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Board of Supervisors Agenda

Board of Supervisors AGENDA 1 February 13, 2018

County of Inyo Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors Room County Administrative Center

224 North Edwards Independence, California

All members of the public are encouraged to participate in the discussion of any items on the Agenda. Anyone wishing to speak, please obtain a card

from the Board Clerk and indicate each item you would like to discuss. Return the completed card to the Board Clerk before the Board considers the item (s) upon which you wish to speak. You will be allowed to speak about each item before the Board takes action on it.

Any member of the public may also make comments during the scheduled Public Comment period on this agenda concerning any subject related to the Board

of Supervisors or County Government. No card needs to be submitted in order to speak during the Public Comment period.

Public Notices: (1) In Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting please

contact the Clerk of the Board at (760) 878-0373. (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II). Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the County to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. Should you because of a disability require appropriate alternative formatting of this agenda, please notify the Clerk of the Board 72 hours prior to the meeting to enable the County to make the agenda available in a reasonable alternative format. (Government Code Section 54954.2). (2) If a writing, that is a public record relating to an agenda item for an open session of a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors, is distributed less than 72 hours prior to the meeting, the writing shall be available for public inspection at the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, 224 N. Edwards, Independence, California and is available per Government Code 54957.5(b)(1).
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Note: Historically the Board does break for lunch; the timing of a lunch break is made at the discretion of the Chairperson and at the Board s


February 13, 2018

8:30 a.m. 1. PUBLIC COMMENT


2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL EXISTING LITIGATION [Pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code 54956.9] County of Inyo v. Los

Angeles Department of Water and Power, Inyo County Superior Court Case No. SICVCV 18-61899
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3. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code

54956.9 (one case).
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4. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government

Code 54956.9 (one case). Facts and circumstances: anticipated LADWP litigation challenging County s CEQA compliance in adopting resolutions of necessity to condemn certain LADWP properties.
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OPEN SESSION (With the exception of timed items, all open-session items may be considered at any time and in any order during the meeting in the

Board s discretion.)




7. COUNTY DEPARTMENT REPORTS (Reports limited to two minutes)

8. PRESENTATION Sierra Business Council Request Board receive information on the SB

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5 Bond measure, known as the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018, as well as the

Sierra Coalition and Sierra Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Partnership (CAMP).
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CONSENT AGENDA (Approval recommended by the County Administrator)

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Motor Pool Request Board declare Vehicle No. 9815 as surplus and authorize Motor Pool to take the necessary actions to dispose of the vehicle.

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Board of Supervisors AGENDA 2 February 13, 2018



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Request Board approve an updated Emergency Medical Services Fund policy in compliance with Health and Safety Code.

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Road Department Request Board renew the Right-of-Way grant from the Bureau of Land Management for a Road Department mixing table in the

Tecopa/Shoshone area.
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Request Board: A) approve the 2018 Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program Letter of Agreement in the amount of 7,000, contingent upon

adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget; B) authorize Sheriff Lutze to sign the agreement and all necessary paperwork; and C) authorize Treasurer-Tax Collector Alisha McMurtrie to sign as the authorized agency representative to enable electronic fund transfer when available.
Tagged Passions:Treasurer, budget, taxes, Taxes, public safety, TREASURER, and program

DEPARTMENTAL (To be considered at the Board s convenience)







PUBLIC WORKS Request Board: A) award a bid to Blizzard Fire Protection of Mammoth Lakes, CA in the amount of 18,681.75 for inspection and maintenance

of County fire extinguishers; B) ratify and approve a contract with Blizzard Fire Protection to inspect and perform required maintenance on County fire extinguishers at a cost of 6,118 for the first year, 6,227.25 for the second year, and 6,336.50 for the third year, for a total amount not to exceed 18,681.75 for the period of February 10, 2018 through February 9, 2021, subject to funding availability and the Board s adoption of future budgets; and C) authorize the Chairperson to sign, contingent on all appropriate signatures being obtained.
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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Parks Recreation Request Board find that, consistent with the adopted Authorized Position Review Policy: A) the availability of

funding for three (3) Seasonal Park and Campground Maintenance Helpers and one (1) Park and Campground Attendant exists in the General Fund, as certified by the Assistant County Administrator and concurred with by the Auditor-Controller; B) where due to the seasonal nature of the positions it is unlikely that the positions could be filled by internal candidates meeting the qualifications for the positions, an open recruitment is more appropriate to ensure qualified applicants apply; and C) approve the hiring of three (3) Seasonal Park and Campground Maintenance Helpers at Range PT50 ( 15.05 - 18.27) and one (1) Park and Campground Attendant at Range PT50 ( 15.05 - 18.27).
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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Library Request Board approve changing the authorized strength in the Library by: A) deleting one BPAR Librarian Range 54-60 (

3,074 4,301) and one full-time Librarian/Museum Coordinator Range 54-60 ( 3,074 4,301); and B) adding one full-time Librarian Range 54-60 ( 3,074 4,301) and one BPAR Librarian/Museum Coordinator, Range 54-60 ( 3,074 4,301).
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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Clerk of the Board Request Board: A) review the current Appointment Policy Boards, Committees, and Commissions for which the

Board of Supervisors has Appointing Authority; and B) consider adopting changes to encourage prospective appointees to provide more detailed information about their desires and qualifications for appointment when the number of applicants exceeds the number of vacancies available on a board, committee, or commission for which the Board has appointing authority.
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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Presentation Request Board receive a presentation from Bob Lavigna, Director of the Institute for Public Sector Employee

Engagement, on Building a Culture of Employee Engagement.
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COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Public Works Director Request your Board review and discuss agenda items for the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments meeting

scheduled for 9 a.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in Mammoth Lakes pertaining to the Bishop Airport, and provide direction to the County s ESCOG representatives.
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Board of Supervisors AGENDA 3 February 13, 2018

TIMED ITEMS (Items will not be considered before scheduled time but may be considered any time after the scheduled time)

11 a.m.

1:30 p.m.



PLANNING Request Board enact the following ordinance, An Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Inyo, State of California, Adding

Chapter 18.73 Short-Term Rental of Residential Property to the Inyo County Code.
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BOARD OF EQUALIZATION The Board will recess and reconvene as the Inyo County Board of Equalization (separate agenda).

Note: The agenda items listed below may be considered by the Board at any time during the meeting in the Board s discretion, including before

scheduled timed items.

COMMENT (Portion of the Agenda when the Board takes comment from the public and County staff)




Inyo County Sheriff Sheriff s Department and Jail Overtime Reports for October 2017.

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Steve Frisch, President

Nikki Caravelli, Project Manager

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Investing in a Resilient Eastern Sierra


1. Sierra Business Council

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2. Sierra CAMP (The Sierra Climate

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Adaptation and Mitigation Partnership)

3. The Sierra Consortium

4. 2018 California Parks and Water Bonds

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Sierra Business Council

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Our Mission


What does SBC do?

Small Business Development Center

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Energy Action Plans for local government

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Sierra Nevada Energy Watch Program

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Sierra Nevada Geotourism

Government Affairs

and more


Advancing state recognition of the value

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of the Sierra Nevada and advocating for

investments in the region to support

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triple bottom line initiatives such as:


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economic development

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Resilience and climate action

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sustainable community strategies


Government Affairs

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A partnership of Sierra organizations,

businesses local governments promoting

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climate adaptation mitigation strategies

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across the Sierra.

What we do:

1. Inform, empower mobilize Sierra leaders on

California climate policy

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2. Build understanding, support and investment from

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urban California

3. Support and initiate on-the-ground demonstration


Sierra CAMP activates our region on climate change.

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Sierra Climate Adaptation Mitigation Partnership

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Smallcombe, Mariposa County


Scott Warner, Hydrogeologist

Susi Lippuner, Community


Karen Ferrell- Ingram, Land Conservation

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Garry Bowen, Tahoe Future Forum

Kelly Cruce, Spatial Informatics Group and Georgetown Climate Center

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Funding Policy

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A coalition of Sierra land trust, water agency

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and local business interests, working to

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increase investment in the Sierra Nevada,

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leading to more effective resource

management benefiting the environmental,

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social and economic well-being of the region.


Increase support/funding for permanent natural resources through lobbying and direct advocacy.

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Increase coordination with partners and issue allies in support of Sierra Nevada issues.

Sierra Consortium gets our region a seat at the table.

Sierra Consortium

2018 Parks Water Bonds

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SB 5 June 2018

4 Billion Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal

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Protection, and Outdoor

Access for All Act

142 million specified for the Sierra for forest

restoration, watershed

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health and conservation.

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Water Bond Nov. 2018

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8.877 Billion Citizen s Initiative - Water Supply

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and Water Quality Bond

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350 million specified for the Sierra for watershed

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restoration and water

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supply improvements

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492 million in direct funding for the Sierra Nevada

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The combined funding from both bonds

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for the Sierra is 5.5x what the region got

from Prop 84 and 12x what the region got from Prop 1. Not only is the immediate

ROI more than ever before, but if we are successful, these amounts now

become the new baseline for

future funding to the region.

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A seat at the table for a resilient Eastern Sierra.

1. Join Sierra CAMP for the latest in policy information, funding, and opportunities for

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regional resilience.

2. Join the Sierra Consortium as a voice for the Sierra Nevada in statewide matters.

3. Endorse SB5 as the largest expenditure ever included in a state resource bond measure

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for our region.




Nikki Caravelli Sierra CAMP Project Manager

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Steve Frisch President


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