BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAMBERS
COURTHOUSE, SECOND FLOOR
311 FOURTH STREET
YREKA, CA 96097
April 6, 2010
Marcia H. Armstrong, Chair
Supervisor, District 5
Jim Cook, Vice Chair
Supervisor, District 1
Supervisor, District 2
Michael N. Kobseff
Supervisor, District 3
Supervisor, District 4
Thomas P. Guarino
Ex-Officio Clerk to the Board
The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors welcomes you to this meeting. This agenda contains a brief general description of each item to be considered. If you wish to speak on an item on the agenda, please complete a Speaker’s Card identifying the item(s) and return it to the Board Clerk. If you wish to speak on a matter that does not appear on the agenda, you may do so during the Public Comment period. Persons speaking during Public Comment will be limited to three minutes, or depending on the number of persons wishing to speak, it may be reduced to allow all members of the public the opportunity to address the Board. Except as otherwise provided by law, no action or discussion shall be taken/conducted on any item not appearing on the agenda. When addressing the Board, please state your name for the record prior to providing your comments. Please address the Board as a whole through the Chair. Comments to individual Supervisors or staff are not permitted.
The Board may take action sitting as the Board of Supervisors and as the governing body of: Siskiyou County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board, Siskiyou Power Authority, Siskiyou County Air Pollution Control District Board, County Service Area 3 Board, County Service Area 4 Board, County Service Area 5 Board, Airport Land Use Commission, and In Home Supportive Services Public Authority.
Availability of Public Records. All public records related to an open session item on this agenda, which are not exempt from disclosure pursuant to the California Public Records Act, that are distributed to a majority of the legislative body will be available for public inspection at 510 North Main Street, Yreka CA 96097 at the same time that the public records are distributed or made available to the members of the legislative body. All supporting documentation is available for public review in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, located in the Siskiyou County Clerk’s Office, 510 North Main Street, Yreka, CA 96097, during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, those requiring accommodations for this meeting should notify the Clerk of the Board’s Office 48 hours prior to the meeting at (530) 842.8081, or toll free at 1.888.854.2000, ext. 8081.
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1. 10:00 A.M. - FLAG SALUTE
2. 10:00 A.M. - INVOCATION - Pastor Bruce Swetnam, First Southern Baptist Church, Yreka.
3. 10:00 A.M. - PRESENTATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC
PLEASE NOTE: This time slot is for information from the public. No action or discussion will be conducted on matters presented at this time. You will be allowed three (3) minutes for your presentation. The Chair can extend the time to five (5) minutes for appropriate circumstances. Written comments can be presented if so desired, by providing a minimum of 7 copies to the Clerk. When addressing the Board, please state your name for the record prior to providing your comments. Please address the Board as a whole through the Chair. Comments should be limited to matters within the jurisdiction of the Board.
4. 10:00 A.M. - CONSENT AGENDA - The following consent agenda items are expected to be routine and non-controversial. They may be acted upon by the Board at one time without discussion. Any Board member, staff member, or interested person may request that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion and consideration. Approval of a consent item means approval of the recommended motion as specified on the Agenda Worksheet.
Approve contract with RCO Reforesting, to perform noxious weed suppression and control, in the amount of $56,160, for the term March 16, 2010 through June 30, 2011.
Approve request to remove Latitude laptops, asset numbers 13875 and 14026, from the Recorder asset listing.
Approve FY 10/11 contract with Remi Vista, Inc, to provide mental health services to Children System of Care clients, in the rates specified in Exhibit B.
Approve second addendum to agreement with Abbott and Kindermann, LLP, to provide land use issue legal advice, correcting the not to exceed amount from $15,000 to $17,500.
Approve FY09/10 Memorandum of Understanding with the Probation Department to provide Independent Living Program Services to Probation Wards, in an amount not to exceed $15,921.
Approve addendum to FY 09/10 contract with Olin & Associates for CMHC software consulting services, reducing the contract from $38,000 to $12,000.
5. 10:05 A.M. - TRANSFER OF FUNDS
6. 10:20 A.M. - PUBLIC REQUESTS
Presentation of the April 2010 Employee of the Month.
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding request to submit a grant application to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Volunteer Firefighter Assistance program, in the amount of $6,081.
7. 10:25 A.M. - DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding authorizing the Agricultural Commissioner to send a letter requesting drought related assistance from the United States Department of Agriculture.
Introduction of the new ACS Director, Eric Silfies.
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding presentation of Financial Statements with the Independent Auditor's Report for the year ending June 30, 2009.
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding the first reading of a proposed Ordinance establishing FY 10/11 fees for county waste disposal sites and administration, with a public hearing to be scheduled for the second reading.
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding a proposed Designation of Applicant's Agent Resolution, naming the Director of Public Works, Deputy Director of Emergency Services and the Director of Public Health and Community Development, as authorized agents for disaster number FEMA-1884-DR 2010 Severe Winter Storms.
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding a proposed Resolution continuing a local emergency declaration due to severe winter storms.
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding an update on the implementation of Kronos and CAMS timekeeping systems.
Approve letter to State personnel Board requesting conversion from the State Governed Interagency Merit System to locally administered Merit personnel system.
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding a proposed Resolution amending the retirement health savings plan and authorizing the County Administrator to implement the Early Retirement incentive program, effective April 6, 2010.
8. 1:30 P.M. - PUBLIC HEARINGS
PUBLIC HEARING PROTOCOL
a. Opening of the hearing by the Chairman;
b. Reading Order of Presentation into the record;
c. Presentation of staff report, if any;
d. Presentation of correspondence, which correspondence may be read, circulated or acknowledged and made part of the record;
e. Presentation of reports, arguments, or evidence by staff of other county departments or public agencies;
f. Proponents’ arguments and/or evidence;
g. Opponents’ arguments and/or evidence;
h. Public comments (The Board reserves the right to reasonably limit the length of time of individual comments and/or the total amount of time allotted to public comments.)
i. Rebuttal by proponents;
j. Rebuttal by opponents;
k. Board of Supervisors Questions to the Public
l. Close of hearing;
m. Discussion by members of the Board, if any;
n. Entertainment of motion and second;
o. Discussion of the question;
A. COUNTY CLERK
Public hearing for the second reading of a proposed Ordinance amending Title 2, Chapter 12, Section 2-12.101 of the Siskiyou County Code regarding County Clerk fees. (Continued from March 2, 2010)
Public hearing for the first reading of an Ordinance reclassifying certain properties from old zoning Non-prime Agricultural (AG2) to new zoning Rural Residential Agricultural , 5 acre minimum (RRB5) for property located at 533 Madison Drive in Mount Shasta, west from the Monroe Way and Madison Drive intersection; Township 40 North, Range 4 West, Section 15; APN: 037-170-430 (John Campana).(Continued from March 16, 2010)
9. 1:35 P.M. - DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding adoption of a Resolution regarding the expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument and the creation of the Siskiyou Crest National Monument in Siskiyou County.
Discussion and possible direction re request for information from the California Department of Fish and Game concerning the Hart Bypass as a means of fish passage around the Klamath River dams.
Discussion, direction and possible action re current developments concerning the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement.
THE FOLLOWING MAY BE HEARD AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING
10. FLOOD CONTROL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Chair: Director Armstrong, Vice Chair: Director Cook
B. CONSENT AGENDA - FLOOD CONTROL - Approve agreement with Western Environmental Solutions, Inc., (DBA SVM Plumbing), to provide two phone numbers for emergency response to alarms at Box Canyon or Scott Camp lift stations, for the term April 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010, in an amount not to exceed $8,500.
C. PUBLIC WORKS
Discussion, direction and possible action regarding request to award contract 09-04 for the Peninsula Trail Construction Project, to Mike Peters Enterprises, in the amount of $62,300.
11. AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
Chair: Director Armstrong, Vice Chair: Director Cook
March 9, 2010
March 16, 2010
A. COUNTY CLERK
Appoint one member to the Happy Camp Cemetery District for an open term ending January 2, 2012. (Continued from March 2, 2010)
B. COUNTY CLERK
Appoint one member to the Modoc/Siskiyou Community Action Agency Board of Directors for an open term ending December 31, 2010.
13. MINUTE APPROVAL
*******Note: Correspondence received by the Board of Supervisors is on file and available for review in the County Clerk's Office. This document and other Board documents are available on-line at www.co.siskiyou.ca.us.