                   BUDGET

SUBJECT: Augment the Agricultural Commissioner's budget for fiscal year 2009/2010 by $90,845 to allow expenditures for the Resource Advisory Committee  (RAC) and American Recovery and Reimbursement Act (ARRA) grants.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve a budget change for the Agricultural Commissioner's office for fiscal year 2009/2010 increasing revenues and expenditures by $90,845.  (4/5 vote required.)

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

3.                   COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICES

SUBJECT: Update on Wraparound Program Implementation and Memorandum of Understanding with California Department of Social Services.

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

4.                   COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICES

SUBJECT: Amended California Statewide Automated Welfare System Consortium IV Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding between the California Statewide Automated Welfare System Consortium IV and the County of Lassen.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve the amended California Statewide Automated Welfare System Consortium IV Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement and the Memorandum of Understanding between the California Statewide Automated Welfare System Consortium IV and the County of Lassen and authorize the Chairman to sign both.

5.                   MENTAL HEALTH

SUBJECT: The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Prevention and Early Intervention Progam Request for Proposals.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Award the proposals submitted by Lassen Indian Health Clinic for $4,875 and Pathways to Child and Family Excellence for $35,440 during Fiscal Year 2010/2011; and 2) approve the release of another request for propsal for the remaining $54,685 MHSA Prevention and Early Intervention Funds.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

6.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: 2009/2010 Appropriation - Proposition 1B Local Streets and Road Improvement Funds.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve the Project List for the 2009/2010 Proposition 1B-Local Streets and Roads Improvement Funds and the corresponding Resolution and authorize the Chairman to sign.

7.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Agreements between the Lassen County Air Pollution Control District and Lassen County Road Department - Carl Moyer Funding.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Approve the "Lassen County Air Pollution Control District Carl Moyer Heavy-Duty Low Emission Incentive Program Agreements" with the Lassen County Road Department and 2) authorize the Public Works Director to sign.

PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES

8.                   PLANNING

SUBJECT: Consideration of two emergency ordinances to impose a 45 day moratoria on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries and/or cultivation of medical marijuana in the unincorporated areas of Lassen County and/or direct staff to review potential regulatory procedures/policies and report back to the Board possible options as soon as possible.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Consider introducing, waiving the reading of, and enacting two urgency ordinances which impose a 45-day moratorium on:

a)  medical marijuana dispensaries; and

b) cultivation of medical marijuana in the unincorporated areas of Lassen County; and

2) Direct staff to review potential regulatory procedurs/policies and report back to the Board possible options as soon as possible.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

9.                   SUBJECT:  Information for the Board of Supervisors.

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

J.                   BOARD MEMBERS ACTION ITEMS

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM