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
August 9, 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.Hiring Variance Request - Public Safety Officer II
Departments: Sheriff

Request for variance from Mono County Personnel System, Section 080 – Salary Upon Hire, policy to allow the Mono County Sheriff’s Office to hire one qualified, lateral Public Safety Officer (PSO) II at “C” step.

Recommended Action: Approve the requested variance of Mono County Personnel System, Section 080 – Salary Upon Hire, policy.

Fiscal Impact: A PSO I at A step has an annual cost of $85,826 ($41,743 salary / $10,282 PERS / $33,791 benefits).  A PSO II at C step has an annual cost of $95,238 ($48,359 salary / $11,909 PERS / $34,970 benefits).  The difference is $9,412. This is an allocated, budgeted position.
B.USGS Joint Funding Agreement FY2017 and Agreement with Ormat
Departments: Community Development

Proposed contracts with USGS and Ormat pertaining to geothermal well monitoring

Recommended Action: Authorize Community Development Director to sign the Unites States Geological Survey (USGS) Joint Funding Agreement (JFA) 17WSCA600095610 and the 2017 agreement with ORMAT to fund the Long Valley hydrologic monitoring program for fiscal year 2017.

Fiscal Impact: None.  The proposed agreement commits Ormat to fund the $285,870 USGS well monitoring program for fiscal year 2017.
C.Assessor's Office Reallocation
Departments: Assessor

Proposed resolution #R16-__, A Resolution of the Mono County Board of Supervisors authorizing the County Administrative Officer to amend the County of Mono list of allocated positions to eliminate one Appraiser II position and add one Appraiser Aide position in the Assessor Department. Salary ranges as follows: Appraiser Aide ($4,008 - $4,871 per month) and Appraiser II ($4,764 - $5,791 per month).

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

Fiscal Impact: Adoption of this resolution will result in a salary savings of $25,860.98 to the General Fund
D.Resolution for Mono Arts Council Grant Application
Departments: CAO

Proposed Resolution Designating Mono Council for the Arts as the Local Partner for the California Arts Council’s State-Local Partnership Program (SLPP) and Supporting Mono Council for the Arts’ 2016-17 SLPP Grant Application.

Recommended Action: Approve Resolution #R16-_____, Designating Mono Council for the Arts as the Local Partner for the California Arts Council’s State-Local Partnership Program (SLPP) and Supporting Mono Council for the Arts’ 2016-17 SLPP Grant Application.

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.Letter from County of Inyo Re: California Water Commission
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Correspondence received from the Board of Supervisors, County of Inyo, regarding their communication to the California Water Commission.
B.Thank You Note from the Benham Family
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Thank you note from the Benham Family.
9.REGULAR AGENDA - MORNING
A.Comments on the Inyo National Forest Plan Revision & Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Departments: Board of Supervisors, CDD, Economic Development
1 hour (15 minute presentation; 45 minute discussion)

(Wendy Sugimura) - Discussion of comments to submit on the Inyo National Forest Plan Revision and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).

Recommended Action: 1. Review initial comment areas and provide direction to staff.    2. Direct staff to bring a final comment letter for Board consideration to the August 16 meeting, or authorize the CAO to sign and send a final letter based on Board direction.

Fiscal Impact: No direct impacts.
B.CARB Compliance Options - 2016
Departments: Public Works - Road
30 minutes (10 minute presentation; 20 minute discussion)

(Jeff Walters) - Mono County is required by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to comply with its diesel emissions regulations for the county's fleet of diesel powered on-road and off-road heavy equipment.  Public Works has developed options with associated costs and compliance dates.

Recommended Action: Hear staff report regarding options for compliance with California Air Resource Board's diesel emission regulations. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: The costs of achieving CARB Compliance over the next twelve years' ranges from $2.6 million to $6 million, depending on the method of replacing non-compliant vehicles.  Costs budgeted for fiscal year 2016-17 are funded.  The extent of other funding opportunities to pay future costs is unknown at this time. On-road and off-road replacement/repower costs depend upon vehicle type, year or replacement and current pricing.
C.County Comprehensive Facilities Plan
Departments: Public Works
45 minutes (15 minute presentation; 30 minute discussion)

(Joe Blanchard) - Annual Capital Projects Workshop

Recommended Action:  1.  Discuss the Mono County Public Works Project Approval policy using the flow chart, project approval process, and project request form.  2.  Review staff recommendations and accept prioritization of projects 2016/2017 budgeted work plans or reprioritize and accept changes.

Fiscal Impact: None.
D.SCE Title 24 Lighting Project
Departments: Public Works
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Peter Chapman) - Southern California Edison's On-Bill Financing program for energy efficiency lighting upgrades.

Recommended Action: Approve moving forward with Southern California Edison’s On-Bill Financing for energy efficiency upgrades and direct staff to obtain contractual agreements to be presented to the Board for approval at a later date. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: The On Bill Financing loan for this project is a 0% interest loan from SCE that will be paid back with savings in electricity. The loan pays for the new lights and installation. Typically 1% - 5% electric utility cost savings for each facility included in the project.
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.
AFTERNOON SESSION WILL RECONVENE NO EARLIER THAN 1:00 P.M.
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.Child Support Awareness Month Proclamation
Departments: CAO
5 minutes (2 minute presentation; 3 minute discussion)

(Susanne Rizo, Regional Director/Attorney, Eastern Sierra Child Support Services) - Proclamation declaring August 2016 Child Support Awareness Month in Mono County.

Recommended Action: Request the Board approve the Proclamation declaring August Child Support Awareness Month.

Fiscal Impact: None
B.Tax Sale of Tax-Defaulted Property
Departments: Finance
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Gerald Frank) - Request for Approval to Sell Tax-Defaulted Property Subject to the Power of Sale.

Recommended Action: Approve Request to Sell Tax-Defaulted Property Subject to the Power of Sale.

Fiscal Impact: Total of all minimum bids is $ 914,185.   Minimum bids include known costs. There could potentially be additional costs not included in the minimum bid, which are unknown at this time.
C.CCP-AB109 Recommended Budget
Departments: Probation
15 minutes (5 minute presentation; 10 minute discussion)

(Karin Humiston) - Karin Humiston as Chairperson for the Community Correction Partnership Executive Committee to present the 2016/17 Recommended Budget for the Community Correction Partnership (CCP).

Recommended Action: Receive recommended budget funding program activities for the Community Corrections Partnership as submitted by the Community Corrections Partnership Executive Committee, and provide staff direction if desired.

Fiscal Impact: CCP funding would result in an Operating Transfer In to the affected departments (Sheriff, Probation, Social Services, District Attorney and Behavioral Health) in the agreed upon amounts as a Revenue to offset expenses incurred for their various projects or salary and benefits.  Please see attached Recommended Budget for breakdown.  The amounts are included in the Department Requested Budgets for Fiscal Year 2016/17.
D.Probation Restructure
Departments: Probation
30 minutes (10 minute presentation; 20 minute discussion)

(Karin Humiston) - Approval of resolutions to amend the allocation list to : Eliminate 4 DPO I/II positions and add 4 DPO I/II/III series positions.  Salary ranges are as follows: DPO I, Range 51, $3,488 - $4,240; DPO II, Range 55, $3,575 - $4,680; DPO III, Range 59, $3,664 - $5,166, and Eliminate 1 DPO III position and add 1 DPO IV, salary range 63, $4,691 - $5,703, and Eliminate 1 Fiscal and Technical Specialist IV and add 1 Administrative Services Specialist, salary range 69, $4,535 - $5,513.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed resolution numbers R16-____, R16-____ and R16-____. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: No direct fiscal impact to the General Fund.  Total Annual Salary and Benefit Increase of $54,363.48 would be funded by AB109-Probation and are included in the requested budget for 2016/17.
ADJOURN
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