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Posted by: thepinetree on 03/06/2018 11:17 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 03/08/2018 06:29 AM
Expires: 03/06/2028 12:00 AM
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Town Hall Meeting for Supervisorial District Three on March 8th

San Andreas, CA – Supervisor Michael Oliveira will be hosting a Town Hall meeting Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The meeting will be held at Independence Hall, 1445 Blagen Road. Items to be discussed will include the status of the 2017 Winter Storms Disaster Recovery Projects (Blagen Road, Canyon View Drive, Murphys Drive and Pennsylvania Gulch); establishment of temporary/permanent access/egress for Emergency Response; and the process and funding for permanent road capital improvement projects.




Inquiries may be directed to the County PIO, Timothy Lutz, at 209-754-6025.
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Event occurs on 03/08/2018 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM.


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Posted on: 2018-03-06 11:24:43   By: Anonymous
 
Should prove to be interesting in this an election year.

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    Posted on: 2018-03-06 13:48:25   By: Anonymous
     
    The Three Stooges, and you know who they are, just made the single most disastorous decision by any BOS in our counties history. Get them all out of office. Ones a moron, ones a Nazi, one doesn't have a clue. You figure it out.

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      Posted on: 2018-03-06 14:29:16   By: Anonymous
       
      Go away pot grower.... three supervisors made the right decision to SAVE our county.
      RECALL GARAMENDI AND OLIVERIA

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      Posted on: 2018-03-06 15:13:04   By: Anonymous
       
      I agree with you. I respect that Supervisor Oliveira wanted the voters to have a say. And just so you know I am not in favor of pot, but I am in favor of letting the voters have a say in what happens to their county.

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        Posted on: 2018-03-06 15:23:17   By: Anonymous
         
        They had a say. Unfortunately the pot growers and their scummy money took that right away from the voters..... not the BOS. The marijuana growers took our vote away because they knew we would vote for a ban.

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          Posted on: 2018-03-08 07:28:51   By: Anonymous
           
          The county took the growers' money and then said, "never mind." If the coming lawsuits don't break us, the lack of any foreseeable revenue on the horizon most assuredly will.

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            Posted on: 2018-03-08 07:43:56   By: Anonymous
             
            Everyone was perfectly aware that the urgency ordinance was temporary! So why sue if you really love this county the way you once claimed to? Why not build bike trails for the children instead.

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          Posted on: 2018-03-08 08:49:25   By: Anonymous
           
          Actually who took the right for us to vote was Bill, but it opened everyone's eyes on the lying and dishonesty we have in politics at even the little town level. Just imagine what's it like in Washington DC and in Sacramento?

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            Posted on: 2018-03-08 09:37:42   By: Anonymous
             
            No.... the growers fought to have our right to vote thrown out. Not Bill, not anyone else. The pot farmers and CCA didn't want the people to vote because they knew we would vote for a ban.

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    Posted on: 2018-03-06 16:31:17   By: Anonymous
     
    Clapp on Clapp off.

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    Posted on: 2018-03-08 11:48:03   By: Anonymous
     



    32. At a subsequent meeting of the Board on March 29, 2016, County Counsel, Megan
    Stedtfeld, read an announcement into the record, stating, in relevant part, that:
    While evaluating the policy direction and language of the permanent ordinance, staff determined that the County will need to prepare a programmatic EIR in compliance with CEQA. Planning intends to issue a Notice of Preparation within the next week. That is the first step for preparation of an EIR. We realize the EIR will delay the adoption of a permanent ordinance by potentially up to 12 months, but is necessary to protect the County from a legal challenge that would cause
    even greater delays.
    The EIR would be programmatic, looking at the general scope of the ordinance and how permitting a broad range of cannabis-related activities would impact the environment. Mitigation measures would then be developed to reduce those impacts. This will also hopefully eliminate the need to prepare environmental
    documents for each permit the County ultimately issues.
    Finally, because many other jurisdictions put bans in place prior to the March 1 deadline [originally imposed by MMRSA] being lifted with the passage of AB21, the County has seen a flooding of the real estate market, as well as other issues where cannabis-related activities are being established or applied for in zones that the Board has already directed staff to not allow the use in. To address these immediate issues, as well as the length of time it will take to fully study the environmental effects of a permanent ordinance, an urgency ordinance will be presented to the Board for adoption. The intent is to allow and regulate cultivation that was here and in the zones the Board wants them in as of the date of the last study session, freezing it there until a permanent ordinance can be
    completed and passed. It is essentially a stepping stone in the process and an effort to curb unmitigated growth until after the environmental effects of this future growth can be studied.


    And the June 14, 2016 agenda clearly indicates the county’s expressed intent to regulate commercial cannabis cultivation in the county with a permanent ordinance,

    RECOMMENDATION:
    Approve the Professional Services Agreement between the County of Calaveras and Ascent Environmental for preparation of the Environmental Impact Report for the Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Commerce Ordinance for an amount not to exceed $172,127 with a term ending December 31, 2017.
    DISCUSSION/SUMMARY:
    On February 16, 2016 the Board of Supervisors held a study session and provided direction to staff regarding the development of a medical cannabis cultivation and commerce ordinance. In order to proceed with the adoption of the ordinance, the County must prepare an environmental document pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). After an initial review of the potential impacts associated with the ordinance, staff determined that an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is the appropriate CEQA document to prepare.
    A request for proposals (RFP) was sent out to solicit proposals from CEQA consultants on April 1, 2016, providing three weeks for consultants to submit bids. Four proposals were received and were evaluated by a team made up of members of Planning, County Counsel and Administration. Ascent Environmental, was selected as the most responsive bidder
    FINANCING:
    The cost of preparing the EIR is $172,127. The Planning Department had anticipated that there would be CEQA costs associated with this ordinance and money was set aside in its 2015-16 budget. The money would initially come out of the General Fund, but can be reimbursed through permit fees once the ordinance is adopted. There should be no net General Fund if, when the fees are established for cultivation and commerce activity permits, the costs of preparing the EIR is included in the fee. This is permitted pursuant to Sec. 66014(b) of the California Government Code.
    ALTERNATIVES:
    The Board may choose to not approve the contract. This is not advisable as that would further delay the establishment of a permanent ordinance regulating cannabis cultivation and commercial activities.

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      Posted on: 2018-03-08 13:52:09   By: Anonymous
       
      There was a good reason why Megan Stedfeld was tecalled!

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
Posted on: 2018-03-06 18:30:44   By: Anonymous
 
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! LYING, CHEATING, CROOKED HILLARY!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!


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    Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
    Posted on: 2018-03-08 07:36:22   By: Anonymous
     
    What a pathetic person you are.

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      Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
      Posted on: 2018-03-08 08:50:44   By: Anonymous
       
      I'm going to second that statement
      HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! LYING, CHEATING, CROOKED HILLARY!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

      and I approve that comment.

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Keep calaveras clean , OUT WITH THE BEAN
Posted on: 2018-03-08 07:47:23   By: Anonymous
 
NO on Olivera

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    Re: Keep calaveras clean , OUT WITH THE BEAN
    Posted on: 2018-03-14 20:00:30   By: Anonymous
     
    Merita Callaway just had an illegal Campaign Kick-Off meeting Feb. 28 at a business not permitted for gatherings, meetings, or events. She needs to reconsider running for public office.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-03-08 11:57:45   By: Anonymous
 
Look up Langan Consulting on the Secretary of States business license registry and there’s no such business licensed in the state of California, but The campaign disclosures of Committee to elect Dennis Mills Supervisor clearly show that a payment $1800 was made to Langan Consulting for campaign services in 2016.

Langan + Mills + Clapp + Tofanelli + Stevens = Jack Cox lackeys

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