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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

SUSANVILLE, CALIFORNIA

TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 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. 10-036

 

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.                  8:30 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 Legal Counsel:  Existing litigation pursuant to Subdivision (a) of Government Code Section 54956.9: Mountain Meadows Conservancy, Sierra Club, and Sierra Watch, Petitioners, v. County of Lassen, Lassen County Board of Supervisors, Respondents, Dyer Mountain Associates LLC, Real Parties in Interest, Superior Court, County of Lassen, Case No. 45938.

3)                   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).

4)                   Employee performance evaluation:  County Administrative Officer John Ketelsen.

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 - PUBLIC WORKS / ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Weight Limit Restrictions on Bridges 7C-12, 7C-41, 7C-52 and 7C-77.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1)  Conduct a public hearing to solicit comments regarding the permanent posting of weight limits on County Maintained Bridges 7C-12, 7C-41, 7C-52 and 7C-77.  2)  Adopt Resolution determining the load limits for County Maintained Bridges 7C-12, 7C-41, 7C-52 and 7C-77.

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.)

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 July 27, 2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ITEM

2.                   PERSONNEL REPORTS

SUBJECT: Personnel Movement Reports for April, May and June, 2010.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

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

a.  Lassen County Planning Commission meeting agenda for August 4, 2010.

b.  Lassen County Technical Advisory Committee meeting agenda for August 11, 2010.

c.  Lassen County Mental Health Advisory Board meeting agenda for August 9, 2010.

d.  Susanville City Council, Susanville Community Development Agency, Susanville Municipal Energy Corporation and Susanville Public Financing Authority agenda for August 4, 2010.

e.  Lassen County Budget & Legislative Committee meeting minutes for July 21, 2010.

f.  Lassen Local Agency Formation Commission regular meeting agenda for August 9, 2010.

g.  Lassen County Air Pollution Control District Governing Board unapproved minutes for July 15, 2010.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

1.                   PERSONNEL DIVISION

SUBJECT: Abolishment of the position of Assistant Engineer (Surveyor)/Associate Civil Engineer (Surveyor), (Range 23/25 plus 10% with License, Management and Professional Association) and approve the reestablishment of the position of Assistant Engineer/Associate Civil Engineer (License), (Range 23/25 plus 10% with License, Management and Professional Association), Public Works Department.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

2.                   PERSONNEL DIVISION

SUBJECT: County Counsel Plan Update.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive report.

PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES

3.                   PLANNING

SUBJECT: Report requested by the Board at the June 15, 2010 public hearing in regard to the City and County of Los Angeles' "technique" for regulating medical marijuana; and provide direction to staff, if necessary, in regard to options for regulating medical marijuana in Lassen County to be further analyzed and brought back to the Board for possible action at a future public hearing.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1)  Receive report describing the ordinance adopted by the City and County of Los Angeles to regulate medical marijuana; and

2) provide further direction to staff, if necessary, in regard to policies/procedures for regulating medical marijuana in Lassen County to be further analyzed and brought back to the Board for discussion and possible action at a future public hearing.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

4.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Fiscal Year 2010/2011 Aviation Capital Outlay Budget.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve the Capital Outlay portion of the 2010/2011 Fiscal Year Aviation Budget in the amount of $468,500.

5.                   ROAD DIVISION

SUBJECT: Quitclaim Deed transfer of property for the Bunyan Road Easement - Guitierez Property, to the City of Susanville.

ACTION REQUESTED: Authorize the Quitclaim to the City of Susanville the property described in Exhibit A, Bunyan Road Easement - Guitierez Property.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

6.                   HOUSING

SUBJECT: County application for Department of Conservation, Sustainable Communities Planning Grant Program.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1)  Adopt a resolution making an application for a Herlong Sustainable Community Strategy Plan to be funded by the Department of Conservation's Strategic Growth Council's Sustainable Communities Planning Grant Program; and authorizing the execution of a grant agreement and any amendment thereto, and

2) authorize the CAO to amend contract with the RCH Group (formerly Towne Consulting Inc.) to prepare grant application.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

7.                   ANNOUNCEMENT OF RETIREMENT

SUBJECT: County Administrative Officer - Date of Departure.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive letter.

8.                   LETTER

SUBJECT: Letter to Assemblyman Dan Logue regarding the new administrative regulation requiring mandatory sprinkler installation in new home construction.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve letter.

9.                   SUBJECT:  Information for the Board of Supervisors

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

J.                   BOARD MEMBERS ACTION ITEMS

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM