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Posted by: thepinetree on 08/02/2016 09:03 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 08/02/2016 09:03 AM
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Calaveras Board of Supervisor Back In Action At A Special Meeting Today On Hazardous Tree Removal

San Andreas, CA...The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors is back in action starting at 9am today. Supervisor Cliff Edson is requesting a "Motion to Reconsider" Item #8 on the July 26, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda awarding a Professional Services Agreement between the County of Calaveras and Phillips & Jordan, Inc., for Hazardous Tree Removal Services due to the Butte Fire for an amount not to exceed $9,775,053.39 and a term ending August 31, 2107.

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Board of Supervisors Special Meeting
8/2/2016 9:00 AM
Board of Supervisors Chambers
891 Mountain Ranch Road   San Andreas, CA 95249



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CLOSED SESSION AGENDA
1. Conference with legal counsel; anticipated litigation – significant exposure to litigation, (one case) pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9 (d)(2).
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2. Supervisor Cliff Edson is requesting a "Motion to Reconsider" Item #8 on the July 26, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda awarding a Professional Services Agreement between the County of Calaveras and Phillips & Jordan, Inc., for Hazardous Tree Removal Services due to the Butte Fire for an amount not to exceed $9,775,053.39 and a term ending August 31, 2107.
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3. Authorize the Board Chair to execute a Professional Services Agreement between Calaveras County and Phillips & Jordan, Inc., for Hazardous Tree Removal Services due to the Butte Fire Incident for an amount not to exceed $9,775,053.39 and a term ending August 31, 2017.
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No Subject
Posted on: 2016-08-02 09:08:52   By: Anonymous
 
Someone missed their payola to Cliff and bang...23K little dangerous trees get removed in a day.

Vote Cliff out and run the bum out of town.

Go back to the doper coast where you belong.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2016-08-03 07:02:48   By: Anonymous
     
    Whoever wrote this you are right on with the comment! Cliff is a scam artist, liar to your face, crook, and an idiot.
    Cliff will not give a second thought to the welfare of the Calaveras community. Cliff belongs in a third world country.
    Talk about a useless government employee, just look at Cliff Edson's picture and that defines useless.


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Holy Cow!
Posted on: 2016-08-02 09:29:32   By: Anonymous
 
That's just short of 10 MILLION DOLLARS! Wow!!!

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    Re: Holy Cow!
    Posted on: 2016-08-02 09:34:10   By: Anonymous
     
    $1200 per tree...

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      Re: Holy Cow!
      Posted on: 2016-08-02 10:50:42   By: Anonymous
       
      $600 for half a tree.

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    Re: Holy Cow!
    Posted on: 2016-08-02 11:50:45   By: Anonymous
     
    Low Number 23,245 x $1500/plant = $34,867,500

    High Number 23,245 x $3000/plant = $69,735,000

    How many politicians can you buy with a fraction of those dollars?

    Take a while to think about those numbers.

    Also, 23,245 plants x 6 gallons of water per plant per day = 139,470 gallons/day


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      Re: Holy Cow!
      Posted on: 2016-08-02 12:04:02   By: Anonymous
       
      If the eco freaking tree huggers had not stopped logging operations we would still have in place the resources to have been dealing with this situation the moment people realize we had this situation beginning. Go slap the nearest Liberal near you and thank them for the mess we are in due to logging was shut down. You cannot educate stupid no matter how many years you send them to school nor how much money you throw at the schools.

      It is like we used to tell the Sierra Club back in the day "Go take a hike to hell and do not come back".

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        Re: Holy Cow!
        Posted on: 2016-08-02 12:58:42   By: Anonymous
         
        Yep, log it or burn it out. We either have jobs and industry or just disaster after disaster

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        Re: Holy Cow!
        Posted on: 2016-08-02 16:15:43   By: Anonymous
         
        You mean like Forest Watch, wasn't Merita part of that group? All the land in the Stanislaus River basin was Pickering Lumber before it was SPI. Now thanks to EIR, CEQA, NEPA, and the rest of the rules that do nothing but block real conservation of the forest rather than "mitigate" impacts, we have an entire watershed primed. Are you ready?

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      Re: Holy Cow!
      Posted on: 2016-08-02 12:34:44   By: Anonymous
       
      Wrong article


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No Subject
Posted on: 2016-08-02 12:13:44   By: Anonymous
 
Chainsaw Mike will be looking for work. Go get them termite!

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Cliff
Posted on: 2016-08-02 12:31:39   By: Anonymous
 
es muy guapo.

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    Re: Cliff
    Posted on: 2016-08-03 07:05:13   By: Anonymous
     
    Cliff...you have been standing over the grease fryer to long. We see a face that looks like my cows unit!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2016-08-02 12:36:14   By: Anonymous
 
Wish they'd cut down all them dam trees! There a fire hazerd and they attract all the dam libs! States like Neveda and Arizona are where real men live and they ain't got no trees!

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2016-08-02 13:00:27   By: Anonymous
     
    The libs are moving there and ruining those states as well

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2016-08-02 13:05:12   By: Anonymous
     
    We used to be the Golden State. Now it's shrinking farmlands, gridlock and burned out forests. Brought to us by all the "smart" people who have never built or done anything but accumulate student debt

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2016-08-02 13:08:24   By: Anonymous
       
      Yep, without the innovation from silicon valley we would be toast. Rest of our economy is sliding into the abyss

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2016-08-02 13:34:18   By: Anonymous
         
        Just remember......EVERYTHING either comes from the Land or the Sea. Everything that is made in good Ol' Silicon Valley, all the components and what not have originated in one of the two places I just mentioned. *bleep* just doesn't fall out of the sky. Think about it

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2016-08-02 14:35:52   By: Anonymous
           
          What about stuff that comes from space?

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            Re:
            Posted on: 2016-08-02 21:53:03   By: Anonymous
             
            or the stuff that comes out of Leonard's laundry hamper?

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        Clear Cutting
        Posted on: 2016-08-02 13:37:06   By: Anonymous
         
        Clear cutting was allowed because Gray Davis would not fill vacancies in the San Joaquin water board. This gave the green light for clear cutting, mostly Red Emmerson's SPI, and they did. No Liberals involved.

        Liberals did try to bring some sense into the insanity of wholesale watershed removal, and industrial herbicide laced mono culture forests, but were ignored.

        Diverse forest eco systems were removed, so was the water shed.

        The Pacific Northwest is an ecological disaster due to clear cutting, why the salmon cannot spawn, a direct result of clear cutting. Streams are muddy wastelands, unfit for riparian eco systems. If this is modern forestry, it is a disaster, now in California, where it was held off until greed trumped common sense.

        If the forests are a mess, thank the USFS, and SPI, don't blame the only rational voice in the issue.

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          Re: Clear Cutting
          Posted on: 2016-08-02 18:36:53   By: Anonymous
           
          Of course you are smarter than everyone else so we must listen to your "wisdom" Your path has also destroyed working wage jobs and added to and in many ways cause the income inequality we are facing now.

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          Re: Clear Cutting
          Posted on: 2016-08-02 18:45:17   By: Anonymous
           
          Since you libs like to think you are the best and brightest go look at the record of all the mega fires in California. Well over 90% of them have been since the green fascists kicked commons sense forest management and logging out of USFS lands.

          Look it up and the data is inescapable!!! It's a hockey stick graph that starts in the 1980s.

          It's when common sense forest management died and our mega fires started!! Thanks greenies you caused the RIM fire

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2016-08-03 09:30:35   By: Anonymous
       
      Another member of the grievance party checks in. Blame someone else. It's never your fault. I'm sure you would be handsome and rich if it weren't for the liberals.

      Cry me a river.

      If there any adults on the thread, then let's talk about why our BOS would even consider paying more than $1000/tree to have dead trees removed. These are trees that are all near roadways. It is not difficult to get to them. Most are not near structures so there is plenty of room to fall them. Local contractors are removing dead bark beetle trees for half that price or less. The BOS needs to do a better job of protecting the public purse from rip-offs.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2016-08-02 13:31:05   By: Anonymous
     
    Most of the baby boomers have never done anything but tell others what to do and they know how to run your life better than you do. Well how's that working our?

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No Subject
Posted on: 2016-08-02 16:33:01   By: Anonymous
 
Hey Kearney was that you at the stop light at Angels Camp today. Woofing down Big Mac with one hand and eating fries with the other?

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Out of Knoxville, TN
Posted on: 2016-08-02 17:36:36   By: Anonymous
 
Wonder how many locals will be employed by the out of state contractor paid from our tax dollars? Will it be the same crews that came in after the fire looking "to make a deal" with us survivors? The same ones that spent a lot of time not running saws but stacking rocks?

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    Re: Out of Knoxville, TN
    Posted on: 2016-08-02 17:58:58   By: Anonymous
     
    Bone up on your Spanish!

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