Lake County News, CA – Supervisors consider allowing sale of tax defaulting property

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Board of Supervisors will consider approving the sale of more than 900 tax-defaulted properties across the county this week.

The‌ ‌board will meet from ‌at‌ ‌9‌ ‌am. ‌Tuesday, Jan. 25, in council chambers on the first floor of the Lake County Courthouse, 255 N. Forbes St., Lakeport.

The meeting can be watched live on Channel 8, online at https://countyoflake.legistar.com/calendar.aspx and on the county’s Facebook page. ‌Support‌ ‌board‌ ‌documents, ‌the‌‌agenda‌ ‌and‌ ‌archived‌ ‌board‌ ‌meeting‌ ‌videos‌ ‌also‌‌are‌ ‌‌available‌ ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ ‌ ‌

To‌ ‌participate‌ ‌in‌ ‌in real time, ‌join‌ ‌the‌ ‌Zoom‌ ‌meeting‌ ‌by‌ ‌clicking‌ ‌this‌ ‌link‌. ‌ ‌

The‌ ‌meeting‌ ‌ID‌ ‌is‌ 969 1025 0667, ‌access code 665289.‌ ‌The meeting can also be reached via mobile phone at +16699006833,,96910250667#,,,,*665289#.

Any interested members of the public who do not have internet access or a Mediacom cable subscription are encouraged to call 669-900-6833 and enter the Zoom meeting ID and passcode information below. above.

To submit a written comment on any agenda item, visit HTTPS://countyoflake.legistar.com/calendar.aspx and click on the Ecomment function linked to the meeting date. If a comment is submitted after the meeting has started, it may not be read during the meeting but will become part of the record.

In an untimed item, council will consider a resolution authorizing the chairman of council to approve and direct the tax collector to sell, at public auction via the internet, approximately 942 tax defaulting properties.

It’s a much larger sale than in years past, with minimum bids on all properties totaling $7,870,400, according to Treasurer-Collector Barbara Ringen’s resolution.

Also on Tuesday at 9:06 a.m., council will receive a COVID-19 update from Public Health.

At 9:40 a.m., the council will receive a follow-up presentation from Sonoma Clean Power CEO Geof Syphers on a Geothermal Opportunity Zone, or GeoZone, and consider a resolution establishing the county’s membership in the Sonoma Opportunity Zone. Lake Mendocino.

In another untimed item, the board will consider a policy to waive the fingerprint rollover fee normally charged to applicants for Livescan fingerprint checks when Livescan’s purpose is to meet the requirements for participation in fingerprinting organizations. Youth Services at Lake County Youth Services.

The full agenda follows.

CONSENT SCHEDULE

5.1: Pass a resolution appointing Katherine Vanderwall Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures for a four-year term beginning February 12, 2022.

5.2: Approve revisions to smartphone allocation policy.

5.3: a) Waive the formal bidding process, pursuant to Lake County Code Section 38.2, as the agreement relates to the current Mental Health Services Act three-year plan; and b) Consideration of the agreement between Lake County and Resource Development Associates for the Community Planning Program Process and Legacy Innovations Project for fiscal years 2021-23 for a maximum contract of $112,350 and authorize the Chairman of the Board to sign the agreement.

5.4: a) Waive the formal bidding process, pursuant to Lake County Code Section 38.2, as not in the public interest due to the unique nature of the goods or services ; and b) review of an agreement between the New Life Health Authority dba New Life LLC for Drug-Free Outpatient Services for Substance Use Disorders, Intensive Outpatient Treatment Services and Program Services narcotics treatment for fiscal year 2021-22, not to exceed $400,000 and authorize the Chairman of the Board to sign.

5.5: Approve the agreement between Lake County and Adventist Health St. Helena and Vallejo for acute psychiatric hospital services and professional services associated with acute psychiatric hospitalizations for fiscal years 2021-22 and 2022-23 for up to compensation of $300,000 and authorize the chair to sign.

5.6: Approve Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement Between Lake County and the Lake County Office of Education for the Student Mental Health Services Act Grant Program-based Specialty Mental Health Services for the fiscal year 2021-26 at no additional cost, and authorize the president to sign.

5.7: (a) Pass the resolution of the Lake County Board of Supervisors authorizing the acceptance of Lake County’s non-competitive award under the No Place Like Home program; and (b) pass the resolution of the Lake County Board of Supervisors authorizing the acceptance of Lake County’s competitive allocation under the No Place Like Home program.

5.8: Approve the minutes of the Supervisory Board meeting of December 21, 2021.

5.9: Approve the lease for a commercial property located at 858 Lakeport Blvd., Lakeport, from February 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023, at $2,100 per month and authorize the President to sign.

5.10: Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between Lake County and Kelseyville Unified School District for the period February 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022, to provide a School Resource Officer to Kelseyville Unified in the amount of $43,000 $ for the first pro-rated fiscal year and an automatic renewal for an additional fiscal year in the amount of $86,000 and authorize the president to sign.

5.11: Approve the agreement between Lake County and the Lake County Office of Education for Family Probation Services, for the period February 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022, for an amount not to exceed $75,000 and authorize the President to sign.

5.12: Approve the late travel claim for Deputy Matt McCabe in the amount of $1,026 for K-9 training held in Ontario, California, and authorize the auditor to pay.

5.13: a) Approve the awarding of a Gun Violence Reduction Program grant in the amount of $277,373; and (b) authorize the Sheriff and the President to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with the California Department of Justice.

5.14: a) Approve epidemiology and laboratory capacity for prevention and control of emerging infectious diseases, detection and mitigation of COVID-19 in containment facilities funded by the American Rescue Plan Act and b) authorize the Chairman of the Supervisory Board to sign the letter of acknowledgment of receipt.

5.15: Approve the first amendment to the contract with Prentice Long for public authority collective bargaining in the amount of $30,000 per year, from February 1, 2021 to January 31, 2024, and authorize the President to sign.

TIMED ITEMS

6.2, 9:06: Review of COVID-19 update.

6.3, 9:40 a.m.: (a) Review of a follow-up presentation by Sonoma Clean Power CEO Geof Syphers on a geothermal opportunity zone, or GeoZone; (b) consideration of a resolution establishing the County’s membership in the Sonoma Lake Mendocino Opportunity Zone.

6.4, 9:45 a.m.: Public hearing (continued from January 11), consideration of a resolution regarding the release of a roadway known as Dillard Avenue.

UNTIMED ITEMS

7.2: Consideration of a resolution calling for reform of the state cannabis cultivation tax.

7.3: Review of the suspension of the CPI tax rate increase for cannabis taxes.

7.4: Review of changes to the Board of Supervisors’ annual calendar for 2022.

7.5: Consideration of nominations to the following advisory boards: Lake County Vector Control, Lake County/City Area Wide Planning Council and Lake County Child Care Planning.

7.6: Consideration of a policy to waive the fingerprint rollover fee normally charged to candidates for Livescan fingerprint checks when Livescan’s purpose is to meet requirements for participation in youth service organizations at Lake County Youth Service.

7.7: (a) Consideration of the purchase of communications equipment to be installed at various relay sites for an amount of US$283,000; and (b) authorize the Sheriff or his delegate to issue a purchase order to Dailey Wells Communications.

7.8: Consideration of a resolution authorizing the Chairman of the Board of Directors to approve and direct the Collector to sell, at public auction via the Internet, tax defaulting properties that are subject to the power of sale pursuant to Chapter 7 of the part 6 of section 1, of the California Revenue and Taxation Code and approving sales below the minimum price in specified cases.

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

8.1: Conference with Legal Counsel: Existing Dispute under Section 54956.9(d)(1) of the Government Code: Center for Biological Diversity, et al. vs. Lake County.

8.2: Conference with Legal Counsel: Deciding whether or not to take legal action pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4) – A Potential Case.

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