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
April 4, 2017


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). 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 http://monocounty.ca.gov. If you would like to receive an automatic copy of this agenda by email, please subscribe to the Board of Supervisors Agendas on our website at http://monocounty.ca.gov/bos.

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 March 7, 2017.
B.Board Minutes
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Approve minutes of the Special Meeting held on March 8, 2017.
C.Board Minutes
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Approve minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 14, 2017.
D.Board Minutes
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Approve minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 21, 2017.
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.Increase Appropriations in the Mental Health Services Act Fund for the Davison House Project
Departments: Behavioral Health

This appropriation will allow Mono County Behavioral Health to move forward on the Davison House Project.  Behavioral Health will be managing this project.  Project funding and anticipated expenditures were included in the County’s recent MHSA three-year plan adopted by the Board on March 14, 2017. This is a part of the capital facilities funding category of the MHSA fund.

Recommended Action: Board approval to increase appropriations by $ 300,000 in the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) fund for the Davison House Project, utilizing the fund’s carryover balance (requires 4/5ths vote).  Provide any desired direction to staff.  

Fiscal Impact: There is no impact to the Mono County General Fund.  These funds are already in the MHSA fund. This ask is to appropriate $300,000 of carryover balance to fund the Davison House Project for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2016/2017.      
B.Letter to US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region
Departments: Community Development

The US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region sent a request to identify priority trail maintenance projects. The county’s comment letter requests consideration of the Inyo National Forest’s wilderness trails as a priority for increased trail maintenance efforts.

Recommended Action: Approve comment letter to the US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region.

Fiscal Impact: None.
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.ESLT Letter to The Sheet re Conway Ranch Article
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter from the Eastern Sierra Land Trust to the Editor of The Sheet, in response to the article titled "Mono Supes vote to end domestic grazing at Conway, Mattly".
B.CalOES Letter re US Department of Agriculture Designation
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter from CalOES regarding the Secretarial Disaster proclaimed for Mono County on February 23, 2017.
C.CalOES Letter re US Small Business Administration
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter from CalOES regarding the U.S. Small Business Administration's Disaster proclamation for 32 California Counties, including Mono County, on February 23, 2017.
D.ABC Application for The Lift, LLC
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Application for Alcoholic Beverage License received on behalf of The Lift, LLC, located at 2587 Hwy. 395 in June Lake.
E.April 2017 Agricultural Commissioner's Office Update
Departments: Clerk of the Board

April 2017 update from the Inyo Mono Agricultural Commissioner's Office.
F.Letter of Support of Assembly Bill 907
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter from RCRC, addressed to State Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, in support of AB 907.
9.REGULAR AGENDA - MORNING
A.State Transportation Funding Legislation Update
Departments: Public Works
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Garrett Higerd) - Update on Transportation Funding Legislation and consideration of letter of support.  

Recommended Action: Consider approval of a letter of support for the Governor and Legislative Leaders' Transportation Funding and Reform Deal (SB 1).  Provide direction to staff.  

Fiscal Impact: None at this time.  However, if signed into law, this proposal would significantly increase funding to maintain and improve local streets and roads and state highways.  It would be primarily funded by increases to state gas tax, vehicle registration fees, and diesel taxes and a partial restoration of weight fee diversions and partial loan repayments.  
B.Review of Need for Continuation of Local Emergency - Severe Winter Storms
Departments: CAO, Sheriff
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Leslie Chapman, Ingrid Braun) - On January 31, 2017 the Mono County Sheriff declared a state of local emergency as a result of extreme winter weather.  The Board of Supervisors ratified this declaration on February 7, 2017, and further declared a continuing state of emergency.  Mono County Code Section 2.60.080 requires that the Board of Supervisors review the need for continuing the local emergency every 14 days, and Government Code section 8630 requires that the Board review the need at least every 30 days until it is terminated.  This item is provided for that purpose.

Recommended Action: Review need for continuing the local emergency.  If Board determines that need no longer exists, direct staff to prepare a declaration terminating local emergency. 

Fiscal Impact: None
C.Review of Need for Continuation of Local Emergency - Snowmelt and Runoff
Departments: CAO, Sheriff
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Leslie Chapman, Ingrid Braun) - On March 20, 2017 the Mono County Sheriff declared a state of local emergency as a result of continuing snowmelt and runoff from severe winter storms beginning in January 2017.  The Board of Supervisors ratified this declaration on March 21, 2017, and further declared a continuing state of emergency.  Mono County Code Section 2.60.080 requires that the Board of Supervisors review the need for continuing the local emergency every 14 days, and Government Code section 8630 requires that the Board review the need at least every 30 days until it is terminated.  This item is provided for that purpose.

Recommended Action: Review need for continuing the local emergency.  If Board determines that need no longer exists, direct staff to prepare a declaration terminating local emergency. 

Fiscal Impact: None
D.FY 2017-2018 Budget Calendar
Departments: CAO, Finance
15 minutes (5 minute presentation; 10 minute discussion)

(Janet Dutcher, Finance Director) - Report and discussion regarding the budget calendar for adoption of the County's FY 2017-2018 final budget.

Recommended Action: Receive budget calendar outlining sequence of events culminating in the adoption of the County's FY 2017-2018 final budget; discuss and receive direction, if any.

Fiscal Impact: None
E.Strategic Update on Departmental Goals and Strategic Focus Areas
Departments: CAO
4.5 Hours

(Leslie Chapman) - Presentation from departmental leaders regarding the purpose of each department followed by an update on progress towards selected goals and how they relate to specific Strategic Focus Areas.

Recommended Action: Hear update and provide feedback

Fiscal Impact: None
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 - NONE
THERE WILL BE A LUNCH BREAK DURING ITEM 9e. THE AFTERNOON SESSION WILL RECONVENE AFTER THE BREAK, BUT NO EARLIER THAN 12:30 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.)
ADJOURN
Minutes have not been generated.