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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 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. 12-016

 

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: 1 case.

3)                   Public Employee Employment, pursuant to Subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54954.5: County Counsel Rhetta Vander Ploeg.

4)                   Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release.

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.                   10:15 a.m.: PUBLIC HEARING - PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES - HOUSING AND GRANTS DIVISION - CONTINUED

SUBJECT: 2011/2012 State of California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) for an amount up to $1,078,750.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Conduct a public hearing to solicit comments regarding submittal of a grant application to HCD's 2011/2012 CDBG Program; and

2) Adopt resolution making an application to HCD's CDBG Program and authorizing the execution of the grant agreement and any amendment thereto.

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.: TITLE III REQUESTS

SUBJECT: Open Public Comment regarding Title III request for funding as follows:

 

Lassen County Fire Safe Council

Title III request for funding from the Lassen County Fire Safe Council, Inc. in the amount of $162,479.37 for fiscal year March 1, 2012 to February 28, 2013, for 1) carrying out the Firewise Communities program; 2) development of community wildfire protection plans; and 3) reimbursement for emergency services paid for by counties and performed on Federal land.

ACTION REQUESTED: Allocate Title III funds as requested to the Lassen County Fire Safe Council or allocate a lesser amount saving Title III funds for future uses.

3.                   10:25 a.m.: RECESS

4.                   10:35 a.m.: PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES - BUILDING DIVISION

SUBJECT: Request by Mr. Gary Gere (Permit Applicant and Payer) and Ms. Martha Mejia (current co-owner) for refund of Building Permit Fees for a new single family residence (BP2010-239) and a detached garage (BP2010-240) in the amount of $2,475, pursuant to Lassen County Code Section 3.18.100 (Request for Waiver or Refund of Application Fees).

ACTION REQUESTED: Consider the request and either:

1) Refund $2,475 to the applicant/payee for fees paid for BP2010-239 and BP2010-240 or

2) Deny the request for refund of fees.

5.                   10:40 a.m.: LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY (Convene as the Local Reuse Authority)

SUBJECT: Consideration of resolution regarding the disposition of Local Reuse Authority property.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

(Reconvene as the Board of Supervisors.)

6.                   11:00 a.m.: REGIONAL COUNCIL OF RURAL COUNTIES (RCRC) - PRESENTATION BY SENIOR LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATE PAUL SMITH

E.                  STUDY SESSION

(As necessary)

1.                   1:30 P.M. STUDY SESSION - POOL

ACTION: Discussion and possible direction to staff.

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 / REGISTRAR OF VOTERS ITEMS

1.                   RESOLUTION

SUBJECT: Resolution ordering consolidation of elections and the sharing of cost with the City of Susanville. Election will be combined with the County of Lassen for the June 5, 2012 Presidential Primary Election.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

2.                   RESOLUTION

SUBJECT: Resolution approving the Standard Agreement with the State of California for the Reimbursement of Costs Incurred to Achieve Compliance with the Federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA), designating the County Elections Officer, or her designee, as agent to execute and submit all documents including applications, contract, payment requests and other documentation which may be necessary for the execution of duties and responsibilities under the Help America Vote Act.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ITEM

3.                   PERSONNEL REPORT

SUBJECT: Personnel Movement Report for December, 2011 and January, 2012.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

4.                   RISK MANAGEMENT

SUBJECT: Designate Supervisor Jim Chapman as the Lassen County Board of Supervisors' representative for the Junior Fishing Derby to be held April 21, 2012.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve designation.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ITEM

5.                   EXPENDITURE APPROVAL

SUBJECT: 1) Request by Supervisor Pyle to designate $250 to the Westwood Senior Citizens Club. 2) Request by Supervisor Pyle to designate $250 to American Legion Post #162. 3) Request by Supervisor Pyle to designate $300 to the Westwood Museum. 4) Request by Supervisor Pyle to designate $250 to the Lassen Humane Society. 5) Request by Supervisor Pyle to designate $500 to Westwood Library. 6) Request by Supervisor Pyle to designate $500 to Richmond School Community Association.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT ITEM

6.                   PUBLIC WORKS

SUBJECT: Rejection of Bid Received for Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit Project.

ACTION REQUESTED: Reject bid submitted by Gamma Builders, Inc. in the amount of $173,200 for Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit Project.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

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

a. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Notice of Public Hearing on Unmet Needs set for April 11, 2012 and information on Lassen County Transportation Commission, SSTAC.

b. Susanville City Council, Susanville Community Development Agency, Susanville Municipal Energy Corporation and Susanville Public Financing meeting agenda for March 21, 2012.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

COUNTY CLERK

1.                   MINUTES

SUBJECT: Minutes of March 13, 2012 and March 20, 2012.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

2.                   PUBLIC HEALTH

SUBJECT: National Public Health Week.

ACTION REQUESTED: Information only.

PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES

3.                   MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

SUBJECT: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the County of Plumas to provide plan check services to Lassen County on a temporary basis, due to staffing issues.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Receive report; and

2) Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Plumas and authorize the Chairman to sign.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

4.                   ROAD

SUBJECT: Guitierez Property - Bunyan Road Parcelization.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Receive report; and 2) Direct staff to prepare application and map for submittal to the City of Susanville for parcelization of Guitierez property near Bunyan Road.

TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR

5.                   OTHER POST EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS (OPEB)

SUBJECT: Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Funding Plan.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve the allocation of OPEB liability and funding plan and authorize fund transfers and appropriation to pre-fund OPEB.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

6.                   SUBJECT: Information for the Board of Supervisors.

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

J.                   FUTURE BOARD ITEMS

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

MARCH 2012:

PENDING

Lassen Regional Solid Waste Thomas Valentino - update - Bass Hill

Signs to Susanville Ranch Park

Burney Forest Power letter of support

Discussion on website

????: SIRCO presentation?

Rick Crabtree: List of Herlong leases and recommendations

Supervisor Wosick: Agendize discussion of the $1,071 requested by the Herlong VFW.

Report on 50-year housing loans.

Report on how elections division cleans up voter/roster information.

Fishing Derby

Sezzi re: mining fees

 

APRIL 2012:

xx:xx a.m.: Sheriff - report on Realignment

APRIL 10, 2012 meeting

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

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

10:25 RECESS

5:30 p.m. JOINT MEETING WITH Fair Advisory Board meeting at Fair Office at Board Chambers

APRIL 17, 2012 meeting

10:00 a.m.: Recognition Committee Presentations

10:25 RECESS

APRIL 24, 2012 meeting

10:15 ALLIANCE FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

SUBJECT: Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc. Annual Program Update.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive update. Terri Hiser-Haynes 2575057

10:25 RECESS

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

10:35 a.m.: PUBLIC HEARING - PLAN/BUILD BMO Ordinance

MAY 2012:

MAY 8, 2012 meeting

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

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

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

MAY 15, 2012 meeting

10:00 a.m.: Recognition Committee Presentations

MAY 22, 2012 meeting

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

JUNE 2012:

JUNE 12, 2012 meeting

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

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

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

JUNE 19 2012 meeting

10:00 a.m.: Recognition Committee Presentations

JUNE 26, 2012 meeting

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

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM

NEXT MEETINGS:

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