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Sanctuary Creek, Washington

City Council Minutes

January 1, 1980






    JANUARY 24, 1995


        The City Councils of the City of Sanctuary Creek, City of Washington, meets in Closed Session this 24th day of January, 1995, at the hour of 8:00 a.m., with Regular Session scheduled for 9:00 a.m.  Present: Council Members W.D. Mills, Chairman, William R. Waite, Kay K. Nordyke, Nathanael L. McCoy and David G. Womble.  Absent:  None.

        Present:    Donald Stanton, State Counsel.
                Robert Kessinger, Auditor.
                Gerald Thim, Sanctuary Creek citizen.
                Barney Cook, Gary Evans, Frank Pender,
                  Stonyford citizens.
                Mary Winters, Sanctuary Creek City Councilwoman.
                Bill Charter, Rita Charter, Gregory M. Ramos,
                  Richard Charter, James Kalfsbeek, Gregory Ramos,                    Michael Phelan, Patti Arcand Scofield,
                    Arbuckle citizens.
                E. Dan O'Connell, Assessor.
                Michael Foley, GC Services.
                Richard Dickson, Environmental Health Analyst.
                Russell Gum, Director, Department of Public Works.
                Cindy Lovelace, Personnel Technician.
                Jerry Shadinger, David Scroggins, Sheriff's Department.
                Hon. Judge Tiernan, Janice Mensik, Sanctuary Creek
                 Judicial District.
                Nancy Newlin, Yolanda Tirado, Deputy Clerks.

        Prayer by Council Member Mills.  Pledge of Allegiance.

        It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Womble to approve the Minutes of the January 3 and 10 Regular Sessions and the January 17, 1995 Emergency Session.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        Chairman Mills declares time for a period of public comment.  

        ADMINISTRATION:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Womble that the Board finds that the need to consider the continued existence of a local emergency arose after the posting of the January 24, 1995 Agenda.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        ADMINISTRATION/SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT/OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES:  It is moved by Council Member Womble, seconded by Council Member Waite that the current heavy rainfall and flooding in Sanctuary Creek has not diminished, and further, the City Councils continues to support the Proclamation Of Existence Of A Local Emergency caused by rainstorms and flooding of 1995.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

 Chairman Mills closes the period of public comment.

        Chairman Mills announces that in Closed Session held this day, the Board met with State Counsel on two Public employee discipline/dismissal/ release matters, pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 and gave direction on both matters to the Personnel Director.
                                                         
9:17 a.m. (9:05 a.m. item on Agenda)  SANCTUARY CREEK JUDICIAL DISTRICT:  It is moved by Council Member Womble, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to approve "Agreement Between City of Sanctuary Creek And GC Services, Inc. For Fine And Civil Assessment Collection, with a thirty percent (30%) commission to be paid on the total amount of each account placed and not to exceed $175.00 per account, effective January 24, 1995 through January 24, 1997, upon expiration, this agreement may be automatically extended for additional one (1) year periods, with a thirty (30) day written termination clause by either party, all records and money collected, less fees, shall be returned to the State within thirty (30) days of final termination and authorize the Chairman to sign.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

9:25 a.m. (9:10 a.m. item on Agenda)  PERSONNEL:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to approve Personnel as follows:

            AUDITOR
            Holly Galbraith            Account Clerk I, TPT (as                                 needed), Range 12B, $7.35/hr.,                                 effective January 9, 1995.

            COUNSELING CENTER
            Ismael Rodriquez        Counselor I, PFT, Range 28B, $1,772.00/mo., effective                                 January 3, 1995.

            ASSESSOR
            Delete:                Appraiser II, PFT, Range 33,                                 effective December 31, 1994.

            Add:                    Appraiser III, PFT, Range 37,                                 effective January 1, 1995.

            Starr West            Appraiser III, PFT                                             Range 37E, $2,567.00 effective                                 January 1, 1995.  
                                Voluntary furlough through                                 June 30, 1995 at 80%.
                                  
            AG EXTENSION
            Stan Cutter             Field Research Associate, PFT,                                 Range 23C, $1,646.00/mo.,                                 effective January 11, 1995.

            JAIL
            Timothy Zetwick         Correctional Officer, PFT,                                 Range 26E, $1,956.00/mo.,                                 effective January 6, 1995.

MERIT ANNIVERSARY INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 1994
            JAIL
            David Rennick            Correctional Officer, from                                 Range 26F to 26FX,                                 $2,159.00/mo.

MERIT ANNIVERSARY INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 1995
            FAMILY SUPPORT
            Sue Gordon            Family Support Specialist,
                                from Range 24E to 24F,                                         $1,956.00/mo.

            Catherine Richards         Family Support Specialist,                                     from Range 24E to 24F,                                 $1,956.00/mo.

        DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
            Margaret Weibel            Accounting Tech., from Range                                 26E to 26F, $2,055.00/mo.

            JAIL
            Donald Norris            Correctional Officer, from                                 Range 26F to 26FX,                                 $2,159.00/mo.

            DRUG ENFORCEMENT
            Shane Maxey            Deputy Sheriff, from Range 33F                                 to 33FX, $2,567.00/mo.

MERIT ANNIVERSARY INCREASE EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 1995
            MENTAL HEALTH
            Judith McLeod            Counselor, from Range 34B to                                 34C, $2,159.00/mo.

            AIR POLLUTION
            William Sandman            Air Pollution Standards                                 Officer II, from Range 31D to                                 31E, $2,213.00/mo.









            CLERK-RECORDER
            Charlene Scroggins        Chief Superior Court Clerk,                                 from Range 26FX to 26FXX,                                 $2,268.00/mo.

Motion carried by the following vote:

        AYES:    Council Members Waite, Nordyke, Womble and Mills.

        NOES:    Council Member McCoy.

        ABSENT:    None.

9:28 a.m. (9:15 a.m. item Agenda)  Chairman Mills declares that the Board is now sitting as a Board of Equalization, that there is a quorum present and that the Clerk is in receipt of four Stipulations regarding Lewis Homes of Calif., a Partnership's Application for reduction in taxes.  (Stipulation on file in Clerk's Office.)

        ASSESSOR/BOARD OF EQUALIZATION:  It is moved by Council Member McCoy, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to approve Stipulations in accordance with Section 1607 of the Washington Revenue and Taxation Code, Lewis Homes of Washington as follows:

Lewis Homes of Washington            Assessed            Stipulated
016-32-0-009-0                    Full Cash Value        Full Cash Value

Land                            $34,774.00        $14,300.00
Improvements                    $  -0-              -0-
Personal Property                $  -0-              -0-
Total                        $34,774.00        $14,300.00

Lewis Homes of Washington            Assessed            Stipulated
016-32-0-027-0                    Full Cash Value        Full Cash Value

Land                            $124,848.00        $56,100.00
Improvements                    $  -0-            $  -0-
Personal Property                $  -0-            $  -0-
Total                        $124,848.00        $56,100.00

Lewis Homes of Washington            Assessed            Stipulated
016-32-0-008-0                    Full Cash Value        Full Cash Value

Land                            $159,165.00        $65,450.00
Improvements                    $  -0-            $  -0-
Personal Property                $  -0-            $  -0-
Total                        $159,165.00        $65,450.00

Lewis Homes of Washington            Assessed            Stipulated
016-32-0-015-9                    Full Cash Value        Full Cash Value

Land                            $127,734.00        $52,525.00
Improvements                    $  -0-            $  -0-
Personal Property                $  -0-            $  -0-
Total                        $127,734.00        $52,525.00

        The aforesaid values are predicated upon the following facts:  Further information provided by Taxpayer; there are currently development cost problems with City of Williams; base year value is higher than market value verified by comparable sales in area.  This reduction is based on proposition 8.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        The Clerk states that Consent Agenda, Item No. 2, Board of Equalization/Assessment Appeal Hearing was inadvertently placed under the Consent Agenda and should actually be heard during the time the Board sits as a Board of Equalization.

        Item No. 2.  BOARD OF EQUALIZATION HEARING/ASSESSMENT APPEAL HEARING:  It is moved by Council Member Nordyke, seconded by Council Member Womble to set an Assessment Appeal Hearing as follows:



    Catherine C. Brown, et al.   
     Application No. 93-54; APN 018-280-008,   February 28, 1995 at 11:00 a.m.  
and direct the Clerk to send Notice of Hearing.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        Chairman Mills concludes the Board of Equalization at 9:32 a.m. and reconvenes in Regular Session with all Council Members, State Counsel and Auditor present.

        Present:    Gerald Thim, Sanctuary Creek citizen.
                Barney Cook, Gary Evans, Frank Pender,
                  Stonyford citizens.
                Mary Winters, Sanctuary Creek City Councilwoman.
                Bill Charter, Rita Charter, Gregory M. Ramos,
                  Richard Charter, James Kalfsbeek, Gregory Ramos,                    Michael Phelan, Patti Arcand Scofield,
                    Arbuckle citizens.
                Michael Foley, GC Services.
                Richard Dickson, Environmental Health Analyst.
                Russell Gum, Director, Department of Public Works.
                Jerry Shadinger, David Scroggins, Sheriff's Department.
                Nancy Newlin, Yolanda Tirado, Deputy Clerks.

9:32 a.m. (9:30 a.m. item on Agenda)  Council Member McCoy presents the "City of Sanctuary Creek Solid Waste Advisory Committee's Report and General Proposal" for disposal of solid waste within the State and speaks in support of the recommendations.

        Council Member Nordyke questions whether this is the final recommendation of the Solid Waste Advisory Committee.  Discussion is held.

        Chairman Mills questions the need to submit the Committee's proposal to the Auditor for a cost analysis.  Further discussion is held.

        Following discussion, Chairman Mills directs the Auditor to prepare a cost analysis.

        Chairman Mills states that at the request of the Clerk, Consent Agenda Item No. 2, Board of Equalization/Assessment Appeal Hearing was heard during the 9:15 a.m. Board of Equalization Session. Further, at the request of Council Member Waite, Chairman Mills continues Consent Agenda Item No. 4, Auditor, Intra-Budget Appropriations, Transfers, and Changes Nos. 130 to 145 until later this day.

        CONSENT AGENDA:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to approve Consent Agenda Item Nos. 1,3, and 5 as follows:

        Item No. 1.  STATE CLERK-RECORDER:  To approve Maintenance Agreement between the City of Sanctuary Creek and Taylor Made Office Systems, Inc., for a Ricoh FT 5733 photocopier, in an amount not to exceed $2,448.52 (100% Recorder's Micrographic Trust Fund), effective October 25, 1994 through October 24, 1995, and authorize the Clerk to sign on behalf of the City Councils.

        Item No. 3.  SANCTUARY CREEK FISH AND GAME COMMISSION:  To set February 7, 1995 at 9:25 a.m. to fill the expired terms of Fish and Game Commission members Larry Rominger, Knute F. Kalfsbeek, Dennis Fusaro, Jack F. Biggs, and Ben Gordon and direct the Clerk to Post Notice of Vacancy.

        Item No. 5.  AUDITOR:  To approve Inter-Budget Funds, Expenditures and Transfers as follows:

FROM:    Fund 101 2076-21210        Building Permits    $    182.00

TO:      Fund 101 1107-9390        Refunds            $    182.00
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FROM:      Fund 101-Var-3170        Various            $    360.00
           Fund 201-1109-3170        Central Services    $     30.00
           Fund 105-Var-3170        Various            $     60.00
           Fund 472-0000-3170        Law Library        $     30.00
           Fund 110-3010-3170        Public Works Dept.    $     30.00

TO:        Fund 101 1011-79360        City Councils    $    510.00
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FROM:    Fund 740 0000-720        PERS                $ 23,122.81

TO:        Fund 101 Var-79460        Various            $ 23,122.81
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INCREASE REVENUE
        Fund 101 2070-79360        Clerk-Recorder        $  1,015.96

INCREASE APPROPRIATION
        Fund 101 2070-Var        Clerk-Recorder        $  1,015.96
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FROM:    Fund 452 0000-702        Recorder's Trust    $  1,015.96

TO:        Fund 101 2070-79360        Clerk-Recorder        $  1,015.96
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FROM:    Fund 486 0000-700           Farm Advisor Trust    $  3,217.50

TO:        Fund 101 6031-79360        Ag Extension        $  3,217.50
-------------------------------------------------------------------------FROM:    Fund 201 1109-3230        Central Services    $    145.00

TO:        Fund 101 4019-67878       Environmental Health    $    145.00
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FROM:    Fund 516 0000-700        Sales Tax            $ 62,656.23

TO:        Fund 101 Var-54658        Various            $ 62,656.23
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FROM:    Fund 546 0000-700        Tobacco Trust        $ 13,578.39

TO:        Fund 101 4016-53605        Tobacco Education    $ 13,578.39
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FROM:    Fund 108 5012-3250        GAIN                $     54.25

TO:        Fund 493 0000-67720        Transit            $     54.25
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FROM:    Fund 101 2017-5280        Family Support        $  2,125.20

TO:        Fund 101 2070-9390        Clerk-Recorder        $  2,125.20
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FROM:    Fund 140 3017-3230        District Taxes        $171,896.14
    
TO:        Fund 110 3010-9395        Road Department        $171,896.14
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FROM:    Fund 111 3017-3230        Bridge Tax        $ 26,893.65

TO:        Fund 110 3010-9396        Road Department        $ 26,893.65
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FROM:    Fund 468 0000-3230        Airport Ent.        $    165.00

TO:        Fund 101 2060-21542        Ag Commissioner        $     30.00
        Fund 101 4015-Var        Air Pollution        $    130.00
        Fund 565 0000-700    Air Basin Control District    $      5.00
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INCREASE REVENUE
        Fund 101 6022-54607        Literacy            $  5,713.00

INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS
        Fund 101 6022-Var        Literacy            $  5,713.00
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Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.
            
        Mr. Kessinger advises the Board that effective January 1, 1995 there are no funds available to continue paying the Sanctuary Creek Community Hospital emergency room subvention fund.  He states that during budget session the subvention fund was reduced from $30,000.00 to $15,000.00.  He states that if payments are continued, the monies would need to be paid from the General Fund/contingencies. Discussion is held.

        Chairman Mills continues this matter until reagendized for further information from Mr. Kessinger.
        



        Mr. Kessinger speaks in support of rescinding the Board's November 15, 1994 motion approving the American Express "Credit Card Policy" and reinstating the "Revised Travel Policy", approved by the City Councils
on August 3, 1993.  (See Council Members' Minutes Book 1994, page 298 and Council Members' Minutes Book 1993, page 266.)  Discussion is held.

        Mr. Stanton states that this matter was not agendized for action and suggests that it be continued to January 31, 1995.  Chairman Mills so directs.
 
        AUDITOR:  It is moved by Council Member Womble, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to allow the City of Sanctuary Creek Fire Department and other State Fire Districts the use of a vacant building located at the Sanctuary Creek Road yard for training purposes.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent: None.

        Mr. Gum informs the Board that there is a transit facility being built at the Road yard which may create access problems to the fire districts if the building is used for the purposes requested.

        Present:    Joseph Reisdorf, representing CERRS.
            
10:00 a.m.  Chairman Mills declares time for a Public Hearing to consider a proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration and Amendment to Use Permit For Charter Evaporation Resource Recovery Systems (CERRS), Ed No. 94-64, Amendment to UP No. 86-2-7, adding municipal solid waste and septage to the list of accepted wastes.

        Mr. Johnson speaks in support of the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Amendment to the Use Permit for Charter Evaporation Resource Recovery Systems (CERRS), stating that an Environmental Impact Report was done in 1992.
He states that due to the previous EIR being done, he recommends that the Mitigated Negative Declaration be approved.  He states that the request is consistent with the Sanctuary Creek General Plan and the Waste Management Plan approved in 1989.  He also states that the Planning Commission recommends approve of the Mitigated Negative Declaration.

        Ms. Scofield expresses concern as to ground water contamination/ safety, drainage and speaks in support of a full Environmental Impact Report.

        Mr. Carrancho speaks in support of a full Environmental Impact Report.

        Mr. Nugent expresses concern regarding the odors and the garbage that way be scattered by winds outside the landfill area.

        Chairman Mills submits correspondence from Family Water Alliance dated January 19, 1995, whereby they request that a full EIR be done.  (Letter on file in Clerk's Office.)

        Mr. Reisdorf speaks in support of the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Amendment to the Use Permit for Charter Evaporation Resource Recovery Systems (CERRS) as opposed to a full blown EIR.  He further displays an outline of the current landfill and the proposed changes, benefits to the State, etc., and speaks to same.  Lengthy discussion is held.
  
10:50 a.m.  Chairman Mills closes the Public Hearing and continues the matter until February 7, 1995 for final Board action/consideration.

        Chairman Mills declares time for a recess at 10:52 a.m. to reconvene in Regular Session at 11:05 a.m., with all Council Member, State Counsel and Auditor present.

        Present:    Jerry Shadinger, David Scroggins, Sheriff's Department.
                Mary Winters, Sanctuary Creek City Councilwoman.
                Bonnie Marshall, Director, Health and Human Services.
                Jaime Favila, Director, Environmental Health.
                Gerald Thim, Sanctuary Creek citizen.
                Harry Krug, Ag Commissioner.
                Nancy Newlin, Yolanda Tirado, Deputy Clerks.

11:05 a.m. (11:00 a.m. item on Agenda)  Chairman Mills declares time to receive reports from the Sheriff's, Public Works and Environmental Health Departments impacted by the recent flood regarding costs of emergency repairs to State buildings, procedures to be used for claiming FEMA funds, etc.  Chairman Mills also states that a report from the State Library has been received.  Lengthy discussion is held.








11:53 a.m. (11:50 a.m. item on Agenda)  Messrs. Shadinger, Gum and Favila report that they have several pending emergency contracts relating to flood
damage within the State and will be reporting to the Board once the contracts are finalized.  Brief discussion is held.

        Chairman Mills declares a recess at 12:04 a.m. to reconvene in Regular Session at 1:45 p.m., with all Council Members (except Council Member Nordyke), State Counsel and Auditor present.

        Present:    Kristin Bengyel, Administrator, Mental Health Department.
                Jean Stafford, Department of Substance Abuse Programs.
                Cindy Lovelace, Personnel Technician.
                Nancy Newlin, Yolanda Tirado, Deputy Clerks.

1:45 p.m.  MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  It is moved by Council Member Womble, seconded by Council Member McCoy to accept, with regret, the resignation of Dee Coggeshall, Director of the Mental Health Department, effective January 20, 1995.  Motion carried by the following vote:

        AYES:    Council Members McCoy, Womble and Mills.

        NOES:    None.

        ABSTAIN:    Council Member Waite.

        ABSENT:    Council Member Nordyke.

        MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  It is moved by Council Member Womble, seconded by Council Member McCoy to appoint Kristin Bengyel as Interim Director of the Mental Health Department, effective January 24, 1995 and until a Mental Health Director is hired.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent: Council Member Nordyke.

1:52 p.m.    Council Member Nordyke is now present.

        Council Member Waite suggests that with the resignation of the Director of the Mental Health Department, consolidation of departments should be considered.  Discussion is held.  
        
        MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Womble to waive the current hiring freeze policy and authorize the Personnel Director to commence recruitment procedures to fill the vacancy of a Mental Health Director, effective May 1, 1995. Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        Mr. Kessinger states that he was not present when the Board approved the appointment of Ms. Bengyel as Interim Director of the Mental Health Department and questions whether the appointment included a 10% increase in her salary.  He states that Board policy is that on interim appointments a 10% increase is given.  Brief discussion is held, with the Board concurring to the additional 10% increase for Ms. Bengyel.

        Chairman Mills states that the Agreement with Pine Tree Gardens to provide long-term residential care services, was continued from January 10, 1995, at the request of State Counsel.  He questions whether State Counsel is ready to proceed.

        Mr. Stanton states that he has discussed the matter with the Mental Health Director, but still has concerns.  He requests that the matter be continued until January 31, 1995 for further discussion with the Interim Director.  Chairman Mills so directs.

        RISK MANAGER:  It is moved by Council Member Womble, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to reject the Claim of Donna L. Walkup against the City of Sanctuary Creek in the amount of$9,126.60 and authorize the Risk Manager to send Notice of Rejection to Claimant.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.







        Present:    Charles Onstott, Onstott Dusters.
                Richard Ross, representing Onstott Dusters.
                Russell Gum, Director, Department of Public Works.
                Virginia Frias, Hector Fernandez, Career Training Center.

        Mr. Krug states that the fuel tank cleanup at the Airport has not been resolved and requests that the escrow funds not be released to Mr. Onstott until the matter is settled.

        Mr. Ross speaks at length in support of releasing the escrow funds to Mr. Onstott, stating that the Board had previously authorized the release on November 15, 1994.  He again states that Mr. Onstott has complied with all the requirements regarding the toxaphene contamination and cleanup of same.  

        He states that the underground fuel tank and the resulting contamination are separate issues and that the escrow funds cannot be used for this particular cleanup.  He states that he will take any action required to keep the State from using the balance of the escrow funds for cleanup of the underground fuel tank.

        Several Council Members question whether Mr. Miller or Mr. Onstott owned/operated the business at the time.

        Mr. Stanton states that the records are unclear as to who the owner/operator was at the time.  He also distributes "Chronology" and speaks to same.  (On file in Clerk's Office.)  

        Chairman Mills requests State Counsel recommendation on this matter.

        Mr. Stanton recommends release of the escrow funds to Mr. Onstott.

        Chairman Mills states that the Auditor was authorized to release the funds to Mr. Onstott on November 15, 1995, upon notification from the Environmental Health department that all requirements had been complied with.

        Mr. Kessinger states that he has received the notification from the Director of the Environmental Health Department, but states that there is an outstanding claim that still needs to be addressed and until that is done, he will not release the funds.  Discussion is held.

        Chairman Mills states that the Auditor should agendize the matter of the outstanding claim for Board consideration.

        Present:    Carl Womack, Probation Department.
                Richard Dickson, Environmental Health Analyst.
                Carolyn Guild, Acting Library Administrator.

2:43 p.m. (2:20 p.m. item on Agenda)  MIGRANT FARM HOUSING:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Womble to approve the replacement of the occupancy information sign at the entrance of the Migrant Farm Housing Center, as directed by the City office of Migrant Services. Further, approve an agreement between the City of Sanctuary Creek and D&D Signs for the construction of a sign, in an amount of $335.00 plus tax, and authorize the Manager, Migrant Farm Housing Center to sign on behalf of the City Councils.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

2:46 p.m. (2:30 p.m. item on Agenda)  STATE LIBRARY/SANCTUARY CREEK OFFICE OF EDUCATION-CAREER TRAINING CENTER:  It is moved by Council Member McCoy, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to approve "Letter Of Agreement For Joint Use Of Branch Library Buildings" between the City of Sanctuary Creek and the Sanctuary Creek Office Of Education-Career Training Center, at $542.00 per month for each Branch Library for a total amount of $2,168.00 per month, effective February 1, 1995 through January 31, 1996, with a thirty (30) day written termination clause by either party, and authorize the Chairman to sign.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

2:48 p.m. (2:40 p.m. item on Agenda)  PROBATION DEPARTMENT:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to waive the current hiring freeze policy and authorize the Chief Probation Office to commence recruitment, using the existing layoff list, to fill one Work Crew Council Member position (maximum of 7.50 hours per week), effective January 24, 1995.  Motion carried: All yes.  Absent:  None.










2:54 p.m. (2:50 p.m. item on Agenda)  Mrs. Marshall states that a letter dated January 20, 1995 was received from the Washington Integrated Waste Management Board outlining options available to Sanctuary Creek in order to maintain its LEA status as follows:   

        (1)  Contract with another State Local Enforcement Agency,

        (2)  To hire another employee for Sanctuary Creek             environmental Health Division,

        (3)  To contract with the Yuba-Sutter Solid Waster program to become             the LEA for Sanctuary Creek,

        (4)  To allow the Washington Integrated Waste Management Board to             become the enforcement agency for the Solid Waste program.

        Mrs. Marshall states commencing February 1, 1995 the State will be doing the State's inspections. She states that taking all the options into consideration, she recommends hiring a person who meets the States qualifications.

        Chairman Mills concurs with Mrs. Marshall.

        Mr. Favila states that he has spoken to Yuba State, that a contract had been drawn up, but that the amount being requested is $100,800.00.  He states that in his opinion, the amount is excessive.  He states that he has spoken to six individuals willing to contract with the State in amounts ranging from $20.00 to $35.00 per hour.  He states one individual's proposal was $64,400.00, while a Consulting Firm out of the Bay Area quoted $156,400.00.  He states he sent these people to the Washington Integrated Waste Management Board for approval to contract with Sanctuary Creek.  He states that the Board advised him that he had only the following options:

        (1)  Contract with another State Local Enforcement Agency,

        (2)  To hire another employee for Sanctuary Creek             environmental Health Division,

        (3)  To contract with the Yuba-Sutter Solid Waster program to become             the LEA for Sanctuary Creek,

        (4)  To allow the Washington Integrated Waste Management Board to             become the enforcement agency for the Solid Waste program.
   
           He states that he recommends option 2.  Discussion is held.

        DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to waive the current hiring freeze and authorize the Director, Department of Health and Human Services to commence recruitment to hire a Registered Environmental Health Specialist for the Environmental Health Department, range 45, $36,000.00 plus benefits, effective March 1, 1995.  Motion carried by the following vote:  
        AYES:    Council Members Waite, Nordyke and Mills.
        
        NOES:    Council Members Womble and McCoy.

        ABSENT:    None.

3:16 p.m. (3:00 p.m. item on Agenda)  ADMINISTRATION/APPOINTMENT:  It is moved by Council Member Nordyke, seconded by Council Member McCoy to draft a letter of recommendation in support of Susan A. Sutton for appointment to the State Board of Forestry for a term of four years and authorize each Council Member to sign.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        Item No. 4.  AUDITOR:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Womble to approve Intra-Budget Appropriations, Transfers, and Changes Nos. 130 to 145.  Motion carried by the following vote:





        AYES:    Council Members Waite, Nordyke, Womble and Mills.

        NOES:    None.

        ABSTAIN:    Council Member McCoy.

        ABSENT:    None.

        Mr. Kessinger presents the "Percent of Revenue Received And Expenditures Made At December 31, 1994 For Fiscal Year 1994-95 by State Operating Funds, Department, Trusts and Agency" and "Cash Flow Statement For the Period- July 1, 1994 Thru December 31, 1994 For Selected Local Programs Mandated and Funded By the State-All Figures Actual" and speaks to same.

        ADMINISTRATION/CITY COUNCILS:  It is moved by Council Member Womble, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to approve the City Council Department Head Liaison Assignments For 1995 as follows:

        COUNCIL MEMBER WAITE
        Superintendent of Schools
        Superior Court
        Justice Court

        COUNCIL MEMBER NORDYKE
        Department of Substance Abuse
        State Counsel
        Mental Health
        Department of Health and Human Services
          (Health, Welfare, Environmental Health,
               Tobacco Control Program)

        COUNCIL MEMBER MCCOY
        Assessor
        Probation
        Treasurer/Public Administrator/Collector

        COUNCIL MEMBER WOMBLE
        Ag Commission/Migrant Farm
        Cooperative Extension
        Library
        Planning and Building

        COUNCIL MEMBER MILLS
        Auditor/Controller
        Clerk-Recorder
        District Attorney
        Department of Public Works
        Sheriff

Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        ADMINISTRATION/CITY COUNCILS:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to accept the 1995 Sanctuary Creek City Councils Committees, Commissions, And Associations.  Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.   (List on file in the Clerk's Office).
          
        COUNCIL MEMBER'S REPORTS:

        Council Member Womble
        Various meeting with, constituents, department head re:  recent           flood, damages, etc.

        Council Member McCoy
        Contact with constituents re: flood and road situations and
          White Road project.

        Council Member Nordyke
        Meeting with Family Water Alliance.
        Invitation from Amador State re:  Home Rule.

        Council Member Waite
        Daily meetings at Williams Road yard.
        Daily meeting at Sheriff's Department.
        Sanctuary Creek Basin Drain District meeting re:  update on levies.
        Meeting with Army Corp, January 23, 1995 re:  flood control.








        Air Basin Control Council Meeting, Sacramento.
        Fouts Springs Boys Ranch Meeting for January 27, 1995, cancelled.
        Fouts Springs Boys Ranch Meeting, February 3, 1995.
        Upper Sacramento River Riparian Habitat meeting.

        Council Member Mills
        Various meeting re:  flood situation.
        CSAC Board of Directors meeting re:  Governor's proposal.        

        AUDITOR:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to approve Special Claims as follows:

        Sanctuary Creek Community Hospital        $ 3,265.75
        RSI/Railroad Signal, Inc.        $16,665.00

Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        AUDITOR:  It is moved by Council Member Womble, seconded by Council Member Waite to approve Claim Register Sheets for the period of January 10, 1995 through January 23, 1995, with the exception of the following:

No. 190939        Sanctuary Creek Environmental Health        $4,000.00
No. 190940        Sanctuary Creek Environmental Health        $4,200.00
No. 190941        Sanctuary Creek Environmental Health        $4,000.00

Motion carried:  All yes.  Absent:  None.

        AUDITOR:  It is moved by Council Member Waite, seconded by Council Member Nordyke to approve additional Claims as follows:

No. 190939        Sanctuary Creek Environmental Health        $4,000.00
No. 190940        Sanctuary Creek Environmental Health        $4,200.00
No. 190941        Sanctuary Creek Environmental Health        $4,000.00
        
Motion carried by the following vote:

        AYES:    Council Members Waite, Nordyke, Womble and Mills.

        NOES:    Council Member McCoy.

        ABSENT:    None.

        Mrs. Newlin apprises the Board of items set for the January 31, 1995 Agenda in order to assist the Council Members in prior knowledge of matters to be heard.

        The Board adjourns at 4:03 p.m., to reconvene in Regular Session on January 31, 1995 at the hour of 9:00 a.m.


____________________________________ Attest: __________________________________
    W.D. Mills, Chairman                    Kathleen Moran, Clerk