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
September 5, 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.RECOGNITIONS
A.Resolution of Appreciation for Rick Williams
Departments: Clerk of the Board

(Supervisor Fred Stump) - Proposed resolution honoring Rick Williams for his contributions and service to the citizens of Mono County.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed resolution honoring Rick Williams for his contributions and service to the citizens of Mono County.

Fiscal Impact:  
3.COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
CAO Report regarding Board Assignments
Receive brief oral report by County Administrative Officer (CAO) regarding work activities.
4.DEPARTMENT/COMMISSION REPORTS
5.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.Board Minutes
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on August 15, 2017.
B.Board Minutes
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on August 8, 2017.
C.Board Minutes
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Approve minutes of the Special Meeting held on August 15, 2017.
D.2017-18 Property Tax Rates
Departments: Finance

Proposed resolution establishing the 2017-18 tax rates on the secured roll.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed resolution R17-___, establishing the 2017-18 tax rates on the secured roll. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None. Allows for the collection of voter approved debt.
E.2017-18 Appropriations Limit
Departments: Finance

Proposed resolution establishing the 2017-18 Appropriations Limit.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed resolution #R17-___, establishing the 2017-18 Appropriations Limit and making other necessary determinations for the County and for those special districts governed by the Board of Supervisors that are required to establish appropriation limits. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None.
F.Monthly Treasury Transaction Report
Departments: Finance

Treasury Transaction Report for the month ending 7/31/2017.

Recommended Action: Approve the Treasury Transaction Report for the month ending 7/31/2017.

Fiscal Impact: None
G.WIC Budget Amendment
Departments: Public Health

Proposed Standard Agreement Amendment with California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program pertaining to Contract #15-10093 A02.

Recommended Action: Approve County entry into proposed contract amendment and authorize Board Chair, Stacy Corless, to execute said contract on behalf of the County.

Fiscal Impact: There will be no fiscal impact to the General Fund. Mono County WIC Program has a budget of $277,451.00 for Year 2 (October 1st, 2016 to September 30th, 2017).  At this time there is no change to the budget amount, only line item changes. 
H.CALPERS DSA Contract Amendment Ordinance - Adoption
Departments: Finance

Proposed ordinance No. ORD17-_____, An Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors, County of Mono, Authorizing an Amendment to the Contract Between the Board of Supervisors, County of Mono, and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees Retirement System.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed ordinance No. ORD17-_____, An Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors, County of Mono, Authorizing an Amendment to the Contract Between the Board of Supervisors, County of Mono, and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees Retirement System.

Fiscal Impact: The changes to be implemented by the proposed amendment were approved by the Board in April when the County entered into a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Deputy Sheriff's Association.  The changes increase take-home pay for the deputies and increase County costs by four percent (4%) of PERSable wages. The cost only impacts the County's general fund and has been included in the Sheriff's department's requested budget for FY 2017-2018.
I.Intermittent Road Closures for the Eastern Sierra ATV Jamboree
Departments: Public Works - Road

Proposed Resolution Authorizing the Intermittent Closure of County Roads in the Bridgeport and Antelope Valley Areas for the 2017 Eastern Sierra ATV & UTV Jamboree.

Recommended Action: Consider and potentially adopt Resolution No. R17- _____, A Resolution of the Mono County Board of Supervisors Authorizing Intermittent Closure of County Roads in the Bridgeport and Antelope Valley areas for the 2017 Eastern Sierra ATV & UTV Jamboree.

Fiscal Impact: Approximately $500 or less from the Road Fund. Assistance with this event will result in fiscal impacts to the Road Fund, as personnel, equipment, and supplies from Road District 4/5 will be used to perform tasks prior to and following the 2017 Eastern Sierra ATV & UTV Jamboree.
J.Intermittent Road Closures for the Sierra Safari Special Event
Departments: Public Works - Road

Proposed Resolution Authorizing the Intermittent Closure of County Roads in the Bridgeport Area for the 2017 Sierra Safari Special Event.

Recommended Action: Consider and potentially adopt Resolution No. R17- _____, A Resolution of the Mono County Board of Supervisors Authorizing Intermittent Closure of County Roads in the Bridgeport area for the 2017 Sierra Safari.

Fiscal Impact: $500 or less from the Road Fund. Assistance with this event will result in fiscal impacts to the Road Fund, as personnel, equipment, and supplies from Road District 4/5 will be used to perform tasks prior to and following the 2017 Sierra Safari.  
K.County Access to the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (AAICAMA) Database
Departments: Social Services

Approval of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the California Department of Social Services and the California Department of Health Care Services and Mono County for the purpose of authorizing Mono County access to the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (AAICAMA) database. This proposed MOU would authorize Mono County to facilitate the transfer of information between states for establishment of medical benefits for children with adoption assistance agreements through the AAICAMA database.

Recommended Action: Approve a new MOU with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to provide Mono County with access to the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (AAICAMAdatabase), and authorize the Board Chair to sign the MOU Agreement.

Fiscal Impact: None.
6.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.Letter from White Mountain Fire Chief
Departments: Clerk of the Board

A letter to Ray McGrale, Mono County Paramedic, from Dave Doonan, White Mountain Fire Department Chief, giving thanks for help with an EMT class for White Mountain Fire.
B.BLM Letter
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter from the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office discussing their intent to develop site specific project plans for proposed sagebrush habitat restoration units in the Bodie Hills.
7.REGULAR AGENDA - MORNING
A.Economic Development Presentation
Departments: Economic Development
30 minutes (15 minute presentation; 15 minute discussion)

(Alicia Vennos/Jeff Simpson) - Presentation by Alicia Vennos and Jeff Simpson regarding Economic Development, Tourism, Film Commission and Fisheries initiatives, highlights and strategic directions.

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

Fiscal Impact: None.
B.Tobacco Control Policy Update and Amendments to Chapter 7.92 of the Mono County Code
Departments: Public Health
1 hour (30 minute presentation; 30 minute discussion)

(Nancy Mahannah, Sandra Pearce) - Presentation by Nancy Mahannah on Tobacco Control Policy Update and Amendments to Chapter 7.92 of the Mono County Code

Recommended Action: 1. Receive presentation on tobacco control policies and statistics as well as proposed amendments to Mono County Code (MCC) Chapter 7.92, including suggested changes to tobacco policies related to smoke-free zones, multi-unit housing, sale of flavored tobacco, and enforcement and prohibitions. 2. Following discussion of the proposed amendments to MCC Chapter 7.92, provide feedback on any additional changes and any further staff direction. 

Fiscal Impact: There is no impact to the Mono County General Fund. Implementation of ordinance amendments would be funded through the Tobacco Tax and Health Protection Act of 1988 and The California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016.
C.Review of Need for Continuation of Local Emergency - Severe Winter Storms
5 minutes

(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.
D.Review of Need for Continuation of Local Emergency - Snowmelt and Runoff
5 minutes

(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.
E.Emergency Road Repairs - Upper Summers Meadow Road Bridge
Departments: Public Works - Engineering
10 minutes (5 minute presentation; 5 minute discussion)

(Garrett Higerd) - Update on Upper Summers Meadow Road emergency bridge project and finding of continued emergency.

Recommended Action: 1. Receive update on Upper Summers Meadow Road emergency bridge project.  2. As established by Public Contract Code Division 2, Part 3, Chapter 2.5 “Emergency Contracting Procedures”, review the emergency action taken on August 1, 2017 and make a finding, based on substantial evidence set forth in this staff report and at the meeting, that the emergency continues to exist, and that continuation of the action to replace the washed-out bridge on that road is necessary to respond to the emergency (A 4/5 vote is required).  3. Direct the County Engineer to continue procuring the necessary equipment, services, and supplies to make emergency repairs to Upper Summers Meadow Road, without giving notice for bids to let contracts.  

Fiscal Impact: The Upper Summers Meadow Road bridge at Green Creek is eligible for 75% funding via the California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA) Program administered by Cal OES.  The total cost of replacement is estimated at $350,000.  Staff proposes that the 25% local match be paid with new SB1/RMRA gas tax funds or, potentially, funds left over from the Round Fire emergency. 
F.Treasury loan to White Mountain Fire Protection District in anticipation of grant funding
Departments: Finance
15 minutes (5 minute presentation; 10 minute discussion)

(Janet Dutcher, Gerald Frank) - Subject to satisfaction of specified conditions, make a grant anticipation loan to White Mountain Fire Protection District in the amount of $23,457.89 for the purchase of essential radio equipment.  Repayment of the loan will be made from a CalFire Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Grant in the amount of $11,728.94 and matching funds contributed by the Mono County Fire Chief's Association (MCFCA) in the amount of $11,728.95.

Recommended Action: Approve, and authorize the Finance Director to sign a Treasury Loan Agreement in the amount of $23,457.89 to White Mountain Fire Protection District upon her receipt of evidence of delegated authority from the District for Dave Doonan, Chief, to sign the loan agreement obligating the District and a copy of the fully executed grant agreement from CalFire.

Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact would be revenue into the Treasury Pool between $96.77 to $387.66, depending on when the VFA grant and MCFCA match are funded and repayment is received by the Pool.
8.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.)
9.CLOSED SESSION
A.Closed Session - Human Resources

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS. Government Code Section 54957.6. Agency designated representative(s): Stacey Simon, Leslie Chapman, Dave Butters, Janet Dutcher, and Anne Larsen. 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 - 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: one.
C.Closed Session - Existing Litigation

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION. Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9. Name of case: Appeal by Larry and Mary Smith of Administrative Citation issued for violations on real property identified by APN No. 015-270-011, and located at 70 Leonard Ave., June Lake, CA 93529; appeal by Stephanian Living Trust of Administrative Citation issued for violations on real property identified by APN No. 015-270-005, and located at 27 Carson View Dr., June Lake, CA 93529; appeal by Schreiber Family Trust of Administrative Citation issued for violations on real property identified by APN No. 015-270-003, and located at 184 Leonard Ave., June Lake, CA 93529.
D.Closed Session - Public Employment: Public Works Director

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT. Government Code section 54957. Title: Public Works Director.
THE AFTERNOON SESSION WILL RECONVENE NO EARLIER THAN 1:00 P.M.
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.REGULAR AGENDA - AFTERNOON
A.Mono County Recreation - Workshop and Recommendation of the Mono County Recreation Task Force
Departments: CAO
30 minutes (15 minute presentation; 15 minute discussion)

(Tony Dublino) - Presentation by Tony Dublino regarding recreation issues, opportunities and investments in in Mono County, including recommendation to Board from the Mono County Recreation Task Force. 

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

Fiscal Impact: None at this time. 
B.Solid Waste Program Update
Departments: Public Works, Solid Waste Division
20 minutes (10 minute presentation; 10 minute discussion)

(Justin Nalder, Solid Waste Superintendent) - Presentation by Justin Nalder, updating the Board on the current status of significant projects within the Solid Waste Division.

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

Fiscal Impact: Pending direction from the Board, the County can anticipate incurring upwards of $20,000 per year in lost revenue. If the programs are modified in implementation, there is the potential for reducing lost revenue to around $8,000 per year.
12.BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
The Board may, if time permits, take Board Reports at any time during the meeting and not at a specific time.
ADJOURN
Minutes have not been generated.