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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012

9:30 AM

 

LASSEN COUNTY SUPERVISORS: PYLE, CHAPMAN, WOSICK, DAHLE, 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. 12-001

 

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 Legal Counsel: Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54956.9: One case.

3)                   Conference with real property negotiator: a) Location - Herlong Local Reuse Authority (LRA) property; b) Negotiator - Richard Egan; c) Subject - Sale of property.

4)                   Public Employee Appointments, pursuant to Subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54954.5: a) County Administrative Officer and b) Director of Children's Services.

5)                   Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release (nothing else needed)

B.                  9:30 A.M. OPENING CEREMONIES

Pledge of Allegiance and invocation.

 

IMMEDIATELY TO FOLLOW INVOCATION: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING. (CALL TO ORDER BY DEPUTY CLERK OF THE BOARD AND ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN AND VICE-CHAIRMAN.)

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.                   10:30 a.m. RECESS

3.                   10:35 a.m.: DISTRICT ATTORNEY ROBERT BURNS

SUBJECT: Contract with West PROFLEX for WestlawPRO Subscribers for on-line legal research capabilities for Lassen County Counsel, the Lassen County District Attorney's Office and the Lassen County Public Defender's Office. Contract authorizes ten users for a total monthly charge of $1,101 for 36 months with a 3% increase at the beginning of years 2 and 3.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve contract and authorize the District Attorney to sign the West Order Form.

4.                   10:50 a.m.: LASSEN COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL - TOM ESGATE / SUPERVISOR DAHLE

SUBJECT: Request for letters of support to Sierra Nevada Conservancy for the Lassen County Fire Safe Council's (LCFSC) and Pit Resource Conservation District's grant applications for forest restoration/fuel reduction projects within and around the communities of Clear Creek, Janesville, Milford and Little Valley.

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

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 ITEMS

1.                   MINUTES

SUBJECT: Minutes of December 20, 2011.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

2.                   RESOLUTION

SUBJECT: Lassen County Conflict of Interest Code.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution amending the County of Lassen Conflict of Interest Code.

AUDITOR AND TREASURER DEPARTMENTS ITEM

3.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Treasurer's Fund Balance Report and Auditor's verification for the month of November, 2011.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES ITEMS

4.                   ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS

SUBJECT: Modification to State Net Negotiated Amount Agreement for Alcohol and Drug Programs (10-NNA18) for Fiscal Years 2010 through 2013.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Approve the revision to Net Negotiated Amount Agreement with the State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (10-NNA18) to decrease the FY 2011/2012 contract amount by $145,599 for a new total of $552,958; and decrease the FY 2012/2013 contract amount by $245,540 for a new total of $441,103 and a new multi-year contract total of $1,704,532; and 2) Authorize the CAO to execute the agreement documents.

5.                   COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICES

SUBJECT: Update on General Relief (GR) Program for October and November, 2011.

ACTION REQUESTED: Information only.

TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR ITEM

6.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Treasurer's Investment Report for November, 2011.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

PRISON TRIAL COSTS REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM ITEMS

7.                   PRISON TRIAL COSTS REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM ITEMS

SUBJECT: Recap of CCC Prison and High Desert State Prison Trials Cost Reimbursement Billing for July through December 2011.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

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

a. Lassen County Air Pollution Control District Governing Board meeting agenda for December 13, 2011.

b. Lassen County Planning Commission agenda for January 4, 2012.

c. Lassen Transit Service Agency Special Meeting agenda for December 12, 2011.

d. Application for Alcoholic Beverage License: Double G Iron Horse Saloon, 320 Ash Street, Bldg A, Westwood, CA 96137-1065.

e. Application for Alcoholic Beverage License: Big Valley Market, 101 Bridge Street, Bieber, CA 96009-9998.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

SUBJECT: Annual Standing Committee appointments.

ACTION REQUESTED: Make appointments to the following Boards, Committees and Commissions:

1) LASSEN COUNTY POET LAUREATE; 2) CAL NEVA RC&D; 3) CSAC; 4) CSAC EXCESS INSURANCE AUTHORITY; 5) LAFCO; 6) LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE; 7) LASSEN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COORDINATING COUNCIL; 8) NORTEC; 9) NORTEC WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD; 10) NORTHEAST AIR PLATEAU BASIN; 11) PSA II EXECUTIVE BOARD; 12) RCRC BOARD OF DIRECTORS; 13) RCRC RURAL HOME MORTGAGE FINANCE AUTHORITY (CRHMFA); 14) RCRC ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY (ESJPA); 15) RCRC GOVERNMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY (LGFA); 16) SMALL COUNTIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SCAC)/SCAC ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CMSP (COUNTY MEDICAL SERVICES PROGRAM); 17) TRINDEL INSURANCE FUND; 18) EAST LASSEN DEER HERD TASK FORCE; 19) EAGLE LAKE INTERAGENCY BOARD; 20) ABANDONED VEHICLE ABATEMENT APPEALS BOARD; 21) ABATEMENT OF DANGEROUS BUILDING APPEALS BOARD; 22) AIRPORT LAND USE COMMISSION; 23) BIG VALLEY PEST ABATEMENT DISTRICT; 24) CONSERVATION ELEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE ; 25) DOYLE PARKS COMMITTEE; 26) LASSEN-PLUMAS-SIERRA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY; 27) LASSEN REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY; 28) LAW LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES; 29) LONG VALLEY GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT; 30) MENTAL HEALTH BOARD; 31) TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION; 32) TREASURY OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; 33) VETERANS MEMORIAL BUILDING TASK FORCE; 34) LASSEN COUNTY CHILDRENS AND FAMILIES COMMISSION; 35) LASSEN-MODOC FLOOD CONTROL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT ADVISORY BOARD ZONE 2 & ZONE 2-A; 36) LASSEN COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL GOVERNING BOARD; 37) LASSEN TRANSIT SERVICE AGENCY; 38) BUILDING APPEALS BOARD; 39) HISTORIC BUILDING REVIEW COMMITTEE; 40) ABANDONED VEHICLE HEARING BOARD; 41) ABANDONED VEHICLE ABATEMENT SERVICE AUTHORITY; 42) TALLWHITETOP CONTROL FUNDING COMMITTEE; 43) LASSEN COUNTY GENERAL PLAN VISIONING AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

2.                   SUPERVISOR PYLE

SUBJECT: Letter of support for local businesses such as Mountain Lifeflight.

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

3.                   SUPERVISOR PYLE

SUBJECT: Letter dated December 21, 2011 from James Kassel, Assistant Deputy Director of State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) to Ken Collum, Field Manager of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding the State Water Board's request to BLM to close the valve on the outlet pipe in the Bly Tunnel at Eagle Lake.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive letter, discuss and take possible action.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

4.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Update on the Department's grants and upcoming deadlines.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive report.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

5.                   ORDINANCE NO. 2011-007

SUBJECT: Adopt, by title only, Ordinance No. 2011-007 to add Chapter 10.54 "Off Highway Vehicles" to Title 10 "Vehicles and Traffic" of the Lassen County Code.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

6.                   DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES

SUBJECT: Director of Children's Services.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Approve Personnel Rules Amendment establishing the position of Director of Children's Services, establishing the Board of Supervisors as the appointing authority for this new position and eliminating the position of Director of Family Support Services and Director of Family and Children Protective Services; 2) Approve job description for the position of Director of Children's Services; 3) Appoint Maria Carlomagno-Brice as the Director of Children's Services at Step C of Management Range 34; 4) Approve one new Social Services Supervisor position at Mid-Management, Range 23 and unallocate one Social Worker position in Protective Services Fund (120-0853); and 5) Adopt proposed resolution amending Personnel Rules and Regulations.

7.                   LETTER

SUBJECT: Letter to Chief Tom Tidwell regarding the United States Forest Service, Region 5, and its lack of participation in the Congressional Coordination Policies process with Butte, Lassen, Plumas, Sierra and Tehama Counties.

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

8.                   RULES OF PROCEDURE

SUBJECT: Review "Resolution No. 98-038 Setting Forth the Board of Supervisors Rules of Procedures and Rescinding Resolution 88-01".

ACTION REQUESTED: Discussion and possible direction to staff.

9.                   SUBJECT: Information for the Board of Supervisors.

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

1.                   PSA 2 AREA AGENCY ON AGING

SUBJECT: PSA 2 Area Agency on Aging Announcement of Award of funds through the Older American's Act programs and the HICAP Program for FY 2012/2013.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

2.                   REDISTRICTING INFORMATION

SUBJECT: Contra Costa County official website information regarding redistricting provided by Jean Hodge.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

J.                   FUTURE BOARD ITEMS

1.                   TENTATIVE BOARD ITEMS - Please check current agenda as dates and times are subject to change.

2.                    

3.                   JANUARY 2012:

4.                   Lassen Regional Solid Waste Thomas Valentino - update - Bass Hill

5.                    

6.                   JANUARY 17, 2012 meeting

7.                   10:00 a.m.: Recognition Committee Presentations

8.                   Time certain: Public Defender and investigative services contract items

9.                   Negotiate with school to acquire property, assist to build new pool - invite City Council and school

10.               5:30 p.m. Fair Advisory Board meeting at Fair Office

11.               JANUARY 24, 2012 meeting

12.               10:30 a.m.: USFS - Heidi Perry-McCourt (or other)

13.               xx:xx a.m.: Auditor - Presentation of Audit Reports

14.               Mid-year budget review for Health and Social Services

15.               OPEB update

16.                

17.               FEBRUARY 2012:

18.               FEBRUARY 14, 2012 meeting

19.               Open session - Report from Children Services Director Maria Carlomagno-Brice

20.               Economic Development - Report regarding money value of unused grants and approaching deadlines

21.               5:30 p.m. Fair Advisory Board meeting at Fair Office

22.               FEBRUARY 21, 2012 meeting

23.               10:00 a.m.: Recognition Committee Presentations

24.               xx:xx a.m: CA Fish & Game Kovax grey wolf

25.               FEBRUARY 28, 2012 meeting

26.               10:00 a.m.: Title III FSC per Julie Morgan

27.               10:30 a.m.: USFS - Heidi Perry-McCourt (or other)

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM

NEXT MEETINGS:

January 17, 2012 - 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

January 24, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

January 31, 2012 No Board Meeting

February 7, 2012 No Board Meeting

February 14, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 21, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 28, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 6, 2012 No Board Meeting

March 13, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 20, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 27, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 3, 2012 No Board Meeting

April 10, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 17, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 24, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

May 1, 2012 No Board Meeting

May 8, 2012 9:00 a.m. - Board Meeting

May 15, 2012 9:00 a.m. - Board Meeting

May 22, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

May 29, 2012 No Board Meeting

June 5, 2012 No Board Meeting

June 12, 2012 9:00 a.m. - Board Meeting

June 19, 2012 9:00 a.m. - Board Meeting

June 26, 2012 9:00 a.m. - Board Meeting

July 3, 2012 No Board Meeting

July 10, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

July 17, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

July 24, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

July 31, 2012 No Board Meeting

August 7, 2012 No Board Meeting

August 14, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

August 21, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

August 28, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 4, 2012 No Board Meeting

September 11, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 18, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 25, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 2, 2012 No Board Meeting

October 9, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 16, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 23, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 6, 2012 No Board Meeting

November 13, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 20, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 27, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 4, 2012 No Board Meeting

December 11, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 18, 2012 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 25, 2012 HOLIDAY