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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

SUSANVILLE, CA 96130

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012

9:00 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. 12-048

 

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: Existing litigation pursuant to Subdivision (a) of Government Code Section 54956.9: 1) State Personnel Board Case No. 457532 - Ronald Vossler. 2) Paul Dunlap - SMCS ARB-11-0341. 3) Honey Lake Valley Grange v. County of Lassen - Lassen Superior Court Case No. 56224.

3)                   Conference with Legal Counsel: Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54956.9: Three cases.

4)                   Conference with Labor Negotiator Martin Nichols: 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).

5)                   Employee performance evaluation: County Administrative Officer Martin Nichols.

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.                   10:00 a.m.: LASSEN / MODOC FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BUDGET (CONTINUED FROM SEPTEMBER 25, 2012) - Adjourn as the Board of Supervisors and convene as the Lassen/ Modoc Flood Control District.

SUBJECT: Resolution approving the 2012/2013 Lassen/ Modoc Flood Control Budget in the amount of $30,000.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

Adjourn as the Lassen/ Modoc Flood Control District and convene as the Board of Supervisors.

2.                   10:30 a.m.: PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES - GRANTS AND LOANS DIVISION

SUBJECT: Public Hearing to consider revisions to the Business Assistance, Microenterprise Financial Assistance and Microenterprise Technical Assistance Program Guidelines.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Conduct a public hearing, and

2) adopt the revised Business Assistance, Microenterprise Financial Assistance and Microenterprise Technical Assistance Program Guidelines.

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.                   10:15 a.m.: PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES - WILLIAMSON ACT (CONTINUED FROM SEPTEMBER 25, 2012)

SUBJECT: Possible modification of the "Lassen County Policies and Procedures for Administration of the Land Conservation Act of 1965 (Williamson Act)".

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Consider adoption of a resolution amending the "Lassen County Policies and Procedures for Administration of the Land Conservation Act of 1965 (Williamson Act)"; and

2) If the Policies and Procedures are amended, direct staff to nonrenew contracts, for this year and in the future years, that do not meet the newly established standards.

3.                   10:25 a.m.: RECESS

E.                  STUDY SESSION

(As necessary)

F.                  BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

ASSESSMENT APPEALS BOARD

1.                   APPOINTMENTS

SUBJECT: Appointments to the Assessment Appeals Board due to term expirations of Appointees and Alternate.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Consider re-appointing Carol Jean Curry as Appointee with term expiration of 09/1/2013.

2) Consider re-appointing Kimberly Neill as Assessment Appeals Board Appointee with term expiration of 09/1/2015.

3) Consider appointing John Auman as Assessment Appeals Board Appointee (formerly Alternate) with term expiration of 09/01/2014.

4) Consider appointing Kurt Bonham as Assessment Appeals Board Alternate with term expiration of 09/01/2013.

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.                   MINUTES

SUBJECT: Minutes of September 18, 2012.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

2.                   ELECTION

SUBJECT: Resolution ordering consolidation of elections and sharing of election costs by counties, school districts, public districts and other public entities, for the November 6, 2012 General Statewide Election.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ITEM

3.                   EXTENSION OF AGREEMENT

SUBJECT: Extension of agreement with James A. Wyatt for legal services related to personnel matters.

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

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ITEMS

4.                   SUPERVISOR CHAPMAN - LASSEN-PLUMAS-SIERRA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY

SUBJECT: Appointment to Lassen-Plumas-Sierra Community Action Agency.

ACTION REQUESTED: Affirm Melody Brawley as public member (previously low income member) on the Lassen-Plumas-Sierra Community Action Agency.

5.                   SUPERVISOR DAHLE - ASH VALLEY RANCH NATIVE GRASSLAND RESTORATION PROJECT

SUBJECT: Letter of support for Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grant Application - Ash Valley Ranch Native Grassland Restoration Project.

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

6.                   SUPERVISOR DAHLE - ASH VALLEY RANCH IRRIGATION EFFICIENCY PROJECT

SUBJECT: Letter of support for Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Grant Application - Ash Valley Ranch Irrigation Efficiency Project.

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

7.                   SUPERVISOR DAHLE - BUTTE CREEK MEADOW RESTORATION PROJECT

SUBJECT: Resolution in support of Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Grant Application for the Proposition 84 funds.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES ITEM

8.                   GRANTS AND LOANS DIVISION

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

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive report.

PRISON TRIAL COSTS ITEMS

9.                   PRISON TRIAL COSTS REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM ITEMS

SUBJECT: Recaps of CCC Prison and High Desert State Prison Trials Cost Reimbursement Billing for July 2011 through June 2012 and for July 2012 through September 2012.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

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

a. Lassen County Planning Commission meeting agenda for October 3, 2012.

b. Susanville City Council, Susanville Community Development Agency, Susanville Municipal Energy Corporation and Susanville Public Financing meeting agenda for October 3, 2012.

c. PSA 2 Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council Meeting for September 28, 2012.

d. Lassen County Technical Advisory Committee meeting agenda for October 10, 2012.

e. Lassen County Air Pollution Control District Governing Board meeting agenda for October 9, 2012.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

1.                   SUPERVISOR PYLE

SUBJECT: Letter from Supervisor Pyle to fellow Board members regarding new development proposed at Eagle Lake.

ACTION REQUESTED: Discuss and provide further direction.

2.                   SUPERVISOR PYLE

SUBJECT: Discussion regarding possible listing of Eagle Lake Trout as an endangered species.

ACTION REQUESTED: Discussion and direction to staff.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

3.                   ADMINISTRATION

SUBJECT: Realignment update.

ACTION REQUESTED: Report only.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

4.                   LASSEN COUNTY COORDINATION COUNCIL

SUBJECT: Resolution defining rules and responsibilities for the Coordination Council.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

5.                   SWIMMING POOL

SUBJECT: Resolution establishing the formation of the Lassen County Swimming Pool Steering Committee.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

6.                   SUBJECT: Information for the Board of Supervisors

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

1.                   WINDJAMMER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

SUBJECT: Notice that Windjammer Communications, LLC has entered into an agreement with Zito California, LLC to sell the local cable system to Zito, to close no later than October 2012.

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. This is a reminder - not a complete list of any meeting's agenda items.

PENDING

From 5/8 Fred Nagel public comment re: Fruit Growers zoning issues

Sheriff - Tour of jail

Discussion re: open range in Lassen County (from Jean Hodge 9/11/12)

Interim report re: Lassen Senior Services.

CAO - Bring back discussion re: Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program. (From 9/18/12)

OCTOBER 2012:

OCTOBER 16, 2012 (Supervisor Chapman will be absent)

10:00 a.m.: Recognition Committee Presentations

OCTOBER 23, 2012

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

10:15 PUBLIC HEARING - ABATEMENT GRAY - Code Enforcement Offcr Brian Hetherton (15 min.)

NOVEMBER 2012:

NOVEMBER 13, 2012 (Supervisor Chapman will be absent)

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

NOVEMBER 20, 2012

10:00 a.m.: Recognition Committee Presentations

NOVEMBER 27, 2012

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

DECEMBER 2012:

DECEMBER 11, 2012

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

DECEMBER 18, 2012 - LAST MEETING OF YEAR

10:00 a.m.: Recognition Committee Presentations

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM

2012 MEETINGS:

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

2013 MEETINGS:

January 1, 2013 - No Board Meeting

January 8, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

January 15, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

January 22, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

January 29, 2013 No Board Meeting

February 5, 2013 No Board Meeting

February 12, 2013 Holiday

February 19, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 26, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 5, 2013 No Board Meeting

March 12, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 19, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 26, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 2, 2013 No Board Meeting

April 9, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 16, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 23, 2013 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 30, 2013 No Board Meeting