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Posted by: thepinetree on 03/20/2018 08:25 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 03/20/2018 08:25 AM
Expires: 01/01/2023 12:00 AM
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Board of Supervisors are Back in Action This Morning...Sorta, One Cannabis Appeal on Tap

San Andreas, CA....The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors (AKA the Fab Five) are back in Action Today. The agenda is below...





Board of Supervisors
Regular Meeting
3/20/2018 8:30 AM
Board of Supervisors Chambers
891 Mountain Ranch Road San Andreas, CA 95249
Downloads:
Agenda Agenda Packet
Call to Order
Roll Call
CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
1. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): conference with legal counsel re: existing litigation: (1) Sheryl Straub and Anna Lewis v. Calaveras County, et al., Calaveras Superior Court Case No. 18CV43036; (2) Calaveras Cannabis Legal Defense Fund, et al. vs. County of Calaveras, et al., Calaveras Su[perior Court Case No. 18CV43043; Board action:
Pledge of Allegiance
Announcements
2. This is a time for board members and County staff to provide updates of upcoming County events that may be of interest to the public.
PUBLIC COMMENT - 30 MINUTES
REGULAR AGENDA
3. Conduct a Public Hearing and adopt a Resolution upholding the Planning Commission's denial of the appeal of the Planning Director's denial of Commercial Medical Cannabis Registration 2016-880 for Casey Salmon on APN: 064-024-022.
document Resolution Printout
a. SIGNED_RES_2018-001_FOR_2016-880_DENYING_APPEAL_CCR_REGISTRATION_1-11-18
b. Appeal Letter 1-26-18
c. BOS NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING 2016-880
d. 2016-880 Staff Report PKG Salmon 1-11-18
SUPERVISOR ANNOUNCEMENTS
In compliance with AB1234, chaptered as Government Code Section 53232.3(d), Board members shall provide brief reports on meetings they attended at the expense of the local agency at the next regular meeting of the legislative body. This report is required to include meetings attended for which there has been expense reimbursement (mileage, meals, lodging, etc.), but may also, at the Board members discretion, include any other meeting attended by the Supervisor on behalf of the County.


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Keep calaveras clean , OUT WITH THE BEAN
Posted on: 2018-03-20 08:27:11   By: Anonymous
 
No on Olivera District 3

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    Re: Mills is a Crook
    Posted on: 2018-03-20 10:36:57   By: Anonymous
     
    From: Dennis Mills
    Sent: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 1:09 PM
    To: Jim LaGuardia
    Subject: Re: Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts

    Jim,

    I don't often respond but the recent environmental crimes found on eradication sites recently is exactly the problem I have been talking about for months in our county. Finding 157 environmental citations tells us our lands are being destroyed and where are the environmentalists to cry out about "mother earth"? I spoke to the Chief of the North Central Division of the State Waterboard to explain counties that are having these problems are not communicating with water agencies as to the level of the problem as it will and does affect the long term watersheds. In our county, I am unable to find any evidence of cleanup or mitigation on any site we have identified in the eradication process. Even the "approved" grows in many cases graded years ago without permits and have never been required to present as-built plans or get the required permits. Further those contractors that are doing this work without permits are not having their contractors licenses challenged or those without licenses are not be prosecuted by the state for working without a license. All they do is use the "M" word and miraculously the exemptions start.

    The cleanup responsibility starts with those that are elected in our county. We need to find people to run in 2018 that agree to keep our communities safe and those that want to run for public office should begin to commit to the process now.

    Regards,

    Sent from my iPad

    On Aug 6, 2017, at 1:29 PM, Jim LaGuardia wrote:

    Oliveria
    Your legacy continues to put our environment at risk along with the safety of our communities and our Sheriff and his deputies.
    Need a study session on this also Oliveria? Can you read and gasp the basic understanding of those who care and what the experts state?
    Have you ever responded to the invite from Leslie Fontes or are you so ignorant and self-centered not to respond.

    Place the ban in front of the BOS to vote on.

    From a real full time Marine…not a fake one who calls himself loyal. Oliveria = Deserter , just like the county position Oliveria holds TRAITOR, and TURNCOAT.

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      Re: Mills is a Crook
      Posted on: 2018-03-20 10:38:40   By: Anonymous
       
      From: Bill
      Date: August 11, 2017 at 4:45:11 PM CDT
      To: info@bancommercialcultivation.com
      Subject: Ban Committee Update - Environmental Registry


      Friends,
      Here is a copy of the letter I sent to Dennis Mills and his response, regarding our request that the board adopt a plan to create a ‘Registry of Environmental Citations’. Attached is a copy of our proposed registry requirements. Hope all of you will thank Dennis!!
      Bill



      Dennis,

      I apologize for not running this by you prior to submitting it to the board members. We feel this is a 'white hot' issue with many residents and I wanted to get the process moving as quickly as possible. Besides the normal terror that residents experience from nearby pot grows, the environment aspect does not necessarily go away even if the grow goes away. Many residents within our broad group live an 'Off Grid' or nearly 'Off Grid' life style. Others use their lands for vegetable or other food production. Still others, maintain livestock for personal consumption or sale.

      Whether in RR zones, or any other zones, the hazards of pollution sources commonly found in pot grows, both applicant and non-applicant, present a clear and present danger that may be odorless, colorless, or otherwise undetectable. The migration of these hazardous contaminants from the source property into, onto, or over adjoining or nearby properties is a major concern for residents. Even knowing that multiple citations may have been issued on problem properties does not provide residents with enough information for them to take precautionary measures. Couple that with potential infiltration into local aquifers, and the spectre of silent and deadly pollutants affecting broad areas of our rural county becomes a very major issue and problem for the board to contend with.

      With no 'base line' measurements, residents who pay for their own samples, have nothing to compare them to. Of course, the downstream, downhill, downwind migrations of these dangerous compounds and chemicals, presents a huge potential liability for the county. How many lawyers and how much money could EBMUD bring to bear on our county if their water supplies should become contaminated?

      I know you get the picture. I am asking for some board attention be given to the outline I presented to the board. It will take the input from various department heads and possibly some funding to start the process. If a public meeting is needed, I can alert our vast network of residents and I am certain the turnout will be surprising. Even if I have to prowl the corridors of government center and meet with department heads on an individual basis, I would like to know that we have the backing of the board.

      Simply removing grows from RR neighborhoods will not eliminate or lessen the impact of contamination to other properties. In fact, it may make the problem worse by concentrating more grows on larger lots, with no regard to how it is zoned. Proximity and containment are stand alone issues. Location or lot size has little, if nothing, to do with the problem.

      I would welcome a discussion with you or other supervisors regarding this issue and will make myself available at any time to discuss it.

      Many thanks in advance,
      Bill McManus
      768-8549

      Response from Dennis Mills:

      This matter of the environmental damage was created by liberals in Sacramento approving pot growing in our county and not thinking through the consequences. They are the ones that should be on the hook to clean up their mess. I was just in Sutter Creek this afternoon talking to several Amador Supervisors and their Sheriff. Now they know some of the problem and we need to push the narrative that everyone needs to know where these sites are, the level of contamination, and how soon the state will be here to clean it up and make us whole again.

      My immediate goal is to have Environmental Health create a functional list of all APN's that have been shown to contain hazardous materials or have been cited for environmental damage. The county needs to have a clearing house that can be easily referenced by anyone including the public. The Ag Commissioner is then required to notify the state of any products that need remediation. The more the public learns about this damage the more outraged they will be that it is being hidden from their view to the potential detriment of their health and the health of their families.

      Don't let go of this, it is their Achilles heal right now.

      Dennis Mills

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      Re: Mills is a Crook
      Posted on: 2018-03-21 00:52:59   By: Anonymous
       
      The vote should be by the residents of Calaveras County. Not by these 5....

      [Reply ]

    Re: Keep calaveras clean , OUT WITH THE BEAN
    Posted on: 2018-03-20 10:39:21   By: Anonymous
     
    From: Dennis Mills
    Sent: Monday, July 17, 2017 8:41 AM
    To: robertmoodycs@yahoo.com
    Subject: Re: Pot

    The previous board did not consider IRS or Board of Equalization requirements as part of their Urgency Ordinance. The ordinance by itself was a disaster in process thinking and the missing parts make it even worse. We are the California connection to so many marijuana busts in other states that we as a county should be charged under RICO statutes for conspiracy to commit and intent to distribute. Just my thoughts,

    Sent from my iPad


    [Reply ]

      Re: Keep calaveras clean , OUT WITH THE BEAN
      Posted on: 2018-03-20 11:41:36   By: Anonymous
       
      Moody has no balls

      [Reply ]

        Re: Keep calaveras clean , OUT WITH THE BEAN
        Posted on: 2018-03-20 12:07:22   By: Anonymous
         
        Clapp is a complete immbecile, complete embarrassment as a supervisor.

        [Reply ]

          Re: Keep calaveras clean , OUT WITH THE BEAN
          Posted on: 2018-03-21 07:41:42   By: Anonymous
           
          But he is so fashionable


          [Reply ]

          Re: Keep calaveras clean , OUT WITH THE BEAN
          Posted on: 2018-03-22 02:25:34   By: Anonymous
           
          Have you ever talked to Supervisor Clapp?

          [Reply ]

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
Posted on: 2018-03-20 10:12:39   By: Anonymous
 
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! LYING, CHEATING, CROOKED PENNIS!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

[Reply ]

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
Posted on: 2018-03-20 10:13:35   By: Anonymous
 
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! LYING, CHEATING, CROOKED DENNIS!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

[Reply ]

    Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
    Posted on: 2018-03-20 12:06:23   By: Anonymous
     


    [Reply ]

    Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
    Posted on: 2018-03-20 18:49:50   By: Anonymous
     
    Please go somewhere and take your own life.

    [Reply ]

      Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
      Posted on: 2018-03-21 08:27:45   By: Anonymous
       
      ^^^^^^^^^ Encouraging people to commit suicide is the lowest of the low, shame on you.

      [Reply ]

No Subject
Posted on: 2018-03-20 10:57:54   By: Anonymous
 
Desk cleaned out yet, Woodchuck Mike

[Reply ]

    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-03-20 12:29:59   By: Anonymous
     
    WE DO NOT NEED OR WANT COMMERCIAL POT FARMS UP HERE, THE DAMAGE CAN BECOME IRREPAIRABLE, REVENUES COLLETCTED WILL NOT COVER THE DAMAGES AND LANDOWERS WILL NOT CLEAN IT UP AFTER IT'S GONE, SUCH A SHAME. MANY OF THESE GROWERS MAKE TERRIBLE NEIGHBORS, THEIR ARROGANCE IS AMAZING, THEY ONLY THINK OF THEMSELVES AND THEIR DIRTY MONEY FOR WHICH MANY ARE NOT MAKING WHAT THEY DREAMED THEY WOULD, TOO MUCH COMPETITION. DEPUTIES TELL ME 70% PLUS IS GOING TO THE STREETS, HERE AND NATIONWIDE. IT'S DRUG DEALING AT IT'S BEST. IT DOES NOT BRING GOOD PEOPLE INTO THE COMMUNITY. THE GROWERS LIE TO US AND TO THEMSELVES, DRIVE THEM OUT. IF NOT AND I HAVE TROUBLE SELLING MY DREAM PROPERTY I WILL HAVE NO CHOICE THAN TO SUE THE COUNTY, THE FARMERS AND WHOEVER ELSE HAS TAKEN OR ALLOWED OUR COMMUNITY TO BE TAKEN
    AWAY FROM US. USED TO LOVE THIS COUNTY.

    [Reply ]

      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-03-20 12:33:37   By: Anonymous
       
      If owners or those that rent property don't restore it to what is was before the boom in pot dealing, seize the property Calevaras county and clean it up and sell it to cover the costs associated with clean up. Giving them 2 years to clean it up after they leave, yeah, that's going to happen.

      [Reply ]

      Re:
      Posted on: 2018-03-20 13:19:29   By: Anonymous
       
      Screaming in all caps always helps

      [Reply ]

        Re:
        Posted on: 2018-03-20 16:46:47   By: Anonymous
         
        Sometimes those with glassy eyes have trouble reading lower case letters! Caps are easier to see through the smoke too!

        [Reply ]

        Re:
        Posted on: 2018-03-20 18:21:50   By: Anonymous
         
        Homo sexuals use all caps. They also wear asbestos underwear to contain the flames

        [Reply ]

          Re:
          Posted on: 2018-03-20 18:48:41   By: Anonymous
           
          Its either McAnus or Tunno.

          [Reply ]

What's wrong with this picture?
Posted on: 2018-03-21 00:46:26   By: Anonymous
 
Calaveras County has reverted back to the 50's with an all male bos !

[Reply ]

    Re: What's wrong with this picture?
    Posted on: 2018-03-21 06:20:01   By: Anonymous
     
    what a waste

    [Reply ]

      Re: What's wrong with this picture?
      Posted on: 2018-03-22 02:35:27   By: Anonymous
       
      The fired incompetent, former code enforcement person suing the county should go to jail for his failure as a county employee. He's claiming an unpaid higher job status? He's feckless! What a joke! He doesn't know what public health, safety and general welfare of the citizenry is! If a judge see's in his favor, the judge should be fired!

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