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PLANNING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

LEAD AGENCY: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249

2021-055 Zoning Amendment for Whiskey Slide Farms, LLC: The application proposes to amend the zoning of three contiguous parcels totaling 41 acres from Residential Agriculture (RA) to General Agriculture (A1) for the purpose of allowing a second cannabis cultivation site to be permitted. APN 016-027-043 is 5.722 acres in size, APN 016-027-044 is 12.250 acres in size, and 016-027-045 is 22.627 acres in size. The parcels will be merged into one parcel to meet the 20-acre minimum requirement for the A1 zone. The subject parcels, APNs: 016-027-043, 016-027-044, and 016-027-045 are located at 15369, 15499 and 15469 Jesus Maria Road in Mokelumne Hill. The parcels are part of Section 12, T05N, R12E, MDM. Pursuant to CEQA guidelines, an Initial Study/Negative Declaration has been prepared for this project.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Calaveras County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on August 11, 2022, at 9:00 a. m. or soon thereafter to consider the above referenced project. The public hearing will be held in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Government Center, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, California.

Pursuant to Government Code 65009, if anyone challenges the above listed issues in a court of law, the challenge may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raise at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Commission, at or prior to, the public hearing. You are welcome to review the application at the Calaveras County Planning Department during normal working hours, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m., Monday through Friday except county holidays. Gina Kathan is the project planner and can be reached at (209) 754-6394. Planning Commission staff reports are made available for public viewing online at https://calaverasgov.us/Meeting-Calendar on the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting. The project file and staff report can be viewed or purchased at the Planning Department for the cost of making the copies.

Published: July 29, 2022 VSN

Exhibit A

Zoning Amendment Map


NOTICE OF ELECTION AND NOTICE TO SUBMIT ARGUMENTS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that special elections will be consolidated with the November 8, 2022, General Election for the purpose of voting on the following measures:

Measure A

To fund local fire districts and the City of Angels Camp Fire Department for staffing, training, equipment, and other costs, shall the measure enacting a one percent (1%) transactions and use (sales) tax on all sales of tangible personal property sold at retail in Calaveras County, including the City of Angels Camp, generating approximately $5M annually, without expiration, and increasing appropriation limits consistent with the increased revenue through fiscal year 2026/27, be adopted?

Yes No

Measure B

To renovate and construct career and vocational education classrooms and labs, update athletic facilities, upgrade facilities for career training including agriculture, medical sciences and engineering, shall Calaveras Unified School District’s measure authorizing $39.3 million in bonds be adopted, with legal interest rates, estimated levies averaging 5¢ per $100 of assessed value ($2.5 million annually) while bonds are outstanding, citizen oversight, independent audits, no funds for administrator salaries, and all funds spent locally and not taken by the State?

Bond Yes Bond No

Measure C

Shall Resolution No. 22-02 of the Circle XX Community Services District, establishing a special tax for a ten-year period (July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2033) in the annual amount of $500 per parcel of real property, generating approximately $71,254 in revenue (for maintaining and improving roads in the District or for any incidental purposes, including maintenance of road ditches, culverts and road signs; and roadside spraying, grass cutting and tree trimming.) be adopted?

Yes No

Measure D

Shall the measure, to maintain Middle River Community Services District’s roads, to impose a new special tax, replacing the existing one of $100.00 per improved lot and $75.00 per unimproved lot, be adopted without expiration, at $200.00 per improved lot and $150.00 per unimproved lot? This increase in tax would generate an approximate, additional $13,000.00 annually and would be collected semi-annually via property tax payments, resulting in an approximate $26,000.00 total annual revenue to the District.

Yes No

Measure E

To update classrooms in Copperopolis and Mark Twain Elementary schools; repair/replace roofs, windows, outdated HVAC, plumbing, and aging portables; expand classrooms for the youngest students; and improve safety and campus accessibility; shall Mark Twain Union Elementary School District’s measure authorizing $9,300,000 in bonds at legal rates, levying approximately 1.95¢ per $100 of assessed value and raising an estimated average $640,000 annually while bonds are outstanding, with independent oversight, annual audits, no money for salaries and all funds staying local, be adopted?

Bond Yes Bond No

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that arguments for or against the above measures will be accepted in the office of the County Clerk, Election Division, at 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95249. Arguments shall not exceed 300 words in length and shall be titled either “Argument In Favor Of Measure ___” or “Argument Against Measure ___.” Arguments must be filed no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 2, 2022.

A ballot argument shall not be accepted unless accompanied by the name or names of the person or persons submitting it or, if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization and the name of at least one of its principal officers. No more than five signatures shall appear with any argument. All arguments must also be accompanied by a statement that the argument is true and correct to the best of his/her/their knowledge and belief.

If more than one argument for and one argument against the measure is received, the selection will be made pursuant to the provisions of the Elections Code 9166.


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that if an argument in favor of and an argument against the measure is submitted, copies will be mailed to the respective authors. The authors may prepare and submit a rebuttal argument not to exceed 250 words in length. Rebuttal arguments must also be accompanied by a statement that the argument is true and correct to the best of his/her/their knowledge and belief. The deadline for filing a rebuttal argument will be 4:00 p.m. on August 12, 2022.

Anyone desiring to file an argument for or against the measure should contact the Elections Department at (209) 754-6376 for further information and the required form.

Rebecca Turner

Calaveras County Clerk & Registrar of Voters

Published: July 22, 2022 VSN

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Notice of Public Hearing for Discussion of the

2022 State Community Development Block Grant Program

and Potentials Applications for Funding

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88005272978?pwd=OUFiY2Jvd3Z3K0M0eHVKeVdxOEZiZz09

Meeting ID: 880 0527 2978 Passcode: 789716

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Calaveras will conduct a public hearing on July 28, 2022 at 4:00PM PST via ZOOM link (above) in order to discuss possible applications for funding under the 2022 (July 1 to June 30) State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and to solicit citizen input on possible activities to be included in the application and general program review.

The Community Development and Economic Development Allocations of the State CDBG program will be published in a “Notice of Funding Availability” (NOFA) each program year. The state expects to have about $30 million available for the upcoming 2022 NOFA. Eligible cities and counties may submit applications for CDBG funds under the NOFA for a maximum per application request up to $1.5 million, in three maximum activities. The NOFA also includes the Native American and Colonia’s Allocations. The Native American Allocation is only for areas with high concentrations of low-income Native American residents, who are not part of a federally recognized Native American Indian tribe or Rancheria. The Colonia’s funding is only for designated communities within 150 miles of the Mexican American border.

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES UNDER THE ABOVE ALLOCATIONS IN THE NOFA CONSIST OF: HOMEOWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE AND HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS; PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAMS, PLANNING STUDIES, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE AND MICROENTERPRISE ACTIVITIES. ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES PAID FOR WITH STATE CDBG FUNDS MUST MEET ONE OF THE THREE NATIONAL OBJECTIVES LISTED IN CDBG FEDERAL STATUTES AS FOLLOWS: BENEFIT TO LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS OR PERSONS; ELIMINATION OF SLUMS AND BLIGHT; OR MEETING URGENT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT NEED. NOTE: OVER THE COUNTER (OTC) PROJECTS FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES AND PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE UNDER THIS NOFA.

The County anticipates submitting an application(s) under this NOFA. The County does expect to expend Program Income dollars in the next program year/contract term.

Applications currently being considered:

Tribal Allocation – Housing Rehabilitation Program

The purpose of this public hearing is to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known regarding what types of eligible activities the County of Calaveras should apply for under the State CDBG program and discuss the overall CDBG Program.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact Kris Redman. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may direct written comments to Kris Redman, kredman@co.ca.calaveras.ca.us, 209-754-6613, TTY: (877) 632-9095/ TTY Spanish (877) 419-8440. In addition, information is available for review at the above address between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday –Friday at 509 E. St. Charles San Andreas, CA 95249.

The County promotes fair housing and makes all its programs available to low and moderate income families regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual preference, marital status or handicap.

Published: July 22, 2022 VSN

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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SUMMARY PUBLICATION Ordinance No. 3173

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors adopted a Notice of Exemption and an ordinance to amend the zoning from General Agriculture (A1) to Rural Residential (RR). The property is located at 2182 Hwy 12, 1.40 miles east of the Burson Road/Hwy 12 intersection in the Burson Community. APN: 046-004-002 is a portion of Section 22, T4N, R10E, MDM.

Effective Date: This Ordinance shall take effect 30 days after adoption and a summary thereof shall be published once within 15 days of adoption in the newspaper of general circulation published in the County of Calaveras with the names of the Supervisors voting for and against it.

Passed and adopted on the 19th of July, 2022 by the following vote:

AYES: Tofanelli, Stopper, Folendorf, Garamendi and Callaway

NOES: None

_/s/ Amanda Folendorf_____

Chair, Board of Supervisors

ATTEST:

_/s/ Rebecca Turner_____

Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of the

County of Calaveras




Published: July 22, 2022 VSN


NOTICE OF ELECTION AND NOTICE TO SUBMIT ARGUMENTS




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that special elections will be consolidated with the November 8, 2022 General Election for the purpose of voting on the following measures:







Measure A




To fund local fire districts and the City of Angels Camp Fire Department for staffing, training, equipment, and other costs, shall the measure enacting a one percent (1%) transactions and use (sales) tax on all sales of tangible personal property sold at retail in Calaveras County, including the City of Angels Camp, generating approximately $5M annually, without expiration, and increasing appropriation limits consistent with the increased revenue through fiscal year 2026/27, be adopted?




Yes No







Measure B




To renovate and construct career and vocational education classrooms and labs, update athletic facilities, upgrade facilities for career training including agriculture, medical sciences and engineering, shall Calaveras Unified School District’s measure authorizing $39.3 million in bonds be adopted, with legal interest rates, estimated levies averaging 5¢ per $100 of assessed value ($2.5 million annually) while bonds are outstanding, citizen oversight, independent audits, no funds for administrator salaries, and all funds spent locally and not taken by the State?




Bond Yes Bond No







Measure C




Shall Resolution No. 22-02 of the Circle XX Community Services District, establishing a special tax for a ten-year period (July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2033) in the annual amount of $500 per parcel of real property, generating approximately $71,254 in revenue (for maintaining and improving roads in the District or for any incidental purposes, including maintenance of road ditches, culverts and road signs; and roadside spraying, grass cutting and tree trimming.) be adopted?




Yes No




Measure D




Shall the measure, to maintain Middle River Community Services District’s roads, to impose a new special tax, replacing the existing one of $100.00 per improved lot and $75.00 per unimproved lot, be adopted without expiration, at $200.00 per improved lot and $150.00 per unimproved lot? This increase in tax would generate an approximate, additional $13,000.00 annually and would be collected semi-annually via property tax payments, resulting in an approximate $26,000.00 total annual revenue to the District.




Yes No










NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that arguments for or against the above measures will be accepted in the office of the County Clerk, Election Division, at 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95249. Arguments shall not exceed 300 words in length and shall be titled either “Argument In Favor Of Measure ___” or “Argument Against Measure ___.” Arguments must be filed no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 2, 2022.




A ballot argument shall not be accepted unless accompanied by the name or names of the person or persons submitting it or, if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization and the name of at least one of its principal officers. No more than five signatures shall appear with any argument. All arguments must also be accompanied by a statement that the argument is true and correct to the best of his/her/their knowledge and belief.




If more than one argument for and one argument against the measure is received, the selection will be made pursuant to the provisions of the Elections Code 9166.




NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that if an argument in favor of and an argument against the measure is submitted, copies will be mailed to the respective authors. The authors may prepare and submit a rebuttal argument not to exceed 250 words in length. Rebuttal arguments must also be accompanied by a statement that the argument is true and correct to the best of his/her/their knowledge and belief. The deadline for filing a rebuttal argument will be 4:00 p.m. on August 12, 2022.




Anyone desiring to file an argument for or against the measure should contact the Elections Department at (209) 754-6376 for further information and the required form.




Rebecca Turner

Calaveras County Clerk & Registrar of Voters




Publish Date: July 20, 2022 VSN


The Calaveras County Purchasing Agent will receive solicitations for:

Construction of the Road Resurfacing and Paving Program – Murphys Roads Project

Department of Public Works

ITB #22-1020-02-913




Request for Proposal may be obtained from Public Purchase at: https://www.publicpurchase.com/gems/calaverasco,ca/buyer/public/home




Bids shall be submitted to:

Calaveras County Administrative Office

Attention: Purchasing Agent

DPWPurchasing@co.calaveras.ca.us




Proposals shall be submitted no later than August 5, 2022, at 3:00 PM.




A link to bid documents must be submitted via email to dpwpurchasing@co.calaveras.ca.us no later than 3:00 PM on August 5, 2022. Emails received after 3:00 PM will be rejected. Please ensure that the subject line of your email reads: ITB 22-1020-02-913 Submission




Published: July 20 & 22, 2022 VSN