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March 7- 8, 2012
Red Bluff Community/Senior Center
1500 South Jackson Street
Red Bluff, CA  96080


March 7, 2012
Board Tour  1:00 – 5:00 PM
Tour Itinerary

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 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 parking lot of the Hampton Inn & Suites Red Bluff located at 520 Adobe Road, Red Bluff, CA  96080 (Map).


Reception 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Following the Board tour, Boardmembers and staff will attend a reception open to the public. The reception will be held at the Hampton Inn & Suites Red Bluff located at 520 Adobe Road, Red Bluff, CA  96080.


March 8, 2012 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 December 8, 2011 Meeting Minutes (ACTION)
Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Wheeler seconded a motion to approve the December 8, 2011 Meeting Minutes. Boardmember Owens abstained from voting. The motion passed unanimously.

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. Administrative Update
b. Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery Update Presentation
c. Board Receptions Policy
Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Stetson seconded a motion to approve the Receptions Policy.  The motion passed unanimously.
d. North Central Subregion Report Presentation

VIII. Deputy Attorney General’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)
The Deputy Attorney General will provide a review of annual conflict of interest statements and ethics training.

IX. 2012-13 Action Plan (ACTION) Attachment A Presentation
The Board will be briefed on the 2012-13 SNC Action Plan, may make modifications to the Plan and may act to approve the Plan.
Action: Boardmember Wheeler moved and Boardmember Kirkwood seconded a motion to approve the 2012-13 Action Plan. The motion passed unanimously.

X. 2011-12 Healthy Forests Grant Program Update (ACTION) Presentation
The Board will be updated on the status of the 2011-12 Grant Program and may act upon staff recommendations relating to funding allocations, timing of grant awards and Board Subregional committees.
Action: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Nunes seconded a motion to approve the 2011-12 Healthy Forests Grant Program. The motion passed unanimously.

XI. 2012-13 Proposition 84 Grant Guidelines Update (INFORMATIONAL) Draft Guidelines Presentation
The Board will be briefed on the draft 2012-13 Preservation of Ranches and Agricultural Lands Grant Guidelines and may provide direction to staff for modifications to the draft Guidelines.

XII. Updates on Various SNC Activities (INFORMATIONAL)
a. Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative Update
b. Sierra Nevada Geotourism MapGuide Project Update Presentation
c. Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council Update

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

XIV. Public Comments
Provide an 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).

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