MODOC COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ROOM, #203


SUPERVISORS: ALLAN, CULLINS, RHOADS, WILLS, AND BYRNE

  9:45 a.m. Call to Order

  1. CLOSED SESSION: Pursuant to Government Code 54956.9: Pending Litigation. Case Name: UPEC v. Modoc County (PERB Case No. SACE885M. (County Counsel)
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  2. CLOSED SESSION: Pursuant to Government Code 54957.6. Conference with Labor Negotiator, Margaret Long on behalf of David Prentice and Pam Randall to discuss General Unit and DSA negotiations. (Administration)
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  Pledge of Allegiance

  Moment of Prayer

  Public Comment

  Approval or Additions/Deletions to the Agenda

  Correspondence
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  Department Head Reports
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  3. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:
  a. Requesting continuation of Disaster Proclamation that was ratified by the Board of Supervisors on March 11, 2014, due to the existence of extreme drought conditions. (Office of Emergency Services)
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  b. Requesting the approval of Amendment Number One (1) to the existing Intrastate Transportation of Prisoners Agreement between the County of Los Angeles and the County of Modoc. (Sheriff’s Office)
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  c. Requesting the Chair and Director Stockton’s signatures on the contract agreement between Remi Vista, Inc. and Modoc County Behavioral Health Services for January 2015 – June 2015. (Behavioral Health)
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  d. Requesting permission for Kelly Crosby to sign the SafeMeasures Agreement Renewal for Social Services. (Social Services)
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  e. Requesting permission for the Director of Social Services to sign the 2015/2016 IHSS Employer of Record and Care Provider Registry contract. (Social Services)
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  f. Requesting permission for the Director of Social Services to sign the 2015/2016 Parent Education contract. (Social Services)
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  g. Requesting permission for the Director of Social Services to sign the 2015/2016 State 1 Child Care contract. (Social Services)
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  h. Requesting permission for the Director of Social Services to sign the 2015/2016 Independent Living Program (ILP) contract. (Social Services)
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  i. Requesting approval of July 28, 2015 Board of Supervisor meeting minutes. (Deputy Clerk Mason)
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  4. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: A moment of silence to observe the passing of firefighter David Ruhl. (Supervisor Alves)
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  5. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting the Board to provide direction to staff for the upcoming August 27th Groundwater Advisory Committee meeting. (Planning Department)
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  6. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of a letter to the Modoc National Forest regarding the Clear Lake Sage-Grouse Habitat Improvement Project-Phase IV.
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  7. Treasurer-Tax Collector Items:
  a. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: Presentation and comparison of investment advisor proposals received.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of Investment Management Agreement with Chandler Asset Management.
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  8. Auditor Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of the contract with The SpyGlass Group, LLC to analyze telecommunication service accounts with County of Modoc.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of the updated Board Travel Policy to coincide with the newly adopted Reimbursement of expenditures for Work and other Allowable Expenses Policy.
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  9. Road Department Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval for the Road Commissioner to sign an agreement with the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting to authorize the expenditure and assure the availability of $186,500 of County funds to guarantee payment to the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution for work associated with the Tulelake Airport.
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  10. Health Services Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting the Chair and Director Stockton to sign the contract between Davis Guest Home and Modoc County Behavioral Health Services for FY 15/16. (Behavioral Health)
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting permission to hire a Public Health Nurse at range 319, Step A-F $4,788-$6,081 with the ability to hire up to an F Step, in order to recruit and retain a Public Health Nurse.
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  11. Department of Social Services Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization to add to the Personnel Allocation List an Account Technician position at Range 165, Step A-F ($2,222-$2,837).
  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization to advertise and fill the Account Technician position – Range 165, Step A-F ($2,222-$2,837) with the ability to hire at Step A-F Should they recruit an individual who has demonstrated superior knowledge and experience and is exceptionally qualified.
  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: If items A and B are approved, requesting to remove Account Clerk II from the Personnel Allocation List.
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  d. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization to add to the Personnel Allocation List a Social Worker I/II position at Range 179, Step A-F ($2,382-$3,040).
  e. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization to advertise and fill the Social Worker I/II position – Range 179, Step A-F ($2,382-$3,040) with the ability to hire at Step A-F should they recruit an individual who has demonstrated superior knowledge and experience and is exceptionally qualified.
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  f. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization to fill the vacant Eligibility Worker I position – Range 138, Step A-F ($1,941-$2,477) with the ability to hire at Step A-F should they recruit an individual who has demonstrated superior knowledge and experience.
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  12. Sheriff’s Department and Office of Emergency Services Items:
  a. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: Moment of silence to observe the passing of retired Modoc County Sheriff Bruce Mix. (Supervisor Alves)
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  b. DISUCSSION/INFORMATION: Regarding AB109 Jail Inmate programs.
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  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting a budget modification for FY 2014/2015 budget unit 001-2115 to increase the overall expenditures budget by $11,475.00 due to budget overage. Increase will be covered by budget unit 2110, net zero change to general fund allocation.
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  d. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting a budget modification to FY 2014/2015 budget unit 001-2110 expenditures. Budget is being reduced by $11,475 to cover overage in budget unit 2115.
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  13. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting Board approval of Resolutions electing to cease to be subject to the Public Employees’ Medical and Hospital Care Act with respect to a recognized employee organization.  (Administration)
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  14. County Counsel Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting to ratify the side letter agreement with DSA reclassifying the Assistant District Attorney as a confidential position that is no longer represented by UPEC.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting the Board Chair to sign a side letter with the DSA and General Unit allowing the County to cease to be subject to the Public Employees’ Medical and Hospital Care Act with respect to a recognized employee organization.
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  c. ITEM REMOVED - CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of ratification for amendments to Canine Handler classification.
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  15. COMMENTS/REPORTS
  a. Public Comment
  b. Administrative Services Report
  c. Department Head Reports
  d. Board of Supervisors Reports

  ADJOURNMENT


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