MODOC COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
200 W NORTH ST., ALTURAS, CA


SUPERVISORS: ALLAN, PEDERSEN, ALVES, 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: Reorganization of Board of Supervisors. Election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  2. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:
  a. MOVED TO ITEM 3.a. Requesting Board of Supervisors to authorize Director Stockton to sign the Standard Agreement/Performance Contract (Agreement #14-90331) for FY - 2014-15 between Modoc County Behavioral Health and the State Dept. of Health Care Services. (Behavioral Health)
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  b. Requesting signature of the Chairperson of the Board of Supervisors on the Certification Statements done annually for the Children’s Medical Services Plan for Fiscal Year 14-15. (Public Health)
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  c. MOVED TO ITEM 3.b Request Board approval to renew contract for professional services for County Surveyor from April 24, 2014 to April 30, 2015 with Tri State Surveying, Ltd. (Planning Department)
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  d. Requesting Board approval to reappoint Nancy Huffman to the Modoc County Planning Commission as the District V Planning Commissioner from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018. (Supervisor Byrne)
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  e. Requesting Board approval to reappoint Jim Laacke to the Modoc County Planning Commission as the District I Planning Commissioner from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018. (Supervisor Allan)
  f. Requesting Board of Supervisors to reappoint Emilie Martin to the Modoc Parks and Recreation District. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  g. Requesting Board approval to appoint; Herb Jasper, Patti Carpenter, and Raymond Cloud for full terms and Richard Lawson and Linda Perry for short terms to the Willow Ranch Fire Protection District. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  h. Requesting Board approval to reappoint Sharon Crabtree to the Executive Board of PSA 2 Area Agency on Aging. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  i. Requesting Board reappointment of the Commissioners and Alternate Commissioners per the attachment to the Fish, Game and Recreation Commission. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  j. MOVED TO ITEM 3.c. Requesting Board reappointment of Robert J. Laacke in lieu of November 2014 election to the Surprise Valley Health Care District Board. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  k. Requesting Board approval of the following Board of Supervisors Meeting minutes; September 23, 2014, November 10, 2014, and November 25, 2014. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)
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  3.
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting Board of Supervisors to authorize Director Stockton to sign the Standard Agreement/Performance Contract (Agreement #14-90331) for FY – 2014-15 between Modoc County Behavioral Health and the State Dept. of Health Care Services. (Behavioral Health)
  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request Board approval to renew contract for professional services for County Surveyor from April 24, 2014 to April 30, 2015 with Tri State Surveying, Ltd. (Planning Department)
  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting Board reappointment of Robert J. Laacke in lieu of November 2014 election to the Surprise Valley Health Care District Board. (Deputy Clerk of the Board)

  4. Watermaster Department Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request to remove 2009 Chevy Colorado from inventory.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request to approve budget modification to pay for items stolen from the Watermaster Department.
  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request to approve the acquisition of a new truck.
  d. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request to approve the acquisition of a new truck from Hall Motors in Lakeview, Oregon as the lowest bid. 
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  5. Administration Items:
  a. PUBLIC HEARING, 11:00 a.m.: Modoc Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) regarding initiation of a community services district for emergency services in the Big Valley area.
  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Board of Supervisors approval of an Authorizing Resolution to Modoc Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) regarding initiation of a community services district for emergency services in the Big Valley area.
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  6. CalWORKS Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization to fill the Employment Specialist position Range 166 Step A-F $2,233 - $2,850 with the ability to hire above Step A if an employee is recruited who has exceptional knowledge, experience, and qualifications.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting authorization to fill a vacated Public Services Specialist Range 118 Step A-F $1,757- $2,243 with the ability to hire above Step A if an employee is recruited who has exceptional knowledge, experience, and qualifications.
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  7. Probation Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval to amend personnel allocation to include one Support Services Administrator Range 252 ($3,428-$4,374).
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of budget modification for CCPIF - SB678 4696.
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  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of budget modification for Court Wards 4110.
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  8. Department of Social Services Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Authorization to move from Open to Allocated in the Personnel Allocation List the Welfare Investigator I/II position in Modoc County Department of Social Services at Range 264 Step A-F $3,639-$4,645.
  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Authorization to advertise and fill the Welfare Investigator I position - Range 264 Step A-F $3,639-$4,645 with the ability to hire above an A Step should we recruit an individual who has demonstrated superior knowledge and experience and is exceptionally qualified.
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  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request approval for an Eligibility Worker I Range 138 Step C $2,140 to promote to Eligibility Worker II Range 166 Step B $2,345 with permanent status. Effective date January 1, 2015.
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  d. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Authorization to add to the Personnel Allocation List a Social Worker I/II position for Adult Protective Services (APS), In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Deputy Public Guardian in the Modoc County Department of Social Services at Range 179 Step A-F $2,382-$3,040.
  e. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: 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 above an A Step should we recruit an individual who has demonstrated superior knowledge and experience and is exceptionally qualified.
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  9. Treasurer-Tax Collector Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of the Modoc County Investment Policy. Approved by the Treasury Oversight Committee on November 20, 2014.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting adoption of resolution to renew delegation of investment authority to the Treasurer, as required by GC 27000.1 and 53607.
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  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting approval of 2013-14 Treasury Oversight Audit performed by SingletonAuman, PC.
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  d. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Requesting confirmation of appointment to the Treasury Oversight Committee: Stephanie Wellemeyer, Modoc County Auditor.
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  10. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: Presentation from Laurie Baker and Lisa May from the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association regarding the marketing and promotion of Modoc County in regards to tourism. (Lorissa Soriano)
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  11. DISCUSSION/INFORMATION: Megabyte Tax Cycle System. (Assessor)
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  12. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request 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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  13. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request approval to transfer the title of a 1994 GMC dump truck, fixed asset number 01020768, to the City of Alturas Department of Public Works at no cost. The vehicle has been previously declared surplus. (Road Department)
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  14. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Appointment of Groundwater Management Advisory Committee. (Groundwater Advisory Ad Hoc Committee)
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  15. DISCUSSION/INFROMATION: Discussion of the State Water Resources Control Board, proposed Statewide Grazing Regulatory Action Plan. (Resource Analyst)
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  16. Administration Items Continued:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request Chairman of the Board of Supervisors to sign the California Department of Veterans Affairs, Subvention Certificate of Compliance for the Fiscal Year 2014/2015.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Board approval to terminate General Counsel Fixed Fee services contract with Cota Cole LLP, and authorization to retain Cota Cole LLP as counsel for special services.
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  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Board approval of County Counsel Services contract with Prentice, Long, and Epperson LLP. 
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  *Recess as the Board of Supervisors and Convene as the Modoc County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services.

  17. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Board ratification of collective bargaining Memorandum of Understanding between Modoc County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and the California United Homecare Workers (CUHW) Local 4034. (Administration)
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  *Adjourn as the Modoc Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services and Reconvene as the Board of Supervisors

  18. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Receive report regarding amendments to Modoc County Title 19 and obtain direction from board regarding drafting and implementing amendments to Modoc County Title 19. (County Counsel)
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  19. Board of Supervisors Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Resolution in support of Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000. (Supervisor Byrne)
  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Resolution in support of Federal Payment in Lieu of Tax Program. (Supervisor Byrne)
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  c. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Request Modoc County Board of Supervisor Chair to appoint an Ad Hoc Committee to review the applications for the appointment of a Surprise Valley Hospital District Board member. The current Hospital Board needs one Board member to form a quorum. (Supervisor Wills)
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Emergency Item: Resignation of Supervisor John Pederson, District 2.


  20. Clerk of the Board Items:
  a. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Discuss and set the Standing Committees for 2015.
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  b. CONSIDERATION/ACTION: Discuss and set the Ad Hoc Committees for 2015.
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  21. COMMENTS/REPORTS
  a. Public Comment
  b. Administrative Services Report
  c. Department Head Reports
  d. Board of Supervisors Reports

  22. CLOSED SESSION: Government Code section 54956.9 - Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation  No. of Cases: One
Holshouser v. Modoc County (2:14-cv-02552-MCE-CKD)
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  ADJOURNMENT


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