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 Suite Z, 237 Old Mammoth Rd, Suite Z, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Regular Meeting
August 15, 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 - NONE
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

Recommended Action: Approve minutes of the regular meeting held on August 1, 2017.
B.No Place Like Home Technical Assistance Grant
Departments: Behavioral Health

(Robin Roberts or Amanda Greenberg) - Proposed resolution authorizing application for, and receipt of, No Place Like Home Program Technical Assistance grant funds of $75,000 from the State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development Department. This application will be filled out by Mono County Behavioral Health staff. 

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed resolution #R17-___, Authorizing application for, and receipt of, No Place Like Home Program Technical Assistance grant funds. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: There is no fiscal impact to the Mono County General Fund. This application process will yield, if accepted, $75,000 to Mono County Behavioral Health
C.Ordinance Amending Section 3.04.040 of the Mono County Code
Departments: CAO

(Jay Sloane) - Proposed ordinance amending section 3.04.040 of the Mono County Code pertaining to the purchase procedures for equipment and supplies.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed ordinance, Amending Chapter 3.04 Section 3.04.040 of the Mono County Code pertaining to purchase procedures for equipment and supplies.

Fiscal Impact: None.
D.Ordinance Temporarily Designating Roughly Graded Roads
Departments: Public Works - Road

(Jeff Walters) - The Sierra Safari is a three-day guided off-highway vehicle tour starting in Mammoth Lakes, continuing to Hawthorne Nevada, and entering the Bridgeport area and the community of Bridgeport. The event takes place on roads and trails throughout Mono County, and Mineral County in Nevada. The Eastern Sierra ATV/UTV Jamboree is a four-day off-highway vehicle event taking place in the Antelope Valley. Both events include some dirt roads that are part of Mono County's maintained mileage system.

Recommended Action: Adopt proposed ordinance designating certain unpaved county roads throughout the unincorporated area of Mono County as roughly graded roads within the meaning of Vehicle Code Section 38001 for the purpose of facilitating the short-term use of those roads for the 2017 Sierra Safari Off-Highway Vehicle Tour and the 2017 Eastern Sierra UTV / ATV Jamboree.

Fiscal Impact: $500 or less to the Road Fund.
E.Letter of Support for Mammoth Lakes Firesafe Council Grant Application
Departments: CAO

Letter of support for Mammoth Lakes Firesafe Council’s grant application to Sierra Nevada Conservancy for Hazardous Fuels Reduction in the Mammoth Lakes basin area.       


Recommended Action: Direct staff to prepare, obtain Board Chair Corless’ signature and submit a letter in support of Mammoth Lakes Fire District’s grant application for Hazardous Fuels Reduction in the Mammoth Lakes Basin

Fiscal Impact: No impact to the County, but could leverage up to $500,000 in benefits for Mammoth Lakes Firesafe Council.
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 Tilth, LLC
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter from Eric Edgerton of Tilth, LLC discussing local approval of commercial cannabis.
B.Letter from Antelope Valley Fire Protection District
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter to Mono County CAO Leslie Chapman from the Antelope Valley Fire Protection District regarding the possibility of outsourcing dispatch / communications.
7.REGULAR AGENDA - MORNING
A.Friends of the Inyo Trails Maintenance Program
Departments: Economic Development
20 minutes

(Wendy Schneider - Executive Director, Friends of the Inyo) - Presentation by Wendy Schneider, Executive Director of the Friends of the Inyo regarding the Mono County trails maintenance program report for summer 2017, and the expanded scope of work for summer 2018.

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

Fiscal Impact: None at this time. Funding will be included in the Economic Development FY 17-18 Department Requested Budget. 
B.Mammoth Lakes Community Housing Action Plan
Departments: Community Development
45 minutes (15 minute presentation; 30 minute discussion)

(Jennifer Halferty, Mammoth Lakes Housing) - The Mammoth Lakes Community Housing Action Plan: will specify housing goals and priorities identified by the community, strategies and policies to meet the identified goals, funding mechanisms, a timeline for implementation and assign responsibilities to carry out the plan. Project website: www.housemammothlakes.com.

Recommended Action: Receive update on progress of Mammoth Lakes Community Housing Action Plan. 

Fiscal Impact: None.
C.Mono County Housing Needs Assessment
Departments: Community Development
1 hour (15 minute presentation; 45 minute discussion)

(Jen Garner, BBC Research and Consulting) - BBC Research and Consulting will present the study methodology, preliminary research findings and policy options resulting from the Mono County Housing Needs Assessment.

Recommended Action: Receive update from BBC Research on Mono County Housing Needs Assessment and provide desired direction to staff. 

Fiscal Impact: Leverage awarded grant funds with general fund contribution as well as funding from the Town of Mammoth Lakes and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area/Mammoth Lakes Housing. 
D.2017 Emergency Road Repairs – Update
Departments: Public Works
10 minutes

(Paul Roten) - Update on emergency road repairs.

Recommended Action: 1. Receive update on emergency repairs to low water crossing on Upper Summers Meadow Road in the Bridgeport Valley and Crowley Lake Drive near Tom’s Place.  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 as to Upper Summers Meadow Road, 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.  4. Find that work has been completed on Crowley Lake Drive and that the conditions resulting in the emergency no longer exist. 

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. The Crowley Lake Drive road edge and shoulder repairs are estimated to cost $84,640.  Unfortunately, since the last meeting staff has learned that because of the timing of the road opening and repairs, it is not eligible for the Emergency Relief (ER) Program administered by Caltrans.  Staff proposes that this be paid with new SB1/RMRA gas tax funds or, potentially, funds left over from the Round Fire emergency. 
E.NACo Conference Report
Departments: Board of Supervisors
10 minutes

(Supervisor Corless) - Supervisors Gardner and Corless will give a report from the 2017 National Association of Counties Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Recommended Action: None, receive report.

Fiscal Impact: None.
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 - Existing Litigation
Departments: County Counsel

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION. Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9. Name of case: Administrative citation, APN # 012-050-004:  Gloria Ma.
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.Mammoth Lakes Tourism Air Service Presentation
Departments: Economic Development
30 minutes

(John Urdi, Executive Director, Mammoth Lakes Tourism) - Presentation by John Urdi of Mammoth Lakes Tourism regarding commercial year-round Air Service at Mammoth Yosemite Airport.

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

Fiscal Impact: None at this time.  Funding request from Mammoth Lakes Tourism will be included in the Economic Development FY17-18 Department Requested Budget.
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.