2010 June 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 (3.5mb). If you are having difficulty reviewing these documents please send an email to geninfo@sierranevada.ca.gov.

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June 3, 2010
Turtle Rock Park
Community Center

17300 State Route 89
Markleeville, CA  96120

June 2, 2010

Board Tour 10:00 – 12:30 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 East Subregion.  The field trip will begin at 10:00AM at Turtle Rock Park Community Center located at 17300 State Route 89, Markleeville, CA  96120 and will conclude at approximately 12:30PM.  Members of the public are invited to participate in the field tour but are responsible for their own transportation and lunch.

Board Workshop 1:30 – 5:00 PM
The SNC Board, staff and members of the public will discuss the SNC’s progress to date and key issues to be addressed in the upcoming Strategic Plan Update.  This will take place at the Turtle Rock Park Community Center.

Reception 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Following the Board workshop the Boardmembers and staff will participate in a reception held at Sorensen’s Resort 14255 Highway 88, Hope Valley, CA 96120.  The public is invited.

Board Meeting
9:00 – 1:00 PM
(End time of the meeting is approximate)
June 3, 2010

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of March 3, 2010 Meeting Minutes

Action Taken: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Dahle seconded a motion to approve the March 3, 2010 Meeting Minutes. The motion passed unanimously.

IV. Public Comments

V. Chairman’s Report
The Board will discuss the proposed Subregion location change for the September and December 2010 meetings.

VI. Executive Officer’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)

a. Budget and Staffing
b. Recap of Strategic Planning Workshop and Next Steps
c. Grants Update
d. East Subregion Report
e. Sierra Day in the Capitol
f. Geotourism Update

VII. Proposed Changes to the Conservancy’s Conflict of Interest Code (ACTION)
The Board will review and may approve the proposed changes to the Conflict of Interest Code pursuant to Government Code 87302.

Action Taken: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Brissenden seconded the motion to adopt the staff recommended resolution delegating authority to the Executive Officer and authorizing the Executive Officer to approve and adopt amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for SNC. Should substantive changes to the proposed amendments be recommended, the Executive Officer is directed to present the revised package to the Board for approval. The motion passed unanimously.

VIII. Sustainable Sierra Nevada Initiative (ACTION)
The Board will consider and may adopt a resolution in support of the Sustainable Sierra Nevada Initiative.

Attachment A
Attachment B
Attachment C

Action Taken: Boardmember Kirkwood moved and Boardmember Brissenden seconded the motion to adopt the Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Resolution with the following changes: replacing the term “management” with “stewardship” and replacing the term “locally based family wage” with “locally based economically sustainable jobs”. The Board also directed staff to take the necessary steps for the successful implementation of the resolution.

IX. Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council (INFORMATIONAL)
The Board will review and may comment on an initial set of services the Conservancy could perform to ensure long-term public beneficial values for lands transferred by the Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council.

X. Boardmembers’ Comments

XI. Public Comments

XII. 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 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).