MODOC COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
200 W NORTH ST., ALTURAS, CA


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

  10:00 a.m. Call to Order

  Pledge of Allegiance

  Moment of Prayer

  Public Comment

  Approval or Additions/Deletions to Agenda

  Correspondence

  Department Head Reports

  1. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting the Oath of Office of the Modoc County District II Supervisor, Patricia Jean Cullins be administered. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  2. 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 permission to dispose of Fixed Asset #01020722, Computer Server. (Road Department)
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  c. MOVED TO ITEM 3a - Requesting authorization for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and Director of Health Services to sign ongoing agreement for FY 15/16 between North Valley Behavioral Health and Modoc County Behavioral Health. (Behavioral Health)
  d. Requesting authorization for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and Director of Health Services to sign ongoing agreement for FY 15/16 with Empire Recovery Center. (Behavioral Health)
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  e. Requesting authorization for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and Director of Health services to sign ongoing agreement for FY 15/16 with Empire Women’s Residential. (Behavioral Health)
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  f. Requesting the Board to appoint Laurie Wayne to the Modoc Resource Conservation District, term 12/2016. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  g. REMOVED FROM AGENDA - Requesting approval of the following Board of Supervisor meeting minutes: December 9, 2014; December 16, 2014; January 5, 2015; January 13, 2015; January 27, 2015; February 10, 2015; February 24, 2015 and Budget Hearing minutes from September 30-October 2, 2015. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  3.
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization for Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and Director of Health Services to sign ongoing agreement for FY 15/16 between North Valley Behavioral Health and Modoc County Behavioral Health. (Behavioral Health)
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  b. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: Presentation of Modoc High School student, Rosa Chavez, who is doing her senior project on the Fire Fighters and Fire Department of Modoc County. (Patricia Cantrall)
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  4. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: Presentation of Megabyte Tax Cycle System by Vendor. (Assessor)
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  5. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting a letter of resolution stating Board’s support for federal legislation that would authorize the Klamath Settlement Agreements. (Supervisor Byrne)
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  6. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting a letter of support for submission of a grant to the USDA Farmer’s Market Promotion Program. (Leah Larsen)
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  7. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting an exemption from competitive bidding by County Code 3.24.060 (B) for Velocity Flow Meter. (Watermaster Department)
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  8. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting a budget modification to increase expenditure and revenue in the amount of $27,296.00 per the attached amended budget. (District Attorney’s Office)
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  9. CONSIDERATION/ACTION:  Requesting a budget modification to increase Court Fines revenue in the amount of $3,500 and to increase Special Department expenditures in the amount of $3,500. (Modoc County Fish, Game & Recreation Commission)
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  10. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting permission to award herbicide bid/purchase. (Ag. Department)
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  11. Auditor Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval for Accounting Technician Range 155 Step C $2,329 to promote to Auditor/Accountant I range 223 Step A $2,966 as she has met the education requirements and is fully deserving of this promotion. Effective April 1, 2015.
  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: If item 11.a. is approved, requesting authorization to update Personnel Allocation Table as necessary to add the Auditory/Accountant I position to the list.
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  12. Road Department Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting to authorize the Road Commissioner to execute the contracts for the purchase of aggregate screening for use on County road projects.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting the Road Department Commissioner to execute the contracts for the purchase of asphaltic emulsions for the use of County road projects.
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  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization for the Road Department Commissioner to execute the contracts for the purchase of hot mix asphalt for the use of County road projects.
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  13. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting permission to hire Veronica Lupe Kafovalu, Office Specialist II at Range 128, Step D $2,138 per month, due to her experience, knowledge and skills. Effective 4/1/15. (Public Health)
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  14. Social Service Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization to commit and provide one-time funds and annual funds for C-IV GA/GR Automation.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting permission to renew copier lease agreement with Ray Morgan Company with no added cost.
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  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval for a Social Worker I Range 179 Step C $2,626 to promote to a Social Worker II Range 195 Step C $2,844 with permanent status. Effective April 1, 2015.
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  d. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval for an Account Clerk I Range 118 Step D $2,034 to promote to Account Clerk II Range 128 Step D $2,138 with permanent status. Effective April 1, 2015.
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  e. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting permission to delete from the Social Services Department’s inventory, fixed asset number 01250277, thirty-four (34) Dell Optiplex 790 personal computers.
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  15. Sheriff’s Department and Office of Emergency Services Items:
  a. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: Discussion regarding Modoc County Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP).
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of the Governing Body of the Resolution for the acquisition of surplus property from the California Department of General Services (DGS). These forms are a requirement of the Stare of California Department of General Services Office of Fleet and Asset Management.
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  c. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: Discussion regarding the Modoc County Sheriff’s K-9 Program.
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  d. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting the acceptance of the donation of three Canines to the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Program, with an estimated value of $23,000.
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  e. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting the acceptance of the donation of $8,000 from the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Program, in support of training and stipends for Deputies. Amount reflected in budget modification in item 15.e.
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  f. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request budget modification for budget unit, 001-2110 with an overall increase of $23,807.00.
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  g. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request budget modification for budget unit, 001-2210 with an overall increase of $39,640.00.
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  h. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request budget modification for budget unit, 001-2115 with an overall decrease of $17,220.00.
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Emergency Item - CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request to purchase a new live scan machine.  


  16. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of contract with Rains Lucia Stern, PC for representation of Sheriff under Government Code 31000.6. (County Counsel)
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  17. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of letter in support of AB 1262 Telecommunications; Universal Service; California Advance Service Fund to transfer $5 million to the rural and urban region broadband consortia grant account. (Administration)
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  18. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of letter in opposition to AB 1347, Public Works Claims Process Legislation. (Supervisor Wills)
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  19. COMMENTS/REPORTS
  a. Public Comment
  b. Administrative Services Report
  c. Department Head Reports
  d. Board of Supervisors Reports

  20. CLOSED SESSION: Government Code 54957 - Employee Performance Evaluation; Title: Interim Planning Director. (Administration)
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  21. CLOSED SESSION: Pending Litigation. Government Code 54956.9. Case Name: Holshouser v. County of Modoc. (County Counsel)
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  22. CLOSED SESSION: Labor Negotiations Gov. Code ยง 54957.6.  Employee Organization DSA County Negotiators Margaret Long and Chester Robertson. (County Counsel)
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  ADJOURNMENT


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