Board Minutes - November 12, 2002

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County of Inyo

Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Inyo, State of California, met in regular session at the hour of 8:12 a.m., on Tuesday, November 12, 2002, in the Board of Supervisors Room, County Administrative Center, Independence, with the following Supervisors present:  Chairperson Linda Arcularius presiding, Carroll M. Hambleton, Jr., and Michael Dorame. Supervisors Julie Bear and Ervin Lent were absent.  Supervisor Hambleton provided the Invocation, and Supervisor Dorame led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

Public Comment

The Chairperson announced the public comment period and read into the record a statement honoring Veterans.

Closed Session

The Chairperson recessed open session at 8:15 a.m., to convene in closed session with all Board Members present except Supervisors Bear and Lent, to discuss Agenda Items No. 1. PERSONNEL (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957) - Public Employee Appointment - Title - Director of Health and Human Services; No. 2.   CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR [Pursuant to Government Code § 54957.6] - Instructions to Negotiators re: wages, salaries and benefits - Employee Organization: ICEA - Negotiators: County Administrator and Personnel Analyst; No. 3.  CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR [Pursuant to Government Code § 54957.6] - Instructions to Negotiators re:  wages, salaries and benefits - Employee Organization:  Elective Officials Assistant Association (EOAA) - Negotiators:  County Administrator & Personnel Analyst; and No. 5.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL EXISTING/ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)(c) – One Case - Irrigation of Laws Ranch Dispute between LADWP and County of Inyo, Adjudication of Dispute Pursuant to the Long Term Water Agreement entered June 1997 as Stipulation and Order of Judgment, Inyo County Superior Court, Case 12908.  County Counsel announced that Agenda Item No. 4.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL EXISTING LITIGATION (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)- Lane v. County of Inyo, WCAB No. 029055, was pulled from consideration and would not be discussed in closed session.

 

Recess/

Reconvene

The Chairperson recessed closed session at 9:40 a.m., reconvening at 9:50 a.m., with all Board Members present, except Supervisors Bear and Lent, to continue discussion on previously noted closed session items.

 

Recess/

Reconvene

The Chairperson recessed closed session at 12:50 p.m., reconvening in open session at 1:25 p.m., with all Board Members present, except Supervisors Lent and Bear.

 

H&H-Children & Families Comm.

 

The request for the Board to waive the County’s Fixed Asset Policy for the Inyo County Children and Families Commission and adopt a different Fixed Asset Policy as presented for the Commission only, was pulled from consideration at the request of the department.

Coroner/Salary Adjustment

Moved by Supervisor Hambleton and seconded by Supervisor Dorame to waive the first reading of an ordinance entitled “An Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors, County of Inyo, State of California, Amending Section 2.88.040 of the Inyo Code to Increase the Salary for the Coroner” and schedule November 12, 2002, in the Board of Supervisors Room, at the County Administrative Center, in Independence as the date and place for the enactment.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Bear and Lent absent.

 

Resol. #2002-69/ Old Jail Asbestos Abatement Project

On a motion by Supervisor Hambleton and a second by Supervisor Dorame, Resolution No.     2002-69 was approved, accepting the improvements and authorizing the recording of a Notice of Completion for the Old Inyo County Jail Asbestos Abatement Project: motion unanimously passed and adopted with Supervisors Bear and Lent absent.

 

Resol. #2002-70/ Ft. Indy Road Project

On a motion by Supervisor Hambleton and a second by Supervisor Dorame, Resolution No.     2002-70 was approved, accepting the improvements and authorizing the recording of a Notice of Completion for the Fort Independence Road Resurfacing Project: motion unanimously passed and adopted, with Supervisors Bear and Lent absent.

P.W.-Bishop A/P/ Pestermaster Services

Moved by Supervisor Hambleton and seconded by Supervisor Dorame to ratify the emergency purchase order to Pestmaster Services, Inc., for the preventative hantavirus decontamination of the building at the Bishop Airport known as the old hospital building in an amount not to exceed $10,440.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Bear and Lent absent.

Resol. #2002-71/ Guard Rail Project

On a motion by Supervisor Hambleton and a second by Supervisor Dorame, Resolution No.     2002-71 was adopted, approving Program Supplement No. M006 to Administering Agency-State Agreement for Federal-Aid-Projects No. 09-5948; and authorizing the Chairperson to sign the supplement: motion unanimously passed and adopted, with Supervisors Bear and Lent absent.

 

Planning Dept./ Resource Management Update

Ms. Andrea Clark, Resource Management Coordinator, presented Staff’s Status report on pertinent resource management issues.  Moved by Supervisor Dorame and seconded by Supervisor Hambleton to approve the workplan as submitted by Staff.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Bear and Lent absent.

BofS/Minute Approval

Moved by Supervisor Hambleton and seconded by Supervisor Dorame to approve the minutes of the Board of Supervisors Meeting of A) September 24, 2002; B) October 1, 2002; C) October 8, 2002; and D) October 15, 2002.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Bear and Lent absent.

Planning/Waive CUP Fees 

Mr. Chuck Thistlethwaite, Planning Director, provided the Board with information regarding the amount of the fees, which would need to be waived for the conditional use permit being required by  the Friends of the Tecopa Hot Springs.  Moved by Supervisor Dorame and seconded by Supervisor Hambleton to waive the permit application fees, in an amount not to exceed $410, for a conditional use permit for a building in which to conduct the Family Resource Center Program.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Bear and Lent absent.

 

Public Comment

For the benefit of those in the audience, the Chairperson reopened public comment and again read into the record a statement commemorating Veterans and Veterans Day.

 

Closed Session

The Chairperson recessed open session at 1:40 p.m., to reconvene in closed session to continue discussion on previously identified closed session items.

 

Report on Closed Session

The Chairperson recessed closed session at 3:40 p.m., to reconvene in open session to receive a report on closed session.  County Counsel reported there were no items discussed in closed session, which were required by law to be reported on in open session. 

 

Adjournment

The Chairperson adjourned the regular meeting at 3:40 p.m., to 9:00 a.m., November 26, 2002, in the Board of Supervisors Room, at the County Administrative Center, in Independence.

 

_____________________________________
   Chairperson, Inyo County Board of Supervisors

Attest:   RENÉ L. MENDEZ
         Clerk of the Board

    by:        ___________________________________
                   
Patricia Gunsolley, Assistant     

 

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