September 23-24, 2009
PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn
1920 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
September 23, 2009
12:30 PM Valley Room
I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Oath of Office for New Boardmembers
V. Public Comments
Provide an opportunity for the public to comment on non-agenda items.
VI. Chairman’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)
State Budget Update
VII. Executive Officer’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)
a. Budget/Staffing Update
b. Grants Program Status Update
c. Climate Change Initiative
d. Update on Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council Addendum
e. SNC License Plate Update
f. National Geographic Geotourism Project Update
g. Great Sierra River Cleanup Report
h. Central Sierra Resource Conservation and Development Council Overview
VIII. Deputy Attorney General’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)
IX. 2010 Board Meeting Schedule (ACTION)
The Board will review and approve a schedule of meetings for 2010.
X. 2009-10 Grant Guidelines (ACTION)
The Board will review the proposed grant guidelines for 2009-10 and may act upon the staff recommendation to approve the Guidelines.
XI. Consideration of Future Conditional Approval of 2008-09 Competitive Grants (ACTION)
The Board will discuss the possibility of conditional approval (conditioned upon funding availability) at the December 2009 Board meeting of competitive grant applications submitted during the 2008-09 grant cycle.
XII. 2008-09 Annual Report (ACTION)
The Board will review and may approve a final draft annual report for 2008-09.
XIII. Discussion of Subregional Assessments (INFORMATIONAL)
The Board will be provided an overview by staff of Subregional assessments of each of the six Subregions.
XIV. Boardmembers’ Comments
XV. Public Comments
September 24, 2009 1:00 – 5:00 PM
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 Central Subregion. The field trip will begin at the parking lot outside of Building 5, by of the village east road and will conclude at approximately 5:00 PM. A detailed agenda for the field trip can be found at www.sierranevada.ca.gov. Members of the public are invited to participate in the field trip but are responsible for their own lunch and transportation. This event is being held jointly with the Regional Council of Rural Counties.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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).