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Below is the agenda in html format with agenda items linked to the staff report and supporting materials for that agenda item. If you cannot view this in html we are providing a PDF of the agenda and of the Board Materials (1.7mb). If you are having difficulty reviewing these documents please send an email to geninfo@sierranevada.ca.gov.

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September 7-8, 2011
Faith Baptist Church
810 W. Carlos Street
Alturas, CA  96101 (Map)


September 7, 2011 Tour Agenda
Board Tour  1:30 – 5:00 PM
Members of the Board and staff will participate in a field trip to explore issues and activities relevant to the Conservancy’s mission in the North Subregion.  Members of the public are invited to participate in the field tour but are responsible for their own transportation.  The tour will start at Best Western Trailside Inn located at 343 N. Main Street, Alturas.


Reception  5:30 – 7:00 PM
Following the Board tour, Boardmembers and staff will attend a reception open to the public.  The reception will take place at the Niles Hotel 304 South Main Street, Alturas.  The Art Center gallery will remain open for your enjoyment, located at 317 South Main Street.


September 8, 2011
Board Meeting 9:00 – 1:00 PM
(End time of the meeting is approximate)

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of June 2, 2011 Meeting Minutes (ACTION)
Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Owens seconded a motion to approve the June 2, 2011 meeting minutes. The motion passed unanimously.

IV. Public Comments
Opportunity for the public to comment on non-agenda items.

V. Board Chair’s Report

VI. Executive Officer’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)

a. Administrative Issues Presentation
b. Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery Project
c. North Subregion Report Presentation

VII. Deputy Attorney General’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)

VIII. SNC Strategic Plan (ACTION) Attachment A Attachment B
Staff will provide an overview of the final draft SNC Strategic Plan. The Board will review and may take action on the Strategic Plan.

Action: Boardmember Owens moved and Boardmember Arcularius seconded a motion to approve the Strategic Plan without change.  The motion passed unanimously.

IX. 2011-12 Proposition 84 Grant Guidelines (ACTION) Attachment A Attachment B Presentation
Staff will provide an overview of the final draft 2011-12 Proposition 84 Grant Guidelines.  The Board will review and may take action on the Guidelines.

Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Dahle seconded a motion to approve Sierra Nevada Conservancy Proposition 84, Healthy Forests Grant Guidelines, Fiscal Year 2011-12 with minor modifications and direct staff to take the necessary actions to implement the 2011-12 Grant Program.  The motion passed unanimously.

X. Demographic and Economic System Indicators Report (ACTION) Attachment A Presentation
Staff will provide an overview on the Demographic and Economic System Indicators Report.  The Board will review and may take action on the System Indicators.

Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Nunes seconded a motion to approve the System Indicators report.  The motion passed unanimously.

XI. 2010-11 Annual Report (ACTION)
Staff will provide an overview of plans to produce the 2010-11 Annual Report.  The Board may act to authorize staff to proceed with the production of the Annual Report.

Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Owens seconded a motion to approve a streamlined in-house 2010-11 Annual Report and directed staff to develop and distribute the completed report in October 2011.  The motion passed unanimously.

XII. Updates on Various SNC Activities (Information)

a. Sierra Nevada Geotourism MapGuide Update Presentation
b. Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative Update
c. Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council Update
d. Great Sierra River Cleanup Update Presentation

XIII. Boardmembers’ Comments
Opportunity for Boardmembers to make comments on non-agenda items.

XIV. Public Comments
Opportunity for the public to comment on non-agenda items.

XV. Adjournment

 

 

 


Meeting Materials are available on the SNC Web site at www.sierranevada.ca.gov.  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).