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SNC Board Agenda

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

December 2-3, 2009
South Subregion:
Veterans Hall
Senior Center

6409 Lake Isabella Blvd.
Lake Isabella, CA 93240


 

December 2, 2009                                                                                     
1:00 – 5:00 PM (End time of the meeting is approximate)

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of September 23, 2009 Meeting Minutes

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

V. Chairman’s Report  (INFORMATIONAL)

a. Water bond update
b. Subregion Representatives for 2010-2011

VI. Election of Vice Chair
The Board will elect a Vice Chair for 2010.

VII. Executive Officer’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)

a. Budget and Staffing
b. Grants Update
c. System Indicator Project
d. Other Funding Update
e. Stewardship Council Update
f. Sustainable Sierra Initiative Overview

VIII. Deputy Attorney General’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)

IX. Strategic Opportunity Grants (ACTION)
The Board will consider the current outlook for future bond funding and may act on the sunset date for pending SOG applications (currently set for December 31, 2009).

X. Conditional Approval of Competitive Grants (ACTION)
The Board may act to approve Competitive Grant grants for projects identified on Attachments A and B.

XI. Discussion of Subregional Assessments (INFORMATIONAL)
The Board will be provided an overview by staff of Subregional assessments of each of the six Subregions.

XII. Climate Change Action Plan (ACTION)
The Board may act to approve the Sierra Nevada Climate Action Plan and direct staff to take necessary actions to begin implementing the plan, dependent upon securing sufficient staffing and financial resources.

XIII. Future Funding for the SNC (INFORMATIONAL)
The Board will review the future funding opportunities for SNC and may reconstitute the Board’s Funding Committee.

XIV. Boardmembers’ Comments

XV. Public Comments

XVI. Adjournment


December 2, 2009
5:00 - 7:00 PM

Reception

Following the Board meeting the Boardmembers and staff will participate in a reception being held at the Kernville Chamber of Commerce Community Room - 11447 Kernville Road, Kernville Road.  The public is invited.

December 3, 2009
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Field Trip

Members of the Board and Staff will participate in a field trip focusing on issues and activities relevant to the Conservancy’s mission in the South Subregion.  The field trip will begin at 8:30 AM at the Kernville Chamber of Commerce located at 11447 Kernville Road and will conclude at approximate 12:30PM.  Members of the public are invited to participate in the field trip but are responsible for their own lunch and transportation.  Limited space on the bus may be available, please call (209) 742-0480 to determine availability.


Meeting Materials are available on the SNC website 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 or tburgess@sierranevada.ca.gov.  or 11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205, Auburn CA 95603.  If you need reasonable accommodations please contact Mrs. Burgess at least five working days in advance, including documents in alternative formats. 

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).


Agenda Attachment A
LIST A: CONDITIONALLY RECOMMENDED COMPETITIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS TOTALLING $7.5 Million
December 2, 2009

Rank
*Reference #
County
**Title Of Project
1
Nevada, Sierra Independence Lake Watershed Acquisition
2
Plumas Pearce Family Ranch Conservation Easement Acquisition
3
El Dorado Purchase of the of Gold Hill Ranch and Wakamatsu Colony Site
4
Plumas CRT Conservation Easement Grant Request- Goodwin Ranch
5
Sierra Lemon Canyon Ranch Acquisition
6
Sierra Cold Stream Canyon Acquisition
7
El Dorado Finnon Lake Restoration and Habitat Improvement Project
8
Sierra CRT Conservation Easement Grant Request- Maddalena Ranch
9
Sierra Sierra Buttes/Lakes Basin Appraisal and Acquisition Program (Volcano Property)
10
Fresno Atkinson-Piasecki Ranch Conservation Easement
11
Butte Iron Canyon Fish Passage Project
  Grand Total    
* If you click on the Reference #, the link will open the Staff Project Summary
** If you click on the Title of Project, the link will open the Evaluation Criteria from the Project Application

 

Agenda Attachment B
LIST B: CONDITIONALLY RECOMMENDED COMPETITIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS TOTALLING $2.9 Million
December 2, 2009

Rank
**Reference #
County
***Title Of Project
12
Sierra Sierra Buttes/Lakes Basin Appraisal and Acquisition Program
(Packer Saddle Property)
13
Mariposa Oakvale Ranch Easement Acquisition
14
Sierra Meadow Ranch 
*15
Plumas CRT Conservation Easement Grant Request- Goodwin Ranch
*16
Sierra Cold Stream Canyon Acquisition
 
Grand Total    
* The amount recommended for these projects is the remainder of the total funding request from the grantee in their original application. 
** If you click on the Reference #, the link will open the Staff Project Summary
*** If you click on the Title of Project, the link will open the Evaluation Criteria from the Project Application

 

Agenda Attachment C
LIST C: NOT RECOMMENDED COMPETITIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS
December 2, 2009

Rank
Reference #
County
Title Of Project
 
SNC080238 Mono Old Marina Roadside Recreation Day Use Area Rehabilitation Project
17
SNC080142 Yuba Yuba River: Blue Point Property Acquisition
18
SNC080141 Nevada, Yuba Yuba River: Excelsior Acquisition Project
19
SNC080008 Shasta JS Ranch Easement Acquisition
20
SNC080233 Mono Cinnamon Ranch Easement Acquisition
21
SNC080173 Tulare Craig Ranch Acquisition
22
SNC080236 Amador Knight Foundry Acquisition
23
SNC080237 Amador Knight Foundry Site Improvement Project
24
SNC080085 Plumas Solar Powered Ultraviolet Disinfection System 
25
SNC080020 Nevada, Placer Truckee River Watershed Monitoring Project
  Grand Total    

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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