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 Mammoth Lakes BOS Meeting Room, 3rd Fl. Sierra Center Mall, Suite 307, 452 Old Mammoth Rd., Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Regular Meeting
February 16, 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.Treasury Transaction Report
Departments: Finance

Treasury Transaction Report for the month ending 1/31/2016.

Recommended Action: Approve the Treasury Transaction Report for the month ending 1/31/2016.

Fiscal Impact: None
B.USGS Joint Funding Agreement FY 2016
Departments: Community Development

Proposed Joint Funding agreements with USGS and companion agreements with Ormat Nevada, Inc. to fund ongoing to groundwater monitoring.

Recommended Action: Approve County entry into proposed Joint Funding Agreements and companion agreements with Ormat and authorize Scott Burns to execute said contracts on behalf of the County. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None.   Ormat will fund all the monitoring costs contained in the Joint Funding Agreement for FY 2016 as outlined in the companion Ormat agreements. 
C.Road Closures for the 2016 Mammoth Gran Fondo Bicycle Ride
Departments: Public Works - Roads

Consider and potentially adopt Resolution No. R16-__  , “Second Resolution of the Mono County Board of Supervisors Authorizing the Closure of County Roads to Thru Traffic in the Mono Lake and Long Valley Areas for the 2016 Mammoth Gran Fondo Bike Ride” which shall supersede and replace Resolution R16-09, adopted by the Board of Supervisors on February 9, 2016.  

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

Fiscal Impact: $1,000 or less from the Road Fund.  Assisting with this event will result in fiscal impacts to the Road Fund, as personnel, equipment, and supplies from Road Areas 1, 2, and 3 will be used to perform tasks prior to and following the 2016 Mammoth Gran Fondo Bike Ride.  
8.CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED (INFORMATIONAL)
All items listed are located in the Office of the Clerk of the Board, and are available for review.
A.USDA Correspondence from White Mountain Ranger Station
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Correspondence dated February 5, 2016, regarding fuels reduction activities around the community of Swall Meadows.
B.USDA Correspondence from Mammoth Ranger Station
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Correspondence dated February 5, 2016 regarding proposed timber stand improvement activities.

 

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9.REGULAR AGENDA - MORNING
A.Great Basin Air Pollution Control District Presentation
Departments: CAO
15 minutes (10 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Phillip Kiddoo, Air Pollution Control Officer) - Owens Lake: From Serious Non-Attainment PM10 Area to 48.6 mi² of Dust Control Mitigation presented by Phillip Kiddoo, Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Recipient of 2015 American Bar Association Environment, Energy, and Resources Stewardship Award.

Recommended Action: None. Informational only.

Fiscal Impact: None
B.Mid-year Budget Review and Strategic Plan Update
Departments: CAO/Finance
3 Hours

(Various Department Heads and Fiscal Staff) -

Mid-year budget review and strategic plan update.  To view documents related to this item which are too large to attach to the agenda, please click on the link below:

http://www.monocounty.ca.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/Board%20of%
20Supervisors/calendar_event/4718/2015-16_midyear_budget
_review_uploadable_compressed.pdf


Recommended Action:

1. Hear budget updates and approve the mid-year budget as presented including the adjustments shown in Section 2 and 3 (4/5ths vote required), and

2. Lift the hiring freeze to allow department heads to recruit for needed positions within the constraints of the budget and allocation list, and

3. Hear the department’s progress toward strategic goals and provide direction/comments, and  

4. Hear strategic plan update and provide feedback and direction.



Fiscal Impact: There is no overall impact to the General Fund and an overall net decrease to the non-general fund budgets of $11,985. 
C.Allocation Change from Lieutenant I to Lieutenant II
Departments: Sheriff-Coroner
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Ingrid Braun) - Proposed resolution #R16-___ authorizing the County Administrative Officer to amend the County of Mono list of allocated positions to eliminate one Lieutenant I position and allocate one Lieutenant II position in the Sheriff's office.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed resolution #R16-___. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: $6,713 offset by current salary savings.
D.Motion to Reconsider Probation Reorganization
Departments: CAO/Board of Supervisors
30 minutes (5 minute presentation; 25 minute discussion)

(Leslie Chapman) - Motion to reconsider and possible reconsideration of Probation reorganization.

Recommended Action: 1. Consider motion to reconsider Board action on February 2, 2016 adopting Resolutions R16-06, R16-07 and R16-08 restructuring the Probation Department (staff report and resolutions attached) (3/5ths vote required)   2. If motion passes, reconsider resolutions R16-06, R16-07 and R16-8 amending the allocation list to: (a)  Eliminate 4 DPOI/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 (b)  Eliminate one DPO III position and add 1 DPO IV, salary range 63, $4,691 - $5,703, and (c)  Eliminate 1 Fiscal and Technical Specialist IV and add 1 Administrative Services Specialist, salary range 69, $4,535 – 6,293.  3. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: There is no impact to reconsider this item.
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 - Existing Litigation

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION. Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9. Name of case: Tems v. County of Mono.
C.Closed Session - Exposure to Litigation

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9. Number of potential cases: 1.  
THE REGULAR SESSION WILL RECONVENE AFTER CLOSED SESSION IF NEEDED
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.)
ADJOURN
Minutes have not been generated.