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June 5 & 6, 2013 
West End Theatre 
541 Main Street 
Quincy, CA  95971  (MAP)


June 5, 2013
1:00 – 4:30 PM

Tour Agenda
Members of the Board and staff will participate in a field trip to explore issues and activities relevant to the SNC’s mission in the North Central Subregion.  Members of the public are invited to participate in the field tour but are responsible for their own transportation and lunch.  The tour will start in the main parking lot of Feather River College, located at 570 Golden Eagle Avenue, Quincy 95971 (MAP).

Reception
4:30 – 6:00 PM

Following the Board tour, Boardmembers and staff will attend a reception open to the public. The reception will be held at Heart K Ranch, 702 Beckwourth Genesee Road, Taylorsville, CA 95983 (MAP). 


June 6, 2013 9:00 – 1:00 PM
Board Meeting (End time of the meeting is approximate)

I. Call to Order

II. Oath of Office for New Boardmembers

III. Roll Call

IV. Approval of March 7, 2013 Meeting Minutes (ACTION)
Action: Boardmember Brissenden moved and Boardmember Johnston seconded a motion to approve the March 7, 2013 meeting minutes.  Boardmembers Giacomini and Thrall abstained from voting.  The motion passed.

V. Public Comments
Provide an opportunity for the public to comment on non-agenda items.

VI. Board Chair’s Report

VII. Executive Officer’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)
a. Outreach and Communications Update -- Attachment A
b. Administrative Update
c. Proposition 84 Report -- Presentation
d. Federal Partner Presentation – US Forest Service

VIII. Deputy Attorney General’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)

IX. Waiver of Conflict Of Interest – State Coastal Conservancy Legal Services (ACTION)
The Board will consider a waiver of potential conflict of interest with the State Coastal Conservancy’s legal representation of the SNC.
Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Hunt seconded a motion to approve the Waiver of Conflict of Interest with the State Coastal Conservancy Legal Services and direct staff to enter into a contract and authorize the Executive Officer to execute the contract. The motion passed unanimously.

X. Proposition 84 Draft Grant Guidelines (ACTION) -- Attachment A -- Attachment B
The Board may act to approve Draft Grant Guidelines for the Proposition 84 Grant Program FY 2013-14.
Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Brissenden seconded a motion to approve the 2013-14 Proposition 84 Grant Guidelines and direct staff to take necessary actions to implement the program. The motion passed unanimously.

XI. End-of-Year Report on 2012-13 Action Plan (INFORMATIONAL) -- Attachment A
Staff will report to the Board on progress and accomplishments relative to the 2012-13 Action Plan.

XII. 2013-14 Action Plan and Amendment to Strategic Plan (ACTION) -- Attachment A -- Attachment B -- Presentation
The Board may act to approve the Action Plan for the 2013-14 fiscal year and recommended changes to the current Strategic Plan to incorporate Abandoned Mine Lands activities.
Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Brissenden seconded a motion to approve the 2013-14 Action Plan and to amend the current Strategic Plan, with modifications as discussed.  The modified Strategic Plan will be distributed to Boardmembers.  The motion passed unanimously.

XIII. Change of Grantees (ACTION)
The Board may act to modify two previously authorized SNC Grants for purposes of changing the grantees. 
a. SNC 317 – Willow Creek Watershed Restoration Planning Project
Action: Boardmember Hunt moved and Boardmember Brissenden seconded a motion to approve the transfer of Grant SNC317 from Coarsegold Resource Conservation District to the Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation and Development Council and direct staff to prepare appropriate documentation to the facilitate the transfer. The motion passed unanimously.
b. SNC 079 – Yuba River Wildlife Area – Rice’s Crossing Priority Acquisition Project
Action: Boardmember Thrall moved and Boardmember Hunt seconded a motion to approve the transfer of Grant SNC079 from The Sierra Fund to the Bear Yuba Land Trust and direct staff to prepare appropriate documentation to the facilitate the transfer. The motion passed unanimously.

XIV. Updates on Various SNC Activities (INFORMATIONAL)
a. Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative
b. Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery Update

XV. Boardmembers’ Comments
Provide an opportunity for members of the Board to make comments on items not on the agenda.

XVI. Public Comments
Provide an opportunity for the public to comment on non-agenda items.

XVII. Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 


For additional information or to submit written comment on any agenda item, please contact Mrs. Burgess at (530) 823-4672, toll free at (877) 257-1212; or via email at tburgess@sierranevada.ca.gov. 11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205, Auburn CA 95603. If you need reasonable accommodations, including documents in alternative formats, please contact Mrs. Burgess at least five working days in advance of the meeting.

Closed Session: Following, or at any time during the meeting, the Conservancy may recess or adjourn to closed session to consider pending or potential litigation; property negotiations; or personnel-related matters. Authority: Government Code Section 11126(a), (c) (7), or (e).

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