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
October 17, 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 Dick Whittington
Departments: Clerk of the Board

(Stacy Corless) - Resolution of Appreciation for Dick Whittington, Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System Transit Manager.
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 Board meeting.          

Recommended Action: Approve Board minutes of October 3, 2017 Regular Meeting.

Fiscal Impact: None.
B.Facilities Staff Promotion to Craftsworker, Step C
Departments: Public Works/Facilities

Eric Eilts is being recommended for promotion from a Maintenance Worker III; Step AA to a Craftsworker, Step C.

Recommended Action: Authorize the promotion of existing employee Eric Eilts from Maintenance Worker III step AA to Craftsworker, Step C.

Fiscal Impact: This position is funded with general fund monies and represents a slight decrease in the department's budget for FY 17-18.
C.Proposed resolution adding one new Staff Services Analyst I/II position in the Social Services Department
Departments: Social Services

Allocate an additional permanent Staff Services Analyst I/II position to the Social Services Department to conduct federally required child welfare case record reviews (Child and Family Services Reviews) and other quality assurance processes. 


Recommended Action: Adopt Resolution R17-__  authorizing the County Administrative Officer to amend the County of Mono list of allocated positions to add one Staff Services Analyst I/II.

Fiscal Impact: The cost for a part-time, non-benefitted Staff Services Analyst II for the remainder of FY 2017-18 (November 2017 to June 2018) is approximately $21,469 of which $19,246 is salary and $2,223 is the cost of the benefits. Total estimated cost for a full fiscal year (2017-2018) would be $97,320 of which $57,456 is annual salary and $39,864 is the cost of benefits. There is no new cost to the Mono County General Fund for the proposed increase; the cost for this position this year and in subsequent fiscal years is paid for with Social Services funds.
D.Assessor's Office New Hire at Step B
Departments: Assessor

Request to hire candidate for the Cadastral Mapper/Transfer Analyst position in the Assessor's office at a B Step.

Recommended Action: Authorize the hiring of a Cadastral Mapper/Transfer Analyst in the Assessor’s office at B step. 

Fiscal Impact:

The fiscal impact for a full year would be an increase in General Fund cost of $3,644.  As this hire is occurring 4 months into the fiscal year, the Assessor’s Office budget has adequate salary savings to cover the increased cost of starting at the B Step instead of the A Step.


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.Antelope Valley Cannabis Association
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter from Antelope Valley Cannabis Association to the Board of Supervisors to reconsider staff direction provided during the October 3, 2017 meeting.
B.Tilith Letter
Departments: Clerk of the Board

Letter from Eric Edgerton of Tilth, LLC following up on his public comment at the Board of Supervisors meeting related to the regulation of commercial cannabis in Mono County.
7.REGULAR AGENDA - MORNING
A.Emergency Road Repairs – Upper Summers Meadow Road Bridge
5 minutes

(Garrett Higerd) - Update on emergency road repairs. 

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 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.  

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.  The 25% local match will be paid with disaster funds left over from the Round Fire emergency. 
B.Innovation Partnership with Los Angeles County Mental Health
Departments: Behavioral
20 minutes (10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)

(Robin Roberts, Amanda Greenberg) - Approve Mono County Behavioral Health partnership in the Los Angeles County Mental Health Services Act Innovation Plan for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

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

Fiscal Impact: There is no fiscal impact to the Mono County General Fund $50,000 of Mono County Behavioral Health Mental Health Service Act (MHSA) Innovation funds will be used for this project.
C.June Lake - Dream Mountain Drive Flooding Discussion
Departments: CAO, Board of Supervisors
30 Minutes (20 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)

(Alice Suszynski and Neighbors) - Report on spring flooding on Dream Mountain Drive in June Lake.

Recommended Action: Hear report on spring flooding on Dream Mountain Drive in June Lake from residents followed by Board discussion.  Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: None.
D.Compliance Agreement re Short-Term Rentals -Connie Lear Rainbow Ridge Realty & Reservations
Departments: CDD, County Counsel
15 minutes

(Anne Larsen, Nick Criss) - Compliance agreement with business licensee Connie Lear/Rainbow Ridge Realty & Reservations (Ms. Lear) pursuant to which Ms. Lear agrees to comply with all County requirements re short-term rentals and to pay a fine in the amount of $10,000.00.

Recommended Action: Consider and potentially approve proposed compliance agreement or, if agreement not approved, set the matter for hearing regarding revocation of Ms. Lear's business license. Provide any desired direction to staff.

Fiscal Impact: If the proposed Compliance Agreement is approved, Ms. Lear would pay the County a fine of $10,000.
E.Owens Valley Groundwater Authority Joint Powers Agreement and Update
Departments: CAO, Community Development, County Counsel
30 minutes (10 minute presentation; 20 minute discussion)

(Jason Canger, Wendy Sugimura) - Update on Owens Valley Groundwater Authority, request for letter of support for grant application and review of Joint Powers Agreement.

Recommended Action: 1. Receive update on activities of the Owens Valley Groundwater Authority (OVGA). 2. Consider whether to propose amendments to OVGA Joint Powers Agreement for consideration by OVGA Board on October 26. 3. Consider and potentially approve letter of support for Inyo County's application to the Department of Water Resources for grant funding to support the development of a Groundwater Sustainability Plan for the Owens Valley Groundwater Basin. 4. Provide any other desired direction to staff..

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: Workers' Compensation

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION.  Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54956.9.  Name of case: Workers' compensation claim of Franklin Smith.
C.Closed Session - Workers' Compensation Claim

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION.  Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54956.9.  Name of case: Workers' compensation claim of Ricci Reigle.
D.Closed Session - Employee Evaluation, CAO

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Government Code section 54957. Title: County Administrative Officer.
E.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. 
F.Closed Session - Existing Litigation

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION. Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9. Name of case: Mono County v. Emilio and Josefina Gonzalez, Mono County Superior Court, Case No. 170027.
10.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.