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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

707 NEVADA ST

SUSANVILLE, CALIFORNIA

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

9:00 AM

 

LASSEN COUNTY SUPERVISORS:

DISTRICT 1 - BOB PYLE; DISTRICT 2 - JIM CHAPMAN; DISTRICT 3 - LARRY WOSICK, CHAIRMAN;

DISTRICT 4 - AARON ALBAUGH; DISTRICT 5 - TOM HAMMOND

 

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. 14-046

 

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 (d)(2) of Government Code Section 54956.9 (if needed).

2)                   Conference with Legal Counsel: Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Subdivision (d)(2) of Government Code section 54956.9: One case.

3)                   Claims - REPORT

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.: PUBLIC HEARING - PUBLIC WORKS - ROAD

SUBJECT: Abandonment of a portion of Alley in the Town of Bieber

FISCAL IMPACT: NONE

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Conduct a public hearing to solicit comments regarding the vacating and abandoning of a portion of an alley in the Town of Bieber 2) Adopt Resolution No. 14-____ "Vacating and Abandoning Public Right of Way-Portion of Alley in the Town of Bieber."

2.                   10:15 a.m.: PLANNING AND BUILDING SERVICES - CODE ENFORCEMENT

SUBJECT: Public hearing to consider the administrative abatement of a partially collapsed, substantially fire damaged building and related debris, miscellaneous junk items, trash, scrap, debris, and a non-operable vehicle on property owned by the Linda Marie Hanson located at 211 Birch Street (Assessor's Parcel Number: 125-172-02), Westwood, California due to the owners failure to bring the property into compliance with applicable code and regulation; and with the recovery of abatement and administrative costs as provided in chapter 1.18 of the Lassen County Code. Abatement costs will be paid from Fund 100-0682-3002808. (Code Enforcement Case 2010-056).

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Conduct a public hearing; and

2) Adopt a resolution directing staff to immediately proceed with the abatement.

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.                   10:25 a.m.: RECESS

3.                   10:30 a.m.: ADMINISTRATION

SUBJECT: Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of he County of Lassen recommending approval of the Lassen County Emergency Medical Services Transportation Plan.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

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 July 22, 2014, August 4, 2014 Special meeting and August 12, 2014.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve.

2.                   REGISTRAR OF VOTERS

SUBJECT: Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Lassen ordering consolidation of elections and sharing of election cost by counties, school districts, public districts and other public entities for the November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

3.                   REGISTRAR OF VOTERS

SUBJECT: Appointment of nominee to District Boards and School Districts that did not have sufficient nominees to be placed on the November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election ballot.

ACTION REQUESTED: Appoint nominees, in lieu of Election, as per Section 10515 of the California Elections Code and Section 5326 of the Education Code.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ITEM

4.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Personnel Movement Report for July, 2014.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

AUDITOR AND TREASURER DEPARTMENTS ITEM

5.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Treasurer's Fund Balance Report and Auditor's verification for the month of July, 2014

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES ITEM

6.                   ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

SUBJECT: Revenue Agreement No. G13-UST-10 with California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) for $67,396 for the Period of October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2016, in Support of the Lassen County Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program Activities

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve and authorize the CAO to sign.

7.                   VETERANS SERVICES

SUBJECT: Revenue agreement #14XS005 with the California Department of Veterans Affairs for $20,000 for the period of October 1, 2014 through September 30 2015 for CalMHSA Grant Funded Veteran Peer Specialist Program.

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

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT ITEM

8.                   ROAD

SUBJECT: Program Supplement Agreement No. N040 to Administering Agency-State Agreement for Federal-Aid Projects No. 02-5907R, for the Muddy Slough No. 2 Bridge 7C-89 replacement project.

FISCAL IMPACT: $160,000 of federal highway bridge fund allocation for Muddy Slough Bridge 7C-89.

ACTION REQUESTED: 1) Approve the execution of Program Supplement Agreement No. N040 to Administering Agency-State Agreement for Federal-Aid Projects No. 02-5907R for the Muddy Slough Bridge 7C-89 replacement project and corresponding Resolution, and 2) Authorize the Chairman to sign.

SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT ITEM

9.                   TRAINING

SUBJECT: Travel authorization for Correctional Deputies Cuthill and Roberts to attend mandatory Correctional Core Course at Yuba Community College September 22, 2014 - October 22, 2014. The total estimated cost of training is approximately $5,700.16.

FISCAL IMPACT: Training costs will come from the conferences and training line of the Sheriff's budget (130-0525-3002901).

ACTION REQUESTED: Authorize the training expenditures and approve the full per diem amount to be provided prior to the start of training session.

TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR ITEM

10.               REPORT

SUBJECT: Treasurer's Investment Report for July, 2014.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

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

a. Honey Lake Valley Recreation Authority Governing Board Meeting agenda for August 19, 2014 and Notice the September 2, 2014 meeting will not be held.

b. Susanville City Council meeting agenda for August 20, 2014, Notice of Call of Special Meeting for August 25, 2014 and Notice the September 3, 2014 meeting will not be held.

c. Honey Lake Valley Resource Conservation District meeting agenda for August 27, 2014.

d. Planning and Service Area 2 Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council Meeting - Conference Call agenda for August 29, 2014.

H.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

COUNTY COUNSEL

1.                   RESIGNATION

SUBJECT: Resignation of Assessor Ken Bunch.

ACTION REQUESTED: Accept resignation.

2.                   VACANCY

SUBJECT: Vacancy for remainder of elected term of Assessor.

ACTION REQUESTED: Consider appointing to fill vacancy.

SHERIFF

3.                   REPORT

SUBJECT: Information report on the proposed changes to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant.

FISCAL IMPACT: Unknown at this time.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive report.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

4.                   LETTER - SIERRA BUSINESS COUNCIL

SUBJECT: Sierra Business Council's (SBC) request for letter of support for RFP No. 2014-CY-02 regarding SBC's bid to become Small Business Development Center Host Site for the Northeastern California region.

ACTION REQUESTED: Approve and authorize Chairman to sign.

5.                   RESOLUTION

SUBJECT: Proclamation of State of Emergency - Ongoing threat of wildfire due to increasing fire severity conditions from uncontrolled fire fuel/biomass in this region.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

6.                   RESOLUTION

SUBJECT: Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2014/2015 Property Tax Rates and Levy for voter-approved debt service, unitary debt service and watermaster services.

ACTION REQUESTED: Adopt resolution.

7.                   DRAFT REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

SUBJECT: Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for Amadee Airfield Parcel and Amadee Electrical Substation Parcel and East Shore Parcel and Cross Depot Access Parcel at Sierra Army Depot on R/S 7-25-02 on map.

ACTION REQUESTED: Further discussion and direction to staff.

8.                   SUBJECT: Information for the Board of Supervisors

I.                    CORRESPONDENCE

1.                   CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

SUBJECT: Letter regarding Spill Prevention and Response concerns.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive and file.

2.                   HONEY LAKE VALLEY RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT

SUBJECT: Minutes of the Honey Lake Valley Resource Conservation District approving the budget and watermaster apportionments.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive information.

3.                   LASSEN COUNTY NATURAL RESOURCES COORDINATION COUNCIL

SUBJECT: Letter from Lassen County Natural Resources Coordination Council recommending the Board of Supervisors adopt a policy, expressed in a letter, strongly encouraging the Lassen National Forest carry out fuel reduction projects to protect the aesthetic, economic, and watershed values of the greater Diamond Mountain area.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive recommendation and provide direction to staff.

4.                   LASSEN COUNTY NATURAL RESOURCES COORDINATION COUNCIL

SUBJECT: Letter from Lassen County Natural Resources Coordination Council suggesting that the Board of Supervisors 1) review Proposal for the Center for Economic Development (CED) at Chico State University to organize the NE California Forest Community Socioeconomic Roundtable scheduled for November 6, 2014 in Susanville; 2) invite Mr. Bill Wickman to a future Board meeting to give a short presentation regarding the Proposal; and 2) consider sponsoring the roundtable for an estimated cost of $5,700.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive proposal and provide direction to staff.

5.                   TIMBER PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (TPM)

SUBJECT: Letter from Timber Products Manufacturers Association (TPM) explaining the US Forest Service (USFS) draft rulemaking resulting in volume from Forest Service and BLM timber and stewardship sales be counted in the operation of the Small Business Administration Timber Sale Set-Aside Program. TPM is concerned about the recent letters from local governments in opposition to the rulemaking which may be due to misinformation. TPM requests the Board consider the enclosed information before sending additional letters to federal delegations. TPM offers to answer any questions regarding the USFS rulemaking and to make a presentation to the Board if necessary.

ACTION REQUESTED: Receive information.

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.

JANUARY 2014

Assessment Appeals process discussion.

MAY 2014

Tobacco-free signs to be brought back by Laura Roberts (5/13/14)

Information on jail work programs (public member 5/13/14) - Referred to Sheriff's Dept.

FROM MAY 20 2014 MEETING

Dennis Hinze - medical marijuana - Referred to Plan/Build

JUNE 2014

J Chapman: Boy Scout proclamations

Herlong Head Start discussion (Supervisor Wosick)

From 6/17:

T Hammond: Sierra Army Depot come to Board - FAA use of property around the runway

FROM JULY 8 2014 MEETING

Ag Commissioner update on SWAT

FROM JULY 22 2014

Discussion on Abandoned vehicle program

FROM AUGUST 4 2014 SPECIAL MEETING -

Supervisor Wosick - Grant programs (Housing) discussion

FROM AUGUST 12 2014 MEETING

Invite Lassen and Plumas National Forest reps for discussion - Diamond Mountain Range

SEPTEMBER 2014

H&SS Behavioral Care Act

Re-schedule The State of Jefferson presentation - Contact: Jo Marie Miller (from 6/17/2014)

Jail medical

Veterans Services Officer report

Lassen Family Services proclamation - Domestic Violence Awareness Month - October, 2014

SEPTEMBER 16 2014

TC 10:00 a.m.: Retirement Proclamations / Employee presentations

TC 10:30 Southern Cascade Working Group - Update and talk about special election and adding something to the ambulance RFP - Albaugh 15 min.

SEPTEMBER 23 2014

TC 10:30 a.m. U. S. FOREST SERVICE - LASSEN NATIONAL FOREST COMMUNITY LIAISON HEIDI PERRY-MCCOURT

K.                  AGENDA ADDENDUM

 

 

 

2014 MEETINGS:

September 16, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 23, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 30, 2014 No Board Meeting

October 7, 2014 No Board Meeting

October 14, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 21, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 28, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 4, 2014 No Board Meeting

November 11, 2014 Holiday

November 18, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 25, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 2, 2014 No Board Meeting

December 9, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 16, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 23, 2014 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 30, 2014 No Board Meeting

2015 MEETINGS:

January 6, 2015 No Board Meeting

January 13, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

January 20, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

January 27, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 3, 2015 No Board Meeting

February 10, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 17, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

February 24, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 3, 2015 No Board Meeting

March 10, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 17, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 24, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

March 31, 2015 No Board Meeting

April 7, 2015 No Board Meeting

April 14, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 21, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

April 28, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

May 5, 2015 No Board Meeting

May 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

May 19, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

May 26, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

June 2, 2015 No Board Meeting

June 9, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

June 16, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

June 23, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

June 30, 2015 No Board Meeting

July 7, 2015 No Board Meeting

July 14, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

July 21, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

July 28, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

August 4, 2015 No Board Meeting

August 11, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

August 18, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

August 25, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 1, 2015 No Board Meeting

September 8, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 15, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 22, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

September 29, 2015 No Board Meeting

October 6, 2015 No Board Meeting

October 13, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 20, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

October 27, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 3, 2015 No Board Meeting

November 10, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 17, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

November 24, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 1, 2015 No Board Meeting

December 8, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 15, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 22, 2015 9:00 a.m. Board Meeting

December 29, 2015 No Board Meeting