Board Minutes - August 13, 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 9:15 a.m., on Tuesday, August 13, 2002, in the Board of Supervisors Room, County Administrative Center, Independence, with the following Supervisors present:  Vice-Chairperson Michael Dorame presiding as Chairperson, Ervin R. Lent, and Carroll M. Hambleton, Jr.  Supervisors Linda Arcularius and Julie Bear were absent. Supervisor Dorame provided the Invocation, and Boy Scout Bill Swaim, the grandson of past Inyo County Board of Supervisor Paul Payne and representing the Lone Pine Boy Scout Troup, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

Public Comment

The Chairperson announced the public comment period.  Mr. Giuiseppe Crimi and Mr. Richard Cervantes, Scout Leaders for the Lone Pine Boy Scout Troup 82, introduced Bill Swaim, Senior Patrol Leader and Brandon Lutze, Patrol Leader.  The Scouts provided information regarding their scouting activities.  Mr. Cervantes and Mr. Crimi explained that the two scouts were working towards their Eagle Scout status and were attending the meeting to work towards receiving their Citizenship in the Community and Nation badge, which is a requirement for Eagle Scout.  The Board Members commended the Scouts, their Leaders and the organization for their contribution and leadership roles for young men.

 

Parks/Millpond Sign

Moved by Supervisor Hambleton and seconded by Supervisor Lent to approve a purchase order to Mammoth Sign Company for the construction of an informational sign for the Millpond Recreation Area in an amount not to exceed $2,695.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Arcularius and Bear absent.

 

Integ. Waste/ Keeler Landfill Plans and Specs.

Moved by Supervisor Hambleton and seconded by Supervisor Lent to approve the Construction Plans and Specifications for the final closure of the Keeler Landfill and authorize the Director of Integrated Waste Management to advertise for bids.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Arcularius and Bear absent.

 

Resol. 2002-47/ Alcoholic Bev. License Olancha RV Park

On a motion by Supervisor Hambleton and a second by Supervisor Lent, Resolution No. 2002-47 was adopted, entitled “A Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Inyo, State of California, Issuing Findings that Public Convenience will be Served by the Proposed Off-Sale of Alcoholic Beverages at Olancha RV & Mobile Home Park, 1075 South Highway 395, Olancha, California;”  motion unanimously passed and adopted with Supervisors Arcularius and Bear absent. 

 

 

Resol. 2002-48/ Alcoholic Bev. License Olancha Mobile Mart.

On a motion by Supervisor Hambleton and a second by Supervisor Lent, Resolution No. 2002-48 was adopted, entitled “A Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Inyo, State of California, Issuing Findings that Public Convenience will be Served by the Proposed Off-Sale of Alcoholic Beverages at Olancha Mobile Mart, 601 South Highway 395, Olancha, California;”  motion unanimously passed and adopted, with Supervisors Arcularius and Bear absent.

 

P.W./Taurus Repair

The request for approval of a purchase order to Sierra Auto Body Works for the repair of a 2002 Ford Taurus, was pulled from consideration at the request of the Department.

 

P.W./CTL Contract

Moved by Supervisor Hambleton and seconded by Supervisor Lent to approve the Contract between the County of Inyo and CTL Environmental Services for the provision of asbestos consulting service in an amount not to exceed $4,219.50 for the period of July 1, 2002, through December 31, 2002, contingent upon the Board’s adoption of a FY 2002/2003 Budget; and authorize the Chairperson to sign, contingent upon the appropriate signatures being obtained.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Arcularius and Bear absent.

 

P.W./Big Pine Library Parking Lot Use Permit

Moved by Supervisor Hambleton and seconded by Supervisor Lent to approve the Use Permit with the City of Los Angeles, Department of Water and Power for the Big Pine Library Parking Lot for a term of five years, at a rate of $360 for the first year and $500 for each successive year and authorize the Chairperson to sign.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Arcularius and Bear absent.

 

Rd. Dept./Auto- desk Subscription

Moved by Supervisor Hambleton and seconded by Supervisor Lent to approve the purchase of an Autodesk Subscription through the GSA Government Schedule from DLT Solutions Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,316 plus applicable taxes.  Motion carried unanimously, with Supervisors Arcularius and Bear absent.

 

County Counsel/ Price & Brumfield Amendment

The request for consideration of an amendment to the Price and Brumfield contract increasing the contract limit by $25,000 was continued at the request of County Counsel because the action requires a 4/5’s vote of the Board.

 

Planning-Yucca Mnt./

Mr. Andrew Remus, Yucca Mountain Coordinator, provided an in-depth and detailed review of the activities relative to the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository, including the status of actions taken by NACo during their 2002 Annual Conference.  The Board indicated their desire to continue with the counties efforts regarding the Yucca Mountain Repository; to also support NACo’s activities concerning the project, and to continue with the County’s scientific hydrologic studies.  

 

Board Members and Staff Reports

The Board Members reported on their activities during the preceding week, including Supervisor Dorame reviewing a fax regarding support for legislation similar to that introduced by Senator Daschel concerning local control for forest health issues, asking that Staff follow up on a response and Supervisor Lent asking for information regarding the County’s efforts relative to the DISARM program in Los Angeles County.  The County Administrator indicated that he would follow up on Supervisors Dorame and Lent’s queries, and briefly updated the Board on the status of the State Budget.

 

Closed Session

County Counsel reported that closed session Items No.  12. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6) - Instructions to Negotiators re: wages, salaries and benefits –  Employee Organization - ICEA - Negotiators - County Administrator and Personnel Analyst  and No. 13.  CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6) - Instructions to Negotiators re: wages, salaries and benefits –  Employee Organization - Elective Officials Assistant Association (EOAA) - Negotiators - County Administrator and Personnel Analyst, were pulled from the Agenda and would not be discussed.

 

Recess/

Reconvene

The Chairperson recessed the regular meeting at 10:45 a.m., reconvening in a workshop at 2:10 p.m., with all Board Members present except Supervisors Arcularius and Bear.

 

H&H-Workshop IHSSP

The Board met in a workshop with representatives of the Health and Human Services Department and the County’s Consultants, Newlin & Newlin, on the In-Home Supportive Services Program.

 

Adjournment

The Chairperson recessed the workshop at 3:10 p.m., to reconvene in open session to immediately adjourn the regular meeting to 9:00 a.m., August, 20, 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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