AGENDA
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF MONO
STATE OF CALIFORNIA



Regular Meetings: The First, Second, and Third Tuesday of each month. Location of meeting is specified just below.

MEETING LOCATION Board Chambers, 2nd Fl., County Courthouse, 278 Main St., Bridgeport, CA 93517

Regular Meeting
March 8, 2016


TELECONFERENCE LOCATIONS: 1) First and Second Meetings of Each Month: Mammoth Lakes CAO Conference Room, 3rd Floor Sierra Center Mall, 452 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, California, 93546; 2) Third Meeting of Each Month: Mono County Courthouse, 278 Main, 2nd Floor Board Chambers, Bridgeport, CA 93517. Board Members may participate from a teleconference location. Note: Members of the public may attend the open-session portion of the meeting from a teleconference location, and may address the board during any one of the opportunities provided on the agenda under Opportunity for the Public to Address the Board.

NOTE: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (760) 932-5534. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the County to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting (See 42 USCS 12132, 28CFR 35.130).

Full agenda packets are available for the public to review in the Office of the Clerk of the Board (Annex I - 74 North School Street, Bridgeport, CA 93517), and in the County Offices located in Minaret Mall, 2nd Floor (437 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes CA 93546). Any writing distributed less than 72 hours prior to the meeting will be available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board (Annex I - 74 North School Street, Bridgeport, CA 93517). ON THE WEB: You can view the upcoming agenda at www.monocounty.ca.gov. If you would like to receive an automatic copy of this agenda by email, please send your request to Bob Musil, Clerk of the Board: bmusil@mono.ca.gov.

UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED BY TIME, ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR EITHER THE MORNING OR AFTERNOON SESSIONS WILL BE HEARD ACCORDING TO AVAILABLE TIME AND PRESENCE OF INTERESTED PERSONS. PUBLIC MAY COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS AT THE TIME THE ITEM IS HEARD.


9:00 AMCall meeting to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
1.OPPORTUNITY FOR THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD
on items of public interest that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. (Speakers may be limited in speaking time dependent upon the press of business and number of persons wishing to address the Board.)
2.APPROVAL OF MINUTES - NONE
3.RECOGNITIONS - NONE
4.BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
The Board may, if time permits, take Board Reports at any time during the meeting and not at a specific time.
5.COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
CAO Report regarding Board Assignments
Receive brief oral report by County Administrative Officer (CAO) regarding work activities.
6.DEPARTMENT/COMMISSION REPORTS
7.CONSENT AGENDA
(All matters on the consent agenda are to be approved on one motion unless a board member requests separate action on a specific item.)
A.Travel Request - Finance - Werthwein GFOA Accounting Academy
Departments: Finance

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) offers a training program called the Accounting Academy:  An Intensive Introduction to Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting.  The training program will provide Joanne with a solid basic understanding of governmental accounting.  Objectives include fund accounting, government-wide financial reporting, budgetary reporting, interpreting financial statements, and public sector internal control and auditing.  This training is a 5-day intensive course held at the GFOA Offices in Chicago, Illinois. 

Recommended Action: Approve out of state travel for Joanne Werthwein, Fiscal and Technical Specialist IV, in order to attend the GFOA Accounting Academy at the GFOA Offices in Chicago, Illinois.

Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact for this travel and training is approximately $3,345 which includes registration, airfare, hotel, and per diem.  There is sufficient budget in the travel & training line item to cover this request.
B.Consolidation of Elections
Departments: Elections

Request from the Mammoth Unified School District to consolidate a special election with the June 7, 2016 Primary Election.

Recommended Action: Consider and potentially adopt Resolution R16-____, consolidating the Mammoth Unified School District Special Election with the Statewide Direct Primary Election, and directing the Mono County Elections Division to conduct the election and canvass the returns.

Fiscal Impact: Minor costs associated with adding an extra item to the already scheduled ballot.  These costs will not be known until after the election.  In accordance with Elections Code Section 10002, the Mammoth Unified School District shall reimburse the County for these additional costs.
C.Resolution to Amend the Personnel Allocation List
Departments: Sheriff-Coroner

Proposed Resolution #R16-_____, authorizing the County Administrative Officer to amend the County of Mono List of Allocated Positions to eliminate the position of Lieutenant I in the Sheriff’s Office and add the position of Lieutenant I/II.


Recommended Action:

Adopt proposed Resolution No. R16-_____, authorizing the County Administrative Officer to amend the County of Mono List of Allocated Positions to eliminate the position of Lieutenant I in the Sheriff’s Office and add the position of Lieutenant I/II. Provide any desired direction to staff.



Fiscal Impact: None.
D.Resolution Adding Position of IT Specialist III to Allocation List
Departments: Information Technology, CAO

Proposed resolution #R16-____, authorizing the CAO to amend the County of Mono list of allocated positions to add an Information Technology Specialist III position and eliminate a Chief Information Security Officer position within the Information Technology Department.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed resolution #R16-____, authorizing the CAO to amend the County of Mono list of allocated positions to add an Information Technology Specialist III position and eliminate a Chief Information Security Officer position within the Information Technology Department. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None.
8.CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED (INFORMATIONAL)
All items listed are located in the Office of the Clerk of the Board, and are available for review.
A.Application for ABC License by Linda Dore Foodservice/Catering

Copy of Application for Alcoholic Beverage License dated February 25, 2016, received from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control on behalf of Linda Dore Foodservice/Catering, LLC, dba Epic Cafe.

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9.REGULAR AGENDA - MORNING
A.Resolution of Support for Tri-Valley Groundwater Management District's Request for Basin Boundary Adjustment
Departments: Community Development, County Counsel
15 minutes (10 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Brent Calloway, Stacey Simon) - Presentation regarding request for a basin boundary adjustment to the Owens Valley groundwater basin proposed by the Tri-Valley Groundwater Management District (TVGMD) and Inyo County pursuant to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).  Proposed resolution supporting request for adjustment.

Recommended Action: Receive presentation.  Consider and potentially adopt proposed resolution in support of TVGMD's and Inyo County's request for basin boundary adjustment.  Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None. Potential for additional staff time, depending on direction from this Board, to assist TVGMD in complying with the SGMA.
B.Inyo National Forest Over-Snow Vehicle Planning
Departments: Board of Supervisors
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Erin Noesser, Inyo National Forest) - Over-Snow Vehicle Planning Workshop

Recommended Action: Receive overview presentation and provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None.
C.Sage Grouse Conservation Award
Departments: Community Development
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Steve Nelson, BLM Area Manager) - Announcement of Mono County's nomination for Sage Grouse Conservation award.

Recommended Action: Consider authorizing out-of-state travel to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to receive award and designate individual who will travel and receive the award on behalf of the County.

Fiscal Impact: Approximately $1,500 in travel costs.
D.Community Service Area 5 Appointments
Departments: Clerk of the Board
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

Consider the appointment of two new members to the Board of Directors for Community Service Area #5. One appointment will fill an existing vacancy and the other will fill the unexpired term of Marlys Harper, who just resigned.

Recommended Action: Consider the appointment of Lynda Pemberton (term to expire 12/31/2018) and Joanne Werthwein (term to expire 12/31/2016) to fill two vacancies on the Board of Directors for Community Service Area #5.

Fiscal Impact: None.
E.Interim Ordinance Suspending Establishment of Transient Rental Overlay Districts
Departments: Community Development, County Counsel
10 minutes (5 minutes presentation, 5 minutes discussion)

(Scott Burns, Stacey Simon) - Proposed interim ordinance temporarily suspending the establishment of transient rental overlay districts (TRODs) in Mono County.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed ordinance as an urgency ordinance (4/5 vote required.) Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None.
F.Temporary Employment Agreement with Adrienne Ratner
Departments: County Counsel
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Stacey Simon) - Appointment of Adrienne Ratner as a limited-term (March 14, 2016 through September 14, 2016), full-time Deputy County Counsel II and prescribing the compensation, appointment and conditions of said employment.

Recommended Action: Adopt Resolution #R16-__, approving contract with Adrienne Ratner as limited-term, part-time Deputy County Counsel II and prescribing the compensation, appointment and conditions of said employment. Authorize the Board Chair to execute said contract on behalf of the County.

Fiscal Impact:

The cost of this position for the remainder of FY 15/16 is approximately $47,004.67, of which $32,842.25 is salary and $14,162.67 is the cost of the benefits and is included in the approved budget. 

 

Total cost for approximately three months of this position in fiscal year (16/17) is approximately $35,925.24, of which $25,725.00 is salary and $10,200.24 is the cost of the benefits.


G.EMS Task Force Report
Departments: EMS Taskforce
10:00 a.m. 3 Hours (1.5 hour presentation, 1.5 hour discussion)

(Various) - Mono County EMS Ad Hoc Advisory Committee Report and Recommendations.

Recommended Action:
  1. Receive report and recommendations from the EMS Ad Hoc Advisory Committee,
  2. Provide Board input and discussion, and
  3. Provide next-step guidance to staff.


Fiscal Impact: None at this time
10.OPPORTUNITY FOR THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD
on items of public interest that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. (Speakers may be limited in speaking time dependent upon the press of business and number of persons wishing to address the Board.)
11.CLOSED SESSION
A.Closed Session--Human Resources

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS. Government Code Section 54957.6. Agency designated representative(s): Stacey Simon, Leslie Chapman, and Dave Butters. Employee Organization(s): Mono County Sheriff's Officers Association (aka Deputy Sheriff's Association), Local 39--majority representative of Mono County Public Employees (MCPE) and Deputy Probation Officers Unit (DPOU), Mono County Paramedic Rescue Association (PARA), Mono County Public Safety Officers Association  (PSO), and Mono County Sheriff Department’s Management Association (SO Mgmt).  Unrepresented employees:  All.
REGULAR SESSION WILL CONVENE AFTER LUNCH
12.OPPORTUNITY FOR THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD
on items of public interest that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. (Speakers may be limited in speaking time dependent upon the press of business and number of persons wishing to address the Board.)
13.REGULAR AGENDA - AFTERNOON
A.Energy Task Force Workshop
Departments: Energy Task Force
45 minutes

(Megan Mahaffey, Leslie Chapman, Joe Blanchard) - Mono County Energy Policy Update.

Recommended Action:  1.  Review energy audits and provide feedback on resulting projects listed. 2.  Review Net Zero Energy policy and provide direction for any desired revisions.

Fiscal Impact: None at this time.
B.Exception to PERS 180-Day Wait Period and Hiring of Retired Annuitant as IT Specialist III
Departments: IT, Finance, County Counsel
5 minutes

(Nate Greenberg and Stacey Simon) - Resolution making required certifications for an exception to the 180-day wait period under Government Code sections 7522.56 and 21224 to allow the limited term, part-time employment of PERS retiree Gary Coverdale as Information Technology Specialist III, as necessary to fill a critically needed position before the 180-day wait-period has passed, and authorizing such employment.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed resolution.  Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: Per Minute Order M15-254. $20,000 is allocated for this position.
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