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
October 4, 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 Shannon Kendall, Clerk of the Board, at (760) 932-5533. 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
A.Board Minutes
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on September 13, 2016.
B.Board Minutes
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on September 20, 2016.
3.RECOGNITIONS
A.Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Departments: Clerk of the Board

(Susi Bains, Wild Iris Director) - Proclamation designating October 2016 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Recommended Action: Approve Proclamation designating October 2016 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Fiscal Impact: None.
B.Resolution of Appreciation for Ed Parkinson, Sr.
Departments: Clerk of the Board

A Resolution of Appreciation recognizing Ed Parkinson, Sr, a resident of Benton.

Recommended Action: Approve Resolution of Appreciation recognizing Ed Parkinson, Sr.

Fiscal Impact: 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 - NONE
(All matters on the consent agenda are to be approved on one motion unless a board member requests separate action on a specific item.)
8.CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED
All items listed are located in the Office of the Clerk of the Board, and are available for review. Direction may be given to staff regarding, and/or the Board may discuss, any item of correspondence listed on the agenda.
A.Opinion Letter re: Wildlife Services (a subdivision of the Dept of Agriculture) Predator Control Program

Opinion letter from the New York Times regarding Wildlife Services' predator control program submitted by Supervisor Larry Johnston.
9.REGULAR AGENDA - MORNING
A.Ormat Presentation Regarding Local Geothermal Development
Departments: Board of Supervisors
45 minutes (30 minute presentation; 15 minute discussion)

(Mark Hanneman, Janice Lopeman and Steve Henricksen) - Presentation by Ormat regarding local geothermal development (requested by Chairman Stump)

Recommended Action: None (informational only). Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None at this time
B.Long Valley Hydrological Advisory Committee Report
Departments: Community Development
20 minutes (10 minute presentation; 10 minute discussion)

(Nick Criss) - Presentation by Nick Criss updating the Board of Supervisors on the August 10, 2016 Long Valley Hydrological Advisory Committee meeting.

Recommended Action: Receive update; and provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact to Mono County
C.SCE Grant Easement Request
Departments: Public Works - Road
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Jeff Walters) - Southern California Edison (SCE) is requesting a grant of easement to install approximately 25 feet of new underground conduit to two existing utility poles along a county owned dirt road near the Mill Creek Powerhouse.

Recommended Action: Authorize the Public Works Director, in consultation with County Counsel, to sign the easement request paperwork.  Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: $1,000 in compensation for the easement.
D.Appointment to Assessment Appeals Board
Departments: Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
15 minutes (5 minute presentation; 10 minute discussion)

(Bob Musil) - Discussion and possible appointment of Jeff Mills as an alternate member of the Assessment Appeals Board.

Recommended Action: Consider and potentially appoint Jeff Mills to serve as an alternate member of the Assessment Appeals Board; provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None.  The Assessment Appeals Board is fully funded in the 2016/2017 budget.
E.Planning Commission Meeting Schedule Change
Departments: Community Development
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Scott Burns) - Consider changing planning commission regular meeting time from the second Thursday to the third Thursday of each month.

Recommended Action: 1.      Introduce, read title, and waive further reading of proposed ordinance amending section 2.36.040 A of the Mono County Code, pertaining to regular meetings of the planning commission; and 2.      Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.
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.
B.Closed Session - Initiation of Litigation

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION. Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9. Number of potential cases: One.
C.Closed Session - Performance Evaluation - CAO

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Government Code section 54957. Title: CAO.
THE 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.Transient Rental Neighborhood Designation Process
Departments: Community Development and Board of Supervisors
90 minutes (30 minute presentation; 60 minute discussion)

(Supervisor Johnston, Nick Criss) - Supervisor Johnston's Transient Rental Designation Process Proposal

Recommended Action: Direct that Supervisors Johnston’s proposal be presented to and considered by the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors during upcoming public hearings on the matter; and provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact.
ADJOURN
Minutes have not been generated.