The Board of
Supervisors of the County of Inyo, State of California, met in special session
at the hour of 1:10 p.m., on Monday, May 16, 2005, in the Board of
Supervisors Room, County Administrative Center, Independence, with the following
Supervisors present: Chairperson
Ted Williams presiding, Linda Arcularius, Susan Cash, and Jim Bilyeu.
Supervisor Richard Cervantes was absent.
Supervisor Bilyeu provided the Invocation, and Supervisor Arcularius led
the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Chairperson announced the public comment
period. There was no one from
the public wishing to address the Board.
The Chairperson recessed open session at 1:10 p.m.
to convene in a workshop with representatives of the Bureau of Land
Management, the National Park Service and the Forest Service to receive a
presentation on and discuss the following: (a) an overview of the
Wilderness Act of 1965 and subsequent wilderness legislation; (b) the
Forest Service Wilderness Management Implementing Regulations and Policy;
(c) the National Park Service Wilderness Management Implementing
Regulations and Policy; and (d) the BLM Wilderness Management Implementing
Regulations and Policy. The Chairperson recessed the workshop at 2:43 p.m., to
reconvene at 2:55 p.m., with all Board Members present, except Supervisor
The Board convened in a workshop with
representatives of the Inyo County Planning Department regarding the
County’s resource management activities.
The Chairperson recessed the workshop at 3:15 p.m., to convene in
open session. The Board and
staff discussed how to respond to environmental documents, which are
presented to the County regarding local resource management issues.
The Board indicated their desire for Staff to review the various
resolutions and comments which have been provided in the past by the
County on like issues and utilize those documents to help staff determine what
issues to bring before the Board, so the Board has the opportunity
to formulate Board responses to future issues which relate to and/or will
effect our local lands, including the recreational opportunities, our
economy, and our water resources.
The Chairperson adjourned the special meeting
at 3:25 p.m.
Inyo County Board of Supervisors
Clerk of the Board