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Called to order at 9:09 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors Room,

County Administration Building, 25 County Center Drive, Oroville.

Supervisors present: Connelly, Dolan, Houx, Josiassen and Chair

Yamaguchi. Also present: Paul McIntosh, Chief Administrative

Officer; Bruce Alpert, County Counsel; and Marion Reeves,

Assistant Clerk of the Board.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

Observation of a Moment of Silence.

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Courthouse Expansion Project - Notice of Completion - all contract work has been completed in accordance with plans and specifications - action requested - ACCEPT CONTRACT WORK;

APPROVE NOTICE OF COMPLETION AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN;

AND DIRECT RECORDING OF THE NOTICE OF COMPLETION.

AT THE REQUEST OF THE GENERAL SERVICES DIVISION, THIS ITEM REMOVED

FROM THE AGENDA WITHOUT BOARD CONSIDERATION OR ACTION. THE ITEM

WILL RETURN ON A SUBSEQUENT AGENDA.

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Resolution Changing the Contracts/Purchasing Policy and

Procedure Manual - approval is requested for a resolution which will amend the Contracts/Purchasing Policy and

Procedure Manual to incorporate an increase to dollar threshold amounts for public project requirements under the

California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act.

The proposed changes will increase the dollar threshold for public projects that may be performed by employees of a public agency or by negotiated contract from $25,000 to

$30,000, will increase the dollar threshold for projects that may be awarded through informal bidding from $100,000 to

$125,000, and will increase the dollar threshold for projects requiring the formal bidding process from projects over

$100,000 to projects over $125,000 - action requested - ADOPT

RESOLUTION AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

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Paradise Veterans Memorial Hall - Pilot Project Final Report and Request to Proceed - submitted is the Butte County

General Services Customer Service Team, Customer Service

Analysis Project, Paradise Veterans Memorial Hall Pilot

Project Final Report to the Board of Supervisors. The report is an analysis of the rental process for the Hall and makes recommendations for improvements, particularly to increase revenue and improve the County’s relationship with the

Veterans’ associations. Board approval is requested to accept the report and to provide authority to continue with evaluations of each of the four remaining Veterans Memorial

Halls - action requested - ACCEPT REPORT FOR INFORMATION;

APPROVE THE PARADISE VETERANS MEMORIAL HALL POLICIES AND

PROCEDURES; APPOINT THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL SERVICES AS AGENT

OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE VETERANS MEMORIAL HALLS;

AND DIRECT GENERAL SERVICES TO CONDUCT EVALUATIONS OF EACH

OF THE FOUR REMAINING VETERANS MEMORIAL HALLS.

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0515-002 1.

Adoption of Tax Rates - approval is requested for a resolution which will set various ad valorem tax rates for the County for fiscal year 2005-2006. State law requires the

Board adopt the rates prior to September 1 of each year action requested - ADOPT RESOLUTION 05-109 AND AUTHORIZE THE

CHAIR TO SIGN.

2.

County Service Area Charges - in order to levy service charges in the various County Service Areas, it is necessary to accomplish several prerequisite steps - action requested - DIRECT THAT A REPORT OF SERVICE CHARGES BE

PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION

25210.77(a) AND FILED WITH THE CLERK OF THE BOARD; DIRECT A

PUBLIC HEARING BE SET FOR SEPTEMBER 27, 2005, AT 10:30 A.M.;

AND DIRECT PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE HEARING BE GIVEN IN

ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 6066.

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Mental Health Services Act Revenue - approval is requested to accept and appropriate Mental Health Services Act funds in the amount of $143,756. The funds will be used to provide community mental health services - action requested - APPROVE

BUDGET TRANSFER B-037 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING AND

APPROPRIATING UNANTICIPATED REVENUE AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA

REPORT.

Skyway House - approval is requested for a sole source agreement with the Skyway House for the provision of longterm residential recovery services, day care habilitation services and alcohol and drug-free housing services. The term of the agreement is July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006, with a maximum amount payable of $188,008 (department budget) - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE

THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE

AUDITOR-CONTROLLER.

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Tri-County Treatment - approval is requested for a sole source agreement with Tri-County Treatment for the provision of short-term residential recovery services and day care habilitation services. The term of the agreement is

July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006, with a maximum amount payable of $81,772.50 (department budget) - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN

SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-

CONTROLLER.

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FamiliesFirst, Inc. - approval is requested for a sole source agreement with FamiliesFirst, Inc., for the provision of a day treatment rehabilitation program and medication support services for youth clients receiving Medi-Cal benefits. The term of the agreement is July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006, with a maximum amount payable of $120,316.80 (department budget) - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE

THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE

AUDITOR-CONTROLLER.

North Valley Parent Education Network - approval is requested for a sole source agreement with the North Valley Parent

Education Network for the provision of targeted case management and mental health services. The term of the agreement is July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006, with a maximum amount payable of $348,655.84 (department budget) action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR

TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-

CONTROLLER.

Loumark Associates - Amendment - approval is requested for an amendment to the lease agreement with Loumark Associates for the property located at 564 Rio Lindo Avenue, Chico. The amendment adds an additional suite to the space leased, and increases the maximum amount payable by $22,857.12

(department budget) for the additional space. All other terms and provisions remain the same - action requested -

APPROVE AGREEMENT AMENDMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN

SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-

CONTROLLER. (Contract No. X13715)

Feather River Tribal Health, Inc. - approval is requested for a sole source agreement with Feather River Tribal Health,

Inc., for the provision of mental health services to children receiving Medi-Cal benefits. The term of the agreement is

July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006, with a maximum amount payable of $209,250 (department budget) - action requested -

APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO

REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER.

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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP - Amendment - approval is requested for a sole source amendment to the agreement with David

Wright Tremaine LLP, for the provision of legal services to the department’s Information Systems Division. The amendment extends the term of the agreement through January 1, 2006, and increases the maximum amount payable by $35,000

(department budget). All other terms and provisions remain the same - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AMENDMENT AND

AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY

COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER. (Contract No. X15321)

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Northern Valley Catholic Social Services - approval is requested for a sole source agreement with Northern Valley

Catholic Social Services for the provision of mental health services to children receiving Medi-Cal benefits. The term of the agreement is July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006, with a maximum amount payable of $499,532.70 (department budget) action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR

TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-

CONTROLLER.

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Federal Financial Participation and Early Periodic Screening

Diagnosis and Testing Funds - approval is requested to accept and appropriate Federal Financial Participation and Early

Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Testing pass-through funds in the amount of $1,969,289. The funds will be used to provide mental health services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries action requested - APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER B-036 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING UNANTICIPATED REVENUE

AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT.

13.

Resolution Proclaiming National Prisoner of War/Missing in

Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day - Supervisor Connelly submits a resolution proclaiming the third Friday of every

September as National POW/MIA Recognition Day in Butte

County - action requested - ADOPT RESOLUTION 05-110 AND

AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

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Budget Adjustments - approval is requested for budget adjustments to various department budgets. The adjustments complete actions discussed and/or directed to be completed as part of the fiscal year 2005-2006 Butte County Final

Budget process. The net impact of the adjustments is an increase to the General Fund Appropriation for Contingencies in the amount of $189,006 - action requested - APPROVE BUDGET

TRANSFER B-040 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING, APPROPRIATING

AND TRANSFERRING FUNDS AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT.

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FMY Associates, Inc. - Amendment - approval is requested for an amendment to the agreement with FMY Associates, Inc., for the provision of services relating to the Federal Energy

Regulatory Commission’s re-licensing of the California

Department of Water Resources’ facility at Lake Oroville.

The amendment assigns administration of the contract to the

Administrative Office, revises the notice information to the

Administrative Office, and increases the maximum amount payable by $60,000. All other terms and provisions remain the same. Board approval is also requested for a transfer from the General Fund Appropriation for Contingencies to provide funding for the agreement - action requested -

APPROVE AGREEMENT AMENDMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN

SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-

CONTROLLER; AND APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER B-039 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING $60,000 FROM THE

GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION FOR CONTINGENCIES.

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Jeanne Gravette - Amendment - approval is requested for an amendment to the employment agreement with Jeanne Gravette for service as the Director-Human Resources. The amendment extends the term of agreement for three years. All other terms and provisions remain the same - action requested -

APPROVE AGREEMENT AMENDMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

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Laboratory Corporation of America - approval is requested for an agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America for the provision of paternity testing services. The term of the agreement is July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2007, with a maximum amount payable of $20,000 (department budget) per fiscal year - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND

AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN. (Contract No. X15631)

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Approval of Minutes - action requested - APPROVE MINUTES OF

JUNE 14, 2005; JUNE 28, 2005; AND JULY 12, 2005.

19.

Roger Masuda - approval is requested for an agreement with

Roger Masuda for the provision of legal services relating to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s alternative relicensing process and related water issues. The term of the agreement is July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006, with a compensation rate of up to $170 per hour (department budget) - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE

THE CHAIR TO SIGN. (Contract No. X15684)

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Stephen A. Streeter - Amendment - approval is requested for an amendment to the agreement with Stephen A. Streeter for the performance of services as Planning Manager and services to rewrite department ordinances. The amendment reinstates

Planning Manager duties through August 2, 2005, increases the maximum amount payable by $3,560, revises the term completion date to September 1, 2005, and revises the agreement’s exhibits to reflect the changes. All other terms and provisions remain the same - action requested - APPROVE

AGREEMENT AMENDMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT

TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER.

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Lexis Nexis - Amendment - approval is requested for an amendment to the agreement with Lexis Nexis for access to their computerized legal research system. The amendment extends the term of the agreement through September 30, 2006, and increases the maximum amount payable by $11,052

(department budget) for the extended term. All other terms and provisions remain the same - action requested - APPROVE

AGREEMENT AMENDMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT

TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER.

(Contract No. X14112)

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Fiscal Year 2003 State Homeland Security Grant Funds approval is requested by the Emergency Services Division to accept and appropriate fiscal year 2003 State Homeland

Security Grant funds in the amount of $11,639. The prior year grant funds will be used to purchase additional grant approved equipment and/or services - action requested -

APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER B-042 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING

AND APPROPRIATING PRIOR YEAR GRANT FUNDS AS DETAILED IN THE

AGENDA REPORT.

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Fiscal Year 2005 State Homeland Security Grant Funds approval is requested by the Emergency Services Division to accept and appropriate $603,005 of a $681,332 award of fiscal year 2005 State Homeland Security Grant funds. The Emergency

Services Division included the allocation of $78,327 within their fiscal year 2005-2006 budget. The proposed allocation of funds includes $77,500 which will be transferred to the

Town of Paradise and the City of Chico for grant approved equipment purchases for those agencies. Board approval is also requested for the fixed asset purchases of grant approved equipment as detailed in the agenda report - action requested - APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER B-041 (4/5 vote required)

ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA

REPORT; AND APPROVE FIXED ASSET PURCHASES OF EQUIPMENT AS

DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT.

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Resolution Adopting the National Incident Management System approval is requested for a resolution which will adopt the

National Incident Management System as the incident management system for the County during all emergencies and disasters - action requested - ADOPT RESOLUTION 05-111 AND

AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

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Resolution to Amend the Salary Ordinance - the department has prepared a resolution which will amend the salary ordinance as follows: DISTRICT ATTORNEY-CRIMINAL - adds 1 position of

Investigator II/I. DISTRICT ATTORNEY-IHSS FRAUD - adds 1 position of Investigator II/I and 1 position of Investigative

Assistant. DISTRICT ATTORNEY-WELFARE FRAUD - deletes a halftime position of Investigative Assistant, 1.5 positions of

Investigative Assistant (position end dates 8-31-05), 1 position of Investigative Lieutenant (position end date 8-31-

05), and 3 positions of Investigator II/I (position end dates

8-31-05). Adds 1 position of Investigative Lieutenant, 1 position of Investigator II/I, and 1 position of Office

Specialist, Senior/Office Specialist/Office Assistant.

SHERIFF-CORONER-RURAL COUNTY SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING - adds 5 sunset positions of Deputy Sheriff, and 1 sunset position of

Crime Prevention Officer (all position end dates 6-30-06).

PUBLIC HEALTH-GENERAL SERVICES - adds 1 position of Fiscal

Manager. EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL SERVICES-ADMINISTRATION deletes 1 position of Information Systems Analyst,

Senior/Information Systems Analyst/Information Systems

Analyst, Associate, 1 position of Office Specialist/Office

Assistant, and 5 positions of Office Specialist,

Senior/Office Specialist/Office Assistant. Adds 1 position of Legal Clerk/Office Specialist, Senior/Office Specialist.

EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL SERVICES-ELIGIBILITY - deletes 6 positions of Eligibility Specialist, 3 positions of

Employment and Eligibility Specialist, 1 position of

Employment and Eligibility Specialist, Senior, and 1 position of Supervisor, Employment and Eligibility. EMPLOYMENT AND

SOCIAL SERVICES-CalWORKs - deletes 4 positions of Employment

Case Manager. LIBRARY-LITERACY GRANT - deletes a half-time position of Library Assistant, and a three-quarter time sunset position of Library Assistant (position end date 6-30-

06). Adds a half-time position of Library Assistant,

Senior/Library Assistant, and 1 sunset position of Library

Assistant, Senior/Library Assistant (position end date 6-30-

06). LIBRARY - extends the position end dates for 3 sunset positions of Library Assistant from 9-30-05 to 9-30-06.

SALARY PLAN FOR CLASSIFIED POSITIONS, REFERENCE J,

CLASSIFICATIONS WITH FLAT RATE ASSIGNMENTS - the flat rate for Seasonal Election Worker is increased to $8.36-$12.59 per hour - action requested - ADOPT RESOLUTION 05-112 AND

AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

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Advanced Step Hire - at the request of the Development

Services Department, approval is requested, pursuant to

Personnel Rule 11.5(b), for the advanced step hire of the

Assistant Director-Development Services to step 5 of the salary range, retroactive to August 15, 2005, based on experience. The Director-Human Resources concurs with the department’s request - action requested - APPROVE ADVANCED

STEP HIRE OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TO

STEP 5 OF THE SALARY RANGE RETROACTIVE TO AUGUST 15, 2005.

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Library Donations - pursuant to Government Code Section

25355, a donation of $905.76 has been received from the

Paradise Friends of the Library Group for the purchase of books, and a donation of $414.83 has also been received from the Paradise Friends of the Library Group for staff support hours - action requested - ACCEPT DONATIONS AND AUTHORIZE A

LETTER OF APPRECIATION.

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Lincoln Center Partners - approval is requested for a lease agreement with Lincoln Center Partners for the property located at 2358 Lincoln Avenue, Oroville. The location is utilized by the Women, Infants and Children program. The term of the agreement is September 1, 2005, through

August 31, 2008, with a monthly lease rate of $1,570

(department budget) - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT

AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY

COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER. (Contract No. X15693)

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Children’s Medical Services Plan - approval is requested to submit the 2005-2006 Children’s Medical Services, Child

Health and Disability Prevention Program and California

Children’s Services Joint Plan to the State Department of

Health Services. The Child Health and Disability Program provides for early and periodic health screening of children, adolescents and young adults. The California Children’s

Services Program provides financial help for medical care and therapy for children who have serious or disabling health problems - action requested - APPROVE SUBMISSION OF JOINT

PLAN TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES AND AUTHORIZE

THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

30.

Budget Transfer - approval is requested for a budget transfer of $2,780 from the Designated Fund Balance Schedule 15 to

County Service Area No. 137 (Durham Dayton Industrial

Partners) to provide the allocation needed to pay for unusually high electricity charges resulting from unauthorized use of the fire hydrants/fire protection system pumps in the months of June and July - action requested -

APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER B-043 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING

AND APPROPRIATING UNANTICIPATED REVENUE AS DETAILED IN THE

AGENDA REPORT.

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Fixed Asset Purchases - approval is requested for the fixed asset purchase of a submersible pump, control panel and generator for the dust control well at the Neal Road Landfill in the combined amount of $33,915.57. The current well equipment is failing and needs to be replaced. Funding for the purchase is available from the Neal Road Landfill account and Board approval is also requested for the necessary budget transfer to provide the needed appropriation - action requested - APPROVE FIXED ASSET PURCHASE OF PUMP, CONTROL

PANEL AND GENERATOR; AND APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER B-047 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS AS DETAILED

IN THE AGENDA REPORT.

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Federal Annual Certification Report and Federal Equitable

Sharing Agreement - approval is requested for the Annual

Certification Report for Fiscal Year 2005, and a renewal

Federal Equitable Sharing Agreement with the United States

Departments of Justice and Treasury. The agreement is required for local jurisdictions to receive their share of the forfeitures in federal jurisdiction cases where the local jurisdiction assisted. The annual report provides for an accounting of the funds as required by the agreement - action requested - APPROVE REPORT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN;

AND APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT

TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER.

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Shasta County Sheriff’s Office - approval is requested for a revenue agreement with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office for grant funds under the California Multi-jurisdictional

Methamphetamine Enforcement Team Grant. The County has been awarded $50,000 for fiscal year 2005-2006. The funds will be used to provide aerial support for local, state and/or federal drug transportation, trafficking and distribution investigations - action requested - APPROVE GRANT AGREEMENT

AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY

COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER; AND APPROVE BUDGET

TRANSFER B-045 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING AND

APPROPRIATING UNANTICIPATED REVENUE AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA

REPORT.

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Butte County Jail Remodel Projects - approval is requested to transfer $43,065 from the Criminal Justice Facilities

Construction Fund to the department’s budget to provide the appropriation needed for a remodel project of the bathroom areas in both the north and south dormitories ($13,780) and a remodel project of the Classification, Lieutenant, and

Sergeant office space to accommodate additional housing for high-risk female inmates ($29,285) - action requested -

APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER B-046 (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING

AND APPROPRIATING UNANTICIPATED REVENUE AS DETAILED IN THE

AGENDA REPORT.

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Monthly Investment Report - submitted is the Monthly

Investment Report dated July 29, 2005, in accordance with the

Statement of Investment Policy dated July 1, 2005 - action requested - ACCEPT FOR INFORMATION.

36.

Revised Monthly Investment Report - submitted is a revised

Monthly Investment Report for the fiscal year end,

June 30, 2005. The Board accepted the original report on

August 2, 2005. Subsequent to that approval additional information resulted in a recalculation of the fair market value of the portfolio from 99.67% to 99.63% - action requested - ACCEPT FOR INFORMATION.

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Honeywell Security Monitoring - approval is requested for an agreement with Honeywell Security Monitoring for the provision of monitoring and repair services for the department’s alarm system. The term of the agreement is

July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2010, with a maximum amount payable for the multi-year term of $8,268 (department budget) - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE

THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE

AUDITOR-CONTROLLER.

MOTION:

VOTE:

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Butte County Behavioral Health Board - action requested - APPOINT PEGGY TURNER, COMMUNITY MEMBER, TO A TERM

TO END DECEMBER 31, 2005; GERRI BAUGHMAN, CONSUMER MEMBER,

TO A TERM TO END DECEMBER 31, 2005; AND PATRICIA JOHNSON,

CONSUMER MEMBER, TO A TERM TO END DECEMBER 31, 2007.

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Durham Recreation and Park District - the District has submitted Resolution 05-03, petitioning the Board to formally grant approval authorizing bi-annual audits of the District in accordance with Government Code Section 26909(f) - action requested - APPROVE REQUEST FOR BI-ANNUAL AUDITS FOR THE

DURHAM RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT (unanimous vote required). (85)

I MOVE TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA WITH THE REMOVAL OF ITEM

3.24, 3.26 AND 3.27.

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0515-003 Boards, Commissions and Committees. (94)

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Appointments to Listed Vacancies. (NONE)

Board Member or Committee Reports.

CHAIR YAMAGUCHI REPORTED ON THE RECENT DISCUSSIONS AT THE

REGIONAL COUNCIL OF RURAL COUNTIES MEETING REGARDING THE

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY’S ATTEMPT TO FORCE DISCLOSURE

OF NATURALLY OCCURRING ASBESTOS. HE ALSO DISCUSSED HIS TRIP

TO SACRAMENTO YESTERDAY TO ASK FOR PROP 50 FUNDS.

0515-004 Update on Current Budget and Legislative Issues by the Chief

Administrative Officer. (286) PAUL MCINTOSH, CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE

OFFICER, INTRODUCED MEEGAN CONDON, NEW ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST IN

THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, AND ASKED CATHI GRAMS TO PROVIDE AN

UPDATE ON SENATE BILL 108. CATHI GRAMS INFORMED THE BOARD THAT

THE GOVERNOR HAS SIGNED SENATE BILL 108, WHICH IS AN ELDER ABUSE

FINANCIAL REPORTING BILL.

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0515-005 Chico Redevelopment Agency - Joint Powers Authority consideration of a Joint Powers Agreement with the Chico

Redevelopment Agency for the purpose of facilitating the financing of sewer improvements pursuant to the Nitrate Compliance Program action requested - action requested - APPROVE AGREEMENT AND

AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN. (379)

MOTION:

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I MOVE TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

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0515-006 A Matter on Which a Public Hearing Has Been Held and a Motion of

Intent Adopted - Reed B. Johnson - Appeal of a Denial of a

Certificate of Merger - on August 2, 2005, the Board adopted a

Motion of Intent to uphold the appeal and approve a Certificate of

Merger on a project to reconfigure 2 parcels on property located on the northwest corner of Larkin Road and Johnson Clan Avenue in the Gridley area, and identified as APN 024-200-067 and 068 action requested - SUBJECT TO FINDINGS A-D AS DETAILED IN THE

AGENDA REPORT DATED AUGUST 9, 2005, UPHOLD THE APPEAL AND APPROVE

THE CERTIFICATE OF MERGER APPLICATION FOR REED B. JOHNSON (APN

024-200-067 AND 068). (FROM 8-2-05 [5.03]) (586)

MOTION:

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SUBJECT TO FINDINGS A-D AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT DATED

AUGUST 9, 2005, I MOVE TO UPHOLD THE APPEAL AND APPROVE THE

CERTIFICATE OF MERGER APPLICATION FOR REED B. JOHNSON (APN 024-

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0515-007 Quincy Library Group Forester - consideration of a Joint Powers

Agreement, Amendment No. 1, and Amendment No. 2 to the Joint

Powers Agreement for the Counties QLG Forester services, and the

County’s share of the 2005-2006 Lawsuit Legal Fund. Amendment No.

2 provides that the County’s obligations under the Joint Powers

Agreement shall not extend retroactively to the date of the execution of the original agreement in 1998, but shall be effective August 1, 2005 - action requested - APPROVE JOINT POWERS

AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY

COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER; APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AND AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZE

THE CHAIR TO SIGN SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE

AUDITOR-CONTROLLER; APPROVE A BUDGET TRANSFER (4/5 vote required)

ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING $5,820 FROM THE GENERAL FUND

APPROPRIATION FOR CONTINGENCIES AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT

TO PROVIDE THE APPROPRIATION NEEDED FOR THE JOINT POWERS

AGREEMENT; AND APPROVE A BUDGET TRANSFER (4/5 vote required)

ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING $7,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND

APPROPRIATION FOR CONTINGENCIES AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT

TO PROVIDE THE APPROPRIATION NEEDED TO FUND THE COUNTY’S SHARE OF

THE LAWSUIT LEGAL FUND. (644) (FROM 8-2-05 [4.06])

MOTION:

VOTE:

0515-008 County Service Area No. 17 (South Oroville/Las Plumas Park

Lighting) - Expansion of Powers Application - approval is requested to submit a letter to the Local Agency Formation

Commission (LAFCo) requesting a reduction in the LAFCo application fees to $1,500 for an application to expand the powers of County

Service Area No. 17 (South Oroville/Las Plumas Park Lighting), to include alley maintenance - action requested - AUTHORIZE THE

DIRECTOR-PUBLIC WORKS TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE LOCAL AGENCY

FORMATION COMMISSION REQUESTING A FEE REDUCTION FOR AN EXPANSION

OF POWERS APPLICATION FOR COUNTY SERVICE AREA NO. 17 (SOUTH

OROVILLE/LAS PLUMAS PARK LIGHTING). (2359)

MOTION:

VOTE:

I MOVE TO APPROPRIATE THE $5,820 TO HAVE THE QUINCY LIBRARY GROUP

FORESTER (4/5 vote required).

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I MOVE TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR-PUBLIC WORKS TO SUBMIT A LETTER

TO THE LOCAL AGENCY FORMATION COMMISSION REQUESTING A FEE

REDUCTION FOR AN EXPANSION OF POWERS APPLICATION FOR COUNTY

SERVICE AREA NO. 17 (SOUTH OROVILLE/LAS PLUMAS PARK LIGHTING).

M S

1 Y 2 Y 3 Y 4 Y 5 Y (Unanimously Carried)

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0515-009 Public Hearing - Implementation of Non-Residential Development

Impact Fees - consideration of the establishment and levying of

Development Impact Fees and a Processing Fee pursuant to Article

I, Section I of the Butte County Charter, and Article XI,

Section 7 of the California Constitution, on new nonresidential development in the unincorporated and/or incorporated area of

Butte County for Roads and Bridges, General Government Facilities,

General Government Vehicles and Equipment, Fire Department

Facilities and Equipment, and Sheriff’s Department Facilities and

Equipment. In addition, the Board may adopt a processing fee action requested - ADOPT ORDINANCES (2) AND A RESOLUTION (1)

IMPLEMENTING NON-RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES AND AUTHORIZE

THE CHAIR TO SIGN. (2679)

PUBLIC HEARING OPENED: 10:35

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MOTION:

VOTE:

I MOVE TO ADOPT ORDINANCES 3912 AND 3913 AND RESOLUTION 05-113 AND

AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

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1 Y 2 Y 3 Y 4 Y 5 Y (Unanimously Carried)

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0515-010 Rural County Supplemental Funding Award - the County has been awarded $500,000 from the State of California under the Rural

County Supplemental Funding Program and Board approval is requested for the Sheriff’s Office spending plan for the funds, including actions allocating funds from prior fiscal years action requested - APPROVE SHERIFF’S FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006

SPENDING PLAN; APPROVE A BUDGET TRANSFER (4/5 vote required)

ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING $621,982 OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE AS

DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT; AND APPROVE A BUDGET TRANSFER (4/5 vote required) ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING $7,302 FROM THE GENERAL

FUND APPROPRIATION FOR CONTINGENCIES AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA

REPORT. (3119)

MOTION:

VOTE:

I MOVE TO APPROVE THE SHERIFF’S FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006 SPENDING

PLAN; APPROVE BUDGET TRANSFER B-044 ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING

$621,982 OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT

AND ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING $7,302 FROM THE GENERAL FUND

APPROPRIATION FOR CONTINGENCIES AS DETAILED IN THE AGENDA REPORT.

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1 Y 2 Y 3 Y 4 Y 5 Y (Unanimously Carried)

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0515-011 Items Removed from the Consent Agenda for Board Consideration and

Action. (3490) (**00)

1.

Resolution Changing the Contracts/Purchasing Policy and

Procedure Manual - approval is requested for a resolution which will amend the Contracts/Purchasing Policy and

Procedure Manual to incorporate an increase to dollar threshold amounts for public project requirements under the

California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act.

The proposed changes will increase the dollar threshold for public projects that may be performed by employees of a public agency or by negotiated contract from $25,000 to

$30,000, will increase the dollar threshold for projects that may be awarded through informal bidding from $100,000 to

$125,000, and will increase the dollar threshold for projects requiring the formal bidding process from projects over

$100,000 to projects over $125,000 - action requested - ADOPT

RESOLUTION AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

MOTION:

VOTE:

I MOVE TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 05-114 AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN.

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1 Y 2 Y 3 Y 4 Y 5 Y (Unanimously Carried)

2.

Paradise Veterans Memorial Hall - Pilot Project Final Report and Request to Proceed - submitted is the Butte County

General Services Customer Service Team, Customer Service

Analysis Project, Paradise Veterans Memorial Hall Pilot

Project Final Report to the Board of Supervisors. The report is an analysis of the rental process for the Hall and makes recommendations for improvements, particularly to increase revenue and improve the County’s relationship with the

Veterans’ associations. Board approval is requested to accept the report and to provide authority to continue with evaluations of each of the four remaining Veterans Memorial

Halls - action requested - ACCEPT REPORT FOR INFORMATION;

APPROVE THE PARADISE VETERANS MEMORIAL HALL POLICIES AND

PROCEDURES; APPOINT THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL SERVICES AS AGENT

OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE VETERANS MEMORIAL HALLS;

AND DIRECT GENERAL SERVICES TO CONDUCT EVALUATIONS OF EACH

OF THE FOUR REMAINING VETERANS MEMORIAL HALLS.

MOTION:

VOTE:

I MOVE TO ACCEPT THE REPORT FOR INFORMATION; MOVE TO APPROVE THE

PARADISE VETERANS MEMORIAL HALL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; APPOINT

THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL SERVICES AS AGENT OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

FOR THE VETERANS MEMORIAL HALLS; AND DIRECT GENERAL SERVICES TO

CONDUCT EVALUATIONS OF EACH OF THE FOUR REMAINING VETERANS

MEMORIAL HALLS.

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0515-012 Comments to the Board on issues and items not listed on the agenda. Presentations will be limited to five minutes. Please note that pursuant to California state law, the Board of

Supervisors is prohibited from taking action on any item not listed on the agenda. (**420)

1.

MIKE RAMSEY ADDRESSED THE BOARD TO STATE THAT A COMPROMISE

WAS REACHED BETWEEN THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND THE DEPARTMENT

OF EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL SERVICES ON THE IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE

SERVICES FRAUD PROGRAM, AND THAT THE PROGRAM IS OPERATIONAL,

BUT AT A REDUCED LEVEL OF SERVICE.

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THE BOARD RECESSED AT 11:14 A.M. TO A CLOSED

SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6:

AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE: JEANNE GRAVETTE.

EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS: BUTTE COUNTY EMPLOYEES

ASSOCIATION (GENERAL UNIT); BUTTE COUNTY

MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (MANAGEMENT AND

SUPERVISORY UNIT); DEPUTY SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION

(GENERAL UNIT AND MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY

UNIT); BUTTE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS’

ASSOCIATION (GENERAL UNIT AND MANAGEMENT AND

SUPERVISORY UNIT); PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES UNIT;

SOCIAL SERVICES WORKERS UNIT; AND PROBATION PEACE

OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION. (**706)

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RECESSED AT 11:14 A.M. AS THE BUTTE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

AND CONVENED AS THE BUTTE COUNTY IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES

PUBLIC AUTHORITY BOARD.

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Called to order at 11:15 a.m. in the Butte County Board of

Supervisors Room, 25 County Center Drive, Oroville. Board members present: Connelly, Dolan, Houx, Josiassen, and Chair Yamaguchi.

Also present: Marion Reeves, Deputy Clerk.

Regular Agenda Items

(NONE)

Public Comment

0507-001 Comments to the Board on issues and items not listed on the agenda. Presentations will be limited to five minutes. Please note that pursuant to California state law, the Board is prohibited from taking action on any item not listed on the agenda. (**745)

1.

DORIS LAUGHLIN ADDRESSED THE BOARD TO DISTINGUISH THE

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ADDUS CONTRACT WORKERS AND THE IHSS PA

WORKERS, AND REQUESTED HIGHER WAGES FOR IHSS PA WORKERS.

2.

3.

ROSEMARY LANDRY, IHSS WORKER, ADDRESSED THE BOARD TO STATE

THAT THE LACK OF ACTION BY THE BOARD REGARDING INCREASED

WAGES FOR WORKERS IS GREATLY DISTRESSING, AND ASKED AGAIN FOR

INCREASED WAGES FOR WORKERS.

GINA HUME, IHSS WORKER, ADDRESSED THE BOARD TO INFORM THEM

THAT THE STATE HAS THE MONEY AVAILABLE FOR INCREASED WAGES

FOR WORKERS AND THAT THE MONEY TO WORKERS WOULD COME BACK TO

THE COUNTY’S ECONOMY.

Closed Session

0507-002

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THE BOARD RECESSED AT 11:21 A.M. TO A CLOSED

SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION

54957.6: AGENCY REPRESENTATIVES: JEANNE GRAVETTE

AND CRAIG JORY; EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION: UNITED

DOMESTIC WORKERS OF AMERICA. (**1012)

THE BOARD RECONVENED AT 12:10 P.M. FROM A CLOSED

SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION

54957.6: AGENCY REPRESENTATIVES: JEANNE GRAVETTE

AND CRAIG JORY; EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION: UNITED

DOMESTIC WORKERS OF AMERICA. (**1033) (NO

ANNOUNCEMENTS)

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ADJOURNED AT 12:10 P.M. AS THE BUTTE COUNTY IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE

SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY BOARD AND RECONVENED AS THE BUTTE COUNTY

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.

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0515-013

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THE BOARD RECONVENED AT 12:10 P.M. FROM A CLOSED

SESSION CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957.6:

AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE: JEANNE GRAVETTE.

EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS: BUTTE COUNTY EMPLOYEES

ASSOCIATION (GENERAL UNIT); BUTTE COUNTY

MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (MANAGEMENT AND

SUPERVISORY UNIT); DEPUTY SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION

(GENERAL UNIT AND MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY

UNIT); BUTTE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS’

ASSOCIATION (GENERAL UNIT AND MANAGEMENT AND

SUPERVISORY UNIT); PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES UNIT;

SOCIAL SERVICES WORKERS UNIT; AND PROBATION PEACE

OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION. (**1036)

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DJOURNMENT

:

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD,

THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 12:10 P.M., TO

RECONVENE AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD TO BE

HELD TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2005, AT 9:00 A.M.

_______________________________________________

KIM K. YAMAGUCHI, CHAIR

Attest:

Paul McIntosh, Chief Administrative

Office and Clerk of the Board

By:________________________________

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